Someone’s not doing their research…

I tried. I really tried. I tried to not disparage or make fun of stuff like this. Some of my past comments were a bit childish. I thought I was over it. And I was. But then this! Oh, the horror one can imagine when I gazed upon the photo of the bike with that, […]

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Black Mountain Cycles frame update…

Been getting regular reports from Taiwan of my frame production. The samples I’ve been riding for a while are pretty spot on with a couple of minor revisions I made for the production frames. The road frame’s rear tire clearance was a bit too tight for the Jack Brown 33.3 tire so I increased the […]

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What’s in the stand…

A sweet little Ibis SS. What a great riding bike. My ’91 SS is one of my favorite bikes. Matches the Park Tool blue perfectly. (What’s playing: Uncle Tupelo Anodyne)

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Surly Cross-Check scorcher style…

Finished this really sweet single-speed scorcher style Surly Cross-Check today. Turned out great. Funny thing about this bike is the new owner is an old friend from when I worked at Pacific Coast Cycles pre-1993. One day he called me out of the blue and we reconnected a mere 17 years later. Recently he got […]

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