EWR Bikes OWB 29er Single Speed 29er Hardtail

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $1395.00


Product Description

  • True Temper Supertherm & Columbus Nivacrom butted tubing
  • Reinforced Head Tube
  • Externally butted seat tube, lower overall height
  • Bi-Flovalized top tube and tapered rear stays
  • All cable guides "Hydro-style" for full-length cable housing
  • Clamp-on seat collar
  • Hand made in Pennsylvania - TIG Welded


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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by grtndasaddle a Cross Country Rider from San Eggo

    Date Reviewed: July 27, 2009

    Strengths:    Steel is Real! This bike rocks and handles like a dream. Smooth over any obstacle and darts in and out of corners like a comet.

    Weaknesses:    None

    Bottom Line:   
    Ken, Jay and Don at EWR ROCK! excellent customer service and complete satisfaction are their goal. This is my Second EWR and I am just as happy about it as the first. A complete custom bike is what I wanted and what I received!! Get one if you want a bike that handles all that you can throw at it!!
    If you want custom paint they can cover that also. Check em out @ ewrbikes.com

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    Favorite Trail:   Cuyamaca loop to Noble Canyon

    Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

    Price Paid:    $1395.00

    Purchased At:   EWRbikes.com

    Similar Products Used:   Redline, Surly

    Bike Setup:   SRAM, SRAM, SRAM ditch the Shi+mano and ride the best equipment for your cash! Reba Team, King, Stans Flow Kenda, Thomson!

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by CJones a Weekend Warrior from Alexandria, VA, USA

    Date Reviewed: June 9, 2009

    Strengths:    Geometry/Handling, Steel is Real, Flickability

    Weaknesses:    Getting asked "Is that an old one or a new one?" a million times

    Bottom Line:   
    Jay de Jesus was onto something when he designed the 1st OWB way back in 1991 and it shows in the new EWR. After being on a 26" EWR OWB (one of the new ones) for a year, I was so impressed that I had to get one of the 29er singlespeeds. This bike rocks! It handles great and has a very BMX feel to it. The geometry is dialed. Massive standover makes technical moves easier. The slotted disk dropout is designed so you do not need to touch the caliper to remove the rear wheel and has the EWR logo cut into it. The singlespeed also has full cable mounts and a derailleur hanger so it can be run geared or singlespeed. Also go for the team green paint, it's a sweet light green. The EWR guys are a pleasure to do business with and always promptly get back to you. The frames are welded in the USA up in Philly by Bilenky. Stephen Bilenky and his crew are true craftsman and the quality on the frames is top-notch. If you want even more feedback on this bike, Dirt Rag, BIKE, and Speedgoat have all given it pretty much rave reviews too. This bike can do-it-all with some old school soul.

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    Favorite Trail:   Fountainhead and Wakefield

    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Purchased At:   Directly from EWR

    Similar Products Used:   26" EWR OWB

    Bike Setup:   Singlespeed and rigid: Salsa CroMoto fork, Thomson stem, King headset, Seven bars, Oury grips, Surly Mr. Whirly cranks, Eggbeaters, Hope Pro II hubs, Salsa Delgato rims, KMC chain, Avid mechanical disks with Paul levers, Moots post, Selle Italia saddle, Salsa seatpost clamp, Specialized (front) and Maxxis (rear) tires.

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