While most folks are most worried about not getting enough training, it is often the issue of overtraining that can be the most damaging to cyclists. Overtraining can result in a major, several week setback to your fitness. The balance a coach and athlete must play is between the fine line of overreaching and overtraining. […]Read more "Dangers of Overtraining for Cyclists"
After a good 6 months of riding, I thought it might be time for a long term test thought. So far the frame has performed admirably. I should mention that I removed the integrated seat post concept a few months back. I can actually notice a bit of ride difference. I think I preferred the […]Read more "True Temper S3 Update"
I’ve ridden a pretty big variety of cycling apparel. Although, I have been fortunate to have sponsorship support most years I have been riding, I have had to buy my own stuff as well. The list of companies that I have had full kits from include: Primal Castelli Giordana Pearl Izumi Each has their own […]Read more "Pactimo Team Kit – Sonic Boom"
Here are some random photos that may end up in a post about a few frames I have completed or I am completing soon. Some fun diverse stuff coming out of Campie Design Studio.Read more "Random Frame Building Photos"
Wait lists are a funny thing with custom builders. It really depends on your production time, right? If it takes 2 months to build a frame, than 3 frames loos like a long wait list. If it takes a week, than it’s a whole different story. For the first time I am building frames for […]Read more "Wait list"
I built the bike up with SRAM XO, Stan’s wheels and carbon bars/seatpost. It is an incredibly light (24 lbs with pedals and cages) and nimble handling bike for a 29er. I am extremely happy with the ride. I rode a fully carbon 29er for a while until I got this bike built. My frame is […]Read more "29er Mountain Bike – Final"
I’ve started painting my own frames more on my last few builds. It gives me a sense of full ownership in the process and I can make any final changes if I don’t like the color, etc. (Plus I really can’t afford the 800+ bucks for the pros) Painting is just has difficult as the […]Read more "29er Mountain Bike Frame – Paint"