More details on the U.S. frame…

Not a crazy amount of details, but enough to wet your whistle.  Hopefully.  There are one detail that I want on the frame that will likely take a little time.  I want a head badge for this frame.  My concept for the badge is a photo I took a while back and between converting that […]

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More US made frame details…

I know disc brakes are all the rage.  I know disc brakes have certain advantages.  I know disc brakes are all some riders have experience with if their first bike was a mountain bike within the last 5-8 years.  I know that I may be losing potential buyers by not incorporating disc brakes on the […]

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Details coming, but first…

I’m working on getting details out on the US made frames, but have been a little busy this week building two Potts bikes for customers that will be taken to the NAHBS show in Denver next weekend.  I didn’t get a chance to take any photos of the 29″er since as soon as I finished, […]

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And now for something US made…

This is something that I’ve thought about for quite a while:  made in the USA Black Mountain Cycles frames.  The problem has always been that the minimum requirements are pretty high.  Not that they aren’t high for Taiwan made frames, but I have connections there and can skirt the ‘normal’ minimum requirements.  Luckily, some developments […]

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OG Gordon…

Bruce Gordon is the Original Gangster of what now folks affectionately call ‘gravel grinder’ bikes or ‘monster cross’ bikes.  Back then, the bikes didn’t have such descriptive names.  Back then folks either rode a mountain bike, road bike, or cross bike.  Hybrids were coming out, but a hybrid was really a bike that didn’t do […]

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Closed for a couple days…

Quick public service announcement:  Black Mountain Cycles will be closed Sunday February 3 through Tuesday February 5.  Back at it on Wednesday the 6th.   (What’s playing:  Cyclocross Worlds!)

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