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    Quote Originally Posted by erik h View Post
    My next build has been in the state "will start drawing soon" since March this year... hope to get it during this winter as it will be a 29+ "snow" bike!

    (Actually I hoped to have that bike already for last winter, but wanted to wait until I could get my hands on a Surly Knard 29x3.0 to measure on my rims).

    Erik, we are working out the operations for making the BB yokes.
    Made a yoke for Skorp.
    Once we do it nicely and check everything, we shall continue.

    I wish your setup worked with the tube stays.
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    Cant wait to see what the BB Yokes look like!

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    Any updates on anyones bike or new projects???

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    I received my gravel grinder frame 7 months after ordering. I have been riding it about 2 months now and it is great. I couldn't post my pictures, but I sent them to Dmitry and he posted them on Facebook.

    Now I want a Triton Ti fat bike.

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    Re: Triton Bikes. Titanium frames handmade in Russia. Anyone? :)

    My frame is coming.......

    eeeeeooooo

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    Looks good!!!

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    Holy shit, that new TRITON bead blasting is SICK. My 29'er is amazing, but now I want to put an order in for another, slack All Mountain 29er.

    These bikes are worth the wait. They are worth the no response to emails. They are worth every day you wished you had your frame you have been waiting on...

    Drink tea, relax, your bike is worth it.

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    I experienced great customer service from Triton. Dmitry contacted me as progress was made on the frame, and if I emailed a question I got an answer in 24-48 hours. My frame ended up being about 30 days later that predicted, but it was worth it.

    I am also considering another order.

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    In for more Triton updates.
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    Re: Triton Bikes. Titanium frames handmade in Russia. Anyone? :)



    My triton rules...

    eeeeeooooo

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    Winter is here! First snow in Stockholm last Friday. Made me wish for that 29x3.0 compatible Triton frame + fork I have on order, planned during last winter... any progress on yokes and tube bending?

    New bead blast looks nice, hard to decide if I want that or the same raw/light brush finish I have on my first frame.

    Tried out 29x3.0 in the (Salsa) fork last winter already, worked great although a bit heavy in the front... now just waiting for new frame to align sizes front and rear!

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    Hi everyone!

    Sorry, haven't got back to MTBR for quite a long time.
    This means we have been very busy lately. Also there was something wrong with the blog when I tried to upload the photos.

    I have been sharing some recent media in cell-phone quality at the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/tritonbikes
    It's just quicker and easier to upload anything there. So feel free to like us.

    We have some new things lately:
    - Bought tandem extension for frame jig. We can do tandems now!
    - Built a crazy fixed gear hardcore coupled bike
    - Built our first trials frame in house (on of the last trials frames though)
    - There was local TV doing a report about Triton Bikes a couple of weeks ago. Will share a link.
    - We are building more fatbike frames
    - We have started building bikes with boxed BB yokes which allows more tire clearance on shorter chainstays. Takes some stiffness though.
    - Working out nice 26/29" fork with CNC machined parts
    - Triton got OEM agreement with Chris King and we got the first batch of the finest Chris King parts
    - We just built a tube bender for 38mm downtubes! Just finished it today. Required some serious CNC machining. Now we have solved the fork crown clearance issue on 29ers. Next step is 44mm tube bender. A lot more complicated though..







    It's winter time here so a little bit more time to actually post some media (I hope).

    PS: If anyone is interested, if you want a Triton roadie frame with a tapered road ENVE 2.0 fork - let me know. I may have a smart deal for you.
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    We built this track bike for our customer who is relatively tall and heavy guy.
    He wanted an AK47 of the track bikes so he got it.

    - Triton Titanium track frame
    - Paragon flanged track dropouts
    - S&S couplings for easy travel with bike
    - 44mm oversized headtube
    - 44mm oversized dowtube
    - Finish: dark bead blast

    Bike weight: 7.9kg
    Frame weight: 1850 grams




















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    More photos of the lady bike

    Our customer wanted ideal lady bike as a birthday present for his wife.

    We got the measurements and created this lovely bicycle.

