Productivity: Wethepeople 2018 Frames

A Selection Of Prime German Whips

21 Jun 2018

Wtp 2018 Frames Leader

Images courtesy of Wethepeople

Ever since it’s humble beginnings in Cologne, Germany over 20 years ago, Wethepeople have been a brand that push the innovation and design of a BMX product as far as it will go. From Hydro-Formed tubing and offset thickness chainstays for grinding, all the way to super stiff park frames and clean invest cast dropouts, the 2018 Wethepeople frame line has something to offer everyone. Here’s a collection of some of their newest and most popular frames for 2018, all of which are backed by their Lifetime Guarantee and are available from bike shops worldwide today.

AWAKE FRAME

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Ed Zunda’s first requests to the guys at Wethepeople was a shorter 13.2” chain stay, steeper 75.5 degree head tube angle and a taller 11.75” bottom bracket height to give more clearance on crooked grinds. New for 2018 the Awake has had a full makeover with a taller 127mm hour-glass head tube, taller 9” stand over height and now includes eye catching 7.5mm invest casted dropouts with integrated chain tensioners, making this sleek beast more dialed than ever.

TUBING: butted, seamless 4130 chromoly tubing Japanese

TOPTUBE: 20.7 "or 21.1" TT

CHAINSTAY LENGTH: 13.2" with 25-9 gearing, 13" slammed

ANGLES: HT: 75.5 °, ST: 70.5 °

BOTTOM BRACKET: mid-bb width: 74mm, height: 11.75 ", cnc machined and heat-treated

HEADTUBE: 127mm tall hourglass design, cnc machined and heat-treated, integ. h / set, drilled for gyro tabs

DROPOUTS: 7.5mm thick investment cast and heat-treated, with integ. chain tensioners

SPECIAL FEATURES:

- frame comes drilled for removable brake mounts, but brake hardware is NOT included 

- extruded top tube with integrated threads for cable guides

- CNC machined seat and chain stay bridges

 - top and down tube gussets

- dent resistant rear triangle allows clearance for a 2.5" tire

COLORS: glossy black ed, metallic copper brown

WEIGHT: 2.51kg / 5.53bs (21.1")

More info HERE.

Watch the video HERE.

BATTLESHIP FRAME

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One of Wethepeople’s most popular frames. Combining cutting edge hydroforming technology with input from team riders Dan Kruk and Jordan Godwin, the Battleship is the perfect match for the progressive street rider. Coming in with an incredibly short 12.7” (slammed) chain stay, 6mm thick CNC machined dropouts (designed to work with plastic pegs and hub guards), and a fully brakeless design; the Battleship is Wethepeople’s super tough, no-nonsense street weapon with super responsive geometry and a unique appearance which helps it stand out from the crowd. This frame uses toughened up tubing through out, and as always, is backed by Wethepeople’s lifetime guarantee.

TUBING: butted, seamless 4130 chromoly tubing Japanese

TOPTUBE: 20.5", 20.75 "or 21" TT

CHAINSTAY LENGTH: 12.7" slammed, 13" centered

ANGLES: HT: 75.5 °, ST: 71 °

BOTTOM BRACKET: mid-bb width: 74mm, height: 11.7 ", cnc machined and heat-treated

HEADTUBE: taller 127mm height, cnc machined and heat-treated, integ. h / set

DROPOUTS: 6mm thick laser cut and heat-treated, new shape for perfect hub guard/peg fit even when slammed

SPECIAL FEATURES: 

 - hydro formed top and down tube for the strongest possible connection to the head tube

- Super strong, technical street frame with the shortest chain stay possible

- taller 127mm extended head tube for less spacers with an uncut fork

- wider rear triangle allows clearance for a 2.5" tire

- fully brakeless frame

- slim profile integrated seat clamp

COLORS: glossy black ed, glossy translucent green, corn yellow

Dan Kruk colourway - translucent black

Jordan Godwin colourway - matt translucent purple

WEIGHT: 2.325kg - 5.125lbs (20.5")

More info HERE.

Watch the video HERE and HERE.

BUCK FRAME

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As soon as Wethepeople sat down with Dillon Lloyd to discuss a signature frame, they knew they wanted something indestructible. The BUCK FRAME was based around Dillon’s blend of technical riding and all out savagery on a bike. For 2018 the Buck now features a taller 9.25” stand over height and a slightly shorter 13.2” chain stay as per Dillon’s request. 

TUBING: butted, seamless 4130 chromoly tubing Japanese

TOPTUBE: 20.5", 20.75 "or 21" TT

CHAINSTAY LENGTH: 13.2" with 25-9 gearing

ANGLES: HT: 75.5 °, ST: 71 °

BOTTOM BRACKET: mid-bb width: 74mm, height: 11.8 ", cnc machined and heat-treated

HEADTUBE: taller 127mm height, cnc machined and heat-treated, integ. h / set, drilled for  gyro tabs

DROPOUTS: 7mm thick investment cast and heat-treated

SPECIAL FEATURES:

- ovalised dent resistant chain stays

- taller 127mm extended head tube for less spacers with an uncut fork

- wider rear triangle allows clearance for a 2.50" tire

- extruded top tube with integrated threads for cable guides

- frame comes drilled for removable brake mounts, but brake hardware is NOT included

- slim profile integrated seat clamp

-  top and down tube gussets

COLORS: glossy black ed, quicksilver

WEIGHT: 2.39kg - 5.27lbs (21")

More info HERE.

