Journal — Frame Building

“Obsessional behaviour” – Graeme Obree

Graeme Obree is a real Hero of ours. Not only for his amazing achievements on the bike but for the fact that he broke records on a bike that he made himself, a bike that reshaped how people looked at bicycles, and also the sport itself. These’s a fantastic interview with Graeme over on Humans [...]

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#VendrediVideo – Kluge and Condor Cycles

There’s something beautiful about old machines…. Meet Nick Sambrato. He runs a print shop in Orlando, Florida called Mama’s Sauce. Nick isn’t a very smart guy. At a time in history when the print industry is pouncing from one space-age technological advancement to the next, Nick has decided to take a giant leap backwards into [...]

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#VendrediVideo – Woodoo Cycles, Holland Cycles & The Jiggernaut

The first video this week is something that’s far removed from what we’ll be teaching at The Bicycle Academy or what almost any other frame builder does, but it’s amazing… Learn how ExoGrid bicycles from Holland Cycles transform what you know about custom bike frames. Hand Crafted precision meets cutting edge technology producing the perfection you deserve. [...]

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A little experiment…

Although not something that we’ll focus on at The Bicycle Academy (at least not for a while) I thought that it would be cool to lern to build with Lugs, so that’s what I’ve been doing this week. It’s been great fun and I’ve learned loads … I’ll write up more about the whole experience [...]

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