Campagnolo and Crisp in Japan

Well, this little one has turned more tricks than Houdini. First in Berlin, then Rome, then New York and now Japan. It’s being used as a model for the 80th Anniversary Groupset from Campagnolo. I’ve posted more about this collaboration here, but as you can see this...
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W La Ciccia

Here’s the latest custom titanium road frame. Just out of the oven last night and picked up by it’s new owner from Florence. Keep your eyes peeled, he’ll be moving fast! ciao! -darren
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Di2 Mods

Here’s one for the electronic buffs. My friend Andrea came by with his custom Crisp Road built a while back. He wanted to update to electronic and had already purchased the Di2 setup. Drilled out a few holes, got down in the bottom bracket, made some room for cables and...
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Pez-Dedacciai-Crisp Special Project

A Show Bike: The Crisp K19 Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by Corey Sar Fox Reprinted with permission from the website Pezcyclingnews.com This year’s ExpoBici in Padova, Italy featured a special creation: a collaboration between tubeset makers Dedacciai, framebuilder Darren Crisp and...
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Show Season Ends

Hey Y’all, It’s been a while, yup, I know. Sorry I’ve been away so long. As you know, the life of a one-man dog-and-pony show can be rewarding but leaves little time for putting it all together in a nice, tight package. So things for now are going to have to be...
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Campagnolo 80th Anniversary

This year has been a crazy ride, thus far. I started back in the shop after a great break with family back in Texas. Within days, I was hammered with pneumonia which took me to the mat for almost a month. Three weeks of antibiotics and bed resulted in pain and discomfort that was...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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