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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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ExpoBici Padova 2012, archived!

Ciao Friends, Un breve entry per salutarVi e per ringraziare chi e’ venuto/a a trovarmi a Expobici Padova quest’anno. Come sempre, mi fa un enorme piacere a vedere amici e tanti Crisp ciclisti di anni passati e del futuro. Come potete immaginare, e’ una fatica...
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Cycle!

Dove inziare? Sono passati settimane (mesi) dall’ultimo entry nel blog. Un sacco di cose belle e divertente da raccontare, ma poco tempo per approfondimenti. Vado al sodo, altrimenti i telai accumulano delle ragnatelle intorno.. Ragazzi, sono rimasto stupito dal lavoro che...
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Lennard Zinn talks about road disc brakes…

I receive many questions about road disc brakes and the pros and cons of such. This FAQ to Lennard Zinn of Velonews caught my eye and discusses some of the specific problems associated with discs on a road bike setup. As always, Lennard is thorough in his research and offers some...
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Arriva la bufera di (Bianca) neve~~

Just when you think she can’t take it to the next level!! Un amico mi ha inviato una copia (giugno 2012) di MTB World, segnalandomi l’articolo basato sulle avventure della nostra carissima amica Ausilia Vistarini. Un bellissimo racconto delle sue esperienza...
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