    - Triton custom lady bike frame with lugs to support top tube and seatstays
    - Triton custom Ti fork
    - Internal gearing cable, brake hose, and wiring
    - Paragon slider dropouts
    - Hand brushed finish
    - Sexy stays bends
    Frame weight: 1400 grams


    Bike specs:
    - Shimano Alfine gearing
    - FSA Metropolis handlebar, stem and seatpost
    - Supernova Light dynamo hub, front and rear lights
    - Salsa rims
    - Continental Contact city tires


















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    Quote Originally Posted by Triton Bikes View Post
    Hi everyone!


    - We just built a tube bender for 38mm downtubes! Just finished it today. Required some serious CNC machining. Now we have solved the fork crown clearance issue on 29ers. Next step is 44mm tube bender. A lot more complicated though..

    Am I dreaming ?

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    Re: Triton Bikes. Titanium frames handmade in Russia. Anyone? :)



    My triton

    eeeeeooooo

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    awesome!
    My trip to Barcelona was worth it!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jallll View Post




    My triton

    eeeeeooooo

    Nice bike! I'm currently on a 5 month wait and now waiting for new shipment of tubes. Patiently waiting (sigh)!

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    Triton by Wapid Team29er.pl

    My frame arrived. Dmitry personally delivered it to me. It's cool and what you have exceeded my expectations. Very accurate and robust performance. It was worth the wait

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    Ready 29er bike frame Triton by wapid ...

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    Looks good! Now lets see some pics of my Frame build!

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    Quote Originally Posted by papanoel View Post
    Am I dreaming ?
    No, we just bought 2024 heat treated aluminum for the 44mm bender ($$$). Will start machining it once the CNC is free
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    Hello people!

    Here is some quick/random media of January

    Triton roadie frame for a customer from Scotland



    Internal cable routing



    Paragon mini flanged dropouts



    Just machined first headtube to accept Cannondale Lefty (50.8mm) integrated bearings.



    CX/touring frame for a customer from Moscow



    BB shells in progress



    Building a 27.5" AM frame for a customer from Indonesia



    More to come!

    I post more often at our facebook page.
    https://www.facebook.com/tritonbikes

    Thanks!

    Dmitry
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    Nice and light Ti fat frame built for a customer from Switzerland:

    - Paragon Polydrop dropouts (190x10mm or 197x12mm axle compati
    - Triton 44mm ID headtube
    - Bead blasted finish



    Angleset headset center marks







    Polished Triton stars



    Frame after first pass bead blasting



    Complicated chainstays



    Stable



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    these frames look SICK. please feel free to send me an XC frame. )

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    May have to get a Fat Bike frame, I like it !!

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    Is there any problems with my frame? I saw pictures of it early december but i have not heard much since.
    Have tried to get a answer from you, but you are hard to reach!

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    mine's getn' there...
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    27.5″ Triton from Singapore

    This frame was ordered by our returning customer Hongjian from Singapore.
    It was initially designed to work with a shorter travel fork, so now the bike looks a bit aggressive

    Supplied with Chris King InSet7 headset and Bottom Bracket.

    Customer's first words: “I LOVE IT”











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    44mm Ti tube bent! Yes!

    Not 200% happy with the test bend but it works.
    Happy 29ers!

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    "You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to Triton Bikes again."
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    My customers and their friend met me in Singapore for a ride across the city. It was some great fun!

    Four Tritons in Singapore in April.

    I love the idea of meeting and chatting with customers, trying their bikes. Hope to spread this tradition to every country I visit.











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    Quote Originally Posted by J. Random Psycho View Post
    "You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to Triton Bikes again."
    Ooops sorry
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    One of the most complicated 29ers we ever built

    This was quite a challenge to build!

    - 2 axis bent seatstays
    - Paragon flanged sliders for 142x12mm DT Swiss axle
    - Boxed BB yoke to provide over 2.4″ of tire clearance
    - Super short 420mm stays
    - 44mm headtube to allow tapered steerer forks
    - Custom finish job with matte “lugs” and honeycomb socks at the dropouts









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    Beautifully done.

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    Re: Triton Bikes. Titanium frames handmade in Russia. Anyone? :)

    That's tight!

