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Monthly Archives: December 2009

Clement Record Seta Extra aka “Onion skin”

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At first glance I didn’t think much of this tire when I saw it sitting on the grass at a bike swap a few months ago. When I picked it up it was extremely light and felt like a balloon. … Continue reading

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Sky’s First Crash. Christmas 1977. 2 Years Old.

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Recently there was a discussion about childhood bicycle memories and Sky said he had a picture of his first crash which was him wiped out in the bushes, his bike (more like a kids tricycle/scooter thing) laying beside him, and … Continue reading

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Joe Bell Workshop: Spring Valley, CA

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Just recently I dropped off my 1963 Rene Herse to be repainted by Joe. It’s a given that a place that restores frames (mostly vintage) is bound to have cool stuff so Joe gave us the tour and let me … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous Items from The Bisbee Bicycle Brothel

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Aside from photographing the shop and individual bikes I also photographed buried little treasures hidden away in drawers and cabinets. Among my favorites were the Phil grease gun and the Rattlesnake skin saddle.

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Photos from San Diego’s First Tweed Ride

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Considering it was raining (this is a strange thing to San Diegans), plenty of people showed up and made this a great event. Thanks to everyone who came out and actually went out of their way to create an outfit. … Continue reading

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Bisbee Bicycle Brothel: Bisbee, AZ

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Before we left Arizona we wanted to visit Ken Wallace who owns the Bisbee Bicycle Brothel in Bisbee, AZ. Bisbee is about 2 hours east of Tucson and kind of in the middle of nowhere. We were expecting an average … Continue reading

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Bohemian Bicycles Workshop: Tucson, AZ

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On our last day in Tucson we visited Dave Bohm’s workshop where he makes Bohemian Bicycles. Dave had a really cool setup at his home. Everything was well organized and clean. By seeing his work area you could tell that … Continue reading

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Andy Gilmour Workshop: Tucson, AZ

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During our first night in Tucson we visited Andy Gilmour at his workshop. Andy has been building frames for over 30 years and has seen it all. His focus is mainly on lightweight race bikes. Check him out here.

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La Suprema Workshop: Tucson, AZ

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While in Tucson we stopped by Ed’s shop where he builds La Suprema bikes. The shop is connected to a wood shop that Ed collaborates with at times (check out the orange bike with the huge wooden basket). The shop … Continue reading

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A Really Long Cargo Bike We Spotted in Tucson, AZ.

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While in Tucson we saw a rather odd cargo bike coming at us. The guy behind the helm was a familiar face that we often see out there. last time we saw him (forgot his name) he had made himself … Continue reading

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