Ti Time

Ti Time

I have been building quite a few ti frames this year. I have a new shaped 3/2.5 tubeset that is perfect for road and cross bikes. The shaping adds stiffness to the frame the right places while still maintaining the supple ride ti is known for. Here is the start of...
Summer Rush!

Summer Rush!

Usually things slow down quite a bit during the summer months. I am not sure what has happened this year as I seem to have more orders than in the peak spring rush. The temperature with humidex has been at least 35-40C the past 3 weeks in the shop. It has been quite a...
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...
Full Speed Ahead!

Full Speed Ahead!

It has taken quite a bit of work to get the new shop set up and operational. The showroom is now painted with bikes on display. The other shop had almost twice the showroom area so we are going to keep a little less [email protected] and only 4 or 5 bikes on display. The...
Back to work!

Back to work!

The bike show was a success. The show was quite busy despite the terrible weather conditions. It’s always nice to see old customers and friends. I would like to thank Val for dropping off the delicious muffins. There are so many things to do right now. I have to...
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 finish!