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Mountain Home, Arkansas, United States
My name is Dimitri Harris and I have been building frames for over 6 years now. I learned the basics after spending two weeks with Koichi Yamaguchi. He is one of the most interesting people I have ever met and I am thankful to have worked with him. Since then I have just been building one frame after another and learning as much as possible along the way. I build steel fillet-brazed frames that go by the name of MEECH, its an old nickname that I have had since I was a kid. I build mostly cyclocross frames because I love their versatility however I also do road,single-speed, and mountain bikes as well. Custom frames start around $1400. All the frames are handmade by me here in Mountain Home, Arkansas. I am insured and guarantee all of my work so if you are in the market for a custom steel frame I would be glad to build it for you. I am also building frames from carbon fiber so if you would like to ride a prototype frame give me a shout. Thanks for stopping by. You can email me at meech151@hotmail.com or call (870)897-6703 or visit www.meechcustombicycles.com Thanks.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Couple of quick shots of Mike's frame before its shipped.  It turned out great and I'm very happy with it.  Mike chose a paint scheme similar to the old Team Splendor bicycles from the 80's.  The sun makes the blue look much lighter than it really is but with the yellow and black contrasts it looks good regardless of sunlight or clouds.  I like paint that appears different colors in different conditions and this one does it.  Mike was the second customer to let me paint their frame and now I'm addicted to painting, maybe its just the fumes, naw, I like all the wild colors too. I learned a lot more while working on this frame, mainly about applying the clear coat.  I have my methods a little more dialed in and I plan on improving it with practice.


MEECH stem made from the top-shelf stem building components from Paragon Machine Works while the engraving was done here locally by my good friend Mark from Mainline Awards.  He has engraved bb shells, stem plates, and bar caps for me every since we moved to Mountain Home and he always does an excellent job.  Thanks Mark.  I wish I would've had a little aluminum polish to really make this thing shine.  Theres still time.

Handmade carbon chain stay protector.  Stickers, no way.





Ok, well this is a decal because I definitely can't paint this good but Mike wanted to fly the Pegasus logo on his stem as well.  I cleared over it to make it cleaner and theres no chance of the edges fraying. "Fly with MEECH."

These colors together just pop.

For some reason I can't get enough of these photos.


Thanks for giving me a shout Mike.  I enjoyed working with you on this.  Its always a pleasure  getting to meet new people while building their a frame.  One of the fringes of being a custom frame builder.

Thanks for checking it out.


MEECH Custom Bicycles
handmade in 
Mountain Home, Arkansas

2 comments:

  1. Dimitri, first off, Thank You. It was great working with you, I found you knowledgeable, personable, genuine, and down to earth. I appreciate the time you spent with me discussing my frame from its initial conception to the final product. Thanks for always being available when I called with questions or concerns, and addressing every issue in a professional and courteous manner. I received my frame today and could not be happier. You hit the colors dead on even though all i provided you with was a verbal description; very impressive. I cant wait to build it up so i can give you further feedback. Its been a pleasure, I cant wait to "Fly with MEECH". A customer and friend for life, Mike

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  2. Thanks for all the compliments Mike. It was great working with you and getting to know you. When its built up I would love to get a photo of you and the bike. If you ever need anything just give me a shout.
    chao amigo

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