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Victory Bicycle Studio Parlee

Bike Shop Build: Parlee Z5SL

The thoughts and details during a bike build are what make a great bike shop a resource and a dream factory for bicycle geeks like myself. These custom bike builds are what keep me inspired and excited to continue to work within the industry. Few more bike profiles over yonder. Parlee Z5Sl from Victory Bicycle Studio in Memphis, TN Photo Credit: Clark Butcher

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Mountain Goat FKR

Bike Shop Build: Mountain Goat FKR

The thoughts and details during a bike build are what make a great bike shop a resource and a dream factory for bicycle geeks like myself. These custom bike builds are what keep me inspired and excited to continue to work within the industry. Mountain Goat FKR from First Flight Bikes in Statesville, NC Photo Credit: Jeff Archer

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Bike Shop Build Surly Troll

Bike Shop Builds: Surly Troll

The thoughts and details during a bike build are what make a great bike shop a resource and a dream factory for bicycle geeks like myself. These custom bike builds are what keep me inspired and excited to continue to work within the industry. Few more bike profiles over yonder. Surly Troll from Ride a Bike in Lincolnton, NC Take your spare parts bin and…

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Bike Shop Build: Parlee CX

Bike Shop Build: Parlee CX

The thoughts and details during a bike build are what make a great bike shop a resource and a dream factory for bicycle geeks like myself. These custom bike builds are what keep me inspired and excited to continue to work within the industry. Few more bike profiles over yonder.   Parlee CX from Reality Bikes in Cumming, GA  Photo credit: Duncan McGuire

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Foundry Cycles Broadaxe Single Speed

Foundry Cycles Broadaxe: Singleatored

Enter the Foundry Cycles Broadaxe. Designed to be ridden aggressive. This hard tail has molded stays to “flex” and give a bit.

BB92 & 12mm thru axle rear. This means stiff. 438mm stays means nimble. Carbon means a lay up process that will allow for a molded top tube and rear stays to make the abuse of a 50 miler not so bad.

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2013 Surly Bikes Preview

I’ve been biased to the Surly brand since 2003. This is about when I purchased my first Karate Monkey “29er” and then again in 2004 when I picked up a hidden stock of the pink 1×1. Since then I’ve had many bikes with the Surly logo stickered down the side. Multiple Karate Monkey’s, a Long Haul Trucker, a Big Dummy and Steamroller. There hasn’t been…

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Surly Krampus

Surly Krampus and the 29+ Take Over

The last 10 days of my existence I’ve been in Utah drinking in all of the new bike knowledge I could handle. One of the biggest things that came out of the event of Saddle Drive was a new fatty bike from Surly Bikes. Meet the Surly Krampus

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All City Macho Man

All City Macho Man is Really Macho

30 minute ride on a demo All City Macho Man. Mostly single track, some baby head rocks, some road, some tight hipster capris and I love the darn thing.  

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Foundry Cycles Auger B1

My Bikes: Foundry Cycles Auger B1

As a rep for Quality Bicycle Products I have many bikes that are ridden and driven all around the Southeast. They are *all* considered demo’s, so if you are in the southeast and want to try out one of my bikes let me know in the comments or drop me a line on the contact page. The newest bike in my fleet is a cyclocross…

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Signature Cycles Seven Cycles IMX 29er

Signature Cycles Bike of the Week: Seven Cycles IMX 29er

Signature Cycles featured a bike a week on their Facebook and website. After receiving their approval I now plan on reposting ones that catch my eye, either mountain, road or women’s hot rods! Seven Cycles IMX 29er Seven Cycles IMX 29er is a carbon and titanium wonder with a burst of color. The Fox Shox fork was custom painted by Seven to match the frame. The build…

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