montague fit full-size folding bike…

•May 1, 2014 • 2 Comments

Here is the first update of many that I need to catch up on!
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This is a custom frame up build of a Montague FIT full-size folding frame. It basically has a quick release lever that allows the bike to fold in half horizontally along the seat tube.

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A nice look at the front end.

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An Avid BB7 disk brake makes thing stop in a hurry up front.

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A pair of sweet Paul brake levers; always made in the USA!

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Portland Designs Whiskey leather grips add style & comfort.

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Broken bike! A hint at its fold-ability.

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A close-up of the business end.

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A Brooks leather saddle: the standard for leathery comfort!

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The Shimano Alfine internal 11 speed hub has a great gear range with the easiness of a simply maintained internal hub!

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A look at the custom hand-built wheels. The Alfine rear & Paul front.

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you can ring my bell…

•October 14, 2013 • Leave a Comment

Just look at all of this Japanese brass, copper, & stainless steel goodness!

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There’s even _one & only one_ hand-painted maple themed one that was done by a kung-fu master(maybe)!

tenth anniversary of the broken spoke…!

•September 3, 2013 • 2 Comments

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Ok, so this is a little late, but better late than never, right?

2013 marks the tenth year that The Broken Spoke has been in business & to celebrate, all Broken Spoke merchandise is ten to twenty percent off! We’ve got t-shirts, hats, & water bottles with your favourite bike shop’s logo on them!

Thank you & here’s to another ten years!

redline conquest 24…

•July 13, 2013 • Leave a Comment

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It’s hard to beat the awesomeness of a cyclocross bike. But one way to do it is to have it be a kid’s version! This little guy has 24″ wheels & a wee frame for those budding cyclocrossers in our lives.

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hb weiner…!

•July 6, 2013 • Leave a Comment

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…Bill (aka The Weiner Posse) is ten years old today! Come in & wish him a happy birthday today & get ten percent off anything in the shop!

surly crosscheck with white industries double double…

•May 30, 2013 • 2 Comments

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Here is a sweet setup that we had the pleasure of doing for a very good customer.

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It utilizes the White Industries Double Double crankset & freewheel. It essentially allows two different gear ratios while maintaining the simplicity of a single speed setup.

Read more about it here: http://www.whiteind.com/double-double-system.html

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Mustache bar makes the cockpit super comfy.

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Brooks saddle & Acorn saddle bag class it up like no other can.

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Another fine hand-built wheelset round things off nicely!

commuter lunch with griddle me this…!

•May 16, 2013 • Leave a Comment

In celebration of Bike To Work Week, The Broken Spoke teamed up(once again) with Griddle Me This! to offer all of you fine bicycle commuters lunch on us!

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We had such a good turnout that we unfortunately ran out of food before one o’clock. We did raise over $55 for Think Bicycles, though!

 
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