One of the best things about working at a bike shop is building a bike from scratch. It’s even sweeter when that bike is a custom geometry titanium Firefly mountain bike! Buying a custom bike is a very detailed process. We start out discussing what you want out of the bike, style of riding you… Read more »
After 10 months of riding I’m finally getting around to write about my new bike. There is no shortage of buzz out there on Firefly, a new company started by Tyler Evans, Jamie Medrios along with Kevin Wolfson. I previously worked with these guys when they were with IF – these guys know how to build… Read more »
Here’s another custom Yeti trail bike we assembled recently. This ride is ready for all the rocky high speed descents you can put in front of it.
We just put a new Surly Karate Monkey out on the trail. This was a full custom build, every part was what the customer wanted or what he trusted us to spec. This time around a simple SRAM 1×9 set up was the choice for powering this steel beast. A MRP chain keeper on the… Read more »
The Cross Check is a cyclocross bike by category, but is designed for a lot of versatility. You can build this frame with gears or as a singlespeed or fixed-gear. You can ride it on the road or off. It’s got lots of space for fat tires and for fenders. It does as good a… Read more »
Just in today is this beuatfull frame from Gunnar. The Roadie is designed with a efficient fit for racing with tight handling and responsive steering. The tubeset exploits the advances in steel technology while retaining great road feel, efficient pedaling, solid sprinting and confident descending. Yes, these are built in the legendary Waterford factory. This… Read more »
Custom bikes are fun and we are lucky to get to build bikes as nice as this. A full custom frame set built with s and s couplers, ready for travel. This one is going all over the world. The wheels are Philwood touring hubs with bolt on axles, laced up to dt swiss rims…. Read more »
Here we have a steel Soma Smoothie ES with carbon fork, hand built DT wheels, and Campagnalo’s new Athena 11sp groupset. Athena is the first 11 speed group with a silver finish, made for riders who expect state-of-the-art performance without the high cost of a pro level group. Everything went together great and it rode… Read more »