Updates From The Shop

23 November 2016

This can be considered my long-term Gates Carbon Drive review :- A little history – living in the UK, followed by Oregon, I have long been used to trying to keep a bicycle drivetrain running through the...

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24 October 2016

Well it has been a while since I posted any news (outside of new builds); I guess I’ve been busy! Tina and I just did a photo session for several bikes last week, so look for evidence of that to appear in the...

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2 August 2016

I like to work with my awesome photographer Tina for studio shots, but that isn’t always possible. So my back up is using the side of the barn as a back drop. Which can mean the occasional cow photo-bomb!...

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27 July 2016

My road bike history – since I started riding the stainless bike a few weeks ago, it occurred to me to think about the various road bikes I have built for myself since the whole English Cycles thing got...

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24th July 2016

I’ve made a few custom seatmast caps to help out people with fit on other bikes. The latest one was for a Speedvagen, with nicely color matched paint from...

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6 July 2016

I’m building a folding road bike for a customer, and he really wanted to have internal routing for the rear brake. This being a caliper brake mounted on the seatstay, normally I would use an external cable...

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3 July 2016

After waiting for four months, I FINALLY got the eTap group for my stainless bike, and thus have been able to start riding it! Feels good so far, I intend to put a bunch of miles on it this...

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