Twenty Nine Inches gave you a sneak peek of the OS Bikes Blackbuck back in October……..sans pictures! Not much of a peek, I’d say! So, I was able to procure some pictures from OS Bikes head, Mark Slate. Here they are for your viewing pleasure!

OS Bikes Blackbuck

The Blackbuck can be had as seen here with a Rock Shox Reba, Avid hydraulics, and WTB Laser Disc wheel set. Of course, it is a single speed, but it can be set up geared with the included pinned derailluer hangar. You must use full housings, but there is a braze on on the downtube to screw on a cable guide.

OS Bikes Blackbuck front end

Another interesting feature is the reinforced head tube area. Mark Slate felt that since 29″ers typically have a shorter head tube and a longer lever directing force into the head tube via a 29″ers longer fork, that the head tube needed a little extra beef. Smart move. Also interesting is the seat stay/seat tube jucntion and, of course, the gracefully arcing seat stays themselves accented by some fine silver and red pinstriped darts.

OS Blackbuck from the top/side

In the picture above you can see the interesting water bottle mounting arrangement. Three bolts allow you to posistion the cage in a high or low configuration. You can also mount the excellent but hard to find WTB designed Blackburn Bomber Cage that holds a two liter bottle of water for those epic dry terrain rides. (I happen to have one of those cages. They are great!)

OS Bikes Blackbuck is available in this complete version for about $1600.00 or as a frame and rigid fork only. (The rigid steel fork has 51mm offset, by the way) Contact OS Bikes for more info to get ahold of your very own Blackbuck