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Monthly Archives: March, 2014

Chain guard

Taking shape at last, thanks to the great Dave Weaver at John Wright Modelmaking.

March 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The heat is on

Hardening the first coat of primer

March 26, 2014 · Leave a comment


Quite happy with the handlebars for the small bike.

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Paper colours

Tried taping paper mockups of the colours and stickers to the frames before the final colour decision tomorrow.

March 14, 2014 · 1 Comment

Done at last

We’ve put the racer together for a photo to mock up the colours for one final check before both frames go to the powder coaters tomorrow. br /> one final … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Last bit of brazing

Finally, both forks are looking strong and straight. Just one more bit of brazing on the larger frame then they’re ready to be painted, with exactly four weeks to go … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fork trials

The frames are just about ready to be painted, ready for bespoked¬† on the 11th April, but there’s something not quite right with this fork so I’ve taken it apart … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · Leave a comment