Archive for March, 2011

Ibis Tranny build

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Nice man brings me a Tranny to put together, looks good to me!

Ibis Tranny

Phil Wood SS hubs in red, on 819’s running Schwalbe tubeless.

Phil Wood at Sideways Cycles

Cotic Soul 29er…

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Coming soon.

Cotic Soul 29er

1.5″ Steerer, Internal Headset?

Friday, March 25th, 2011

It can be done. Take your Internal headset bike and make sure it has a 44mm I.D…

44mm ID headtube

Then get a 44mm headset whcih takes 1.5″ steerers, there’s a few available, but Nukeproof is easy to get. You need to reduce the throat length of the headset to suit the inset depth on your frame though, as no one in the entire universe has a reaming tool to fit these frames!

Spin 'em down

Bosh it all together and voila – fat forks in a skinny bike. Easy!

Pace with 1.5

Singular Swift

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Here’s a Swift I just put together with 8spd Alfine. Sweet!

Alfine Singular Swift at Sideways Cycles


Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

Jon Wyatt - Pulitzer Prize?