Lance built his AL1 the other day and sent through this pic.
Its looking sweet.
This is a stock AL1 frame but painted midnight black just for Lance.
I'll let you know the full spec once I get it from the man himself.
Just in from Taiwan.
The first production run of Ariel bikes is currently gearing up...
Some serious amount of billet alloy.
This is one of theÃ‚Â rear triangleÃ‚Â plates being machined.
Box of dropouts ready for finishing prior to welding into the rear triangle.
Hey... Wasss up Ariel??
Here you can see the new Y-link and linkage plates, bolts, some more bolts and some sh..
Seems we're getting almost as muchÃ‚Â coverage in print these daysÃ‚Â as some over-paid, over-hyped, skinny-model-type-idiot celebrity.
Here's some more love, this time from the nice guy's at MBR.
Mmmmm... Still love that aquamarine from way back when I-were-a-laaad.
This a cutting in MBUK I noticed over a coffee the other day. Skiny-latte, extra shot, single sugar.
Nice to see it all coming together.
One slight adjustment to the write-up. The Ariel frame is not made by Ã¢â‚¬Å“AsterixÃ¢â‚¬Â. If I told you where, IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢d have to send the boys round.
So just beefore Christmas we were out on a flying tour of Taiwan, Hong Kong and China. Love going out there, getting face-to-face with our suppliers and working on new stuff.
This is Taoyuen at some hour of the day, the clock said AM, body clock said dunno - but love the sun coming up in Asia - always a nice morning.
Tufftrax came with me on this trip so we had a few chances to see s..