portrait of the artist

September 28, 2011

My personal bike builder got spotlighted on TV last the other night.

That’s right, my personal bike builder. I mean, he’s not my valet. But still.

He built this:

For me.

In that garage you see him wiggling his butt during the video clip.

If you want to see how an independent bike frame craftsman does it, watch the clip.

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11 Responses to “portrait of the artist”

  1. Brandon Says:

    Is that a number plate from the “First Night Race World Championships?”

  2. stevebpt Says:

    How is Orange doing?

    • dug Says:

      sometimes i can’t decide whether to hang orange on my wall or ride it.

      okay, that’s not true–i always ride it. but i am thinking of hanging a picture of orange on my wall.

  3. andy Says:

    I love small frame builders. Viva Sabrosa!

    I need to get in his queue.

  4. Larry K Says:

    How much does a Sabrosa frame weigh? Are they always steel?

  5. mark Says:

    “I can build something that will support my weight.”

    Did he mean that literally?

  6. KanyonKris Says:

    Orange is indeed a fine bike. Nice work, Jon!

    Confession: I licked it once when you weren’t looking, was disappointed it didn’t taste like an orangecicle.

  7. Jeremy Says:

    That was a cool video. Thanks for sharing.


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