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.
We’re going to start a little segment where we take a look back at what went on during the previous week. This was a last minute decision and I’ll be making sure to bookmark more for you next week. In the meantime take a look at what’s been going on on our Facebook page, Jason’s … Read More
With the 2012 Parlee Z5 SLi on sale and the 2013 Z5i now in stock we’ve been moving ahead building up a gaggle of new bikes. This got me thinking about all the completed bikes I haven’t posted yet. I decided to start with a not so recent SL Road build we worked on with Nick from Crumpton Cycles. Cutting-edge … Read More
This week someone had asked me to pick some of my favorite project bikes and send them more detailed photos. In thinking about this I realized 3 of my 5 top choices had one thing in common, artist Geoff Mcfetridge. Not too many people get to work with such an awesome artist and I feel … Read More
So here we are back for another quick update on the worlds lightest Pro XL bmx bike. Last post covered the hubs, this time we’ll keep going with some more of the wheel components. First off we have some rims that Velocity made for us using their A23 extrusion. Not terribly expensive at around $90 … Read More
For a few years we’ve been publishing what we consider to be the definitive hub reviews. Now we feel it’s time to tackle the rims and spokes that go into making a complete wheel. For now we’ll just be looking at rims: clincher alloy 700c rims, in fact. One thing that made our hub review … Read More