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 […]

Alchemy Arktos: First Review

April 26, 2016 Rob 0

Just read the first in-depth ride review of the new Alchemy Arktos over at mtbr.com. Sounds like they dig it! Great to see a good option for US-made carbon full suspension!

New Slim Chance Frameset

April 14, 2016 Rob 0

When the first Slim Chance arrived on the scene in 1991 I was still working in bike shops. It was one of the first “production” tig welded steel frames on the market, and I loved the no-nonsense approach. Back then I preferred the more laid back Eddy Merckx Century geometry, […]

Kent Eriksen NAHBS 2016

March 21, 2016 Rob 1

Kent Eriksen won best TIG weld and best gravel grinder at NAHBSthis year. Not bad! I’m getting ready to order one of those cool ti seatposts with a custom setback. More pics after the jump!

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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!