Tag Archives: Frame

Vassago Burning

I tried holding a  funeral prye for my long dead Vassago Bandersnatch frame.  A bike I loved so much I couldn’t just take the the scrapyard. Advertisements

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Repairing Aluminum Frame With Carbon

Back in early 2014 I fixed a crack in my Ksyrium Elite rear wheel by wrapping it in carbon.  3 years later I still ride those wheels and probably have put at least a couple thousand on them though they … Continue reading

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Launching a SCUD

I pretty much had to buy a bike, or at least a bike frame.  I’ve been riding a borrowed Niner in a size medium and while I probably ride it better than any bike I’ve ever owned I’m almost sure … Continue reading

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Nashbar Touring Bike Maiden Voyage

I’ve ridden the Nashbar Touring Bike a few times, never real far, nor did it have the appropriate number of clamped on accessories to be considered an actual touring bike.  That changed today when I took the NTB out for a 75 mile … Continue reading

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Nasbar Touring Frame Build part 3

I spent today sequestered in the basement building the Nashbar touring frame into a working bicycle.  The first step was getting the brakes working.  I bolted on the handlebars and levers then started cutting the cables.  My Dad gave me some Avid … Continue reading

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Nashbar Touring Frame cont.

The fork showed up for the Nashbar Touring frame today.  I ordered the stuff on Dec 5, got the frame and wheel on December 10th, those two items were shipped FedEx because they were oversized.  I recieved the other items today … Continue reading

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Nashbar Touring Bike and Mavic Wheel

I’ve got me a new project for the winter season, I’m going to build a touring bike from this Nasbar touring frame.  The Nashbar frame and fork cost 130 together, I doubt I could find a better deal anywhere else, … Continue reading

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