Home for the week from the shop. Starting to look like bicycles.. Welded up.. Seatstays mitered and ready to be tacked.. Little DT/HT tack..
Archive for July, 2008
So these were a long time coming. Phil Wasson over at SUPER RAT MACHINE put the pedal to the metal with the nails on these puppies and machined them up from my cad files. STOKED. They came out beautifully, and I just can’t wait to build up the more refined version of the 29er I’ve [...]
Stoked on these next two builds: 29er dirt road ramblers. Basically mountain bikes.. but setup to do primarily dirt roads. There’s just so mach dirt around here that these make a lot of sense. That and i prefer dirt to pavement, so its that much better.
I have the very fortunate opportunity to build bikes once a week beside Ted Wojcik. This is the Cincinnati Horizontal milling machine that does all the maintube mitering. It is a beast of a machine. The story goes that Ted won it at auction for next to nothing many years ago. If it didn’t sell, [...]
TEST RIDES from BLACKCAPstudio on Vimeo. The best part of building them means you get to ride them…I ride solo most of the time, hence the odd angles.
This ones on the alignment table and lookin’ pretty good with minimal cold setting to be done. In the process of making myself a new dirt road rambler. We’ve got a HUGE network of dirt roads in our neck of the woods, and being that I absolutely love to have dirt between me and the [...]
44 TIG Welding Action from BLACKCAPstudio on Vimeo. Chainstay / Bottom Bracket Weldment. Need to get the good camera to the shop…