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a rideable Bianchi Volpe…

so, i finished getting the Volpe rideable as of yesterday… or maybe the day before, time is irrelevant 😉 anyhow, i got the SRAM X9 long cage rear…

a quick shot of the Gunnar…

just a quick snap of the Gunnar from the other day, hated the light so didn’t bother with any more, hope to have some more this week. love…

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

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…

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…

Bianchi Volpe back from R+E…

so i drove up to Seattle today to get the Bianchi Volpe back from R+E Cycles in the U-District, as they finished one to two weeks early! wow,…

lily truckin’ around the house…

so this is Lily my newish American Bulldog puppy that i got on my way back up from california (moving the last of my stuff from Redlands, CA)…

svphoenix final cam update, it’s done!!!

finished up the cam swap today, swapping in first generation sv650 intake cams into the exhaust side of my second generation sv650, it adds a couple bhp and…

sv phoenix on crack update, swingarms here!!!

so the gsr600 swingarm arrived today from over the pond in the uk, sending it off to zoran at twin works factory west on friday or saturday!!! measurements…

let the teardown begin… phoenix to ashes…

began the tear-down today… i have more pics, but i only spent 40 minutes on this, i needed a break from life for a bit. -peter