Steelman Cycles Signature Frames

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $1660.00

Product Description

The Steelman Signature is our full custom model, designed and built for you alone. The types of custom frames that I build include: woman specific, triathlon, track, touring, hybrid, mountain, cyclo-cross, time trial, and road racing.

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Rich Nickla a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: January 16, 2006

Strengths:    Brent and Katryn offer the best example of customer service that I've found in the bike industry, and having 10+ years of work experience in it myself, that's saying a lot. Also, Brent does the best welds in the business. True story: On a training day at the San Diego velodrome last year, I actually had a guy say to me "what great fillet brazing!". After such a nice compliment, I didn't have the heart to tell him it was really TIG welded :).

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
My Steelman Signature is a custom track frame, a sprint bike specifically. As always, Brent was very responsive to my input on exactly how I wanted the bike to handle, and the end result is perfect. This thing jumps like a cheetah, I couldn't ask for anything more.

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Price Paid:    $1600.00

Purchased At:   direct from Steelman

Similar Products Used:   Basso, RRB custom, Cannondale

Bike Setup:   Steelman Signature frame, fork, and stem
Campy Record crank and BB
Bontrager XXX carbon rims laced to Paul hubs
Tufo S3 215gr tires
Sakae NJS approved steel bars

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ricky J a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: October 23, 2005

Strengths:    Ride characteristics are "in tune", excellent handling and stability. Makes that sweet steel music over bumps.

Weaknesses:    Should somebody love their bicycle this much?

Bottom Line:   
This review is a follow-up to my initial review posted May 4, 2001 under the Steelman Stage Race category.

This Signature frame continues to delight, a lively riding companion that's trustworthy in all situations- I cannot think of one ride which didn't end with a smile on my face and a song in the heart! She has endured the continually degrading local road conditions without protest for 4-1/2 years, and Brent's ability to just nail the fit is still the stuff of legends for me- where others tried, he delivered!

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Favorite Ride:   wherever I go...

Price Paid:    $1600.00

Purchased At:   Steelman Cycles

Similar Products Used:   Serotta custom, Fuso custom, Eddy Merckx Ti EX Pro

Bike Setup:   Dura-Ace 9sp, Mavic Open Pro wheels, Steelman custom stem, Max Flite Trans Am saddle, Panaracer T Serv 700x28 tires

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