    Why does the downtube connect so high up on head tube vs lower which seems would have the ht better controlled?

    I saw other Ti frames that were like that and was curious on the reasoning.



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    This is a rather small 29er frame.
    So there are two ways to ensure fork crown clears the downtube:
    1. Bend the tube. We just machined a bender for oversized 44mm downtubes. So now we can do it. But some customers prefer the straight tube
    2. Increase offset of downtube at the headtube junction
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    oh ok kewl.

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    T29

    Finally got it built. Many thanks to Dmitry, it's an amazingly fun bike! Thanks for looking...

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    very nice frame. I like the detail.

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    My experiences with Dmitry so far:


    2011 06 05: frame ordered and paid
    2011 11 11: received frame
    2012 07 03: found crack in frame
    2012 07 05: sent frame back to get repaired
    2012 08 23: reveived repaired frame; frame got crack again in repaired area after less than 10 rides
    2012 09 28: He tells me I should send him the frame back and Iīll get a new one, which he will ship directly to New Zealand, where I planned a 4 month bike holiday [klick for the vid, I already had a feeling he wouldnīt ship the frame to NZ, so luckily I brought another...]. He also tells me he is in depts. I thought Iīll help out a little and sent him €200 via paypal
    2012 11 28: I fly over to NZ. Still havenīt received my frame until today. Mails donīt get answered for months, while Dmitry still post on facebook and here.
    2013 02 25: Dmitry tells me he had to pause with the trials frames, but me and two other people will get theirs.
    2014 02 20: Dmitry asks me if I want a refund, because he probably canīt build my frame. I tell him I want the refund and how fast he can pay me my money back.
    2014 03 20: He tells me his currency is going down, and if I want to have a frame instead of the payback.


    Since that mail, he didnīt answer any of my mails - which I should be used to now, since the longest timespan without a response from him was around 5 months. I have to admit Iīm a bit annoyed...

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    Nice first post! So did you get your frame or not? 2012 11 28 reads you got your frame that day.

    Way back in this thread Dmitry posted about problems with trials frames and how he was not doing them anymore. Thread is filled with customers experiencing delays of 7 months to years just like some custom operations. I knew it before I ordered mine years ago. If you want a custom frame in less than 7-12 months - good luck with that.

    Sounds like you got a lemon and got screwed. Maybe you did, would like to hear Dmitry's side of the story.

    Also awesome vid! Great job on that whole project. Very impressive!

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    Mi triton bike... some day i will put my rigid titanium fork made by dmitry

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    eeeeeooooo

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    Quote Originally Posted by BacDoc View Post
    So did you get your frame or not? 2012 11 28 reads you got your frame that day.


    no, I didnīt get the frame - 2012 11 28 was worded a bit misleading by myself - what I meant was, although Dmitry told me he would send me a frame directly over to NZ, I havenīt received the frame until now (thatīs what I actually meant by "today") - thanks for pointing that out - wouldnīt have recognized it myself.




    Quote Originally Posted by BacDoc View Post
    Thread is filled with customers experiencing delays of 7 months to years just like some custom operations. I knew it before I ordered mine years ago. If you want a custom frame in less than 7-12 months - good luck with that.
    Maybe you did, would like to hear Dmitry's side of the story.

    There are of course always two sides of a story and it would only be fair if Dmitry would tell his.

    Well itīs acutally nearly three years since I paid for my frame and I still havenīt got one that met the promised quality standards. Iīve been dreaming of a Triton frame since I first saw one in 2005 or so. Looks like itīs not meant to be. After all that time I just would be happy to get my money back.






    Quote Originally Posted by BacDoc View Post

    Sounds like you got a lemon and got screwed.
    I wouldnīt go that far, however I canīt say I was treated nicely either. If a customer of mine would be facing heavy problems with my product I would answer him instantly and not let him wait months just for a simple mail...






    Quote Originally Posted by BacDoc View Post
    Also awesome vid! Great job on that whole project. Very impressive!
    Thanks - NZ was a lot of fun!

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    got my first installment of the refund today.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LauraPalmer View Post
    got my first installment of the refund today.
    First installment ??? WTF ?? Can you say what total money you spent, and how much was the first installment. I was considering ordering a frame but after reading how you were treated I won't be doing that.

