Monthly ArchivesOctober 2013

Planet Twelve video

One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin. He lay on his armour-like back, and if he lifted his head a little he could see his brown belly, slightly domed and divided by arches into stiff sections. One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin.

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“How about if I sleep a little bit longer and forget all this nonsense?!”Kafka quote

The bedding was hardly able to cover it and seemed ready to slide off any moment. His many legs, pitifully thin compared with the size of the rest of him, waved about helplessly as he looked. “What’s happened to me?” he thought. It wasn’t a dream. His room, a proper human room although a little too small, lay peacefully between its four familiar walls. A collection of textile samples lay spread out on the table – Samsa was a travelling salesman – and above it there hung a picture that he had recently cut out of an illustrated magazine and housed in a nice, gilded frame. It showed a lady fitted out with a fur hat and fur boa who ...

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Cam’s Huntsman just about finished… standard

This one’s headed to the great state of North Carolina, just around that Pisgah National Forest thing. Should be a ripper with Sram Froce 22, I9 CX 11 speed wheels, Cane Creek, Thomson, Enve and more for the spec. Building Cam’s rear rack today and tomorrow. Room for 35c tires easily should he opt to go bigger than 32c. His bike will be set up tubeless for the record. Flat black with gloss decals and it will be present at a lot of local events he hosts including Wilson’s Revenge and Savage CX among others. Full Build Set is found here. Here’s a few for you to enjoy in the meantime before this sucker heads off to powder later this ...

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New England Builders’ Ball : 2013 Post Show Roundup standard

Last year I attended the New England Builders’ Ball. My first show and definitely a great experience and show. Having gone through the experience, and realizing the importance of having a show that is focused in New England which reflects our rich framebulding history, I decided to offer my design service’s to the events organizer, Eric Weis PRO-BONO. That’s work done for the betterment of the public good btw. AKA no fee. I believe in this show, and want to throw the full weight and design armament of the Dept of Shred behind it. So Eric and I rolled up or sleeves, and got to work in the new year (2013). What resulted was this logo: And subsequently this show ...

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History Lesson standard

Story Time kids: So back sometime around 1985 or 86′, on a cold Monday night maybe sometime in say November or December, off I left 138 Jefferson Street to attend a Boy Scout meeting at our Scout Hall above where they stored East Greenville’s plow Truck (editor’s note: For the record, I am an Eagle Scout although I completely disagree with that organizations policies of which I won’t go into here…). Meeting met, I walked back home to find out that my parents had arranged an unexpected surprise move for me from my small room located in the middle of the house to the larger front room which overlooked Jefferson Street. My Dad had just recently renovated our attic into ...

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