• Rich and Appleman road bike

    Rich’s new Road Bike

    April 20, 2013

    Rich picked up his new Appleman road bike today!  Rich brought in a frame with severe damage after an accident.  Repairing the damage wasn’t a viable option (while very rare, there are a few frames I can’t fix).  The stars aligned and I had...

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  • First Class Dropouts: Framebuilding Podcast

    April 16, 2013

    First Class Dropouts is a podcast/talkshow about bikes from the view of framebuilders.   The first episode talks about our experiences at NAHBS.  Keep an ear out for the Jens Voigt soundboard. First Class Dropouts: A Framebuilder’s Talkshow is the brainchild of Erik Noren...

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  • Road Disc Fork

    April 12, 2013

    This just in!  Enve’s road disc fork will be going on an upcoming Appleman frame! On my scale, the fork weighs 448 grams, has a 1.5″ tapered steerer tube, and an integrated cable guide!   The post mount for the brake caliper is for...

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  • Miters

    March 22, 2013

    The next bike in the queue is for review in CX Magazine!  The jig has been set up and the tubes mitered.  Tight miters make for a strong joint.  Pictured are the front triangle tubes!  This is going to be another fun CX build!

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  • New Website

    March 17, 2013

    The Appleman Bicycles  website has received a facelift!  We have the bulk of the content up, but will be adding to it over the next few days.  Please keep checking back for updates!    Feel free to contact us if you have any problems, suggestions,...

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