David K.’s wintry mix

Hopefully David doesn’t have to endure too much sleet and freezing rain on this bike but it’ll be ready to take it on! This road/commuter frame is going to be set up with drop bars, rack, fenders, and a full Shimano 105 group. I’ll be sure to post pictures of the complete bike when it comes together. It’s guaranteed to be a stunner. Butter cream and baby blue have joined forces to brave the 2010 winter weather (which has already thrown it’s fair share of snow in our faces).

Upcoming bikes include Leif’s cross/commuter frame and fork and two (yes, two) Reynolds 953 stainless race bikes. Awesome.



 
 
 
 
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One more BMX frame

I said I wasn’t going to build anymore BMX frames but here I go again. This black and gold street frame is for Adam who I’ve built a bike for before. This was built with a combination of straight gauge and True Temper tubing and weighs in at around 3.75 pounds. The dropouts are definitely large by today’s standards so I could have take even more weight off. We shall see how this holds up at Rye Airfield. David K.’s commuter is up next!



 
 
 
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Mike’s green beauty

Mike’s cross bike is finally done after lots of lug carving, crazy paint masking, and the most precise lug lining you’ll ever see. It had been 5 months since I built a lugged frame (the last 5 frames were fillet brazed) but it wasn’t hard to get back into the swing of things. This bike is going to be Mike’s winter bike as well as cross bike. Winter is far from over so he’ll have plenty of chances to ride it. The snow is melting away on the trails as I type so I anticipate this bike getting muddy very soon. The bike is a kelly green with lime green lugs and gold accents all over, in case you didn’t notice. The ever talented Josie Morway did the lug lining. I think if any other bike painter saw her work, they’d hire in a second. Next up is Adam’s BMX!



 
 
 
 
 
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