Lots to catch up on in blog-land.
Since the 24 we’ve had no fewer than four frames come back from powdercoat; every one of them with a special story. It’s been busy ’round here- even Interbike felt much more like *work* than it has in years past.
One shining moment stands out from the trip to Vegas…
I love hand-deliveries. The satisfaction that comes from a making a customer happy is very reassuring. Addictive, even. Craig, from World Bicycle Relief has been a friend of ours for years, going back to our time in college together. We worked at rival bike shops- across the street from one another– and used to make dirty faces to each other through the showroom windows.
Dingus sports Truvativ Hammerschmidt compatibility, with full-length cable routing to the magicmechanicwidgetwhatchamabobber on the down tube. She also has singlespeed dropouts and can therefore be ridden as a two-speed… The matted, 20,000 leagues under the sea black powdercoat and subdued decals *might* help Craig achieve some street cred whilst riding around Chicago (my home town!) and the nearby trails at Palos.