The Made bike shop showcased efforts from frame builders as well as cycling products produced domestically and attracted thousands of bike geeks, gravel riders, and hardtail enthusiasts, to congregate on the Portland waterfront to walk its dimly lit hall. Dozens of beautifully crafted bicycles were on display, and even if you weren’t currently in the […]
I’m the first to admit I haven’t really been following the fat bike trends all that closely. Our local conditions don’t call for it, but there are clearly a lot of folks stoked on rigid bikes with huge tires. If we had snow covering our trails for a good part of the year, perhaps my POV on […]
It has been some time since I’ve spent time on a hardtail. A few buddies and myself put in a number of rides last winter on the NW Oregon coast rolling fully rigid single speeds, and it was a pretty good time. Sandy trails with short climbs and zero bike maintenance equals lots of fun […]
In my effort to embrace the NW cycling culture, I’m breaking down and (partially) returning to my roots. Not the BMX bike roots, (quite yet, but I’m revisiting that too, in a future post) but the next phase I adopted early in my cycling life, the world of spandex- that is right, I’m talking XC. […]
A short time back, I posted the first pics of the frame Fred Cuthbert from Wolfhound Cycles built for me. It isn’t just your garden variety 29er hardtail mountain bike either. Hidden within the cool retro theme, is a ton of ridiculously cool stuff going on with this frame. I bugged Fred via email to […]
Agree? Disagree? In my opinion, this is the one of the best looking hard tail bicycle frames I’ve looked at. Which is awesome, because it’s mine. Created for me by Fred Cuthbert at Wolfhound Cycles in Talent, Oregon, this frame is the result of a dialog that has been going on for some time.