We just finished up two new Ti bikes this week that couldn’t be further apart on the fit spectrum.
Rick’s new frame is going to look and feel awesome out on the roads next year. It is compatible with long-reach road brakes which means he can run up to a larger high volume tire or a 28c with fenders.
Little touches like hourglass eyelets, welded down tube cable stops and a replaceable derailleur hanger make this a versatile frame that will last Rick many years.
Our friend Jay Filer owns the Winterbourne Bicycle Institute, for those who don’t know Jay, he is also very tall. His new Titanium 29er will fit perfectly and a perfectly fitting bike rides better, handles better and inspires confidence on the trails.
Much like Rick’s bike, Jay opted for hourglass eyelets on the seat stays so he can run a rack if he chooses. He opted to have his name etched on the top tube and for our engraved head tube.
Frank Foglin has been coaching both elite and amateur cyclists in Canada for over 30 years. Most recently he coached Leigh Hobson to the top North American finish at the Women’s Olympic road race in Beijing. Of course we were honored when Frank reached out to True North to build his new road bike.
Frank’s bike features full Campy Chorus, Zonda wheels and an Enve fork.
Graydon’s Ti mixte is slowly starting to take shape.
We started work on Marty’s S&S coupling equipped tandem.
And of course no custom tandem is complete without a matching custom fork.
Hugh is hard at work in this photo on the seat tube collar insert for the tandem.
Here is a close up of the insert being turned on the lathe.
Just in time for the holiday season, we thought we would mention that we now offer a new option on all our frames. Custom headtube badges made for us by Jen Green. They are available in both sterling silver and bronze.
Here is a picture of the new head tube badge on Rick’s frame. Engraved Ti head tubes and our decal are still available.