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Monthly Archives: October 2010

Portland, OR: Velo Cult Visits Pereira Cycles

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All week I was looking forward to meeting up with Tony Pereira of Pereira Cycles. Tony is a master of fillet brazing. He prefers this method because there are less restrictions than there are with lugs…especially geometry. In 2009 Tony … Continue reading

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Portland, OR: Velo Cult Visits MAP and Ahearne Cycles

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Another space I visited was the shop shared by Mitch Pryor (MAP Cycles) and Joseph Ahearne (Ahearne Cycles). This was one of the biggest spaces I visited in Portland and there was tons of great stuff to look at. Joseph … Continue reading

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Portland, OR: Velo Cult Visits Belladonna

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Another shop I visited in Portland was the workspace of Mark Simmons of Belladonna Cycles. Mark had a refreshingly simple approach to frame building. Simply put, he builds bikes to be ridden, not babied and hung on a wall. His … Continue reading

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Portland, OR: Velo Cult Visits Strawberry

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I recently visited the work shop of Andy Newlands of Strawberry. Andy had some of the nicest machinery I have ever seen in a frame building shop. By scanning the 2,600 square feet of his workshop you can really tell … Continue reading

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New Velo Cult Hoodies!

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After high demand we finally made more hoodies. These are super soft and light…perfect for riding. We got these printed by hand by a local screen printer. Printed on Alternative Apparel hoodies. These are the nicest ones we’ve made yet … Continue reading

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New Velo Cult x Chuey Cycling Caps

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We just got Chuey to make these awesome Velo Cult cycling caps. Each one is handmade in San Francisco. We went with a cotton twill on the outside and a soft satin liner on the inside. These caps are extremely … Continue reading

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Portland, OR: Velo Cult Visits Vanilla

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One of my first stops (aside from Voodoo Doughnuts) was the Vanilla Cycles workshop. Mike and Sacha were kind enough to let me poke around and take photos. Theses guys have their own little frame building compound including a frame … Continue reading

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San Diego Tour De Fat 2010

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New Belgium has done it again. They put on a bike/beer festival every year at Balboa Park for free. Costumed bike enthusiasts come from all over to drink beer, watch a live band and ride circus bikes. Once, again it … Continue reading

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South Park Walkabout – Fall 2010

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Saturday night we had our Fall South Park Walkabout which is an event where most of the businesses in South Park stay open late and encourage people to come in and hang out. As always, we were serving s’mores which … Continue reading

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