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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.

Wednesday, August 8, 2012

MEECH atop Mount Ventoux

Steve gave me the heads up the other day that he was gonna put a MEECH on top of Mount Ventoux and as much as this dude rolls I had no reason to doubt him however I wanted to see it to believe it.  Well, here it is.  

Monument at the top of one of the most famous climbs in the Tour de France. As Mike Wurster pointed out to me in the comments this monument is in honor of Tom Simpson who died here during a Tour stage.  I had heard Phil and Paul comment on this various times during the tour but never really knew the story so I looked it up on line.  If you're not familiar with it, its a pretty interesting little story if you have time to check it out.

Yeah baby! Nice climb Steve.  After you climb one of those famous climbs that all the pros do in the tours you always appreciate it much more as you watch them go up it because theres a part of you there.  I appreciate all the cool photos that you've sent of the roads, the foods, and the wine.  It makes me wish I was there rollin with you.   Thanks for flying the MEECH flag.  Next stop the moon.  Adieu.

5 comments:

  1. I believe that monument is for the late Tom Simpson who died there in July 1967.

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  2. Ahhh, I didn't know that but it makes sense.

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  3. Dude, next year we should rent the spot I stayed at again and ride. I'm already talking to by buddy about it.

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  4. That would be super-cool, however going to France and leaving the wife back in Arkansas may be a tough sell. It would definitely be cool though.

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