Seeing Double!

Seeing Double!

  Brad’s 650B Mixte tandem. I think the pictures tell the story. This one was a little extra work. It is a bit of a hybrid of a current day touring tandem, 1950’s vintage race tandem, and a Mixte tandem. I don’t have a tandem specific frame building...
Frame Repair and Delivery Times

Frame Repair and Delivery Times

It appears winter is just around the corner. The long underwear and toque have become standard building attire again. I am looking forward to a very productive winter building season. There are already an abnormal number of builds schedualed for the spring. I have...
Time to build a 27.5″ wheeled mtn frame

Time to build a 27.5″ wheeled mtn frame

I haven’t really had an opportunity to build a mountain bike around Kirk Pacenti’s 27.5″ mtn bike tires. These tires mount on a 650b rim. The overall wheel size ends up being half way between a normal 26 inch wheel and a 29 inch wheel. I am going to...
2008 Bike Show Wrap-Up

2008 Bike Show Wrap-Up

Despite the massive snow storm, we had a great show this year. Attendance was good, given the awful weather. We had a lot of interest at the booth – my throat is still recovering from talking myself out. Here are some pictures of the booth and the bike we put...
Textured Ti

Textured Ti

I have been working on Nick’s ti 29er. Time for the ghost flames! The bead blasting gives the frame a really cool matte yet glittery appearance. You will have to go to the show to see the final...
Head Tube Detail

Head Tube Detail

I just polished up this stainless steel maple leaf. It is so bright I can’t seem to take a clear picture. The leaf is silver brazed on to the head tube of a lugged city fixie frame. I started with this waterjet cut...