Sunday, November 28, 2010

Schwinn Crisscross Rebuilt 7-Speed, 51cm Lugged 4130 Cro-Mo - *SOLD*

Schwinn Crisscross Rebuilt 7-Speed, 51cm

The base of this build is nice Schwinn Crisscross frame. This is an early true hybrid frame, which takes 700c wheels, has cantilever brakes, and has plenty of fender clearance. These frames make nice commuter or touring bikes for these reasons. This one has been completely rebuilt to be a very rideable 7-speed with a wide range of gearing options. Built up with Rivendell inspiration, features mustache handlebars with a tall quill stem. Handlebars have been wrapped in orange cloth tape, then amber shellacked, giving a deep honey brown. Has a single chainring up front and a 7-speed cassette in the rear, controlled with a Suntour Barcon bar end ratcheting shifter. Has some nice cyclocross tires, which make this bike good for any weather condition, or some off-road trail riding. Has plenty of clearance for full fenders, and can accommodate a variety of racks. This bike is ideal for riders 5'6" to 5"10", give or take.

[ C O M P O N E N T S ]

700c Wheelset, wide touring style
Titan Tour Alloy Rims
Shimano DeoreXT Rear Freehub
Hutchinson Bulldog Cross Tires, 70x34c
7-Speed Cassette, 12-28
KMC Z-Chain
Suntour Rear Derailer, Accushift VCT
Suntour Barcon Ratcheting Shifter, friction
DiaCompe Cantilever Brakes
DiaCompe Brake Levers, white hoods
UNO Alloy MicroAdjust Seatpost
Velo Black Saddle with Brass Rivets
SR Alloy Stem, 60mm reach, extended quill
Alloy Mustache Handlebars
Tressostar Orange Cloth Handlebar Tape, amber shellacked
SR Alloy Crankset, 170mm
Alloy Chainring, 40t
Silver Single Chainring Bolts
Silver Alloy Platform Pedals


Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Schwinn Mixte Fixed Gear/Single Speed, 22"/56cm Lugged 4130 Cro-Mo - *SOLD*

Schwinn Le Tour Mixte Single Speed/Fixed Gear, 22"/56cm

The base of this build is a Schwinn Le Tour mixte frame, completely rebuilt as a city fixed gear or single speed. Features a deep-v flip/flop wheelset, North Road swept back bars, and remove-able fenders. Can be setup as a fixed gear or a coast-able single speed with a 52/18 ratio, perfect for cruising around the city. Bike has been completely rebuilt with a reconditioned bottom bracket and headset. Handlebar grips are cork which is very comfortable on rough roads. Cork grips have been amber shellacked for durability, grip, and a beautiful amber hue. This bicycle would be great as a daily commuter, and has eyelets to accommodate assorted styles of racks. This bike is ideal for riders 5'8" to 5'11", give or take.

[ C O M P O N E N T S ]

Silver Deep-V Wheelset, 700c
CST Tubes, presta valves
Kenda Black Tires, 700x23c
18t Track Cog & LockRing {OR} 18t Single Speed Freewheel
KMC Silver Z-410 Track Width Single Speed Chain
SR Aero Crankset, 52t
Reconditioned Bottom Bracket
Silver Alloy Platform Pedals
Alloy Micro-Adjust Two-Bolt Seatpost
Velo Black Saddle w/ Rivets
Reconditioned Headset
SR Alloy Stem, 100mm Reach
North Road Swept Back Handlebars
Velo Orange Cork Grips, amber shellacked
Star Brake Levers
Long Reach Dual-Pivot Front Brake
Mafac Racer CenterPull Rear Brake
Planet Bike Silver Fenders

Please indicate fixed gear or single speed when inquiring.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Motobecane Rebuilt 5-Speed Mixte, 19"/48cm French Porteur - *SOLD*

Motobecane Rebuilt 5-Speed Mixte, 19"/48cm

Inspiration for this bicycle came from the classic constructeur style, particularly the Porteur-style bicycle, used to deliver newspapers on Parisian streets. This bicycle has been rebuilt with French bicycles as a template. The frame is a Motobecane mixte, with twin lateral stays, a classic design. Has been completely rebuilt as a 5-speed with a rear derailer. Sports French-style alloy handlebars, inverse brake levers, and a single ratcheting thumb shifter. The thumb shifter is friction only, and ratchets both in up and down shifts, which gives accurate and precise shifting. The handlebars have been wrapped in cloth handlebar tape, then treated with 3 coats of amber shellac, matching the saddle perfectly. Bottom bracket has been completely reconditioned with a new axle to allow a cotterless crank. Headset has been reconditioned as well. The threaded fork fits a standard quill stem. Features a new alloy wheelset. Has ample clearance for full fenders, and can fit a variety of racks. This bicycle is ideal for riders 5'2" to 5'7", give or take.

