The Pull: Dave Kirk, Part II

In the second part of my interview with veteran framebuilder Dave Kirk, we talk about the last phase of his career with Serotta, and then his move west to Bozeman, Montana, where he opened his own shop. This interview takes a really deep dive into fillet brazing and the finer points of one framebuilding’s most under-appreciated techniques.

We begin with a discussion of the patented DKS suspension he invented for Serotta and was used in the Hors Categorie frame.



The Pull is brought to you by the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, the world’s premier annual gathering of bicycle framebuilders and framebuilding enthusiasts. The 2019 show will take place March 15-17th at the Sacramento Convention Center in Sacramento, California.


Show links:

Kirk Frameworks


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