What’s in the stand…

Steve Potts custom from the late 80’s early 90’s. It’s a 6-speed bike which would, on paper, put it in the 80’s, but one could still get 6-speed parts new from Shimano into the early 90’s so the parts aren’t necessarily a good indicator of the year of the bike. The brake levers are later […]

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Things that make you scratch your head…

I recently had a repair in the shop. The bike had experienced one of those moments when something catches in the rear derailleur and eventually rips off the derailleur hanger and twists the rear derailleur into a pretzel. Easy fix, but when I got the parts together to do the install, I realized that both […]

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Rawland, Surly, Salsa frame sale…

I should probably use this here blog thing to actually “sell” stuff. So, here are some frames that have been attached to the wall and should be built up and under you – yes, you. The prices below include shipping to anywhere in the lower 48. First come, first served. Up first is a medium […]

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Snake in the pumps…

This little critter was snaking its way under the door when as I was locking up last night. Kind of freaked out the dog. Well, made him nervous. He doesn’t much care for snakes. Probably a good thing. (What’s playing: The Hangdogs Alcohol of Fame)

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One for Ben…

Ben’s waiting for his very own Steve Potts titanium frameset, so I thought I’d throw him a bone. Here is the first Potts 650b frame that is in the stand right now getting boxed to be sent to it’s new home. It turned out pretty sweet. It’s designed around a Fox 100mm travel fork and […]

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Almost forgot…

…the best quote of the day during Biketoberfest. A guy was checking out the OS Blackbuck single-speed mountain bike. He turned the crank backwards and said, “it’s like a fixie with a freewheel.” Uh, okay. (What’s playing: Hank Thompson Six-Pack To Go)

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Random good links and Biketoberfest pictures…

I’ve been collecting links that I’ve been meaning to comment on or just post them because I find them interesting. Some of them are a little dated, but they are still timeless. So, here’s a post about posts that I like. Bring Back Engraved Polished C-RecordI like this concept. I want high-end, but I don’t […]

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New post – gotta make it good…

If one is not going to slack off and not post for a couple of weeks, one better come back with some good stuff. It doesn’t get any better than working on nice old bikes and getting to work on a Cunningham tops that list. My friend Noah sent his Cunningham to Charlie to get […]

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Closed Saturday Oct. 10…

It’s time for Biketoberfest in Fairfax this Saturday, October 10 and I’ll be there with a booth showing of the samples of my new road and cross frames. I’ll also be sharing space with Mark Slate of OS Brand bikes where he’ll have a couple of his Blackbuck bikes. I’ll also have one of the […]

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