Posts written by Emiliano Jordan

2012

08

Feb

Geoff hand painting Project Right.

Project Right gets painted

***The Final Update of Project Right has been posted. While we’ve been busy putting together our road bike trials video things have not stood still here at Fairwheel on all our other projects.  The Right Project moved from Rob English’s workshop to CoMotion for initial painting and then onto Geoff McFetridge for hand painting. We … Read More

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2011

29

Dec

Disassembled Soul Kozak Hub

Soul Kozak Road Hubs

We’ve had a couple weeks to test out the new Soul Kozak road hubset which retail for $400 with either Campy or Shimano freehub bodies. For the front hub Soul Kozak brought the flanges in for increased aerodynamics while the rear hub gets both magnetic and bearing upgrades.  The head of our custom wheel building … Read More

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20

Sep

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Crumpton Di2 Mountain bike

This is our third generation Di2 Mountian Bike. Our Ruegamer bike was the first true mountain bike Di2 conversion and let loose a lot of ideas as to what was possible.  The next year, 2010, we rolled out an internal battery 29er with sequential shifting.  Sequential shifting was a proof of concept that modified the way … Read More

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18

Sep

Fully Custom Crumpton

Our Fully Custom Crumpton

We’ve done a few custom modifications over the years – a custom tuned frame, a Di2 mod here and there, some unique artistic driven builds, two world record light bikes. This year we refined our Di2 Mountain bike focused extra attention to a completely custom Crumpton build. The Crumpton is built for one of our … Read More

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15

Sep

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Tune, Crumpton Custom

This year we wanted to have two bikes that met two design goals for us.  The first being that the bike is race worthy and anyone would feel comfortable on it. The second is that the bike come spec’d with parts that are obtainable and regularly stocked.  This Crumpton Custom spec’d largely with ENVE Composites, Tune … Read More

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02

Sep

Pre-order your 2012 Cycle Passion calendar today.

2012 Cycle Passion Calendar

As summer wanes and fall approaches it’s time to talk about our much-anticipated yearly Cycle Passion calendar. This will be your first chance at a sneak peak of the 2012 edition being unveiled at Euro Bike, and that we’ll have with us at Interbike later this month. Remember, last year’s Interbike release featured a chance … Read More

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06

Aug

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Gold Leaf Enve 45 clinchers

This pair of Enve Composites wheels got some very special treatment over the eight months it took to pull off the one-of-a-kind custom build. As our Facebook followers have already seen, these Enve 45 carbon clinchers are adorned with real 22k gold leaf graphics highlighted by an 18k gold plated Campagnolo Sheriff Star hub and … Read More

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24

Jun

ENVE 6.7 Smart System Rim Set

ENVE Smart System 6.7 Rims

ENVE’s latest rim design, the Smart 6.7, is the result of extensive collaboration with UK-based aerodynamics specialist Simon Smart. Articles such as those from ProCycling and VeloNews have detailed much of the innovations utilized in production of the 6.7 rims. In reading about the 6.7 rims and viewing several photographs, I had made some basic … Read More

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24

Jun

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ENVE Production Facility Tour

On the eve of the release of ENVE’s groundbreaking 6.7 Smart System rims, I was allowed the privilege to tour ENVE’s main office and the attached production facility. Jake Pantone, ENVE’s Marketing Director, was kind enough to spend almost two hours guiding me through the development and production processes behind some of the most cutting … Read More

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