753 vs. 953

753 vs 953 When I started working at Serotta in 1989 there were many types of tubing to choose from…hearing that a bike was built of Columbus SLX or Reynolds 531 sounded good but there was one tube that really spoke to me – Reynolds 753. There was something special and mysterious about 753. It …

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Old vs. New – Serotta vs. Kirk Onesto

It’s hard for me to process that it’s been 30 years since I walked into Serotta for my very first day of work. In many ways it feels like yesterday. Time flies as they say. A lot has changed in those three decades but a lot is the same…or at least very similar. A few …

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Kirk Cycling Caps

I’m pleased to announce that I now have Kirk-Giordana cotton cycling caps available. My mom says it’s cold out and that you need to wear a cap at all times just to be safe…you don’t want to catch a cold do you? You can find the caps under the “Models and Accessories” page or you …

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NAHBS awards

I’ve just returned from Salt Lake City and the 2017 version of the North America Handmade Bike Show and I’m pleased to report that I brought two of the coveted awards home with me. I was awarded the “Best Fillet Brazed Frame” award for the Gothic fillet frameset and also pulled down the “Best Road …

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NAHBS 2017.

I’m very pleased to announce that I will be attending the annual North American Handmade Bicycle show this coming March 10th-12th in Salt Lake City, Utah. I attended the show for many yeas but have missed out the past few years due to scheduling conflicts but I’ll be there this year to show off my …

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