Monthly Archives: January 2008
I had a good long ride last night that went into the night. I didn’t take a light because I thought I could make it back before dark but the snow slowed me. When I went to get my back up … Continue reading
This is now a frameset option – a truss fork that will take a standard 29″ wheel (and provide heaps of clearance) but also a standard front hub fitted a fat rim capable of running a 3.7″ tire. It is … Continue reading
Here’s a frameset awaiting some parts and finishing. Seatpost is at max. The Merlin welds are wonderful.
People ask “what length stem will I need if I fit an h-bar? Can I just use the one I have?” I’d recommend using the same size stem you would use with a normal flat bar if your bike fit … Continue reading
This is the first ‘Rohloff (or Singlespeed) frameset’ from the Merlin built batches. You can see the cable guides under the down tube. Guides are also under the left chainstay. Actually, you can run a Rohloff hub on any Jones … Continue reading
The Titec bar is the same width and angle as the original titanium h-bar but with some rise (and built out of aluminum). It’s (at time of writing) $95 without grips and wrap and $130 with grips and wrap installed … Continue reading
Here are some pictures I took of a frame for someone who was asking me “how big” a 24″ bike could be. In the pictures the seat post is at the max. From the center of the bb, to the top of … Continue reading
A 24″ SS frame set with (Jones modified XTR) cranks. The cranks and decals are installed and I’m just waiting here for a chain ring. Nothing missing, just nothing added. Singlespeed only > A little gold and some Crud Catcher … Continue reading
This is the Merlin built Jones truss fork. Beautifully crafted. They’re set to build the Fat Fork version too – to provide a 3.7″ front tire option.