    I'd never do business with a company that can't/won't refund money in full or who mistreats/ignores a customers problems or concerns. Everyone here remembers HBC.

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    If you want a great USA made Ti bike go to Engine Cycles, only 300 down payment. Than you have about a year to save for the balance. You will not find a better builder than Drew.

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    Quote Originally Posted by I'm suba View Post
    First installment ??? WTF ?? Can you say what total money you spent, and how much was the first installment. I was considering ordering a frame but after reading how you were treated I won't be doing that.

    I'd never do business with a company that can't/won't refund money in full or who mistreats/ignores a customers problems or concerns. Everyone here remembers HBC.
    In all fairness, I think my case is the absolute exception (which doesnīt help me of course) and he is in a rather difficult situation at the moment. And despite treating me like an a$$hole, he for sure hasnīt any intention to screw people over... He had a fantastic reputation in the trials community - once when I mentioned what happened to me on observedtrials.net, one of the moderators deleted my post, although I was just pointing out facts without any swearing or whatever, and on that forum itīs normal to post gay and scat porn in normal threads...[Iīd like to keep the financial details between him and myself as long as I have faith in getting my money back]




    Quote Originally Posted by dgw7000 View Post
    If you want a great USA made Ti bike go to Engine Cycles, only 300 down payment. Than you have about a year to save for the balance. You will not find a better builder than Drew.

    Is he experienced enough/capable of building a trials frame? I would really love to have a titanium trials frame with my geo for the few years I have left to ride on a high level...

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    Oh God why on Earth did I agree to make those trials frames that now cost us 5 times their price.

    Sorry guys I have been in the very very hard times with a member of the family dying of cancer. She died.
    While this was happening I was out of emails and customer relations. Completely. Only managed the production process by coming and checking quality and printing out next drawings.

    Getting back to work. Hundreds of emails. Sorting out.

    LauraPalmer, I didn't know about these posts, but I have responded earlier and started to refund.

    I'm suba, I have to balance between the workers' salaries/rental payments/electricity bills at Triton/raw materials/etc. Doing large refunds at certain times is very hard. Customer agreed to this kind of repayment scheme.
    We invest customers' deposits into tubing and dropouts. So once the order comes in, there's already certain tubing being bought for the project.

    If you considered an order please note that these two customers were there for TRIALS frames. That WE STOPPED to produce for a long time because were outsourcing these frames. And supply stopped making them.
    And it has nothing to do with XC/Road frames we build on a daily basis here.
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    Meanwhile at Triton we don't stop.

    Triton full suspension Enduro 27.5″ 140/140mm frame is to be built soon as a CrMo prototype. Once tested, a Ti version will be prototyped. Non-custom production is then planned.
    Expected weight of a steel version 3.9kg.
    Ti version 2.7kg.

    Once the design is tested, we shall be taking preorders for these standard frames.

    PS: We are still in discussions on the suspension type as there are licence limitations







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    Triton 29er SL frame – getting closer to production frames

    Here is one of the frames we consider as a possible production frame.
    Developed for light riders.
    - M-sized frame weight just above 1500 grams.
    - 44mm headtube
    - Bent downtube for fork crown clearance
    - Paragon IS disc brake mount makes it more affordable
    - Head tube angle 70, seat tube angle 73, chainstays 445-450mm

    This exact frame is being raced in Israel. The owner just got second place in the local XC race

















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    That nice 29+/fat frame has been built up



    2-in-1 bike built by our customer from Bern, Switzerland

    - Works with 29Ũ3, and up to 26Ũ4.8″ wheels
    - Bent seat tube for 29+ tire clearance
    - Paragon Polydrop dropouts with 190x10mm OLD, optional 197x12mm thru-axle
    - 44mm headtube, Cannondale Lefty for with 321 crown
    - 100mm BSA threaded BB shell















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    Quote Originally Posted by Triton Bikes View Post
    [COLOR="#000080"]
    Triton full suspension Enduro 27.5″ 140/140mm frame is to be built soon as a CrMo prototype.
    Oh noes. 27.5ers everywhere!
    26" rigid SS 4130 BB7 nylon-flats ESI latex-tubes non-lubricated-8spd

