State Bicycle Co. and the Wu-Tang Clan Bring the Ruckus with line of bikes, gear & apparel

Will Wu-Tang Clan ever give up being related? Not if State Bicycle Co. has any say.

State lately collaborated with the legendary hip-hop group on an unique assortment of bikes, gear, and apparel. The Wu-Tang x State Bicycle assortment drops right this moment, and it’s intensive. Three bike builds, sufficient equipment to fill a professional closet, jerseys, bibs, and my favourite —  a pair of caps.

There’s no approach we will get into the particulars for each product that’s obtained the Wu-Tang therapy, however listed here are the highlights.

Wu-Tang Clan x State Bicycle Co. Bikes

As you would possibly anticipate, the honeypot right here is present in the limited-released bikes. Three of State’s most acclaimed builds — the Klunker, Core Line, and 6061 Black Label — function a black and yellow Wu-inspired trim.

Killer Bee Klunker

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State describes the Klunker ($500 MSRP) as a retro-inspired mash-up that makes use of a seaside cruiser body, mountain bike tires, and BMX bars. And one way or the other, that mixture encapsulates the spirit of Nineteen Nineties hip hop.

Loud Wu-Tang Clan grips and an all-black leatherette saddle set off the Klunker’s sunny yellow metal body and high-angle BMX handlebars. State provides a bottle opener on the seat tube for kicks — you understand, the place you’d usually discover a bottle cage.

Wu Tang Klunker

Klunker Specs

  • Sized for riders 5’5″ to six’3″
  • Frame: Durable Steel Frame & Fork w/ 5 Year Warranty
  • Handlebars: BMX Style with 7″ rise, 30″ extra-wide with customized Wu-Tang Clan Grips
  • Wheels: Extra Durable 36h BMX Style Rim w/ with CST Patrol 2.4″ tires
  • Saddle: Retro-style Leatherette Comfort Saddle
  • Gear: 42t Crank with 22t Coaster Style Cog for cruising
  • Brakes: Coaster Brake – Just Pedal Backwards
  • Pedals: Flat MTB Style Platform Pedals
  • Extras: Bottle Opener Included

Shaolin Core Line

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The Core Line (full: $450 MSRP, frameset: $200 MSRP) is probably State’s hottest and iconic construct. Folks (myself included) attain for the Core Line as a result of it seems good, adapts effectively, and is one of the most inexpensive single-speed/fixie choices on the market.

The Wu-Tang affect in the limited-edition Core Line is low-key. State stored with an all-black body, seat, and grips, then punctuated the design with brilliant yellow hubs and a number of Clan particulars to match.

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Core Line Specs

  • Frame: Durable Steel Frame ft. Seat Stay Rack Mounts and Cable Stops
  • Dropouts: Horizontal Dropouts ft. Integrated Chain-Tensioners
  • Wheelset: Deep V Wheel Set ft. 40 mm High-Flange Hubs w/ Sealed Bearings
  • Flip-Flop hub: Includes 16T Freewheel and Fixed Gear Cog – Easily Ride Fixed Gear or Single Speed
  • Gear ratio: 44×16
  • Handlebars: Choose Riser Bars w/ Wu-Tang Grips (Standard) or Bullhorn or Drop Bars w/ Bar Tape
  • Brakes: Front & Rear Caliper Hand Brakes
  • Pedals: Platform Pedals
  • Saddle: Synthetic Leather Saddle w/ Steel Rails
  • Four body sizes to suit any Rider Height from 5’0″ to six’2″

“W” 6061 Black Label

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State’s 6061 Black Label construct (full: $750 MSRP, frameset: $400 MSRP) is the premium possibility right here — ultra-light and made for agility. As with all of its 6061 Black Label bikes, this version makes use of a double-butted aluminum body with a tapered head tube and sits on an Essor USA full carbon fork. A lightweight, stiff crankset with a 144 BCD, mid-weight wheels, and sealed hubs make the 6061 a considerably versatile and succesful trip.

The Wu-Tang’d out 6061 takes a motif much like the Killa Beez Core Line — primarily black, with pops of yellow and intelligent, customized particulars.

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6061 Black Label Specs

  • Frame: 6061-Grade Double-Butted Aluminum w/ Tapered Head Tube
  • Fork: Full Carbon Fiber Fork & Steer Tube by Essor USA
  • Dropouts: Aluminum-Plated Horizontal Dropouts
  • Wheelset: Black Label Mid Profile Wheels
  • Flip-Flop rear hub: Sealed, Low-Flange Hub – Easily Ride Fixed Gear or Single Speed (w/ addition of freewheel)
  • Crank: CNC’d Black Label Track Crank – 170 mm
  • Chainring: 144 BCD
  • Gear ratio: 48×16
  • Headset: FSA No.42/ACB – Integrated and Sealed
  • Stem: Oversized 31.8 mm Clamp Diameter w/ 90 mm ext.
  • Handlebars: Compact Drop Bar or Wide Riser Bars w/ Wu-Tang Grips
  • Brakes: Front and Rear Caliper Hand Brakes
  • Pedals: Includes Alloy Pedals from Wellgo w/ Toe Cages
  • Seatpost: 27.2 mm
  • Saddle: Premium Aerodynamic Race Saddle
  • Tires: CST 25c Tire Set
  • Size: 6 Frame Sizes to suit any Rider Height from 4’10” to six’6″

State Bicycle x Wu-Tang Add-Ons, Kit, & Availability

As for the fringe, State’s rolled out two types of Kill Beez-detailed leatherette saddles, a roll-style bar bag, black and yellow Wu-Tang stems and stem cap, “W” grips, bar tape, and even some customized deep v fastened gear wheels.


Wu Tang Clan bike jersey Wu Tang Clan Road Bike Jersey Wu Tang Clan road bike bib shorts wu Tang clan cycling caps

And to spherical all of it out, State’s rolled out an entire Wu-Tang package, which makes use of majority-recycled REPREVE polyester.

The Wu-Tang x State assortment is reside as of Feb. 25. Head to the collaboration page and go get ya some.


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