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How to Clean Your OBED's Drivetrain

How to Clean Your OBED's Drivetrain

July 17, 2024

To ensure your OBED continues to perform at its best, maintaining the drivetrain is crucial. A clean drivetrain enhances efficiency and prolongs the life of its components. Yet, so many cyclists neglect this key part of bike ownership. Just as you need to keep your car lubed and oil-changed, you need to care for your OBED's drivetrain in the same way.
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Unbound 2024: Less Mud, More Gravel

Unbound 2024: Less Mud, More Gravel

June 07, 2024

Last year's 2023 race, the Mile of Mud, was a disaster, destroying bikes and sending many riders home defeated. In 2024, concerns about rain were high, but race day brought dry skies, transforming mud into dust. OBED riders, including Michael McNair, Audrey Mace, and Chris Brown.
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Traction Action: Choosing the Right Tires for Your OBED Gravel Bike

Traction Action: Choosing the Right Tires for Your OBED Gravel Bike

May 17, 2024

While component, saddle and stem length options are what make OBED gravel bike buying experience a special one, there's no bigger option on an OBED than choosing your tire. We walk through how to select the right tire tread and volume for the terrain you ride.
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California Dreaming: BWR San Diego

California Dreaming: BWR San Diego

May 09, 2024

There are many Belgian Waffle Ride races, but there's only one that started 'em all: BWR San Diego. OBED was there for this iconic 13th-annual rite of Spring, and comes at you with all the details...plus a spicy teaser around BWR's next event in North Carolina.
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Transcordilleras: Cycling through Colombia's Andes

Transcordilleras: Cycling through Colombia's Andes

March 08, 2024

OBED athlete Austin Sullivan embarked on the formidable Transcordilleras journey in Colombia's Andes. Spanning 620 miles over 8 days, this challenging adventure wove through breathtaking landscapes, fostering connections and unforgettable experiences along the way.
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Prepping for Unbound XL with Austin Sullivan

Prepping for Unbound XL with Austin Sullivan

February 29, 2024

So, you're gearing up for the XL, huh? Recently, I've had a couple of friends reach out about equipment and how to best prepare. I've responded to them individually, but I thought it would be more convenient to condense my advice into a single post. This isn't a completely comprehensive list, but it covers some key highlights to consider, even if you're starting at the Unbound start line for one of the shorter distances. Let's dive in.
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From Sea to Sky: A Bikepacking Tale

From Sea to Sky: A Bikepacking Tale

October 05, 2023

The area above San Francisco has always been a place that keeps drawing OBED ambassador, Mike Pham, back. When it came to choosing his next bike-packing adventure the destination was a no-brainer...
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A Look Over the Shoulder: James's 2023 Race Season Recap

A Look Over the Shoulder: James's 2023 Race Season Recap

September 21, 2023

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The Long Haul: 299.9 Miles of Corn

The Long Haul: 299.9 Miles of Corn

September 12, 2023

We followed OBED ambassador, Austin Sulli on his journey on one of the most iconic Gravel Races: Gravel Worlds. The challenge? A tough field and overnight rains that produced a soupy, sandy slog. Join in on the 300-mile overnight excursion (The Long Voyage) that ended with Austin taking home 9th place.
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Race Recap: Gravel Worlds Nebraska

Race Recap: Gravel Worlds Nebraska

September 07, 2023

Follow along as Littleton, Colorado-based James Walsh pursues a Worlds jersey in his age group of the 150-mile event, ultimately finishing third. And join in on the overnight excursion of Chattanooga, Tenn. endurance racer Austin Sullivan, who took on the 300-mile Long Voyage, taking ninth overall.
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Mike Pham & The Catalina Island Michelada Mixer

Mike Pham & The Catalina Island Michelada Mixer

August 16, 2023

This spring, Pham decided to take on Catalina Island with his fully loaded OBED Boundary, a handful of good friends, and his faithful camera to document their adventure. Watch the Video!
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Father's Firsts: Chris and Jonathan's Unbound Adventure

Father's Firsts: Chris and Jonathan's Unbound Adventure

June 15, 2023

For Father's Day, we introduce Chris Brown and his son Jonathan as they take on Unbound together... just one of a collection of relatable "firsts" that help grow that bond between a kid and their dad.
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Size Guide

View our size charts below to see what size is best for you. After purchasing your new OBED, our product team will reach out to you to confirm your order and sizing information to be sure you have selected the optimum size.

If you're on the border of two sizes, the right size may depend on certain body measurements and your riding style. Feel free to contact us at any time regarding sizing questions - our product specialists are experienced with finding riders the right fit by cross-referencing your information with our fit database.  

If you're not transferring measurements from a similar bike, to get completely "dialed in" for maximum performance, we recommend you see a reputable professional bike fitter that can fit you to your new bike.

GVR / Boundary / Baseline / Borough Size Chart

 XS

5'1" - 5'6"

S

5'4" - 5'9"

M

5'7" - 5'11"

5'10" - 6'2"

XL

6'1" - 6'5"

 

RVR / RVR SLi

 XS

5'0" - 5'4"

S

5'3" - 5'7"

M

5'6" - 5'10"

ML 

5'9" - 6'1"

L

6'0" - 6'4"

 

Seclud Size Chart

 S

5'3" - 5'8"

M

5'7" - 5'11"

5'10" - 6'2"

 

* Sizing to be used as reference only