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    Our customer wanted a tough and weather-resistant 29er bike that would last.
    We have built this tank and totally fell in love with it

    Frame:
    - Triton custom Ti 29er frame
    - Internal cable routing for 3 cables and electric wire
    - Paragon Flanged Sliders
    - Paragon seatstay splitter for belt
    - Bent downtube for crown clearance
    - 44mm headtube to accept tapered forks
    - Integrated mount for Supernova Tail Light
    - Bead blasted finish with polished decals

    Setup:
    - Rock Shox Reba fork
    - Chris King InSet7 headset
    - 3T handlebar, stem and seatpost
    - Salsa Flip Lock QRs
    - Rohloff Speedhub 500/14, Made in Germany
    - Gates Carbon Belt Drive
    - SON Schmidt dynamo hub for 15mm Thru-Axle fork
    - Supernova front and rear dynamo lights
    - Velocity Blunt 35 rims

    Rides like a dream!































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    You're an artist.

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    Got word from Dmitry that my Frame was almost done......just needs a brushed finish and a derailler tab installed and Im golden!!!! I did wait a while for this Frame build but just as Dmitry promised it got done! Its a 24" Street/Trials build based off the geometry of the Inspired Arcade. Should be a BLAST to ride!!! Check out the pics... Thanks Dmitry for fabricating another piece of art!!!
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    Triton roadie with some crazy decals

    Our customer Chris applied to us for a custom road frame that would fit him just right according to the data he gathered from biomechanic.
    This was important because Chris races a lot.
    He has just raced at Gran Fondo New York with some good results.

    Although the most interesting thing about the frame is its exclusively designed graphics.
    These are bead blasted “lugs” representing the modern vision of the classic Russian patterns. The front of the frame shows Russian coat of arms – the two-headed eagle.
    The bottom bracket area is a mixture of the Russian architecture/religions portraying Kremlin, bridges, orthodox church and a mosque.
    The seat tube features Russian doll Matryoshka and “Made in Russia” decal.
    Stencils inspired by Chris and created by a UK based designer Niki Kovacs Niki Kovacs

    The frame also features internal cable routing for the rear brake and internal wiring for Di2 transmission

    Frame weight 1399 grams

    PS: This type of graphics is so complicated to apply that the price may be extremely high.
    And thus we are not offering such decals. This will be one exclusive frame

































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    We built this Triton Roadster custom Ti bike for a customer from Moscow.
    He needed an ultimate citybike.
    Also the customer asked us to add blue bits. And so we did.

    Frame:
    - Triton custom Ti 700c XL frame
    - Paragon Rocker dropouts
    - Belt drive split
    - Internal cable routing and wiring
    - Bead blasted finish with polished Triton decals

    Fork:
    - Triton 700c Roadster fork
    - Paragon flanged dropouts
    - Internal wiring for dynamo
    - Bead blasted matte
    - Comfortable Ti flex
    - Only 630 gr

    Components:
    - Shimano Alfine 11sp
    - Supernova hub dynamo and lights
    - Chris King headset in blue
    - Velocity Blunt rims
    - FSA Metropolis handlebar stem and seatpost
    - Salsa QR’s

    Yet to be added:
    - Carbon belt drive
    - PDW metal fenders
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    Dmitri, what tail lamp is that?


    Ooops, I see Supernova

    Bob

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    hey dmitry how r u?
    what happen to this site? no posts for almost 2 months?

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    Thanks, we are fine.
    It's a season time, we are building bikes and frames non-stop.
    Unfortunately posting photos to a forum takes too much time (uploading photo by photo, pasting links with tags).
    I now post almost daily to our Facebook group: http://Facebook.com/tritonbikes
    For Russian speakers it is also: vk.com/tritonbikes

    If you guys are still here I can try to post something here too. Although the file uploads just kill time
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    Triton Lobster Cruiser
    Our first ever Ti (!) cruiser bike. Built for a customer with knee problems. Cruiser angles let your feet reach ground easily while seated.
    The angles required the use a of a redesigned alien looking fork which appears to be very stiff at 66 head angle!

