• Rick’s Road Bike

    It’s not too often that I get the opportunity to build a straight up road bike. The geometry of the modern road bike has been evolving over the years based on frame design and component trends. Tires are getting bigger and a lot of road bikes don’t have the clearances needed. Although this one has(…)

  • Nina’s 650B Road Bike

    So Nina’s father got her a Schwinn World Voyager when she was a child. Now, we all have a fondness of our first nice bike and I understand why she loved it. It was a combination of the chrome, the orange, and the overall presentation. So when she wanted me to build her a bike,(…)

  • Ted’s Travel Randonneur

    Ted came to me looking for a new bike. He wanted a randonneur with lights, fenders, rack, and he wanted it to be a travel friendly bike. The challenge immediately started as there is not a whole lot of room in the 26″x26″x10″ case. The bike has 650x42B tires that fit nicely in the case(…)

  • A touring bike for Michael with one of a kind racks

    Michael came to me looking for a touring bike with specific requirements for the racks. Michael is a custom bag maker with some serious skills out of San Francisco. He designed a set of panniers that hold onto the rack via a long flap with velcro. Because of this, a slot needed to be incorporated(…)