NAHBS-2011, Part 1

As many of you are aware, The North American Handmade Bike Show just concluded in Austin, Texas. I took the long plane ride back to the homeland to check it out and to meet up with some old friends and colleagues of The Frame Builders’ Collective. No doubt, the bikes are...
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Italian State of the Nation

OMG, credo che e’ l’opinione piu’ prescisa che ho visto finora. If you want to see the current state of affairs of recent Italian politics summed up exquisitely, this is the video for you:
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Getting down to the wire…

Their bags are packed. Their race provisions deposited at the three checkpoints along the route. All they can do  now is set off for the adventure. Check out Ausilia’s blog as well as Sebastiano’s blog for all the updates of her extrordinary trek across Alaska and the...
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Orbital Welding Fun

Tante cose, tutte insieme alla “casa” Crisp. Sto completando un nuovo progetto dello sterzo “oversized” che mi permette di usufrire il sistema InSet della casa Chris King. Ormai, sono diversi anni che sono scritto OEM con la King e offro tutti i loro...
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Melissa Kern (USA)

This is Melissa Kern. She’s been riding for Crisp Titanium for almost three years now. Other than placing on the podium in the 2007 mtb Nationals, she’s been riding her Crisp custom 26er all the way to the New Jersey State Championship No.1 ranking. I’m...
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Getting ready for Iditabike

Here’s a link to a quick video that I made while working on the bikes for Ausilia Vistarini and Sebastiano Favaro. The are two great friends and are supported Crisp riders. They are embarking on the Iditabike Challenge in Alaska ...
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We’re Live!

Just a test run with the blog. I’m new at this stuff, so don’t be scared if you see something out of the ordinary. Looking for some comments and critiques. Hope you enjoy! Here’s a picture of Carlo Alberto Venturelli, tearing it up! And Ausilia…sempre con...
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