I’m not such a retro-grouch…

To a casual observer, heck, to an astute observer, I probably seem like a retro-grouch.  What with all the old classic steel bikes I post and the fact that pretty much the only new bikes I really sell through the shop are my own brand of steel frames.  However, I can and do appreciate a […]

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Diamond in the rough…

When this Steve Potts bike showed up for dismantling, it was in rough shape.  Rough is an understatement.  Rust and corrosion had taken over and not one square inch was unaffected by the passing of time and the fact that the bike had been ridden hard during its life and then languished for nearly a […]

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Roll on, roll off…

This sweet machine went out the door on Saturday.  The lucky owner immediately took it on a couple hour ride and proclaimed it a sweet riding bike that feels just right.  Details:  Steve Potts frame, fork, stem built for a Rohloff hub, canti brakes, and drop bars.  White Industries Eno crank mounted to a Phil […]

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Simpler times…

This came across my email this morning.  My first thoughts were that this was a time when you didn’t worry about whether you could run your newest wheelset tubeless.  You didn’t spend countless hours asking on-line if the gearing on your next bike should be 3×10 or 2×10 or whether the gearing was low enough […]

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