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Terry Adams Bike Check

Terry Adams has a bike check over at The purple colorway isn’t available yet but most of the other Flatware products on his bike is.

Matthias Dandois Bike Check

Curious to know what Matthias is riding these days? Head over to to find out.

Flatware, The Waltz

FRAME: The Waltz, Sample
FORK: Flatware Fork
BARS: Bayou Bar
STEM: Flatware
HEADSET: Short Stack
LEVER: Monolever, Medium
CABLE: Linear Slic Kable
BRAKE: Evo 2
BRAKE PADS: Slim x 4, Clear
GRIPS: Thumb Tack
TIRES: Frequency G, K-Lyte, 1.9″
RIMS: Seven K-A
HUB (F): Flatware Vandero 2, Prototype
HUB (R): G-Sport Ratchet,9t
SPROCKET: Rhode Island, 22t
CRANKS: Twombolt, Socket Drive, 160mm
PEDALS: Twisted PC
SEAT: Veteran
SEAT POST: Convertible
SEAT CLAMP: Mr. Clampy
PEGS: G-Sport Plegs

Here’s another bike we have on display in the Full Factory booth at Interbike. It’s called The Waltz and it’s equipped with the Flatware products that’s currently available, along with some samples and prototypes that are in the works.

Ocean Blue Bayou Bars, Flatware Forks and Socket Drive Twombolts will be available later this year (black versions are available now).

The Dugan Mobile

FRAME: Terrible One Barcode, Brakeless, 21″
FORK: Classic Race
BARS: Lumberjack, 8.25″ Rise
STEM: Classic Front Load
HEADSET: Short Stack, Sealed
GRIPS: Flatware Thumbtack
TIRE (F): Aitken, 2.25″
TIRE (R): Aitken, 1.90″
RIMS: Seven KA
HUB (F): Vandero 2
HUB (R): V3 Cassette, 9t, Female Axle Prototype
SPROCKET: Terrible One, Logans Run
CRANKS: Twombolt, 175mm
PEDALS: Twisted PC’s, White
SEAT: Aitken, Pivotal

Tom Dugan recently built up a new Terrible One barcode and loaded it up with some Odyssey parts. Click around the flipbook above to check it out and stay tuned for a video with Tom later this week!

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Behind the Thumb Tack

The Thumb Tack grip: Designed by Chase Gouin

We’ve received some questions here and there about what makes the Flatware Thumb Tack grip flatland-specific. While there certainly isn’t anything about it that would hold you back from using it in other genres of BMX, the design and thought process behind it is what lends it to be most suitable for Flatland. To help explain it further, Chase Gouin wrote up a detailed analysis of the grip:

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The Thumb Tack grip

Thumb Tack

We have a new flatland specific grip available known as the Thumb Tack. It utilizes the same olastic rubber compound as the Adam Banton 2 grip so they’re soft to the touch and still very durable. Just like most of our other grips, the Thumb Tack comes with a pair of Par Ends! Available now in Black, White and Ocean Blue.

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