June 2011

planning out the pre-war Schwinn…

as you all may know i have a ’38 Schwinn straight bar that i am starting to modify and make into my town bike. so far the conversion…

the Volpe, officially a Bianchi + King Cages…

got my Iris King Cages and reproduction Bianchi headbadge in the mail today, of course i had to see them on 😉 -peter

mellow lilyzilla…

snapped a couple of shots of lily while she was actually having a mellow moment, and then luke tried to eat her 😉 -peter

lopped off the Volpe’s steerer…

so i got bored yesterday and hacked off a section of the Bianchi Volpe’s steerer tube. i was actually really hesitant to do it, but the positioning felt…

the Volpe, now with the ability to stop…

got bored today and had a little spare time, ended up setting up brake cables and housing, damn, it’s a monster!!! definitely going to be able to do…

the Volpe is true! round and round we go…

so just a video of the Volpe’s rear wheel spinning around showing it’s trueness and roundness, makes me happy 🙂 -peter

Bianchi Volpe on it’s own two wheels…

so now that the Bianchi Volpe is standing on it’s own two wheels, that i just fished assembling yesterday (105 5700 Shimano hubs, Sapim 14/15/15 and 14g spokes,…

Thomson goodness for the Volpe…

just a quick snap of the 70mm 10° Thomson X2 road stem for the Bianchi Volpe. those are not the spacers that are going to used for the…