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Internal cable routing now standard

In 2011 I developed a lightweight, non-rattling, and super clean looking internal cable routing solution. Cables and housing never need to be fished through… just push it in and it will guide itself through the internal tubing. When paired with disc brakes, cables/housing can be…

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28 Dec 2012 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Blog no comments

Happy Customer from Florida!

It’s always nice to hear feedback from customers. Bill is happy with his new Appleman! He built it up with Campagnolo Super Record 11 and a Dedacockpit. Here’s what he had to say about the bike:  

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18 Dec 2012 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Bikes, Blog no comments

MN State CX Championship

I don’t race much anymore, but when I do, it’s cyclocross. It’s fun, low key, and you can race at your own pace. This weekend was the Minnesota State Cyclocross Championships! Thanks to Chris S. (race promoter and Appleman repair customer) for putting on such…

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02 Dec 2012 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Blog, Rides no comments

New Minnesota Made Tubeset

I continuously work hard to make every Appleman better and better. They are already pretty darn good… but perfection is a never ending goal. The latest and greatest improvement is new tubing! Not only are these tubes designed in Minnesota (by yours truly), but they…

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07 Nov 2012 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Blog no comments

New Frame Fixture!

What’s black, aluminum, and has orange handles all over? I just recieved a new Anvil Bikeworks frame fixture! The new Journeyman 3.1 fixture has a lot of great new features that aid in setting up the geometry of the bike and providing precise alignment. I…

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12 Sep 2012 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Around The Shop, Blog no comments

Twin CX Bikes

Before shipping the bike, I snapped a few pictures of Steve’s gravel/cx rig alongside my personal bike. Steve liked the bike I brought to NAHBS so well that he wanted one in his size and with the new 2012 Sram Red components!  

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06 Sep 2012 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Bikes, Blog no comments

Ultimate Gravel Road Racer: Tires

Gravel road racing/riding is becoming a popular niche. Races like Crusher in the Tusher and Tour of the Battenkill are gaining popularity. Appleman Bicycles has a great solution for a bike that is equally at home on gravel, dirt, and pavement.   I plan on…

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18 Aug 2012 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Bikes, Blog, Rides 1 comment