Sharpen Pencil- Draw bike, pull tubes- Miter- Lay Out- Check fit- tight miters equals strong, clean and pretty joints! Heat stuff up- makes sub assemblies, prep for build Kyle- we’re on our way now! More work tomorrow, and updates to follow. Thanks guys!
Hi folks! Just a quick plug for a local cause ride called the Spring Roll; a bike based food scavenger hunt and benefit for Food for Lane County. The ride starts at 3pm on Saturday, May 30th at the Red Barn Grocery and ends in a celebration/ food collection/ after party at Sam Bond’s. Full details can be found at http://springrollride.com/ Bring a friend, a lock, and a couple of bucks to ride for a good cause!
Funny, last week I checked in about doing a rear end and front end job- this week its a front end and rear end (in no particular order). First up- Kyle is getting a new rig! Kyle puts on lots of miles with a 20 mile (each way) commute, and long full-day rides and regular mountain climb interval days. I’ll be putting together a new bike for him that blends some of the handling of his race type bikes with feature
This time more literally then figuratively. The other day my friend Chris stopped by with his Surly LHT, stripped of its paint. He was going to have it resprayed, and thought that if it was naked anyway it may be a good time to have a disc tab added. It took a little more clean up, but the install went well. I cut it close, but I left just enough room in front of the brace to keep the spoke holder functional. Tight q
Hi folks! Sorry for the delay in blogging. I’ve been waiting on a tube order that got hug up in UK customs (coming from Italy- its a pretty international gig), and was using that time to take care of some tooling and the ever constant battle with shop cleanliness. Not much for blog fodder. I did take some time to use the supply hold up for some fun though- my first seat post prototype. A good bit of mill and la
First off, thanks so much for the interest in this bike. In two days it has been viewed over 2600 times on Flickr and has been mentioned in blogs in at least 3 countries. Most appreciated! So here is the scoop- It’s no secret how much I like track bikes. They are arguably some of the most purpose built bikes. Race bikes reward clean design with performance. This bike was built as a design project to combine my