A craftsman at work, a skill that is second nature: Cut, grind, file, clamp, fit, braze, weld. Repeat. Back and forth, here, there, this bench, that jig. Sparks flying from grinders, the flash and whoosh of the torch being lit, red hot lugs and smoking bottom brackets. A day of turning straight lines into triangles, into frames, a pile of steel tubes gradually transformed into something that looks like the bicycle I rode down here on this morning.
All the while, the syncopated background sound of
click click click click click-ick click click click click
the cameras catching it all, frame by frame.
Timelapse film of Reilly Cycle Works out in January 2016.
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