    This is possibly one of the lightest cruisers ever.
    The fork is under 1kg, the frame is around 1800gr.
    Both frame and fork have all the lines hidden inside for a clean look.

    Also stuffed with the nicest parts:
    - Chris King headset
    - Thomson seatpost
    - Supernova dynamo hub and lights
    - Brooks Flyer saddle
    - Velocity Dually Rims
    - Hutchinson Lowrider tires
    - Xpedo pedals

    The seating position is very comfortable and this bikes rolls really nice compared to the heavy production cruisers.
    The customer is very happy



















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    those are some beautiful bikes. PM sent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Triton Bikes View Post
    [COLOR="#000080"]Triton Lobster Cruiser
    Our first ever Ti (!) cruiser bike.


    That's a cool fork, How does it assemble? Is the steerer a loose "tophat" that slides up through the bottom crown?

    What are your timelines like for a custom 26" XC hardtail & Ti rigid fork at the moment Dmitry? If I placed an order in the next month or so would spring 2015 be a reasonable estimate?

    Cheers, Ted

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    Nice bike dmitry, great work

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    These bikes are freakin beautiful!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ted Andkilde View Post
    That's a cool fork, How does it assemble? Is the steerer a loose "tophat" that slides up through the bottom crown?

    What are your timelines like for a custom 26" XC hardtail & Ti rigid fork at the moment Dmitry? If I placed an order in the next month or so would spring 2015 be a reasonable estimate?

    Cheers, Ted
    Ted, there are clamps on the back of the fork, aluminum steerer slides up, just like you said.

    Timeline is 3 months plus. May take up to 6 months.
    Some frames take like a month.
    We are quite busy plus in the cases where there are many questions needed to be sorted out, the design process takes dozens of emails and it takes ages.
    So the more you know what you want, the better it is

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    Quote Originally Posted by Triton Bikes View Post
    Ted, there are clamps on the back of the fork, aluminum steerer slides up, just like you said.

    Timeline is 3 months plus. May take up to 6 months.
    Some frames take like a month.
    We are quite busy plus in the cases where there are many questions needed to be sorted out, the design process takes dozens of emails and it takes ages.
    So the more you know what you want, the better it is
    Thanks Dmitry

    I'll drop you an email with some more questions on specifics.

    Thanks, Ted

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    Re: Triton Bikes. Titanium frames handmade in Russia. Anyone? :)

    Every day i use it feels better




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    ^ Triton logo fits so well on that kind of background color
    I really hope that I would get my Triton frame soon...

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    A small report. I've had my custom Triton 29'er frame for about two years now. It was probably the best bike related purchase I have ever made. It takes time, but once you get the frame...it's well worth the wait. Guys at your LBS will drool when they see the work of Dmitry and his crew.

    I really want to send my frame back to Dmitry to get a new bead blast and internal cable routing...D...is that possible???

    I'm also considering ordering a new frame for more down-hill oriented riding.

    No complaints about Triton...NONE!

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    On November 15th Golden Pedal Awards were held in Moscow. Triton Bikes won in "Made in Russia" category.

    Happy!!!












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    Quote Originally Posted by Canyon93108 View Post
    A small report. I've had my custom Triton 29'er frame for about two years now. It was probably the best bike related purchase I have ever made. It takes time, but once you get the frame...it's well worth the wait. Guys at your LBS will drool when they see the work of Dmitry and his crew.

    I really want to send my frame back to Dmitry to get a new bead blast and internal cable routing...D...is that possible???

    I'm also considering ordering a new frame for more down-hill oriented riding.

    No complaints about Triton...NONE!
    Thanks!

    Bead blasting is absolutely possible.
    Unlike the internal routing. This has to be done while tubes are still disconnected.
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    Triton Bikes. Titanium frames handmade in Russia. Anyone? :)

    My full rigid triton in collserola, barcelona in spain, a great ride


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    The GODS! IT HURTS - to keep viewing these futuristic looking machines!!! Now if I could get a dually 29er (F:120mm/R:120mm), F/R fully lock-able, with a super light weight peddle-to-power Ebike kit... I won't have to buy a moto-bike at all ever! IT would be my back-packers dream kit!

