2013

06

Jun

Bohemian Custom Track Bike

Frame / Fork: Bohemian Custom blended tubes Wheelset: Campagnolo Shama Tyres: Dugast Chainset: Campag Record Bottom Bracket: Campagnolo Record Levers: None Bars: Deda Pista Handlebar Tape: Soyo Stem: Bohm Headset Spacers: None Saddle: Flite Seatpost: C-Record Round Seatpost Clamp: Campagnolo Front Mech: None Rear Mech: None Chain: KMC Cassette: Campagnolo Brakes: None Bottle Cages: None Cable Sets: Shifter: None Brake: None … Read More

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20

May

Crumpton SL Red Candy

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

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02

May

The final weight on our re-built hub was slightly under Alchemy's claimed weight.

Alchemy ORC-UL

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

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22

Apr

Parlee Z5, A Climber for the Colorado Rockies

Pearl Parlee Climber

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

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17

Apr

Worlds Lightest Bike, Interbike 2010

World’s Lightest Bike, Revisited

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

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13

Apr

Wax Finish on the Parlee CX Frame

Wolf’s Parlee Cyclocross Bike

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

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03

Apr

18

Mar

13

Mar

crb1

Custom Carbon Scott Fixed Gear

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

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