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Homegrown. Homecoming.

Good things begin in the places we know best. The ARRIVAL is proof of what’s possible when a small, dedicated team pours its passion into a single focus: to create a bike of uncompromising quality born on the trails they call home, while being a force of nature on any trail, anywhere. Introducing the Arrival: 100% designed, manufactured and assembled in Kamloops, BC.

Yes, you read that correctly.

The Arrival is where 29-inch and 150mm of corner-smashing excellence meet at the intersection of fast but fun. It has enough soul to make any rider want to shred all day and enough substance to meet the diverse challenges of the Enduro World Series. Race tested, this bike has already started stacking top-15 finishes piloted by EWS Junior and Kamloops local, Jonathan Helly.

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The Arrival is for the aggressive rider who wants a playful bike that balances the ability to hold a line, rail corners, and handle race speeds with confidence. It does not sacrifice comfort or pedal efficiency when it’s turned uphill for another lap. 

The Arrival is here. And we’re just getting started.

  • Purpose - Enduro/Trail 
  • Rear Travel - 150mm 
  • Front Travel - 160mm 
  • Wheel Size - 29er

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US Pricing: SP1 - $8,999 // SP2 - $10,750

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Design Brief

The 90% Rule

Everyone on the We Are One team came from different backgrounds and each wanted to design bike strengths for a personal advantage. We quickly learned that focusing attention on one aspect, makes others suffer. This learning process led us to what we call The 90% Rule. No bike is capable of being 100% perfect at everything. Maybe we could get close to the dream? We are happy with the result.

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Disciplines of Focus

To start, we agreed there would be three main areas of focus: downhill, x-country, and enduro. We connect with these three disciplines the most. We wanted a bike that could handle eye-blurring speed with confidence, tackle legitimately rough terrain with grace, and could still hang with the big bikes. The ARRIVAL also needed the ability to turn uphill and pedal efficiently. It had to have a comfortable cockpit to increase our time in the saddle. We weren’t going to settle until the ARRIVAL checked all of the boxes without sitting inside one.

Ride Feel

We had specific demands with the carbon layup process. It couldn’t feel harsh, a side effect of many carbon bike’s large cross-sectional tubing. The reduced cross-section of our tubes allowed us to increase the fibre density, which gives us the ability to blend fibres, weaves, and UD. The process sacrifices no weight penalty and increases overall strength. We were able to balance the laminate and refine the structure further for a more positive ride feel. The frame construction ensures The ARRIVAL a long life, leaving our customers with confidence and more days on the trail.

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The 500 Mile Diet

We are proud to say that 99% of the raw materials used to build the frame come from within a 500-mile radius, with the 1% being titanium fasteners. We’ve broken down the sources and locations where we procure raw materials from below. It takes an ambitious team of dedicated vendors to shift the needle, and we are proud to call many of the teammates behind these North American manufacturer's friends. We celebrate all the trails they have cleared ahead of us, and we would like to tip our hat to them by also utilizing their products on our frames.

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No Plastic Packaging

All of our products are packaged and shipped in recycled cardboard. The design of each shipping box seeks the goal of zero plastic. After our customers have unpacked their products, the entire box and its sub-components can be recycled again. Additionally, we are striving to improve our ability to reduce our impact, energy consumption, and continue to do so as we mature, and as newer technologies allow us. 

Warranty / Fix and Repair

All of our frames will be backed by a We Are One Frame lifetime warranty against manufacturers' defects. We want all of our customers to experience more ride time, and we do our best to make each bike last a lifetime. If we determine a product to be defective due to our work, we will replace it free of charge.

Learn a lot more about all things Arrival by clicking here.

Already like what you see and want to place an order, Click Here. *Bikes begin shipping to dealers on August 16th, 2021 and to online customers approximately September 13h, 2021.

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WeAreOne Composites WeAreOne Composites 8/3/2021 7:55 AM

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Are they going for the aspirational product route like Apple?
How much would a build with Deore and Marzocchi cost?

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It's a supply chain issue. I'm sure there would be a deore level if they could get any of the parts.

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Did I miss something? Sram is selling a 6 mm, a 3 mm and a 0 m offset chainring for their direct mount cranks, where it's supposedly a normal chainring (6 mm), a boost (3 mm) or a super boost chainring (0 mm). And supposedly they all fit on the same crank. Where does the Q-factor factor into it? It's all the same crank, so same Q-factor even on super boost?

I get the benefit of the chainline, but then you make the chainline that much worse on the small side. Admittedly the big aluminium ring is the biggest problem considering wear...

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It's all the same ring mount, but it's not all the same crank. Q is overall width--line is determined by where ring mounts and ring offset. So this bike uses the narrower crank and 0mm offset ring to get wider line

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Geez, I see now. 52 mm chainline for boost, 56,5 mm for SuperBoost. With 3 mm vs. 0 mm chainrings. So they gained 1,5 mm on the chainline by making a different crank and increasing the Q-factor by 4 mm. And they have '55 CL' cranks that have a 176 mm Q-factor...

If WAO went with standard cranks, but a superboost chainring (if it fits), there is hardly a change in chainline.

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According to page 28 of this (https://www.sram.com/globalassets/document-hierarchy/frame-fit-specifications/mtb/2021-mtb-frame-fit-specifications.pdf) chainline is 55mm with a no offset ring, which puts it closer to first gear than 56.5. It's a 168Q crank with a zero offset ring and a threaded bb. The SKUs already exist

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I guess that's a standard crank on a standard BB with the 0 mm Superboost chainring. Which makes sense given that a Boost setup has a 52 mm chainline.

The 'issue' is that there are now superboost specific DUB BBs and superboost specific cranks that together give out a 56,5 mm chainline with a 7 mm increase in Q-factor (so it might be that these cranks don't use a 0 mm offset chainring as well). That's what confuses me.

EDIT: just made a google search again and I now see the little tidbit making a difference... Those are "SuperBOOST +" cranks.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3O8J2locx5o

It's a 'standard' crank for 142 and 148mm. With a no offset ring, chainline is 55mm. They 'lost' 6mm of Q. 1.5mm is a lot in terms of chainline. What's the problem?--more difficult to set up just so with another brand of crank/bottom bracket, due to small dimensional differences

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1,5 mm (at over 50 mm) is not much. Even more so given the width of the cassette. It's not insignificant, but I'm surprised it's worth creating separate SKUs on the crank AND bottom bracket side. It just confuses everybody for what I still believe is a marginal gain at best (even more so considering they moved the chainring further away from the already most quickly wearing 50/52T aluminium sprocket at the back).

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> 157... Hear us out
> We wanted a stable bike but did not like the wide sluggish Q factor with the 157 platforms. Instead, we kept the width where we wanted it out back and took advantage of a 52mm chainline, dropping in a 148 Boost crankset that offers up a more lively 168mm Q factor.

> The outcome gives The ARRIVAL an optimal chainline for today's larger cassettes and reduces premature wear of your dinner plate. It also has the benefit of a stiffer rear end to support you in the turns. The ARRIVAL is more responsive when transitioning weight from corner to corner, giving you that shot-out-of-a-cannon feeling.

> 157, designed right, is a beautiful thing.
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10k canadian for an x01, Fox Factory, Carbon wheel ride is actually decent value compared to other brands offerings. Currently Rocky has a 9k altitude with Fox PE and dt 370 wheelset.

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Rockys pricing is abysmal. Watch it go up 10% for 2022. That said, they landed bikes as well or better than most - well done to them.

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