Kicking off a big year of travel for Éclat we are heading to the island of Cyprus with Alex Kennedy, Bruno Hoffmann and Kilian Roth on the 15th of March. With Rich Forne behind the lens and Fred Murray on the stills it’s going to be a treat. We have a meet up with the locals at our distro Macromania on the 20 March so if you’re in town come down, drink a beer and kick it with us. (more…)
Making rims is something we like to think we’ve got pretty good at over the past years. Starting with the infamous Bondi rim, once we had created a set of hoops strong enough for Sean Burns, we knew we were on to a winning recipe. Often something that is taken for granted, a good rim can be the difference between rolling away on to the next spot on two wheels, or taking the long walk back home with a busted bike. It’s only when you cut through a rim that you can see where we have manipulate the metal in different ways to achieve both a unique shape and rim that can really take a beating.
For 2015, the Eclat rim family welcomes two newcomers, the Phantom and the Mercury. Take a closer look at two new hoops that our team have been stoked on lately…
Stevie Churchill is a beast of a rider and needed a fork that would hold up to sending huge truck drivers down 23 stair drops. The new Éclat Stevie Fork was built with strength in mind. Made out of full liquid post heat-treated seamless 4130 crmo with fully CNCD steerer and butted fork blades, the Stevie Fork uses peg friendly invest cast dropouts and clearance for 2.40″ and larger tires. (more…)
We are over the moon to welcome Australian powerhouse Brock Olive to the team. Brock built up his Premium Aurora 21″ frame with Éclat parts recently so take the link down under and see a gallery of his set up. (more…)
What better way to start the New Year off in style than with the addition of some great and truly original street riders to our PRO team? Just as Bruno gets settled in we are now welcoming Alex Kennedy to the squad. Having Alex on the team is perfect, an open-minded progressive street rider who can really ride the crap out of our parts. For more of what you want to know, head over to DIG magazine for a catch up.