The long distance singlespeed

This single speed is going to Tim C. in Ohio. He already has my respect by having done the Paris-Brest-Paris this year on a single speed but to top it off he was also a guitarist in the 80’s punk band, The Dicks! It was a definitely an honor to build for him. This frameset is fillet brazed with a combination of Dedacciai Zero Uno and Zero tubesets. The dropouts are Paul Components and the fork has wire guides on the inside of the fork blade for the dynamo front light. The paint is a red with a very subtle metallic and a black with a red pearl over it. The details are in a creamy white to not be too overpowering.



 
 
 
 
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Mike’s Bianchi came to us in a pretty beat up state so to get it to this level was very satisfying. We had done work for Mike in the past with a Team Raleigh restoration. The chrome on the Bianchi’s stays and dropouts were far too pitted to save but the final product looks very clean nonetheless.



 
 

I made this fillet brazed bar/stem combo for a Stephen who I built a bike for last year. This was my first time doing something like this. The handlebar is a Nitto chromoly straight one brazed directly onto a stem that I made for him.



And finally, I finished up the paint on a Royal H Cycles frameset a couple weeks back and have these pictures to share.


 
 

Nik’s bike is up next!

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