I’m the proud owner of a Laguna Blue 6061 “Black Label” model and have been riding it for several months now. If you’ve never done business with State, there are a few things you should note. The bicycle will ship “90% assembled,” which means you will need to attach the handlebars, saddle, pedals, front wheels, and a few other minor parts, as well as adjusting, tightening and tuning. I highly encourage your bicycle to be built by a professional. The bicycle will be safer and will ride drastically better when assembled and tuned properly – trust me.
As for the bike itself, the “Black Series” features a lightweight 6061 aluminum frame, Essor USA carbon fiber fork with full carbon fiber steer tube, SRAM S100 crankset, flip-flop hub, and Pista race drop bars. The only thing I would recommend looking into if you’re interested in making a purchase from State is a supplementary high quality seat. The bike rides so smoothly that you’ll want to be on it more more often than not, so why not invest in some extra comfort?