It’s good to live close to the factory…

This newest run of cross frames were ready to ship in January, which meant that owners had to wait about 4 weeks for the frames to arrive.  However, a couple of new owners live in Taiwan and they got their frames before I even had a chance to see them.  Lucky.  Here’s one from Jack […]

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Jam packed with a ride too…

Some good news on the tire front.  WTB announced over the weekend that they’re doing a “gravel” tire.  I’d talked with them going back on 5 years in an attempt to put out their timeless Nanoraptor in a 45mm version.  At that time, there wasn’t demand in such a size.  I guess there still isn’t […]

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Sonoma County ride…

It’s rare that I throw the bike in the car and drive somewhere to ride.  But, with Monday being a holiday, the shop’s closed on Monday, and the calm before the storm of new cross frames arrive, I thought it would be a good call to do just that.  I had planned on a loop […]

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Updates on important stuff…

A few pretty cool updates happening listed in no particular order of importance because they’re all special.   #1  Pink Floyd t-shirts!  Floyd, the shop frog, was first immortalized on a nice, olive colored t-shirt.  He’s now got his own limited edition pink t-shirt.  Limited edition because once they’re gone, they’re gone.  $20 each.  Mens’s sizes […]

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Care for your bare aluminum frame…

Aluminum doesn’t rust.  But it can corrode to the point it becomes irreparably damaged.  Usually anodizing helps protect aluminum – to some extent.  Bare aluminum is most readily corroded.  The culprit in aluminum corrosion is usually salt.  Salt air if you live near the ocean.  Salt from roads that are salted in the winter.  Salt […]

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