Category Archives: Process

The Onesto.

I introduced the all stainless version of the JK Special, the Onesto, a while back and at the time I had no idea what the reception would be. It turns out the reception was very good and I now think of the Onesto as its own model. The Onesto, like every Kirk ever made, is …
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Introducing Roma.

For the past few years I’ve found myself feeling nostalgic about cycling and it makes me think back to what the sport, and the machines, were like when I started racing as a young man. There was a certain simplicity to both back then that has been lost over time. I feel there was a …
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Head Badges.

I’m happy to announce that I can now offer a headbadge on my bikes and framesets. The badges are handmade by Jen Green of Philadelphia, PA and to celebrate I have a special offer – any new order placed before the end of the year includes a headbadge at no cost. After the first of …
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Roma –

Roma – I just recently finished building the first of 10 special edition road bikes that harken back to a time when road race bikes looked a certain way. This limited edition model is called Roma and it’s made with modern materials, to modern standards while at the same time designed to have a very …
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Head tube length vs. saddle-to-bar drop?

I’ve designed more than a few bikes for riders of all types over the years and up until a few years ago I was never once asked what the head tube length of the bike would be. I’m not sure exactly what changed but now head tube length seems to be a metric that some …
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