Around The Shop

Rich’s new Road Bike

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 an…

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20 Apr 2013 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Around The Shop, Bikes, Blog 1 comment

Road Disc Fork

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 140mm…

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12 Apr 2013 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Around The Shop, Blog no comments

Miters

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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22 Mar 2013 Posted by Appleman Bicycles in Around The Shop, 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