another new bike, 2010 Spooky Darkside XC…
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another new bike, 2010 Spooky Darkside XC…

so here goes, i have to cross a bridge to get to one of my jobs, this bridge is tolled, excessively. so i decided, why aren’t i riding my bike across the bridge? but which bike? the Gunnar’s paint is “sensitive”, the 750 is too clean to abuse every day like that, the 950 just…

new Easton parts for the Klein Quantum Race…
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new Easton parts for the Klein Quantum Race…

just short and sweet update on the Klein Quantum Race. basically i decided to swap the bars and seat-post for something a little more carbon, a cut down EC90 rear post and an EC70 ergo carbon bar up front. visually i’m in love with both, i think the EC90 post and the Klein go together…

finally! a Trek 750 Multitrack update…
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finally! a Trek 750 Multitrack update…

so finally! haha, well, it’s still being built, i promise! 😉 so what’s new? probably a lot, the Farfarer Touring front mini rack hasn’t been installed on a photo up on the blog so far, the crankset, the lack of a front derailleur (see crankset haha). the brakes are back on, i had removed them…

a wheelset for the Klein Quantum Race…
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a wheelset for the Klein Quantum Race…

well, after a long wait, i finally received the DT Swiss RR440 24h front rim and the Asymmetric 32h rear, which of course i had to immediately build 😉 the front is laced up with; Sapim Laser spokes (2.0-1.5-2.0 butted), DT Swiss brass spoke head washers, DT Swiss alloy nipples (two red nipples around the…

Campagnolo Record for the Klein…
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Campagnolo Record for the Klein…

just a small update with some mediocre pictures, got the majority of the groupset for the Klein Quantum Race in the mail yesterday, got a deal on it to boot. working on getting the wheels together next, though i’d also like to finish the Trek 750 Touring bike (all it needs is brakes, a SRAM…

Ciamillo + Soul Kozak, Klein Quantum Race…
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Ciamillo + Soul Kozak, Klein Quantum Race…

well, it’s been awhile, but i’m still working hard to get all my projects done, and the Klein Quantum Race is definitely up at the top of my list. a few changes have occurred, the Mango Chris King headset got swapped out for the black King headset that i had on the Gunnar, which is…

updates to the Trek 930 SHX
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updates to the Trek 930 SHX

just a bit of an update on the ’93 Trek 930 SHX. so far the upgrades are as such, front to back, Chris King 1 1/8″ headset with a Thomson stemcap, Magura MD80R 80mm travel fork, Avid Ultimates with KoolStop Thinline Salmon pads, DKG 33mm Seatpost clamp, Cane Creek Thudbuster LT 27.2 seatpost, and a…

yet another Trek, ’93 930 SHX…
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yet another Trek, ’93 930 SHX…

so yeah… i got myself ANOTHER Trek, this time a ’93 SingleTrack 930 SHX, it’s basically identical to my ’92 950, but with a different sized seat-post and a suspension fork with a threadless headset. the original Trek Shock Wave fork has been replaced with a newer(ish) Marzocchi Bomber fork, and i’ve pretty much stripped…