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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!…

Volpe update… everything’s in the mail…

just a short update, racks, bags, and pedals for the Bianchi Volpe tourer build are all in the mail… you’ll get pics when i get muh stuff! ๐Ÿ˜‰…

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…

my Gunnar Sport…

so this is my Gunnar Sport, an all around beauty built by hand in Waterford, WI. this season i’m running mostly Campagnolo Chorus 11spd stuff with the exceptions…

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…

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 ๐Ÿ˜‰ -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 ๐Ÿ˜‰ -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…

[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 powder coating…

so, just got the Volpe back from the powder coaters, colors more olive than i thought, but i still like it. got bored and cleaned up the headset…

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,…

finishing up the Univega…

just finished putting the final touches on the Univega Nuovo Sport city bike build, looks pretty good if i do say so myself ๐Ÿ™‚ -peter

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…

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…