Power Tool Drag Races

April 17, 2019 Dave McLaughlin 0

1970’s Schwinn Krate prepared for the Power Tool Drag Races. Yes, Power Tool Drag Races where the only rule was that power source originated from a “hand operated” power tool, in this case a 125cc Husqvarna chainsaw motor. After suffering defeat to @broncobrawler in a photo finish the year this […]

Steve “Gravy” Gravenites

April 11, 2019 Dave McLaughlin 0

When you go to the Sea Otter Classic with a bag of stickers, you always try to get them onto the toolboxes of legendary mechanics. Mission accomplished. In this case it’s Steve “Gravy” Gravenites. Gravy has been a fixture on the pro mountain bike scene for literally as long as […]

333fab NAHBS 2016

February 6, 2017 Rob 0

Maxwell Kullaway built hundreds of frames for Seven before starting 333fab in 2007. His shop is just a few blocks from my office. I really need to drop by one of these days. Anyway, he brought some cool stuff to the show, check out more pics after the jump!

Sycip NAHBS 2016

February 6, 2017 Rob 0

Jeremy Sycip has been building bikes since he dropped out of art school in the early 90s. He has a unique, playful style backed up with years of exprience. More pics after the jump!

Soulcraft NAHBS 2016

February 6, 2017 Rob 0

Sean Walling built me an awesome Grasshopper two years ago, which is still my main ride. So it was cool to finally meet him in person. I love Sean’s no-nonsense approach to building bikes. More pics after the jump!

Schnozola NAHBS 2016

February 6, 2017 Rob 0

Talked to Paul Sadoff for a while at the show. Super cool guy. He built a fork for me two years ago for my Ritchey Breakaway road frame and now just finished building me a gravel/rain bike. Anyway, lots of cool flavors of the Schnozola, which he is doing with fellow […]

The Dalles Mountain 60

February 6, 2017 Rob 0

I’m planning to do The Dalles Mountain 60 on March 11 so I’m not gonna go to the NAHBS show in Salt Lake that runs from March 10 – 12. So I’m also going to try to get off my ass an actually write up a few more of the cool booths I […]

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Moots NAHBS 2016

March 18, 2016 Rob 0

Moots showed off their gorgeous 35th anniversary Vamoots RSL at NAHBS. They also had a cool new Vamoots Disc RSL featuring 3D printed dropouts with a flat mount disc brake standard with 142×12 thru axles. More pics after the jump!

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lov bikes NAHBS 2016

March 16, 2016 Rob 0

The lov bikes booth was packed most of Saturday. I did my best… More pics after the jump!