Chris’ Blue Nagasawa Track

I’ve got a few friends here in Austin with impeccable taste in bikes. Chris is one of them. His Eddy Merckx Pista and matching Eddy Merckx road have been featured here before and today I’ve got a gorgeous Joe Bell-restored blue Nagasawa. When Chris got the frame, it had surface rust and the paint was all chipped up. He’d always wanted a Joe Bell-painted bike, so he contact Joe and set up a restoration. When Joe finished his work, Chris built it up and the end result is stunning. The blue just popped in the late afternoon sun and the freshly-paved asphalt alleyway was the perfect backdrop. This bike is a beauty. See for yourself below.

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  • Andy Nisbet

    What lens do you use? 50mm 1.4?

    • Justin Mulroy

      He uses the 50mm f1.2L i think

      • http://theradavist.com John Watson

        This was 70-200 2.8 L IS mk i

  • http://www.facebook.com/jamesmckeon Jamie McKeon

    the details on those stays!!!

  • max

    God I love that Suntour groupset

  • Jake Ricker

    Perfection.

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/steelyfan/ Steely Fan

    Well done Chris. Rear drop detail is obscene!

  • Kiperobject

    sex

  • craig

    restos are lame

    • http://theradavist.com John Watson

      “meh”

  • the hater of seville

    beautiful.  nothing like the impeccable, pristine paint of a bike that gets ridden once a week.

  • the hater of seville

    (but really, it’s a really nice bike and it’s set up well.)

  • Elwood

    Gorgeous bike….
    (.does anyone know which dropbars are these?)

  • HansDC

    Yeah I wanna know what drop bars those are too. Bike looks great.