Archive for June, 2013

Williams Lake Classic 2013

Posted in Uncategorized on June 11, 2013 by baumannwerks

Williamslake_insta2013 williamslakebfdominancewilliamslake_podium2013 williamslake_caveYesterday, June 9th, the NYS Mountain Bike Series held their opening race…the Williams Lake Classic, in Rosendale NY.  Although it was a beautiful day on Sunday, it had rained for most of the previous week.  Trails were really greasy, with mud between wet rocks and roots.  I stuck with my regular set up…32-18 gearing, Nevegal front/ Quasimoto rear for stick-n-slide, but ran slightly lower pressure than usual, and the bike was flawless. Tons of fun.  I had a good race, and took home first place in Cat 2 SS. Thanks to Lisa (who won cat 2 women 12-34) and Fats in the Cats for the photos.

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.006 built for SSAP

Posted in Uncategorized on June 10, 2013 by baumannwerks

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ssap_postparty I finished Eric’s 650b SS frame just in time for him to build it up in my basement and race it the next day at Singlespeedapalooza 2013. A big local race around here, and highly anticipated, this year’s pre-registration was limited to 250 riders and filled up in 2 hours in the beginning of February. Conditions on race day were absolutely perfect.  Dry, super fast, sunny and warm.  A great way to break in a new frame!