[ C O M P O N E N T S ]

Alloy Aero Wheelset, 700c
Kenda Tubes, Schrader Valve
CST Super HP Skinwall Tires, 700x23c
SunTour 5-Speed Freewheel, 14-28
Shimano Light Action Rear Derailer
Reconditioned Bottom Bracket
Sugino Alloy Crankset
Single Chainring Bolts
Black Chainring, 48t
Silver Alloy Pedals
Honey Brown Leather Saddle
SR Alloy Stem, 100mm reach
Velo-Orange Belleville Handlebars
Shimano MT-50 Ratcheting Thumb Shifter
Dia-Compe Inverse Brake Levers, Black
GreenGrips Cloth Handlebar Tape, amber shellacked


Monday, November 8, 2010

Miyata 912 Rebuilt Fixed Gear/Single Speed, 25"/63cm Lugged Cro-Mo - *SOLD*

Miyata 912 Rebuilt Fixed Gear/Single Speed, 25"/63cm

The idea behind this build was to re-build a beautiful Miyata 912 frame as a classic fixed gear racer.So, the base of this build is a Miyata 912 frame made of lugged triple-butted cro-moly. Miyata made their own tubing, and the result is a very lightweight, yet strong frame. Built up with very nice components. Features a hand-built wheelset with wide double-walled alloy rims, stainless steel spokes, and high-flange alloy hubs. Also sports a cartridge bottom bracket, track crankset, and silver track width chain. Has very nice Schwalbe Delta Cruiser tires, that have superior flat protection. Drop bars have been wrapped in cloth handlebar tape, then clear shellacked to match the cream tires perfectly. Can be set up as a fixed gear or a coast-able single speed. This bike is ideal for riders at least 6'0" tall.

[ C O M P O N E N T S ]
Handbuilt 700c Track Wheelset
Alex DM18 Silver Alloy Rims, double-walled & eyeletted
High-Flange Silver Alloy Flip/Flop Hubset
Stainless Steel Spokes, traditional 3-cross pattern
CST Tubes, presta valve
Schwalbe Cream Delta Cruiser Tires, 700x35c
16t Track Cog & LockRing {OR} 16t Dicta Single Speed Freewheel
KMC Z410 Silver Track Width Single Speed Chain
Sealed Cartridge Bottom Bracket
Vuelta Pista Track Crankset, 165mm
Single Chainring Bolts
46t Black Alloy Chainring, 144 BCD
SR LaPrade Alloy MicroAdjust Seatpost
Selle Italia Mundialita Black Leather Saddle
Kalloy Silver Alloy Stem, 80mm Reach
Drop Handlebars
Tressostar White Cloth Handlebar Tape, clear shellacked
Tektro InLine Brake Lever
DiaCompe Sidepull Brake

Please indicate fixed gear or coast-able single speed when inquiring. 

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Trek 800 Rebuilt 7-Speed, 22"/56cm 4130 Cro-Moly - *SOLD*

Trek 800 Rebuilt 7-Speed, 22"/56cm

Inspired by the early Bridgestone MB & XO series, this Trek 800 has been rebuilt as a comfortable and speedy 7-speed. This bike originally was setup as a mountain bike, with an early 80's build. It has been re-imagined and completely rebuilt as an efficient city commuter, yet still has the capabilities of an off-road beast or winter warrior by throwing on some knobby tires. Features alloy drop bars, cantilever brakes, and aero brake levers. The wheelset features alloy rims with slick tires, which give complete contact with the road and are sure-footed in foul weather. Sports a rear derailer only, hyperglide cassette, and a smooth, friction shifting Suntour Barcon shifter on the handlebar end. Bars have been wrapped in black cork handlebar tape, and twined at the ends. Saddle is a very comfortable Selle Italia Mundialita in original black leather. Can accommodate full fenders and a variety of rack configurations. Knobby tires can be included for free. Can install fenders or racks for additional fees. This bike is ideal for riders 5'10" to 6'2", give or take.

[ C O M P O N E N T S ]

26" Alloy Wheelset, 559mm
Araya Alloy Rims
Forte Slick City ST Tires, 26x1.25 - 559x32
Shimano Hubs, freehub
7-Speed Hyperglide Cassette
KMC Narrow Z-Chain
Shimano 200GS Rear Derailer
Reconditioned Bottom Bracket
Sakae CX Crankset, 170mm
Sakae Alloy Chainring, 45t
Single Chainring Bolts
Black Rising Stem
ALPS Alloy Handlebars
Aero Brake Levers
Suntour BarCon Bar End Shifter
Black Cork Handlebar Tape, ends twined
Allen Seatpost Binder Bolt
Velo Black Saddle