Monthly ArchivesApril 2014

Happy Clients in ATMOville standard

So we’ve had a rough winter up here in Nh. Long. Cold. Lot’s of snow followed by freezing rain, sleet, more rain, more snow… then warm weather and then freezing temperatures again, then more snow… It’s been quite the drill. But, typical New England weather: Don’t like the weather? Wait 5 minutes. That’s New England for you. Anyhow, all that snow and freezing temps and the ending of Cross Season set Richard Sachs adrift of picking up his steed I finished earlier this fall. Not a problem, I was happy to ship or hand deliver but it seemed he really wanted to pick up the bike in person and did not mind the wait. So the Lovely D.E.B. was carefully ...

Continue Reading

Jon’s 29+ : TNT standard

Many moons ago I stumbled upon a fellow rider located in Scotland blogging about his bicycle adventures under the name “drjOn’s Wanderings”. It’s become a staple of mine to see what Jon’s up to half a world away every now and again. It seems as though Jon and I share some similar riding styles and preferences which makes his blog and adventures that much more appealing. Fast forward a little bit of time, and when I started 44 Bikes, I took note that Jon was one of the first to start following along and commenting on my own adventures both on and off the bike as 44 Bikes got rolling. Every now and again, we’d exchange pleasantries online, or comment ...

Continue Reading

Victor’s 29+ Rohloff standard

I had finished Victor’s 29+ many weeks ago but due to some component delays and compatibility hick-ups, we’re finally seeing the finished product. Seems the Formula brakes I’ve used on previous builds with internal cable routing worked fine. On Victor’s… the line just did not want to go through the routing without hanging up 3″ into the internal routing. I had a previous client double check his lines with a set of calipers and sure enough-there were some thickness variations between my lines and his. Just enough to make it a no go. So we went with a known line that never fails: Shimano XTR Trail brakes were deployed. Not to mention, out of the box, these brakes are just ...

Continue Reading

This is a unique website which will require a more modern browser to work!

Please upgrade today!