Monthly ArchivesJune 2013

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No Fancy Contet 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 ...

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Franky’s 650b and Bike Packing Proto’s! standard

Started Franky’s 650b this past week… This ones getting the 1×10 guideless setup thanks to Sram X9 Type 2 rear derailleur and a 32t GXP direct mount Wolftooth chainring. Here’s a few shots of the build getting started… And I finished up a set of prototype bike packing bags for a client in North Carolina. These will be headed out west with him later this July to be put to the test. Here’s some shots and details of the setup. Our bikes are very close in build, almost exact really including parts spec so dialing in the setup was made that much more easy. And some details of the bag, sling and expanding seat pack: I also sewed up a ...

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Chris’s CXish Commuter standard

This next bike is a pretty special build. When I first was contacted by Chris, we spoke at length regarding what he was looking for and we settled on something that he primarily will be using to commute to and from work, but if he wanted to could swap out forks for weekend group rides. Dedicated 1×10 with internal cable routing for a clean look. Fenders for wet weather and a rack for easy stowing of work clothes and errand getting. We also discussed a bag for the rack – his work clothes and groceries shaped the overall dimensions however it was my job to really give this a life on and off of the bike that’s useful in both ...

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29er out the Door + 650b standard

Finished up Paul’s 29er not too long ago. Fox fork, Cane Creek 40 series headset, Thomson Post, Stem and Handlebars along with e13 TRS+ Cranks w/32t guidering. Here’s some shots of it mocked up… Lucky No. 727 : Leaving 44HQ… Also, Lynn’s 650b came back from powder and all of her parts are in so this will be getting built up this week. Lucky No. 205 :

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