This frameset is for Davis Bickston from the Republic of Texas.
Davis wanted a single speed 29er, and that's just what he got.
This little bridge between the top and seat tubes allows for a bit more
stand over clearance while keeping the arced line.
Pewter anodized dropouts.
A mix of careful masking and brush painting.
Segmented forks allow the builder to tune the ride of the fork
for each individual. I like to fillet braze the crown first with brass,
leaving the steerer tube and fork blades to be brazed in
with silver, which has a much lower melting temperature,
to keep the steerer and blades much less heat effected
and as strong as possible.
Here's a little clip from Texas.
It's the Lillingtons. Man, they were young!
Death By Television has to be one of the
most ridiculously fun records since The Ramones.
Viva, los powerchords!