It’s getting late now, maybe 10 or 11 at night and the garage is pretty chilly. I’ve got a furrowed brow and I’m starting to get stressed. For the past few hours I’ve been feeding various cables in and out of the frame trying to work out if the ‘impossible’ internal routing I’ve specced is
A quick post that rounds up some finishing options I’d not seen before from our favourite fabricators. Back in my day it was either sand blasted or high polish and that was it, but now… It’s pretty rust, isn’t it? Ya’ll know that titanium doesn’t rust, right? OK, to be fair, the surface does react
Someone pinged me recently with a question about costs – which made me realised that I’ve not updated the FAQ’s for years! Handily, another reader was happy to share his recent round of quotes after he approached Titan, Waltly and XACD with details of his latest project. I have to say the results were surprising… ‘Mr X’
Now, you remember I was promising you a part two of the ‘new skool’ hardtail item? It was all down to Olivier… Olivier, from Switzerland, is a friend of the blog from way back, his Alpine ‘Raw Label’ hardtail was one of the first bikes I featured. He got in touch recently to let me know
And now, as a bit of a late Christmas present, we have something slightly different. Jurien likes his small wheelers and is a big fan of the Swift folders made by Xootr, but what to do when your current bike is coming to the end of it’s life and you want something unique to replace it?