15 Photos - Mar 3, 2014
Photo: A better shot of that gorgeous lug lining, should look super sharp with the Ultegra Di2 kit.Photo: A deep candy red with silver logos and subtle gray lug lining.Photo: Fork and chainstays are brazed up but awaiting finishing, everything else is still waiting including some stainless S&S couplers.Photo: Dry fitting up all the tubes.Photo: Now with all the lugs and the seat stays prepped.Photo: Lugs, fresh out of an acid bath for one last cleanup before brazing.Photo: Chopping up a perfectly good bike for couplers!Photo: Couplers are fluxed and fitted up.Photo: Close up of the top tube coupler.Photo: And, after brazing!Photo: Making sure it's all straight.Photo: Shiny polished couplers.Photo: The brake bridge has a stainless fender mount, stainless brake mount and the rack mounts are also stainless.  This way, there's so much less chance for chipping paint when parts are installed or removed.Photo: Getting those Ellis dropouts perfectly aligned.Photo: Down tube coupler.