Montague Overhaul VI: Brakes

Montague Overhaul VI: Brakes

I’m nearing the end of my custom Montague build. Most of the parts are in place and it’s now time to install a brake. Fixed gear bikes give you a tremendous amount of control with just your legs. You can easily regulate your speed and come to a stop...
Montague Overhaul V: Track Cogs and Chains

Montague Overhaul V: Track Cogs and Chains

Fixed gears have been popular as winter commuter bikes for years. Long before messenger culture brought them to the limelight in the early 2000’s, hardened winter riders chose them for their simplicity and added control in bad conditions. For the last two years,...
Montague Boston Overhaul II: Headset

Montague Boston Overhaul II: Headset

If you’re anything like me, working on your bike is half the fun of owning it. Sure, you can have a bike shop do maintenance for you, and if it’s a big job requiring specialty tools, this might be a good idea. For me, I want to know every part of my bike...
Urban Velo

Urban Velo

The Montague Boston frameset was featured on Urban Velo yesterday.  As part of the upcoming frameset program offering for 2013, Urban Velo took a look at this folding frame with track drop outs.   We’ll be releasing more details at next week’s InterBike,...

I Want to Hold Your Hand: Handlebars

Part 5 in the “CX First Timer Custom Build Experiment” Admittedly the name handlebar is a little misleading; they’re actually tubes, only the very early bikes had an actual steel bar – think how heavy that would be! So Many Flavors Handlebars come in many...

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