When Foundry decided to add a traditional road bike back into their product line, they sought the proven durability and ride quality of titanium frame construction. But rather than building just another road bike, they designed the Chilkoot to be versatile, suitable for long rides, criteriums, road races or even… cruising around on hard packed dirt roads.
With the bicycle industry constantly re-inventing old ideas, the increasing prevalence of wider tires followed by wider rims meant road bike manufacturers had to provide extra clearance between chainstays and beneath fork crowns – something that was the norm some 30 years ago. The Chilkoot provides clearance for a 28mm tire at both ends of the bike. 28mm of rubber on the road may sound like overkill, but when paired with lower tire pressure, a comfy, Cadillac-like ride on even the roughest of pavement puts a smile on everyone’s face. READ MORE ->