Tag Archives: frame building

Rob English doubles up Down Under

Bicycles come, bicycles go. (So do websites, which will eventually break a couple of the links in this article.) Two Bike Friday machines departed the production world in 2007: the SatRDay recumbent (a used one was listed on Green Gear’s … Continue reading

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Becoming a bicycle, part 4

The tubing has been bent, cut and connected. The steel heart of the bicycle has been painted. Decals have been applied. This is the frame of the Bike Friday tikit at rest, in pieces. To underline the obvious, this is … Continue reading

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Becoming a bicycle, part 2

When I was a full-time bicycle mechanic, I didn’t necessarily look up to professional bicycle racers as the best representatives of the sport. Greg LeMond, after all, was Greg LeMond, a guy who took his prodigious talent to France to … Continue reading

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