Update: I am humbled by the story ran in the Post-Gazette this past weekend about Mike Trimble and myself. The story is going viral, and has appeared internationally on websites, and been retweeted by some big names that I have long admired. Please “like” or “share” the original article on the Post Gazette, and watch […]
Taking the time to add all the bells and whistles to this city bike. Here is a photo of the internal routed cable system after hand brazing and sanding prior to painting.
The color contrast in this custom built steel track frame boldly shows the hand welds and attention to build details like the black and white handelbar wrap. This is one happy guy.
This frame is built around 24 inch wheels with a low and long top tube to fit Vince like a glove. Vince can be seen riding around Austin Tx. where he is doing mission work.
I sent the Hybrid back to the drawing board and came up with this… old school looking, new school parts, bad ass build. Bring the road, trail, sun, mud, gravel, snow…shit bring anything, Load it up or ride it naked, fun bike.
Tom’s Retro Bike. Based on a bike form the Turn of the Century. Tom, owner of Golden Triangle Bike Rental, with his finished Custom Maestro Roadster Frame. This bike was custom built for Tom, owner of Golden Triangle Bike Rental, needed a every-day commuter to get to work in downtown Pittsburgh. After talking over his […]
Check out the interview form Mt Bike Pioneer Keith Bontrager. Thanks for the shout out in this interview with Singletrack Geek: Singletrack Geek: What is your current favourite handmade bicycle on the market? Keith Bontrager: Michael Brown, Maestro Frameworks, in Pittsburgh. He’s a good builder and a great guy.
The two days of the Banff Film Festival was a great time. I got to talk to many like minded riders. I wish I could remember everyone by name to thank each one of you personally For showing interest and support in my craft. If you find yourself on the North Side, stop by the […]
I’ve been home from my apprenticeship with Mike Flannigan of ANT (Alternative Needs Transportation) for 4 weeks now and the shop is finally ready to build my first Pittsburgh frames. It’s been a fun process of locating, purchasing, transporting, moving and setting up high-quality fabrication tools, and customizing my shop layout. Here are couple of […]