Cycles Whiter

Roger Whiter's framebuilding blog

Fork trials

The frames are just about ready to be painted, ready for bespokedĀ  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


Wow! Grips for the smallest bike ready for 3D printing.

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fork making

  I am making several different length forks for my current projects. I am waiting for some laser cut plates for the crowns to come back. I’m also waiting for … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Making the dropouts

For this prototype, I will cut out my dropouts myself using templates usingĀ  a drill, a hack saw and a range of files. Later on once I am happy with … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Tacking my frame

I finally managed to get all the tubes on my frame lined up and in the correct angles and planes.I have tacked the frame with small bronze welds to use … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Building my jig

Heath Robinson would be proud! My home made frame jig is starting to take shape.

April 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Orbit with the broken drop out

Some time ago I discovered a nice little 531 Orbit frame discarded because it had a snapped off drop out.             I made templates by … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · Leave a comment