Dave's All Road Bike (The Phantom)

Dave wanted a road bike that was capable and comfortable on more than just smooth pavement. It will be ideal for commuting, paved roads, gravel, dirt trails, and with mounts for fenders, it will be great in adverse weather, too. It has mounts for a rear rack so he can haul a load home from the farmer's market, or bring camping essentials with him for adventures. We decided on 650b x 38mm tires and wheels which are great for low rolling resistance, comfort, and versatility, and even with a front fender leaves toe clearance for low-speed turns. The 1x10 drivetrain provides a wide enough range while removing some of the weight and complexity of a double-crank and front derailleur. Matte powdercoat seals the deal.

Doug's Randonneur

This bike was designed to replace Doug's perfectly good titanium road bike. The issue for Doug, and me as well, is that we aren't road racers -- we're road explorers. The road bike is a tool to get outside, see the landscape, get some speed, and cover miles efficiently, and most traditional road bikes are designed around racing with a support vehicle right behind. So we built a Randonneuring bike. It's got clearance for big 650b x 42mm slicks that roll very smooth and efficiently and fenders for when it's wet. There's a dynamo front hub and integrated lights so you never have to worry about seeing or being seen if it gets dark before you get home. The steering geometry is low-trail for having a front-mounted rando bag for essentials. Rain jacket, camera, food, tools, tubes, maps, etc all have a dedicated place to go on the bike and are integrated into the design, so gone are the days of taking only the essentials and hoping for the best. With the addition of a frame bag and a butt rocket, Doug can bring everything for ultralight bike tours.

Matt's Cyclocross

Matt wanted a cyclocross bike that actually fit him. It's fully geared with disc brakes so it's capable in a wide range of applications. Because the frame and fork can clear 40mm+ width tires, Matt can get pretty aggressive with his riding and thrash it on trails often reserved for mountain bikes.Knowing that he didn't want to put fenders or racks on the bike, we kept the frame clean and simple without any extra braze-ons. Rock and roll, Matt!

Randy's Cyclocross

This bike was designed primarily as a cyclocross bike, but with versatility in mind for other types of riding and build configurations. Specifically, the rear dropouts allow the bike to be set up as a single speed or a geared bike. The frame and fork have integrated mounting places for full-coverage fenders, and there are three water bottle mounts. The frame and fork can clear a 45mm wide tire, opening up a wide variety of tire options. It's also built to look clean and simple, featuring fillet brazed construction and a steel unicrown fork. Tear it up, Randy!

Deep Gravy

'Deep Gravy' is the nickname I gave to my own cyclocross bike because of it's color and I guess because I think it's a funny nickname. The bike has a pretty classic aesthetic and build with a lugged fork crown and cantilever brakes, but it's all business. This bike is my exploration bike, my road bike, my gravel bike, my commuter bike, and so much more. I spend more time on this bike than all of my other bikes combined, and I wouldn't have it any other way.

Austin's Touring Bike

Austin wanted a touring bike to use on bike tours around my home state of Michigan. He wanted something with disc brakes, built stout for heavy loads, and capable of some single track when that's where the road takes him. He didn't skimp out on the build, either. It always makes me happy to see quality parts on the frames I make. As an employee of Velocity, USA, his wheel choice was obvious. Austin also opted for a raw frame that he religiously protects with a thin coat of motor oil. It's not the most practical option, but it looks cool!