-Lightly used (couple rides) 30.9x125mm travel Thomson covert dropper post w/remote. SOLD. -Rockshox Pike 29 140mm travel fork. 100×15 spacing, 198mm/7.75″ tapered steerer. In great functional shape/perfect seals and bushings with a bit of anodizing missing on the crown where housing rubbed. Black. SOLD. -Notubes Crest 29″ wheelset. XD driver on the QR/135 rear (can be […]
First, the easier to explain bike (tomorrow I’ll talk about the “Ultimate Warrior”) – I built Sarah a new FS plus bike (her first plus bike, and her first FS bike in probably 10 years!) as she’s off to do a 2-day DH class and learn about getting big air and such. She’s an XC […]
Light use, in perfect shape. 148×12 XD rear, 110×15 front. $350 shipped. Drop me a line if you’re interested!
Do not, not, not do a 6 hour overnight flight with a 4 year old and a 2 year old. I’m going to sleep. Bike building updates tomorrow. Mahalo!
The fine folks at the ISU Westlake (insurance broker) did their best but my rates continue to climb, and there is a major tubing supply disruption/problem on the horizon about 6 months out (more on that soon) – so starting June 1st, frame prices will increase: -Hardtail/unsuspended frames $1750 -Full suspension frames $2850 As usual, current […]
It’s that time of year. See photo dump below for pics. -Thomson 31.6 125mm dropper post. Brand new, never installed. This is the external cable model, will fit any bike with a 31.6 seat tube. $275. SOLD -Thomson 27.2×330 masterpiece zero offset seatpost in silver. Brand new. Customer wanted a setback and I ordered the […]
All 4 of us have some kind of awful upper respiratory green gunk (not quite the color of Colin’s hardtail, but close…) If it were just me, work would basically continue as usual but with the kids and Sarah also down, it’s unlikely I’ll be in the shop much until next week (barring a miraculous […]
As much as I’d love to build custom bikes for kids, most parents (including yours truly) think it’s a little bit too much money, especially when the bike will be outgrown in a matter of a year or two in many cases. But Walmart bikes suck so much that you can’t get your kid out […]
It was the best of times, it was the blurst of times… Sorry. I actually want to talk about a couple of really fun and really weird full suspension bikes I built in the last few weeks. But I promise it’ll be appropriately Dickensian. I worked my fingers to the bone for an unscrupulous miser […]
I explain this over an over to people, so I thought I’d write a quick blog post that I can refer to going forward: Fatbikes can do a LOT of different things by using different wheels. To whit: -A 26×4″ fatbike tire is about 730-740mm diameter. That’s about the same as a 27.5×3″ plus tire, […]