We've just added some new clothing to the T-1 Online Store. More Amongst The Giants T-shirts, Crest T-shirts and Ruben's signature T-shirt.
FEBRUARY 28, 2015
BARCODE PRE-ORDER EXTENSION
BARCODE PRE-ORDERING EXTENDED UNTIL END OF THE DAY MONDAY (Austin time). If you haven't had a reply about your pre-order, don't panic! Joe's on his way back home from Malaga, so we've extended the pre-order time since he'll be traveling for most of Saturday. Thanks!
FEBRUARY 28, 2015
Before touching back down again in Austin, Mike spent some good times in Hawaii. Extension Air photo by Logan / Fenceplant photo by Shot Taco. Thanks!
The time has come for us to place another order for a batch of these beasts. I will be taking pre-orders to make sure you get what you've been waiting for. And the pre-orders will also help us pay for the batch of frames.
Most of this batch of frames will be direct sales. As that worked way better than I thought it could last time. We do this because of how much the frames cost us. There will be some shops that receive them, but it will be a limited amount. We don't want the frames to cost you more, so the direct route seems to be what works best in this scenario.
Colors will be:
- Raw with Gloss Clear
- Translucent Black
- Dark Forest Green
Top Tube sizes available:
- Welded chain stay mounts, cable guide & cable stop
- No Mounts, cable guides, or cable stop at all
- Removable chain stay mounts & cable guide & cable stop
Since you are the one buying the frame, you would know what type of brake set up you would like to have. The removable brake mount option serves a few riders, that go back and forth with taking them off, but it mainly serves the shops and distros because they don't know who will be buying the frame, and they don't want to exclude anyone if they are interested, but run the opposite brake set up than what the frame comes with. Meaning, if you are brakeless, then you usually don't want the bare posts just sitting there, and vice versa. So we offering both welded, and no mounts at all. We are still offering removable mounts, but I would strongly encourage anyone, that if you know you run brakes, then get the welded mounts. But in the end it's up to you. That was just my 2 cents being added.
People always want to know if anything is changing as well. We worked really hard to get the frame to meet all of our wants on the past go. However, the one main thing that will be changing on this batch is the bottom bracket shell. Which this time, will be a mid BB shell instead of the previous Spanish BB shell. This also marks the first of our frames to make this changeover. The second change isn't really a change, rather than one less option. And that is that there will be no gyro tab holes option for the head tube. If you were dead set on running a gyro, any local machine shop would be able to handle this no problem. Or, it's not too hard to do with a simple tap & die set.
These should take roughly 7-8 weeks from the time I place the order for the batch. I will require a $200 deposit to hold your order. Frame cost is $390 plus $15.00 for shipping. Yes, shipping keeps going up! Once again, these deposits are going to help pay for the order, so I can't thank you enough. The cut off date for pre-ordering a frame is February 28th. This will insure that these are ordered as soon as possible, thus resulting in you getting your frame sooner than later.
Take care and let me know what you think. Cheers!
- Joe (email@example.com)
New T-1ness available now in the T-1 Online Store! Die Cut Stickers, Rain Skull Mesh Caps, Crest Mesh Caps, Amongst The Giants Hoodies & T-shirts, Crest T-shirts (plus, Crest One Offs - V-Neck Ts, Pocket Ts, 3/4s, etc.), plus lots more...
FEBRUARY 03, 2015
ISAAC IS DRIVEN
Isaac Hoefling's sweet new ride from Big Dave at Pedal Driven Cycles LLC.
"Fun project I did for the pool shark himself Issac. He will be blasting pools across the world soon.
Just so everyone knows this was a special little project between me, Isaac and T-1. I don't make T-1 frames so contact them for T-1 frames." Isaac1 / Isaac2 / Isaac3
Around the end of 2011 Manu Sanz was in town to shoot photos of Ruben for an upcoming ART Magazine article. I tagged along with them mainly just to watch and hang out, but ended up shooting a few things when something caught my eye that wasn't snaking or hampering any of Manu's shots. One of these has been used on the T-1 Online Store page, and another ended up as promo material for the Ruben T-1 Etnies RVM shoe. I just found these again on an old hard drive, so figured I might as well post them as a little insight into that day.
- Ed Mundo1 / Mundo2 / Mundo3 / Mundo4 / Mundo5 / Mundo6
Happy Isaac Hoefling Birthday! Thanks to Nick Ferreira for the photo! Isaac at Wilson
JANUARY 13, 2015
DIE CUT STICKERS
If any of you ever wanted some of our large, original downtube stickers, they will be available worldwide very soon, thanks to Charlie Jobling. This time, however, these will be die cut (Black or White) instead of a clear vinyl sticker.
We've added the Button Packs, a couple of Coffee Mugs and some Trucker Hats to the store. Check 'em out, if you're interested. We appreciate the support! Thanks! T-1 Online Store
JANUARY 09, 2015
AUTUMN'S HOLIDAY ROAST GALLERY
T-1er friend, and ace photographer, Autumn Spadaro, dropped by during our Holiday Roast session right before Christmas. Check out this awesome gallery she put up on her website that shows her side of the great day that it was. I love seeing the different sights in the backyard. It's easy for me to forget all that goes on outside of what I remember. So seeing a completely different outlook is quite wonderful & stunning. Thank you, Autumn!
- Joe Holiday Roast Gallery
Mountain man Molineri's latest adventure in New Zealand could have ended a lot differently after getting slightly lost, but we're happy to report he made it back to sea level safe and sound. Please buy a compass, Mike! MM1 / MM2