Dec 242010

I know I know. I need to stop doing bike checks on DameTruth. Last one I promise. Meet my new daily / Track racer.




Frame & Fork: Wilson track frame built for Peter Latham
Stem / Bars: Cinelli Vai stem with Cinelli drops
BB / Cranks / Chainring / Chain: Omnium 170mm black / Miche 50t / DiD Stainless NJS chain
Pedals / Cages / Straps: MKS Sylvan / All-City / All-City
Front Wheel (Hub / Rim): 700c Sram S60 Clincher
Rear Wheel (Hub / Rim): Mavic ellipse / 15t Dura-ace / 17t Miche
Saddle / Seat Post: Cinelli Unicator with cut seat post and Thompson clamp

Dec 192010

Last week i went to the Hipster 100 in Hamilton. i shot a short amount of footage and got some more off lester and put this together. Enjoy

Hipster 100 from Grant Davis on Vimeo.


Dec 152010

Daily ride, hopefully upgrading the SRAM chainring for a Suntour Superbe – if I can ever find one.

Frame: Bosomworth Track 55cm / Reynolds 531
Bosomworth Reynolds 531 / Chris King 2Nut
Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Time Atac Roc-S / SIDI Dominator 5
EAI Gold Medal Ti-Nitride 17T / SRAM Omnium 48T / KMC K710
Nitto B201AA Risers / Yoshida Champ 4mm Track Grips / Nitto Pearl 10
San Marco Zoncolan / Kalloy
Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
B43 / Wheelsmith Spokes / Profile Front 36H / Continental Grand Prix 4000S 23c
Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
B43 / Wheelsmith Spokes / Profile Fixed-Free 36H / Vittoria Randonneur 28c
Five-Gold TT Protector
More Info:
Sparklehorse powdercoat, Re-printed OG decals (thanks Hagan!)

More photos after the jump

Dec 152010

Tim and I have been regularly attending the Tuesday night track nights up at the Hataitai Velodrome. It’s a super-friendly atmosphere. If you are keen to give it a go then come along…

Dec 142010

In the weekend there was a race open to singlespeed bikes from the top of Mount Vic through to Milk crate in town.

Here is a video of Oliver Ellmers doing it fixed.

DEATH RACE from Oliver Ellmers on Vimeo.

Dec 072010

Its been a long time in the making and many of you have seen this bike already in different states, but for the first time I am finally happy with it and it is now complete, for the time being anyway. Enjoy. Comments are more than welcome. Photo Credit:

Frame & Fork: 1997 J.Foster pursuit / Columbus EGO tubing / 56.5cm

Headset / Stem / Bars: Campagnolo Athena / no name steel stem / Profile

BB / Cranks / Chainring / Chain: Campagnolo Athena / 170mm Campagnolo Record Pista / 54T Campagnolo Pista / Izumi Chain & NJS chain tensioners

Pedals / Cages / Straps: MKS Sylvan / Soma / All-City

Front Wheel (Hub / Rim): Custom Phil Wood / 1997 Campagnolo Shamal tubular 650c

Rear Wheel (Hub / Rim): Custom Phil Wood / 1997 Campagnolo Shamal tubular 700c / 17t Miche cog

Saddle / Seat Post: Concor / Campagnolo Athena