Handmade steel bike frames and complete bikes crafted one at a time. I blend expertise in framebuilding, manufacturing and hard-core riding to create light-weight, solid bike frames with a sweet liveliness that only thin-wall steel tubing can offer.

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The Rough Diamond project.... Gravel Road Disc

The Rough Diamond project…. Gravel Road Disc

The brief was for a Di2 Disc-braked frame intended to be ridden on Gravel Roads
Linda's Gravel Road Randonneur

Linda’s Gravel Road Randonneur

I recently built this 650B Randonneur for my partner.
Testing frame design theory

Testing frame design theory

Another day at the office …. putting frame-geometry theory to the test.
James' Spirit tubing road bike 45,000km re-paint

James’ Spirit tubing road bike 45,000km re-paint

James brought his Columbus Spirit tubing frame in for a re-paint …
Lex Gravel Road Bike: the Red22 hydro disc update

Lex Gravel Road Bike: the Red22 hydro disc update

Lex’s Gravel Road Bike….. the Red22 Hydro disc update
Dan's Dura-Ace 9000 road racing bike

Dan’s Dura-Ace 9000 road racing bike

The brief for the frame was for it to work best for Dan in a sprint ….
Heather's and Fred's Randonneurs

Heather’s and Fred’s Randonneurs

Heather’s and Fred’s Randonneurs….
My new 27.5 / 650B mountainbike

My new 27.5 / 650B mountainbike

My new bike, a 27.5 / 650B mountainbike.
Darin's 26" mountainbike

Darin’s 26″ mountainbike

This mountainbike will be hitting the trails in Bright
Mark's Commuter

Mark’s Commuter

A low maintenance commuter for Mark.
James' 650B 27.5

James’ 650B 27.5

A 650B or  “twenty-seven-five” for James fitted with SRAM’s XX1 drivetrain.
650B Mountainbike

650B Mountainbike

This will make a great bike, custom made for Emma.
Relaxed Road Bike

Relaxed Road Bike

A stable handling road bike for a relaxed journey and taking in the view. The upright riding position and…..
ACBS 2012 .... more pics

ACBS 2012 …. more pics

some great pics of the bike show are surfacing …..
ACBS 2012

ACBS 2012

for those of you who couldn’t make it to the Australian Custom Bike Show, here are a few pics. Held Dec 1,2 in South Melbourne. Over 1000 people attended so I reckon it’ll be on again in a year’s time!    
Andrew's singlespeed 29er

Andrew’s singlespeed 29er

Andrew’s new and improved 29er….
Australian Custom Bicycle Show 1 & 2 Dec

Australian Custom Bicycle Show 1 & 2 Dec

If you haven’t heard of this, come along, check it out and say hi.  In Port Melbourne, 1 & 2 December 2012  
Pegoretti Falz Fork

Pegoretti Falz Fork

Just arrived, Dario Pegoretti’s Falz fork: made for steel frames. I’m keen to test ‘em out. Falz is Italian for Sickle in Dario’s dialect. It has been explained to me that Dario created it to achieve the  lateral stiffness he was seeking which other forks with their aero-section fork blades can lack. Available only with...
Rob's Road Bike Completed

Rob’s Road Bike Completed

Rob’s bike is now built up ……
James travel MTB

James travel MTB

A mountainbike frame for James, with travel couplers….
Jason's Road frame

Jason’s Road frame

The latest frame … this paint finish took some effort to get but was worth it.