Tag Archives: build

New Bike Day

Yeah, I should say, New to Me Bike Day, see awhile back Luke gave me his Scott Scale frame because he didn’t have room for it and last time he tried to sell one of his bikes the prospective buyer … Continue reading

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Goodbye Nashbar Touring Hello Jake the Snake

It’s been an exciting week here in Barn Door land.  Monday a new (to me) frame showed up at my doorstep.  A 2005ish Kona, Jake the Snake cyclocross frame and fork.  I bid on this on ebay kind of low … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Decision

(ed. Note:  The following post has nothing to do with cycling, and only involves geeky computer jargon, you’ve been warned)  Yes friends, I had to make the ultimate decision recently, this decision was so ultimately profound and yet subtle in … Continue reading

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Bandersnatch 29er, Some thoughts

Well I bought a mountain bike frame yesterday, I sold a mountain bike the day before.  I spent more on the frame then I did on the complete bike I sold.  Probably not a real good business decision…  but it … Continue reading

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Nashbar Touring Frame build part 4

I So after mastering the art of cantilever brakes I started stripping more parts off my old Schwinn and getting the Nashbar touring frame rolling.  The wheels are some excellent  36 spoke generic box rims with 105 hubs, that I … Continue reading

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