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Tim Retired!

Thank you for your business.

Ross Blasingame's new Sequoia

And a nice note from Ross-

Hi Tim:

   Here is a picture of the bike all set up.  The bike meets all my expectations and more.  The handling, fit and overall ride is awesome.  Thanks a lot for a great bike.  I am pretty much spoiled already and do not think I would ever be able to go with an off the rack bike again. 

Your friend


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More pics of Ross' new Sequoia here.

Happy MAX!

Just received this note from a happy Lighthouse customer.

Tim -

The frame came today - it is gorgeous. I think the lugs help set off the tubes - at any rate it is a beautiful frame and a wonderful orange color - a nice combination of curvacious Max tubes, lugs, and orange. Thanks again for all of your work, I really like your frames.


Thank you Jim.


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The transformation

The next build includes this set of lugs which, as you can see, resemble a chunky block of marble requiring careful hand sculpting and filing to transform them into a crisp, beautiful addition to the set of Columbus Max tubes they'll join.



and after...


We invented bib shorts as well

You'll notice this Specialized ad in recent issues of various Mountain Bike magazines touting the Stumpjumper's advanced technology, construction and abilities. Of course, that was 30 years ago.

As the Stumpjumper's designer I was asked to appear in the ad, so there I am beaming like a proud papa in my overalls and 'stash. Looking at this old ad I realized that we not only pioneered the mountain bike, but with techology borrowed from the world of industrial garments, we also pioneered the bib short.


(click on the pic for a larger view)

Alberto Contador recently visited Specialized HQ and was noticed browsing the Specialized bicycle museum. The Stumpjumer to Alberto's left was made before the TdF winning wippersnapper was born.


“Your time is limited...

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma — which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary.”

-Steve Jobs

From the Santa Cruz homeland

"Steel Wül represents cycling in it's purest form. It's all about friends, family, nostalgia and a love for pedaling in the spirit of heroes and scenery. Come with your steel, wool, Ti, carbon, stories and humor. We ride, we share, we revel in the cycle life - creating our own folklore."


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