A new ride for myself

I haven’t built myself a new frame for over 4 years,I felt no need. But the allure of titanium, some new “standards” and the advent of 29+ got to me. After building the “quiver killer” in my last post, I…

Titanium 29+/4″fat/Rohloff drive

This one has it all going on: Titanium 29/29+/4″fat Trail/Bike-packer. Set up for 1X/SS or Rohloff drive options, all with a standard 73mm BB shell. 44mm head tube Paragon Rocker dropouts Curved Seat tube, top tube and seat tubes. Heavily…

Titanium offerings

In addition to titanium stems and handlebars AMPeirce is now offering Titanium frames! Pricing is still TBD, but will likely start at $2800 and will have all the same options available as steel models, curves, dropouts etc…  

Tandem, Moto style!

Set up with custom travel limited Maverick duc32  and Knards. Not as pretty as the truss fork, but pretty awesome for keeping the front end under control. We have been riding the thawing Colorado conditions lately, and thus lots of…

First Trip with the New Tandem

 We hit the road for Lake Pueblo State park, if you haven’t been, you should check it out. 56+ miles of fun flowing singletrack with some technical moves thrown in and best of all it’s dry most of the year.…

Back to work

So, back to some “real” work this week. Welding up the fittings on a 540 gallon stainless steel hot water tank that I started before the show. It’s for a solar home heating system. Lots and lots of welds on…

Getting it dirty…. what it was made for.

Tammy and I finally got out on the new “beast”. We put some flat pedals on and  ran it through mud, slush and snow and it handled great, the big tires and slacker head tube angle are definitely an improvement…

OOps… gotta enter if you want to win.

Ok, My Gaff I thought “Best new builder ” was a automatic entry catagory, it wasn’t. I don’t think I was the only one, as every new builder brought their bikes to the judging area and there was only eight…

NAHBS: the experience

Well, it was a long weekend for a couple of introverts, but Tammy and I held up pretty well (actually Tammy got sick on Sat, but  rallied on Sunday). Many thanks to our friend Gary Blakley, he spent Saturday in…