L’uomo del Titanio

L’uomo del titanio 8 dicembre 2014 Reprinted with permission from the website: http://www.ilcastiglionese.com/ Mark Crisp è di Houston. La città soprannominata Space City da quando è diventata ,nell’ormai lontano 1958, sede della NASA, è anche la metropoli del petrolio e delle...
By :
Comments : 0

Giovanni’s Custom Ti Road

Hey, Back in the shop after a month-long battle with pneumonia. I’m still not sure who won the battle, but at least I’m still mulling around and showing signs of life. I’ve been wanting to post some pictures and finally have some energy to get behind the...
By :
Comments : 1

MTB Magazine – Jan 2013

Ciao Amici, sono 10gg che sono in balia della polmonite. 10gg senza tagliare tubi. 10 gg senza rispondere telefono o email. 10 gg senza una birra (chi e’ che sostiene che non esistono miracoli..). Dolori dappertutto. Oggi riesco a star qui, d’avanti questo computer...
By :
Comments : 2

Dreamy Bikes of Bicycling Magazine

Hey Cycling Bothers and Sisters.. Another quick entry, which deserves way more time than I can currently dedicate. Time-warping way back to last December I had the privilege to participate in a titanium shootout for Bicycling Magazine. I was asked to supply as custom titanium...
By :
Comments : 1

Update – New website, FYXO video, and other bits

Hey Y’all, Hope you’re off to a great 2013! As you can see, I’ve been tooling around in the interwebs and cobbled together a new website. Sorry for you folks with Apple/Mac products about the delay. About 8 years ago, I made the mistake of listening to a...
By :
Comments : 0

Rome wasn’t built in a day…

…and neither was Nicola’s bike. After waiting patiently, Nicola picked up his new frameset at Eroica this year. I just received the DVD of photos that he sent after taking a few rides, talk about bike porn. Only in Rome can you find a backdrop like that. A bow of...
By :
Comments : 10

Another Day for Remebering

Closing out the chapter of my Magni-bike, I had yet another extraordinary opportunity to crash a party, this time at Madonna del Ghisallo Bike Museum in Como. Auro Bulbarelli was presenting his now famous biography of Magni, with the official presentation on the 27th of October...
By :
Comments : 1

Fiorenzo Magni, The Lion of Flanders, Cycling legend dies at 91

http://www.gazzetta.it/Ciclismo/19-10-2012/-morto-fiorenzo-magni-terzo-eroe-italiano-912949381070.shtml So sad to hear this news. My friend of fellow cohort Ivo was here at the shop yesterday talking with Sig. Magni as we were discussing the delivery of his custom bike to the...
By :
Comments : 0

Premio Torriani..talk about Eroica in one room!

Hey Folks, Last month, on the 7th of September, I was about as honored as a framebuilder-guy could get. I received a visit from my friend and old-school mechanic (for Gino Bartali) Ivo Faltoni months ago. He was passing by to give me a shout and bring me some flyers for his...
By :
Comments : 7