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Baum is Da Bomb

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I am absolutely thrilled to be working with the geniuses at Baum Bikes in Australia. Here is a sneak peak of one of our two Baum builds... - Corretto Titanium - Size 58 (fits me!) - Ford GT inspired paint [caption id="attachment_140" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Simple, but sexy...like all of Baum's work!"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_141" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Beautiful attention to detail..."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_142" align="alignnone" width="496" caption="The inspiration!"][/caption]

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Viva Italia

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I live by the credo that you can never have enough bas-ass Italian brands. Here are the Italian brands you can expect when we open in 3 weeks time... Carrera Hand-built in Italy with a ridiculous flair for the dramatic.  And a pro-tour heritage to boot. [caption id="attachment_132" align="alignnone" width="610" caption="The other side is white. Seriously."][/caption] Pantani In memory of the famed Italian climber, with a portion of proceeds going to Italian children's charities. [caption id="attachment_133" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="We built up a black an yellow version, and it is SICK."][/caption] Passoni We have two framesets incoming - I think I...

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Construction craziness - PART 1 of 3

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What a job renovating the shop has been...big thanks to Al, Jamie, Marco, Renee, Simo and the entire crew! Here is our story, in pictures... CONSTRUCTION CRAZINESS - PART 1 of 3 [caption id="attachment_111" align="alignnone" width="461" caption="Pretty indicative of the state we found the ceiling in..."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_118" align="alignnone" width="461" caption="Al and the boys get started with patching"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_119" align="alignnone" width="461" caption="We get some scaffolding up - there's Renee"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_120" align="alignnone" width="461" caption="Built some wooden columns...they ran out of marble"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_116" align="alignnone" width="442" caption=" A Passoni Titanium with Madfibers stopped by to say hi. He will be sticking...

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Don't Mess with Texas - Kirklee Bicycles now in Canada!!

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Well, it seems the hits keep on coming! Fresh off their win for best paint job at NAHBS, we are tickled to have struck a deal to bring the amazing custom work of Brad and the Kirklee Bicycles gang up to Toronto. [caption id="attachment_104" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="The Award Winning "Starry Night" Scheme"][/caption] We are proud to announce that Blacksmith Cycle is Canada's first Kirklee Bicycles dealer, and are already set up to take orders!!! [caption id="attachment_100" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Note: not real wood ;)"][/caption] Want proof that Kirklee is one of the best in the biz? Swiss National Champion Christian Heule...

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New brand added - Alchemy Bicycles

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We are downright giddy to be adding Alchemy Bicycles to our growing list of amazing custom builders! Based out of Austin, TX, James has been building gorgeous steel, ti and carbon bikes for years - road, MTB, TT, cross, fixie...all are options with Alchemy. They have been the talk of the town after their amazing showing at the North American Handmade Bike Show. For good reason, as their new RAC Aero Carbon is downright amazing - full internal cable routing AND custom geometry with tubing by ENVE composites in Utah.  I think I am in love... We have some Alchemy frames...

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