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  1. General Cycling Discussion
    Editor's Note: This is one of the most engaging articles we've ever published and it's as relevant today as it was when first published in 2012.   So you're about to mosey on over to your local bike shop and drop more coin for your first genuine racing bike than most people pay for an entire...
  2. Traitor Ruben

    Traitor Ruben

    2009 Traitor Ruben custom painted steel with a hard to miss shade of green. Built up with hill climb friendly 34t rear cassette. 11 speed ultegra, 32c gravel king file tread.
  3. General Cycling Discussion
    There is nothing quite so beautiful as a custom steel frame. Steel is the most traditional of frame building materials, and is enjoying a resurgence among the road biking crowd, especially those seeking a custom build. With an assist from our pals at the Global Cycling Network, here are six...
  4. Cyclocross
    I got my first look at Civilian bicycles this past Spring at the Sea Otter Classic and I also checked out their latest bike at Interbike. I met with Civilian's founder, designer and creator Tyson Hart who was showing his new cyclocross bike called the "Vive Le Roi" (pronounced "vee-va la wah"...
  5. Gios Torino Super Record

    Gios Torino Super Record

    1980 Gios Torino Super Recod Chrome - 63cm Campagnolo Athena 11 Ambrosio Excellene Rims with Zenith Hubs
  6. Gios Torino Super Record

    Gios Torino Super Record

    1980 Gios Torino Super Recod Chrome - 63cm Campagnolo Athena 11 Ambrosio Excellene Rims with Zenith Hubs
  7. General Cycling Discussion
    Only 25 of these 75th anniversary Schwinn Paramount frames are being sold. Whatever you think about the current status of Schwinn the brand, there's no denying its place in America's long cycling history. In one form or another the company has been building bikes since 1895. Not all of those...
  8. General Cycling Discussion
    Editor's Note: This is the next installment in a series of interviews RoadBikeReview.com is conducting with various thought leaders in the cycling industry. The mission is to discover what trends and technological developments they think will drive the two-wheeled world in 2013. We had the...
  9. General Cycling Discussion
    Featured User Review: Independent Fabrication Crown Jewel Road Bike by AJ Moellenbeck Price Paid: $2750.00 at LBS Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup Independent Fabrication Steel Crown Jewel SE, Chorus 11, Zipp 101's, ENVE carbon Cockpit Favorite Ride: Anything over 50...
  10. General Cycling Discussion
    Featured User Review: Fuji Touring Road Bike by Ray Lovinggood Price: $800.00 at Cycle Logic Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: Headlight: Cygolite Expilion 250 Taillight: PDW Dangerzone Rack Pack: Lone Peak RP-700 (used every day) Baskets: Basil Cardiff (installed and...
  11. General Cycling Discussion
    Billy from Affinity Cycles introduces us briefly to the new S&S coupled Metropolitan, available soon as a 2012 model. The frame will be sold with a custom travel bag from Hold Fast Straps. The steel frame will fit into the custom bag and allow you to check it in as regular luggage, as opposed to...
  12. General Cycling Discussion
    [youtube width="640" height="385"]httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhGZBOy-CRI Ben Serotta comes and talks to us about the history of Serotta and to show us a new bike using a new tubing set from columbus. They've used Columbus of Italy for 25 years now and to commemorate that, they've come up...
  13. General Cycling Discussion
    [youtube width="640" height="385"]httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpPuVan7Nec Renold from YipSan Bicycles of Fort Collins, CO stopped by with a road bike meant to cover all types of terrain. But don't get fooled by the fenders and reasonably durable drivetrain, this thing can be turned into...
  14. General Cycling Discussion
    Featured User Review: Jamis Satellite Steel Road Bike by Doggity Price Paid: $625.00 at The Broken Spoke Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Favorite Ride: any long climbing ridey Bike Setup: Stock frame and fork. Nitto Randoneur 45cm handlebars. Shimano 8 speed BAR END shifters...
  15. General Cycling Discussion
    Quick Take: 2010 DeRosa Corum - Steel in the Peloton - By Kurt Gensheimer From the pro peloton to local USCF races, carbon fiber is the material du jour these days. Forks, wheels, components, water bottle cages, headset spacers; they're all made of carbon. And of course, the frame, the nucleus...
  16. Bianchi Volpe Fixie - Urban Commuter

    Bianchi Volpe Fixie - Urban Commuter

    This was a project for my teen-aged son. As we live some distance from school, he needed a fast commuter. A fixie was his choice. We couldn't make it too fancy/expensive, because Berkeley is a bike thieve's paradise and no sense painting a bullseye on a bike parked downtown all day long. Cost total
  17. '88 Schwinn Premis

    '88 Schwinn Premis

    Completely rebuilt and repainted forest green and beige two-tone epoxy. Stem and seatpost painted to match. Shimano 105 and RX100 components Old Campy Record 28h hubs and new Alex R390 rims Brooks B17 saddle (British Racing green/copper rail saddle has been added since photo was taken)
  18. Late '80's Colnago Sprint

    Late '80's Colnago Sprint

    Lugged Columbus SL frame Campy Veloce 9spd group upgrade Athena crank and headset, Centaur bb
  19. Capricorn fixie and front rack

    Capricorn fixie and front rack

    This is a fixed-gear utility bike that I made for myself. It's about as all-purpose as a bike can get with room for sturdy tires, fender mounts, tall headtube, and the front rack. I used True Temper tubes and Paragon dropouts on the frame and aircraft-grade 4130 for the rack and handlebars. Brass
  20. l_emondmed

    l_emondmed

    2002 Lemond Buenos Aires triple, so far all stock except for Vredestein Fortezza Race tires and a Cannondale saddle bag. 2400 mile and lovin' every minute of it! I figured this gallery needed some more LeMonds!
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