Beautiful 1974 Masi Gran Criterium, owned by Mike Kelly. This bike has a lot of cool little drillium touches and details. Painted and milled cranks and front derailleur. Painted 3T stem. Intricate drillium on the rear derailleur. Milled and painted brake levers.Milled and drilled brakes. The milling on the brake arms where the pads bolt on is especially neat.Milled … Continue reading Bikes from Cirque, Part 2
My name is Aaron Popelka, and I am a mechanic at Via Bicycle. I will periodically be making guest posts on this blog to supplement Joel's regular posts.This past weekend I accompanied the Via team to Cirque for the Sunday show and swap meet. I took many more photos, and will be posting more detailed … Continue reading Bikes from Cirque, Part 1
I will be speaking at Cirque this year and highly recommend you to attend, if not for my presentation on swap meets or the comradarie of like-minded bike nuts, then at least for the swap meet!Information HERE!
This year at Cirque du Cyclisme in Leesburg, VA, I will be giving a talk about swap meets. I will discuss brief history, etiquette, finds and deals, and the culture involved. As you can tell from the Bikeville blog, I do go to a lot of swap meets and find them very interesting from a … Continue reading Cirque du Cyclisme 2012