New bike is coming along. Just a quick couple of teasers- this one will be a bit of a surprise for SD. I have a hard time keeping bike secrets, so I’m sure to leak a bit more- Stout tip: Increasing my carbon footprint: In other news, the head on my mill’s draw bar popped, which slowed me down for just a hair. Here it is being put back together stronger then new: More teasers and updates soon!
Just a quick follow up with some finished product shots of the Winter Bike Friday. Shipped to Japan today! The next one is in my head, and tomorrow will be proofed on paper, along with tube prep, mitering, and possibly a fork.
For all of you folks kind enough to check in over the last 12 days- sorry for the delay! I had a quick visit to my brother in laws in CA for some wine country/ snowboard fun. That left us all rather tired, but it was a great weekend. This week has been a 1-2-3 of Valentines, my wedding anniversary and my birthday! Lots of fun, and all good reasons to take a little family time. Betwixt all the revelry I have managed t
In the words of the greatest example of combined UK and Australian musical talent– Making love, out of nothing at all… This was a new hole saw. Cutting through 2 sections of 1/4″ plate (at once) did it in. All brazed up. Stout crown, what you can’t see are the sockets I made in the upper plate. Unlike some dual plates, these legs index and are brazed into the top plate. Paragon disc tab Cute l
K’s rando frame is done. I need to mock up the racks for this, then she is off to paint! Look forward to more pics when it returns. For those of you planning to visit the San Diego Custom show April (61 days and counting!), please stop by and check it out in its finished state. I’ve also made good progress on J’s fork. This will be for a 700c to 650b conversion. 1″ headset, a good deal of rake