Past Projects


Lugged Single Chainring Winter / Light Touring Bike

I wanted lightweight bike with lower gears for cycling holidays and winter use. Rather than going for a mountain bike group set I thought I …

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Child’s First Pedal Bike

Having previously made a balance bike I now need to follow this up with a pedal bike. This has proved to be quite a challenge. …

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953 /Carbon Semi-Lugged Road Bike

I have previously built a Road bike using Reynolds 953 and Llewellyn lugs with a Dedacciai carbon fibre rear triangle. This was something of an …

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Lugged 953 Winter Road Bike

I decided I wanted to try another all stainless frame, this time in Reynolds 953 and return to a lugged design. I also plan to …

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Columbus XCR Audax Frame

This is to be my first use of the BikeCad program and also to incorporate a bike fit into the design, making it my first …

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Child’s Balance Bike

Customised frame parts courtesy of The Bicycle Academy. Wheels and saddle Strider Bikes Forks for 12in wheels. Only way I could think to do these …

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953 Road Bike with Carbon Fibre Rear Triangle

Compact Road Bike: Reynolds 953 oversize main tubes. Columbus XCR head tube. Llewellyn XL compact stainless lugs. Dedacciai firebox carbon fibre rear triangle with matching …

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Medium Weight Rohloff Tourer

Fillet brazed Reynolds 853. Columbus seat stays,Reynolds R fork blades. I admit I was inspired by the Thorn Mercury.

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20 inch wheel Frame for Loopwheels (Sturmey Archer 3 speed)

Columbus Zona frame and forks. My first fillet brazed frame. Custom mudguards  

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26 inch Lugged Shopping Bike Frame with Custom Rear Rack

Tubing Columbus Zona, Forks Reynolds R. Rack 10mm chromo plain gauge

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Bespoke Saddle Coverings

I have previously mentioned GRAFTON SADDLER in a review of a former Bespoke Bristol, in …


I copied this handlebar from Jon Thompson, who made some in this fashion for fixies …

Oxy-Propane Brazing Update 3

I use oxygen and propane for my brazing. I did not want the expense and …