Category Archives: Projects

Happy Valentines Day. For get the flowers, get her Carbon!

If you’re lucky like me you’ve got a wife who is into riding. For the most part Lady P nerds out on bikes just as much as I do. But…

I’d like you to meet John…John Bon Jovi

Yes you read it right. This is Bon Jovi. He’s our latest build project here on MtnBikeRiders.com. Bask in the awesomeness of Bon Jovi for he is a Rockstar! A…

Mountain bikes and Cigars

Probably not your most common pairing, but those are two things I enjoy, but not necessarily at the same time. But check this out, here’s a little tip that might…

All projects have been put on hold…

Well technically not all of them have been put on hold. Just the ones that will cost us to dip into our beer money. So for now I wanted to…

Double Banger Tandem Build Progress Report

The first order of business was to tack weld the eccentric bottom bracket (EBB), then build the jig. To make the new tubes used to extend the tandem, Nick D….

Double Banger Tandem Project Update: Cut em’ up!!!

The last time we talked about the full suspension tandem, we were still figuring out the final details on what it’s going to take to build this tandem. I headed…

How to build your own tandem?

Good question, perhaps you can give us some tips! Haha. I’m just messing. But something exciting is about to happen for MtnBikeRiders.com. You may recall that we were in the…

Repurposed Grips

Check it out kids, I took some old grips that I was about to throw away and used them for something else on the bike. Filet it down the middle….

Can you see what I see…

Yesterday during my lunch ride I decided to take Burt ReynoldSS out for it’s maiden voyage. I was pretty excited about since it’s been a while since I’ve ridden a…

The latest Project: Burt Reynolds SS

The reason why I came up with the name Burt Reynolds is simply this…the Redline D600 color scheme totally reminded me of the Trans Am in the movie Smokey and…