At the last NAHBS a couple of the fine folks from Box Dog Bikes in SF stopped by my booth. In addition to chatting about the bikes I had on display they also inquired if I would be interested in working with them as a hired torch for their Pelican series rando bikes. I was. After a fair bit of discussion, planning, parts sourcing and working through my normal queue to their spot, I was ready to start. The plan was to
Winter would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all those who have answered the call to serve, both in the armed forces and in civilian life. Thank you for your contributions. Winter Bicycles friend and purveyor of “best in category” and US made goods Archival Clothing has taken a look at the 1918, the WWI Armistice Day commemorative bike. Enjoy the photos, and take a moment to remember the day.
A little bit of love- Every now and again one of my bikes hits the blog circuit and gets passed around. Recently, the 1918 has been on a bit of a loop. Soma Fab GBlog Artigianeide (in Italian I believe) Prolly is not probably Cycle Exif Bike Rumor Let me know if you find more- it’s always interesting to me which bikes people at large relate to. I just wrapped up another photo shoot with this one for a local spo
A few in process: 22.0/ 26.0 for a Herse- A theadless open face stem with bell mount, custom lugs and a one off tall riser. All conceived as part of a travel set up for a Columbine- Build it once: Build it twice: The pair:
And in another installment of Awesome Customer Interaction of the Day- A client recently returned from a guided tour in Italy. Of his guides discussing his Winter: “They often spoke in Italian, so I couldn’t understand much of what they were saying, but the word ‘elegante’ was unmistakable.” As luck would have it, I got a little note from the guide in question mentioned above.