Crumpton SL with custom finishes on the bar, stem, seatpost and crank along with the frame and fork. Crumpton SL Build List (12.9 lbs) Frame / Fork: Crumpton SL Wheelset: Fairwheel Hand Built Rims: Enve 1.25 carbon Tubulars Hubs: Extralite Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray Skewers: Extralite Aliens3 Tyres: Conti GP4000 Chainset: Sram Red Bottom Bracket: PF30 Ceramic Upgrade Levers: DA Di2 Bars: Enve Handlebar Tape: Lizard … Read More
Alchemy’s ORC-UL rear hub has been out on the market for a few weeks now and we, like a few other custom wheel builders, are completing our first builds with them. Our initial impression was based on an early custom prototype made for a customer who’s extremely hard on wheels. We were impressed with how well it … Read More
The look of our latest Parlee Z5 custom bike builds reminds me of the classic bike builds I grew up lusting over, after it underwent a modern high performance evolution. The clean traditional lines with classic box section rims accompanies components that I could only dream of as a kid. Behind the EE brakes and Clavicula … Read More
Over the last weekend CyclingNews reported on one of our old projects, the worlds lightest bike. This now seems like a good time for us to revisit this project as well. It also seems like a good time to mention that this project is the inspiration for two of our upcoming Interbike projects. No, we’re … Read More
It’s April, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early to start thinking about ‘cross. In fact we’re getting CX bikes ready for both those that are well prepared and those that can’t stay off of dirt roads no matter what time of year it is. I believe this cross bike belongs to the later a … Read More
Several years ago I had a Scott CR1, which at the time was my favorite frame. During some pulley wheel testing, a mishap led to the destruction of the frame. Considered destroyed because of it’s non-replaceable hanger. Also destroyed were the derailleur and rear Lightweight. Being a favorite frame of mine it didn’t get recycled … Read More
We’ve started publishing a weekly update with some of the better images and articles we’ve seen around the web. Here’s volume two for March 4th-8th. It was a big week as we found the last to be published indepth NAHBS articles and the warmer weather has been bringing us a lot of amazing images.