Tyghe Trimble

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Biking through Gorges de la Nesque in Provence, a few days after tackling Mont Ventoux. 

Biking through Gorges de la Nesque in Provence, a few days after tackling Mont Ventoux. 

Scrambling up Matterhorn Peak on the edge of Yosemite National Park.

Scrambling up Matterhorn Peak on the edge of Yosemite National Park.

Six years and going strong. I built this fixie with Recycle-a-Bicycle in 2005. It is still my go-to commuter. Long live the fixie! No, really. They are easy to clean, maintain and last forever.

Six years and going strong. I built this fixie with Recycle-a-Bicycle in 2005. It is still my go-to commuter. Long live the fixie! No, really. They are easy to clean, maintain and last forever.

I built up this Cannondale R800 primarily with hand-me-down component parts. It’s my first road bike build—and it rides beautifully.

I built up this Cannondale R800 primarily with hand-me-down component parts. It’s my first road bike build—and it rides beautifully.

Learning to use a plasma cutter at Maker Faire. If you look closer, you’ll see a very crooked cut in the metal. A straight cut through metal: harder than it looks.

Learning to use a plasma cutter at Maker Faire. If you look closer, you’ll see a very crooked cut in the metal. A straight cut through metal: harder than it looks.

Tyghe floats along the Stikine River in British Columbia. The river is one of the fastest flowing navigable rivers in North America. It’s also beautiful.

Tyghe floats along the Stikine River in British Columbia. The river is one of the fastest flowing navigable rivers in North America. It’s also beautiful.