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WEMBO 2012 – Ausilia crowned World Solo 24hr MTB Champion

WEMBO 2012 – Ausilia crowned World Solo 24hr MTB Champion

Posted by on Jun 6, 2012 in Journal Post | No Comments

Even with unlimited electronic pages and bits and bytes of space on the interwebs to rave over Crisp rider and friend Ausilia Vistarini, I cannot do her justice. I’ve been busy building bikes and away from the computer these past few months but just had to post this. This year, Ausilia was crowned WEMBO World […]

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The Makings of a Great Ti Bike

The Makings of a Great Ti Bike

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in Journal Post | No Comments

Here’s a project that was completed a few weeks ago for Roel Marcus of Mountainbike.nl. Roel is a competitive biker and the project was brought to me via Jeroen van den Brand of The Netherlands (the guy running the show at Velozine.nl). We’ve worked on a few projects in the past as Jeroen is an […]

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For My Friend, Paolo

For My Friend, Paolo

Posted by on Apr 10, 2012 in Journal Post | 12 Comments

Yesterday I returned home from an afternoon with the family to find this message in my inbox. It hurt me so bad to read these words: Dear Friends, This morning our Paolo lost his battle with cancer. Despite his heroic fight and the unrelenting care of the doctors in Rome, the progress of this cancer could […]

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Bespoked Bristol has Bespoken..

Bespoked Bristol has Bespoken..

Posted by on Mar 27, 2012 in Journal Post | 3 Comments

Trying to collect my wits after a whirlwind trip to Bespoked Bristol, the unprecedented Handmade Bike Show of the UK this past weekend. It was a rockin’ good time. Start out, I’d like to confirm that Phil and Tessa Taylor have set a benchmark for organizing and assisting to make Bespoked Bristol 2012 one of the […]

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Iditabike 2012 – Ausilia and Sebastiano hit the snow riding…and walking.

Iditabike 2012 – Ausilia and Sebastiano hit the snow riding…and walking.

Posted by on Feb 29, 2012 in Journal Post | 2 Comments

Hey friends of Crisp Titanium,  Iditabike 2012 has started and we’ve got our friends (and Crisp-sponsored riders) off on Sunday. You can follow them here as they pass through each checkpoint along the way: Iditabike standings 2012 and the homepage for the race is here: Iditarod Trail Invitational (I’d recommend checking out the video posted by […]

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Alike’ Test MTB Magazine

Alike’ Test MTB Magazine

Posted by on Feb 9, 2012 in Journal Post | 3 Comments

Per tutti che seguono le novita, e’ uscito nel mese di gennaio un articolo sulla forcella Alike’ di Leonardi Racing Factory. Ormai per qualche anno Michele Leonardi, insieme all’ingegnere Giulio Mancini stanno lavorando sodo per produrre una forcelle per escursionismo/agonismo basata sul concetto monobraccio (Ti ricordi la versione campionatura in resina nel Salone di Padova […]

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Smoked Out…So where do frame builders come from?

Smoked Out…So where do frame builders come from?

Posted by on Jan 30, 2012 in Journal Post | No Comments

I’ve been Smoked Out on the Velocipede Salon, a forum section dedicated to the origins and stories of contemporary bicycle frame builders. Here is my little contribution. You may find some bits of history that you didn’ t know, or maybe wish you hadn’t found out! 🙂 http://www.velocipedesalon.com/forum/f22/crisp-titanium-25411.html Have a look and don’t hesitate to contribute […]

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Getting some love from Ciclismo

Getting some love from Ciclismo

Posted by on Jan 12, 2012 in Journal Post | 2 Comments

A little late to the party on this one as usual.  I received the copy only after my return from the Holiday break. It’s a sweet feeling to be included in the Fatte A Mano section of Ciclismo. I appreciate the consideration and do my best to keep the bar high. Some of my benchmark […]

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A 29er for the gloomy daze of winter

A 29er for the gloomy daze of winter

Posted by on Jan 12, 2012 in Journal Post | 4 Comments

Thanks Andrea for sharing your finished photo of the Crisp 29er with conical front fork. Glad to hear that you’re enjoying the ride. I hope you and anyone reading will have a safe and fun 2012. Buona pedalata! – darren       C’mon, don’t be shy…

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Truth and Soul – racing in the hood

Truth and Soul – racing in the hood

Posted by on Dec 6, 2011 in Journal Post | 4 Comments

Here’s another one fresh out of the fixture. Three words..fast fast fast! Some frame specs: Grade 9 aerospace-grade tubing (3Al-2.5V) Straight-gauge seamless CWSR profiles, hand shaped from round Crisp50 headtube, compatible with standard 1-1/8″ or 1.5″ tapered forks Pressfit 30 bottom bracket 22mm round chanstays, cold shaped and pressed for tire/chainring clearance 16mm straight seatstays […]

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