RICHARD SACHS bicyclemaker

This is my book on the bicycle maker, richard sachs. It was first printed in 2012. I have decided to make it available online for a limited time.

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a frame order form.

I enjoyed most his routine. The apron was hung and retrieved from the same place each day.

hand-holding a lug while sanding looks treacherous. experience.

may not mean what you think

other than a hand drill, the small belt sander was the only other power tool in the shop. when asked, richie said he tried new technology for frame-building, but went back to his old methods.

old shop sign out back

we would drive into town for lunch everyday. a nice break and great conversation.
internal cable routing detail

found miter cut scraps in my shoes more than once when i returned home


birthday cake and an old toy


if someone were to ask what i got out of this project, i would answer simply, a friend.

Thanks for the good times, richie. hugs from one jersey boy to another.

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