• 44mm Stainless Lugs | Part 1

    These days, the majority of performance carbon and suspension forks are using 1.5 inch tapered steer tubes. As the description implies, the steer tube tapers from 1.5″ near the crown to the standard 1-1/8″ at the top. …

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  • NAHBS 2014

    I have had a lot of people ask me if I will be showing at NAHBS this year. Last year’s show was my first and it was a huge success, resulting in increased media exposure and brand recognition….

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  • Working with Angry Catfish

    The Angry Catfish is a specialty bicycle and coffee shop located in the heart of South Minneapolis. They carry a variety of high end steel and titanium bikes from some of the finest manufactures in the country. …

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  • Cycle EXIF top 10

    A-train Cycles is thrilled to have a bike in the 2013 Cycle EXIF top 10.

    Thanks to Cycle EXIF and to all my fans that made this possible. Thank you!

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  • Derailleur Braze-ons

    I really like the aesthetic qualities of integrated front derailleur braze-ons. This photo was take while the area was still hot and the flux was still in a fluid state. After the area cools to room temperature,…

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  • Frame Repair

    While it’s incredibly satisfying to embark on a journey following the many stages of transforming an idea into a bicycle, it can often be just as fulfilling to repair well loved steeds. These often simple repairs–such as replacing dropouts…

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  • Week in Photos 9/23

    A few photos taken around the A-train Cycles workshop. Enjoy!

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  • Hydraulic Ultegra Di2

    Yesterday I was lucky enough to get some hands on experience with a prototype version of the new Ultegra Di2 group with hydraulic disk brakes.  This groupset is really cool.  With Interbike bike starting next week i’m sure you...

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  • Teaser Photos

    Today John, the UPS guy, delivered the components to build up the stainless steel gravel/cross frame that I have been working on. It will be getting the new 11 speed Ultegra 6800 groupset in addition to Paul, King,…

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