Tuesday, October 27, 2009

This frame and fork are bound for the east coast. The tubing is that Tange NOS prestige extrastrong that I am quickly running out of. No discs on this one, it's all done in the classic style, save for the longer fork. If you look carefully at the chainstay photo you'll see a chain hanger a-la Columbine. I made sure it was out of the way of the spokes and cogs.....it should work-it's a first for me.

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Big steel 29er S/S in use

The tires ar big, the rotors are big, the bike is big and the rider is big.......the world in harmony. The slider dropouts make this the geared/single speed double-life bike.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Commuter bike with a southwest theme

I don't use the services of Spectrum powdercoats in Colorado often but with the quality of this paint job I might be re-thinking that. Pictures really don't do it justice. The details are spot on and the customer was really impressed.

Friday, October 2, 2009

Big tire road frame for upstate New York

Seems like the frame that is right between a road racing bike and a cyclocross bike is gaining popularity all over the country. It's nice to have a bike that will take the big tires but still be pretty light and quick. This one is built of scandium for the most part and will have a steel fork. It may look like a cyclocross frame but it isn't......but if you had some 700x28 tires on it you could easily ride some dirt shortcuts on your way to wherever.

Frame for Chris King.......

Well, not that Chris King , but the one you might not know in Fresno. This steel Mountain bike frame will probably see a lot of the Sierra foothills. This detail of the aluminum dropouts is this weeks big brainstorm. Now I can offer a carbon seatstay with my Paragon hooded dropouts which unlike many aluminum dropouts should never be obsolete and hard to get replacement derailleur hangers for. I'm always happy when I figure out something.....

Here.s the discmount with the tubular brace that will keep the frame from bending from the force of the brake over time.