    A custom seat-mounted rear rack - with fold down support arms that would directly attach/bolt to the seat stays for those really heavy camping pack trips! Imagine the FREEDOM! No more 5-10mile excursions where I'm broken down and exhausted from the ride to campsite. With the Ti-GODS-Bike: 15-20 mile "warm up" ride, make camp, THEN go hit the trails with one of these uber machines!

    Some day Ti-Gods... Some day... Amazing craft work!!!!

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    Hi guys!

    I haven't been on the forum for ages. Mainly posting to our Facebook group.
    Are you still interested to see the Triton updates here?

    We are now preparing first run of production frames:
    - 29er classic frames
    - 29 All Mountain frame
    - Road frames


    Here's some more news:
    We have always had this issue of unability to provide enough tire clearance for 29ers with short chainstays.
    We either had to ovalize the tubes / allow less chainring clerance or we had to use a custom and quite heavy CNC machined plates.
    Inspired by the 3″ yoke made by our friends at Paragon we designed from scratch our own yokes to provide clearance to 2.5″ tires, and yet provide enough clearance for drivetrain.
    We have done stress and stiffness tests and the results are outstanding.
    The yokes are less then 200 grams when installed on a Triton Ti frame.
    Machined from thick Ti 6-4 billets.
    First frames with Triton CNC yokes coming soon.

    Shown: 29er with 2.3" tire, 440mm chainstays and plenty of clerance for 2x10 drive













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    Triton Bikes. Titanium frames handmade in Russia. Anyone? :)

    Sure I,m interested... do you have the geos of the new am 29er frames??

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    Quote Originally Posted by jallll View Post
    Sure I,m interested... do you have the geos of the new am 29er frames??
    Working out now, will publish soon
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    Anodizing titanium.
    Matte frames with anodized Ti coming soon.

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    Triton Bikes. Titanium frames handmade in Russia. Anyone? :)

    Quote Originally Posted by Triton Bikes View Post
    Anodizing titanium.
    Matte frames with anodized Ti coming soon.

    me likey!!!


    Sent from my iPad (so I blame autocorrect for the spellin' errs)

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    I'd love to see the specs for the AM 29'er.

    Have you guys done any 27.5 bikes yet?

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    Nice colors but I'm more interested When do I get rest of the money. I wait more than a year

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    Speaking of waiting... Should we do a little poll about frame waiting times?
    I can start Order made on 2012 Apr and still waiting

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    On your frame waited two years.

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    I have read this entire topic , with lots of fun. Super nice bikes , keep it up !

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    Hi guys!

    We made a video about Triton Bikes.
    Check it out and enjoy

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    2 years in the making?

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    Wait time for a Triton frame is worth it but if you can't wait, anybody looking for a Triton 29er Hardtail size large, I just listed mine on eBay. Amazing bike but recent injury and hospital bills and I need thin out the quiver to get some cash. You can pm me for more info if interested.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crank1979 View Post
    2 years in the making?
    Lol
    Shooting took a couple of days. Then final version released three weeks later
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    Quote Originally Posted by crank1979 View Post
    2 years in the making?
    Now, two years I am waiting for the refund the rest of the money. I can still hear apologies and excuses. Is that the TRITON treats its customers? .

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    Loving my 29'er HT too much...I need a road frame now for commuting. Can you email me prices.

    Not concerned about the wait...it is worth it.

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    I almost forgot this threads existence.
    It was long wait, but worth of it. I received my frame from Russia some weeks ago finally.
    Triton Bikes. Titanium frames handmade in Russia. Anyone? :)-26157118265_35761dab45_z.jpg

    It is good thing, that Dmitry has a good photographer, so I can share decent photo of the frame

    One crappy shot from the 1st test ride:
    Triton Bikes. Titanium frames handmade in Russia. Anyone? :)-26349423896_2aac40a5d5_z.jpg

    Basically his bike is titanium version of Surly 1x1 -frame with Rohloff specific stuff. 1x1 was changed naturally to 1x14

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