I received a great email from Mark, the owner of the double headed stem I made up a bit ago, and an email from Brad at Bob’s Bicycle Shop in FL who first contacted me to help out. From Mark’s note: WOW!!!! My double extension stem that you manufactured is absolutely beautiful. The bike handled perfectly while accelerating, cruising, cornering and braking. It is such a pleasure not having to stretch in ord
Its unseasonably warm here in Eugene and Spring seems to be coming early. Sunny, crisp mornings are great inspiration for working on Ralph’s retro styled bike. Ralph came to me looking to get my take on a 1970’s Italian racer to hang his vintage Campy parts on. We rolled the idea around for a bit and decided to go pretty traditional, with a few concessions for things like cable routing, transitional drop
Sorry for the delay in posting- I took a trip to visit my parents last week and have been pretty busy, so here we go: After and epic hunt for an elusive part I finally pulled Susan’s bike together! Complete bike with Winter stem and rack- Susan’s custom paint; bubble gum pink and battle ship gray! Susan picked this up yesterday and promptly road it home! I also cracked out my spanky new Sputnik fork jig.