Repair

Carbon Repair is a Big Relief

Damaging a carbon frame is a major bummer!  Many people are unaware that repairing carbon fiber is even an option.  Repair is a great option that is often cheaper than a new frame and is stronger than the before.  Carbon fiber is one of the…

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02 Jul 2013 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Blog, Repair 1 comment

Big Bad Bike Baking Oven

Ever wonder how bikes are baked in an oven?  I use a Big Bad Bike Baking Oven to accomplish the job!  The new oven is large enough to fit any frame in and provides extremely consistant temperatures within the chamber.   The oven is used…

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02 Jul 2013 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Around The Shop, Blog, Repair no comments

No Paint Repairs

If your carbon frame gets damaged, then Appleman repair is a great option!  In the day and age of bikes with flashy paint jobs and 15 logos scattered throughout, many customers are electing to get their frame repaired without paint. There are a lot of…

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07 Jun 2013 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Around The Shop, Blog, Repair 2 comments

Cable Stop Repair

Dan at Grand Performance Bicycle Shop brought me a standard cable stop repair, but not for the normal reason.   Dan’s thighs are quite large and while riding his thighs would rub the cable stop and draw blood!   As I went to move the cable…

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17 May 2013 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Blog, Repair no comments

Appleman modifies HED modern/retro bike

A few weeks ago, Steve Hed came to the Appleman shop and I helped make a few modifications to a bike project they were bringing to Sea Otter.   This year is Campagnolo’s 80th anniversary of Super Record components.  Steve Hed also had a 50th anniversary…

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24 Apr 2013 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Blog, Media, Repair no comments