[Bike Lust] – Vlad Graham Coconino Firefly Wiseman English Retrotec Oddity Alliance Strong Durango

Home Mountain Bike Mountain Bike Lists [Bike Lust] – Vlad Graham Coconino Firefly Wiseman English Retrotec Oddity Alliance Strong Durango

School is back in session for the kiddos and it also looks like a lot of builders are schooling others with their talented builds. I have a slew of great American made mountain bikes in this post. I really like a lot of the bikes in this post. Everyone is really getting creative with their designs and paint schemes.

Ahearne Oregon Coast Fat Bike – more info about this bike here and here

Oregon Coast bike

Oregon Coast bike

Coconino Rigid

Coconino rigid

Coconino rigid

Firefly Titanium Hardtail

Firefly titanium hardtail

Firefly titanium hardtail

Graham Cycles Truss Fork For Surly ICT

custom truss fork by Graham Cycles

custom truss fork by Graham Cycles

Wiseman Fat Bike

Wiseman Fat Bike

Wiseman Fat Bike

English Cycles – Mike’s 29er

Mike's 29er by English Cycles

Mike’s 29er by English Cycles

Retrotec/Inglis Single Speed Fat Bike

single speed fat bike by Inglis/Retrotec

single speed fat bike by Inglis/Retrotec

Strong Frames Full Suspension

titanium full suspension by Strong Frames

titanium full suspension by Strong Frames

Getting Rad On An Oddity

getting rad

getting rad

Alliance Titanium Full Suspension

titanium full suspension by Alliance

titanium full suspension by Alliance

Durango Titanium Hardtail

Durango titanium hardtail

Durango titanium hardtail

New Bike From Vlad Cycles

I wanted to share a new bike that I built since NAHBS, which is unique.  A customer approached me to build a bike that would allow her to ride off-road and on the pavement.  In addition, flat bars were required for more upright position than on the cyclocross bike. To accommodate this style of riding, the MTB and Cyclocross drivetrain components were integrated.
Vlad Cycles custom rigid

Vlad Cycles custom rigid

It features a modified Shimano Deore XT 10 speed group and Shimano CX50 10 speed Cyclocross crankset with double 46-36T chainring set.  The bike is also equipped with Rolf Mtb 29er Ralos wheel set and 33c tires.
rear view

rear view

The custom fork was build in house.  Seat tube, top tube, and wishbone seat stays were bent to accommodate customer’s aesthetics.
fork detail

fork detail

Paint work was done by Vicious Cycles.  The rose and butterfly on the seat tube were requested by a customer.
custom paint

custom paint

 

 

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