• MN State Gravel Championships

    Gravel Ride

    October 28, 2013

    Winter is closing in fast up in the Minnesota tundra, but there was one last nice day this weekend!  I was able to scope out the course for the 52 mile stage of the Minnesota State Gravel Championships in Northfield,...

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  • Appleman Cyclocross Bike Review

    CX Magazine Bike Review

    October 16, 2013

    Cyclocross Magazine  wrote a raving review of a custom Appleman CX frame in the “Considering Custom” series.  I built them a dream bike and they got a dream bike!  I’m very proud to be the only carbon fiber framebuilder...

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  • Eric and Matt with their Appleman bikes

    Baker Orchard CX Report

    October 7, 2013

    It was a great day (cool and rainy) for cyclocross racing!  It rained three days leading up to the race making for slippery conditions. Elite 1/2 racer Eric Thompson won (dominated) his race!  I also raced and had a...

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  • Eric runs stairs

    Eric Thompson wins Metal Cross

    October 4, 2013

    Appleman rider Eric Thompson dominated Metal Cross race weekend!  Metal Cross is a two day cross race event in Clearwater, MN.  Eric rode his Appleman to victory on a damp course Saturday to win by over 1 minute!  ...

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  • Eric Thompson racing in Madison, Wi

    Appleman Sponsors Eric Thompson for CX

    September 25, 2013

    I’m happy to announce that Appleman Bicycles is sponsoring pro/elite cyclocross racer, Eric Thompson!  Eric and I met through the Youth Cycling League in our early teens.  Since then, I’ve been tuning carbon fiber bikes and Eric has been...

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