Today the Ride Studio Cafe and Honey Bikes hosted a ride with Lone Wolf Cycling.  Their crew came up from Philly for the weekend.  Michele Smith put together a route that made everyone very happy.  It was an all day event.  They were here, in part, to promote a Lone Wolf x Honey Limited Edition Bike.

The Cool Kids - photo - Rob Vandermark


Honey Fun  and Screwdriver - photo - Rob Vandermark

Nearly 140 riders joined the Honey Bee Navigators for a great day of mixed terrain riding in the Boston area.

Difficult to imagine it being much better.

I’m thinking of quitting while I’m ahead.

My favorite quote of the day:

“I absolutely loved everything about the day.  It was my first introduction to an “all roads ride”.  I have done a lot of road riding and single track mountain biking, and even some gravel riding, but never all together – and never single track on a road bike (actually I used a rando).  It was simply a revelation.  Everything – the ride leaders, the route, the group, the pace, the food – was excellent!  Great job!”

Thank you to all the people that helped make this ride happen!


Cloud over Nevada - photo - Rob Vandermark

Delayed flight.  26 meetings packing into a 28 hour period.  Lots accomplished.  Met with retailers, distributors, suppliers, and a few business project partners.

This fall will be busy – for a change.

Photo:  The view from my window seat.  Next time I gotta ride out there.


Highpoint 2014 Logo - mountain climb

The Ride Studio Cafe’s Highpoint Ride is even bigger this year.  Three days of awesome difficult road riding.


Still one of my favorite Honey Bike Projects.

Honey Been F100 - photo - Rob Vandermark


Storm Warnings

July 15, 2014

in Humor

What now?

Storm Warnings - photo - Rob Vandermark


Patrick Brady, founder of Red Kit Prayer, visited Seven Cycles today.  We’ve been working on a bike project for a while now, and this was his first trip to Seven for this specific purpose.

Today he rode a test bike we put together for this project.  This yielded great results that were worth having Patrick make the journey east to meet with us.  We discussed hundreds of details about this limited edition bike – nearly all of them we are incorporating into the final design.

Tools of the trade - photo - Rob Vandermark

I’ve known Patrick for 18-years – since the days of Bicycle Guide.  Patrick has been a good friend to Seven Cycles and to me.  It’s always great to see him and it’s never often enough.  Fortunately he’ll be back soon for the official unveiling of the project results.  In the meantime we have a lot of work to do.

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Worker Bee

June 11, 2014

in Bike Design, Honey Bikes

This Honey bike gets commuted hard.

Worker Bee - photo - Rob Vandermark


Pioneer crankset with gold details.

759 Project Pioneer crank detail - photo - Rob Vandermark

A couple more images after the jump.

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We painted the rims and hubs to match the frameset paint scheme:  black and gold.

758 Project Pioneer hubs and rims - photo - Rob Vandermark