Watch the video HERE.

MESSAGE FRAME

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When developing their new skatepark and transition-based model, Wethepeople wanted to address many of the issues that traditional skatepark frames had always suffered from. The MESSAGE FRAME features unique super-stiff tubing which allows the frame to be incredibly resistant to sideways impact without sacrificing agility and weight. Paired up with responsive geometry, three colourways and Wethepeople’s trusted lifetime guarantee, the Message frame is one of the toughest park frames out there.

TUBING: butted, seamless 4130 chromoly tubing Japanese

TOPTUBE: 20.3" 20.6" or 21"TT

CHAINSTAY LENGTH: 12.95" slammed, 13.2" centered with 25-9

ANGLES: HT: 75.5 °, ST: 71 °

BOTTOM BRACKET: mid-bb width: 74mm, height: 11.5 ", cnc machined and heat-treated

HEADTUBE: drilled for gyro tabs, cnc machined and heat-treated, integ. h / set

DROPOUTS: 6mm thick laser cut and heat-treated

SPECIAL FEATURES:

- super strong, technical park frame

- wider rear triangle allows clearance for a 2.50" tire

- extruded top tube with integrated threads for cable guides

- slim profile integrated seat clamp

- frame comes with removable brake mounts, but brake hardware is NOT included

COLORS: glossy black ed, metallic orange, starlight black, spectral silver

WEIGHT: 2.4kg / 5.32lbs (21")

More info HERE.

Watch the video HERE.

PATHFINDER FRAME

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After a standout part in their 2017 DVD “Foundation”, Wethepeople rewarded German powerhouse Felix Prangenberg with his own signature frame. The Pathfinder gets tech, using offset thickness extruded chainstays and BB shell making it much more resilient to grind damage without any un-necessary weight gain. To cap this off, the frame is spec’d with highly progressive geometry including a 13” chain stay, 9.35” stand over height and a 76 degree head tube angle which pair perfectly with Felix’s equally progressive riding style. A new-school tech machine, built to grind, the Pathfinder is one unique looking machine.

TUBING: butted, seamless 4130 chromoly tubing Japanese

TOPTUBE: 20.75" / 21" TT

CHAINSTAY LENGTH: 12.95" slammed, 13.2" centered

ANGLES: HT: 76 °, ST: 71°

BOTTOM BRACKET: type: mid-bb, width: 74mm, height: 11.7 ", cnc machined and heat-treated, offset thickness for grind resistance

HEADTUBE: taller 127mm shape, cnc machined and heat-treated, integ. h / set, 

DROPOUTS: 6mm, CNC machined, 4130 crmo

SPECIALS:

- brakeless frame

- extruded offset thickness dent resistant chainstays 

- super strong offset thickness bottom bracket shell

 - top and down tube gussets

- super steep 76-degree head tube

- wider rear triangle allows clearance for a 2.5 " tire

COLORS: glossy black ed, translucent rootbeer

WEIGHT: 2.36kg/5.2lbs (21")

More info HERE.

Watch the video HERE.

REVOLVER FRAME

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New in Wethepeople’s 2018 lineup is the REVOLVER frame. The do-it-all and do-it-all-well model, the Revolver frame was created with the sole intention of shredding on any terrain and being able to hold up to absolutely anything that comes its way. Wethepeople increased the strength and stiffness throughout the Revolver, especially in the rear where it utilizes a custom invest casted wishbone and oversize 20.5mm stays making it stiff and resistant to twisting even after years of heavy use. Available in three sizes and with geometry suited to any rider, the Revolver is a deadly weapon.

TUBING: butted, seamless 4130 chromoly tubing Japanese

TOPTUBE: 20.75", 21 "or 21.25" TT

CHAINSTAY LENGTH: 13.25" slammed with 28-9 gearing, 13.5" centered

ANGLES: HT: 74.85 °, ST: 71 °

BOTTOM BRACKET: mid-bb width: 74mm, height: 11.5 ", cnc machined and heat-treated

HEADTUBE: 127mm tall,  cnc machined and heat-treated, integ. h / set, drilled for gyro tabs

DROPOUTS: 7.5mm invest cast crmo, heat-treated, integrated chain tensioners

FEATURES: 

 - perfect all-round geometry

- oversize seat stays and chainstays for increased stiffness

- wider rear triangle allows clearance for a 2.5" tire

- invest cast wishbone

- frame comes drilled for removable brake mounts, but brake hardware is NOT included

custom 127mm head tube with smoother shape and matching bottom bracket shell

- includes WTP Supreme alloy seat clamp

- top and down tube gussets

COLORS: glossy black ed, glossy raw

WEIGHT: 2.385kg - 5.25lbs (21")

More info HERE.