Brooklyn Machine Works: Gangsta Track 2.0 Invasion Nov 15, 2010

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When Brooklyn Machine Works announced they would be producing the Gangsta 2.0 in Taiwan, a lot of people wondered how that would effect the company. I thought “how the hell are they going to fit all those frames in their space?”. Today I went through to see just how the hell they did just that.

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Even their handmade in Brooklyn bicycles are using the boxes to lean up against.

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The space is packed. Straight up to the ceiling.

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Luckily for them, most of these are going out to stockists and bike shops. A few are staying in Brooklyn, so that the guys can do some custom alterations to the bikes. Want v-brake tabs added? Sure, they can do that. Rack mounts? Sure. Cable stops? Yep. Basically, all the custom modifications that might have put you over budget before are now achievable in house in Brooklyn.

You’ve gotta hand it to BMW. They’re doing something good over there on Powers street. Hit them up to see how you can get a Gangsta Track 2.0 to fit your needs!

  • 8pmhangover

    Cool, looks like I just found my dual disc cyclotrack bike…

  • biancha

    I ride a BMW gangsta (v1). I love it and I love the idea that it was made by hand In brooklyn. So at first, i didn’t like that you had no choice in the matter any longer; that it was the taiwanese version or nothing. but then I saw the welds. has anyone else noticed that the actual construction of the frame looks superior to the work that comes out of powers st? as much as I love my BMW, there are times when I wonder whether anyone with genuine skill welded my tubes together.

  • noel

    i’m curious as to why they moved production of that frame to taiwan? i’m all for taiwanese-made bike frames (poor bastard that i am) but of all companies to do it, i wouldn’t have expected BMW.

  • MAT*IRAKREW

    IF YOU WONDER IF ANYONE HAS ANY GENUINE WELDING SKILLS OVER AT POWERS STREET THEN U DONT EVEN DESERVE THE BIKE YOU HAVE (GANGSTA V.1)..I HOPE IT GETS RACKED…THEN U CAN BUY THE “SUPERIOR” ONE…

  • what’s next? HOLD FAST will be made in taiwan too?? :(