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Bianchi Volpe racked out…

bwa, nice racks! ๐Ÿ˜‰ sorry… anyhow! got the JANDD Extreme and Expedition racks on the Bianchi Volpe, as well as some new Shimano M530 SPD pedals, looking slick!…

a rideable Bianchi Volpe…

so, i finished getting the Volpe rideable as of yesterday… or maybe the day before, time is irrelevant ๐Ÿ˜‰ anyhow, i got the SRAM X9 long cage rear…

the Volpe all fender’ed up…

just some snaps of the Bianchi Volpe with some Velo Orange (VO) 45mm Stainless fenders, finally starting to look like a tourer ๐Ÿ˜‰ i have to say how…

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…

Volpe gets some leather chaps…

so, title aside ๐Ÿ˜‰ haha the Bianchi Volpe got some new leather goodies from a guy in Portland, OR named Geoff who runs WalnutStudiolo, you can find them…

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…

mellow lilyzilla…

snapped a couple of shots of lily while she was actually having a mellow moment, and then luke tried to eat her ๐Ÿ˜‰ -peter

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…

[vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/25252933[/vimeo] so just a video of the Volpe’s rear wheel spinning around showing it’s trueness and roundness, makes me happy ๐Ÿ™‚ -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…

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,…

furthering the Bianchi Volpe…

small update… the frame is now in the care of R+E Cycles up in Seattle, should be about two to three weeks before i see it again.. getting…

addiction… 80’s Bianchi Volpe…

so… yeah… got another bike, haha. this time it’s a lugged late 80’s Bianchi Volpe CX/Touring bike that will be turned into my full-out tourer. as far a…

the Univega’s new path…

so after a lot of thought on the Univega it was decided that i simply had to do something with the frameset, as i got it for far…

the ’38 schwinns progression…

(a photoshop job using one 650b wheel, sorry joseph ๐Ÿ˜‰ ) so i’ve been bouncing from idea to idea about what i want to do with my ’38…

the Univega turned into a Bianchi…

so after i had the Univega almost all ready to be powdercoated what should come along? an older lugged Bianchi thats what! it seems to be of the…

building up a “mini” bike ;) Univega Nuovo Sport…

got the frame for 37 dollars and that set the mood for the build; build it cheap, but build it well. more to come, but it’s going to…

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)…

Asphalt & Rubber Motoczysz shoot…

Jensen Beeler over at Asphalt & Rubber had me tag along for a shoot down in Portland at Motoczysz’ headquarters, focusing on the hot swap battery packs and…