home

Messenger launches frame building biz

Posted by Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) on January 11th, 2006 at 9:13 am

Ira Ryan frame,.
[An Ira Ryan frame at Chunkathalon]

[via GravelTech]

Ira Ryan has added his name to the growing list of Portland frame builders. Ira is one of the founders of Magpie Messenger Collective, is the reigning champion of the Trans-Iowa endurance mountain bike race, and apprenticed with Sacha White of Vanilla Bicycles.

Here's a bit from his just-launched website:

"I've channeled my passion into lovingly hand crafted bicycles that people use to train, to work, to travel. It is my belief that a well crafted machine should be within the means of every cyclist. My classically inspired designs are based on your needs and limited only by your imagination. "

And he's also got a very cool bike tattoo. Congrats Ira, here's to your success!

Email This Post Email This Post

Possibly related posts


Gravatars make better comments... Get yours here.
Please notify the publisher about offensive comments.
Comments
  • Dabby January 12, 2006 at 2:00 am

    I need a Ira bike. It will be a while, maybe even next year, before I can even imagine mentioning it to him. But, one day, I will.
    Then he will laugh, and laugh some more.
    Then when I assure him I have the money, he will laugh and ask for proof.
    Then my bike will be started.
    But, this will not be for a long time.......
    This makes me very sad.
    Me want.

    Recommended Thumb up 0

  • Custom Bicycles March 17, 2006 at 10:24 am

    Nice work!

    Recommended Thumb up 0

- Daily bike news since 2005 -
BikePortland.org is a production of
PedalTown Media Inc.
321 SW 4th Ave, Ste. 401
Portland, OR 97204

Powered by WordPress. Theme by Clemens Orth.
Subscribe to RSS feed


Original images and content owned by Pedaltown Media, Inc. - Not to be used without permission.