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Bauer Bike Checks!

Check out both of Jim’s bikes on ESPN. Photo by Sandy Carson.

Jim Bauer has a couple bike checks up on ESPN (above). The one of the left is his Sunday Model C and the one on the right is his prototype Metal frame. Sandy Carson walks you through it and even throws in a trails pic in the end!

While you’re on the ESPN site, make sure to hit up the article about Ben Ward’s ’09 Photo Project (right). He snapped a photo a day, for a full year, complete with write-ups on each one.

And, to add to your list of things to check out this morning, Terry Adams’ Twitter contest is happening today. To win some free goods, follow him on

Jimmy Levan Bike Check

FRAME: 2010 Metal Rebel Contender
FORK: Race Classic
STEM: Elementary V3
BARS: Metal Bikes
GRIP: Jimmy Levan Signature
BAR-ENDS: Bar Savers
LEVER: Monolever, Small
BRAKE PADS: Slim by Four
SPROCKET: Metal Bikes
CRANKS: Twombolt, 175mm
PEDALS: Trailmix
SEAT CLAMP: Integrated
SEAT: Metal Bikes
HUB (F): G-Sport Marmoset
HUB (R): V3 Cassette
RIM (F): Seven K-A
RIM (R): Hazard Lite
TIRES: Dirt Path, K-Lyte, 2.2″
PEGS: JPEG Lighter

In case you were wondering what Jimmy’s riding these days, here a flipbook for you to look through! It’s an all metal bike for the guy who runs Metal Bikes. Read more for a brief Q&A about his setup and a few extra photos.

Also, keep checking back ’cause there’ll be a new video of Jimmy popping up soon!

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Jimmy Levan footage

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Jim Bauer’s stunt machine

FRAME: Metal Rebel Contender Prototype, 21″
FORK: Odyssey Director
BARS: Sunday Forumph
STEM: Odyssey Elementary V3
HEADSET: Odyssey Sealed
GRIPS: Odyssey Chase Hawk
BARENDS: Odyssey Par Ends
CLAMP: Integrated
SEATPOST: Prototype
SEATS: Aitken Prototype
PEDALS: JC/PC final production samples
CRANKS: Odyssey Twombolts, 175mm, LHD
SPROCKET: Odyssey Vermont, 28t
CHAIN: Generic
TIRES: Aitken, Klyte, 2.25″
FRONT HUB: GSport Marmoset, 36h
REAR HUB: GSport Ratchet, 9t, 36h
RIMS: Gsport Rollcages, 36h
NIPPLES: Gsport TaperHex, Black
SPOKES: Odyssey Aftermarket, Stainless
PEGS: Gsport Plegs (come on and and off)

Jim’s bikes are always one of a kind and his latest is no exception. Consult the photo flipbook above for the parts list and watch the video below for details about the paint job.

Jim B. Rail Ride!

Jim Bauer
Jim Bauer – spotted on the Metal Bikes Blog.

This is from the San Francisco Metal trip that Bauer went on a while ago. That rail is round and taller than I am!

Toughest Man of the Year

Jimmy Levan

I don’t know how I managed to forget to include this in the last post. Jimmy Levan got dragged by a jeep a few weeks ago and it resulted in some massive damages. Nothing can keep him down though and it looks like he’s already walking around on crutches. Get well soon!

Head over to for the full story and more photos.
Click HERE to see what an X-up Candybar / Can Can looks like.


Our boy Jim Bauer is currently out on a trip with the Metal bikes team. Good times indeed. Be sure to pick up that Metal vid if you haven’t.

If you see the crew, make sure to say whats up. Bauer is most likely the one not wearing black or leather.