Tag Archives: frame building

The welder will see you now: Eriksen’s Brad Bingham

“Moots got my name from that class, said come on out and weld for us. So I took a 69-cents-an-hour pay cut.” Continue reading

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Frame building for credit at the University of Iowa

Historically, frame building often begins with brazing the first frame. But TIG welding is a more universal skill in terms of application. You don’t braze a trailer hitch, for instance; you weld it. Continue reading

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A memorable name. A memorable bike. Pedalino

Sometimes the question isn’t what’s new. It’s who’s new. It’s a better question. And leads to a more interesting answer. Continue reading

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A conversation with Rob English about his 10.8-pound road bike, single-sided hubs and getting his weekends back

Rob English is focused on engineering, development and supporting production at Bike Friday, the packable bike/folding bike company based in Eugene, Oregon. That’s one job. He’s also a custom frame builder who hawks his wares under the English Cycles flag, … Continue reading

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Cyclepedia peddles iPad app: Weekly Linker, December 18, 2011

Could Cyclepedia be the most beautiful bicycle app for the iPad ever? Could be. Imagine interactive graphics and museum-quality 360-degree views of 100 fine bicycles—and being able to zoom in at 20 times magnification. Of course, my lousy satellite Internet … Continue reading

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