Aventón Bikes: Track Frameset Jun 11, 2013

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Aventón Bikes offer hydroformed, double-butted aerodynamic 6061 track frames for under $350 in white, gloss black and polished. Check out more shots below, more information at Aventón Bikes and scoop one up at City Grounds.

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  • http://skim.la skim

    Are these made in the states?

    • http://theradavist.com/ John Watson

      No, Made in China at the owner’s father’s factory.

  • PurpleFixie

    So the fork is alluminum as well? wat is dis.

    • richspeeds

      In order to keep the frame cheap and affordable, yes.

  • TonyWonder

    I saw these up close at the NYC Bike Expo and they did look pretty sweet. Nice welds.

  • Kory Lefkowits

    Take note Cinelli…nice welds!! $350??

    • TonyWonder

      Also, from what the owner told me, in stiffness and strength tests, these out-performed the Cinelli Mash frame….. I was blown away by the price.

      • http://theradavist.com/ John Watson

        What about weight? Tubing tensile? There are more key factors in frame design than strength and stiffness. It’s hard to compete with Columbus’ aluminum tubing but it’s easy to make something stiffer by simply making it heavier…

        • TonyWonder

          Yeah that’s fair. I even asked the owner about the weight because the price was so temping and he couldn’t give me an exact figure.

          • Jianwei Zhang

            @TonyWonder Hi, I didn’t go to the Expo… Also, here is the weight: 49cm-3.6lbs 52cm-3.7lbs 55cm-3.8lbs 58cm-4 lbs
            Fork: 550 grams/1.2lbs

          • TonyWonder

            I’m sorry, I thought I was speaking to a co-owner at the expo. I guess I was wrong. Thank you for posting the info on the frame! They looked great in person.

          • Jianwei Zhang

            Thank you!

        • Jianwei Zhang

          agree

    • kaseyirl

      one of these frames uses columbus tubing, the other uses “aerodynamic” tubing

      • Trevor

        Yeah but Cinelli and Columbus are the same company, so they have no option.

        • http://theradavist.com/ John Watson

          That’s not their point…

    • http://theradavist.com/ John Watson

      they’re saving money a number of ways (paint, not going Columbus on their tubing, no carbon fork and owning the factory).

      • Miguel

        John is completely right, you cannot compare columbus tubing with shitty 6061 aluminum this company is using, also cinelli frames like MASH and the Vigorelli are triple butted and still weight less than the aventon. I have owned a leader and I switched to cinelli, I have both the mash and vigorelli, they are both superb frames, you get what you pay for.

  • Javon

    For the price it can’t be beat unless you buy a VISP. I think the fork is unattractive and It’s quite similar to the Langster Pro. Personally, I like the styling of the Unknown LV2 better.

  • Eddie

    weight isnt a problem on a track, so having it be heavier then a cinelli or any other columbus aluminum tubing isnt a problem. unless your a weight weenie

    • http://theradavist.com/ John Watson

      Totally but my point is, having something “stiffer” doesn’t always make it a better bike, especially since most people will be riding it on the street…

  • Ryann

    with a price like that i feel like these are about to become the new leaders for “fixie” kids

  • Storm Trooper

    So what other frame do you suggest, the mash is like 900 dollars… is their another frame comparable to this one ( design ) that has smooth welds

    • Storm Trooper

      these are comparable to the aventon and leader frames

      http://www.ebay.com/itm/281073969246

    • http://theradavist.com/ John Watson

      Why do people care so much about smooth welds?

      • nthkl

        Aesthetics and good design son.

  • Joe

    I really like mine its solid with deep v’s and a 6061 leader crank. im really a steel dude but they did awesome work on this first release.. thanks #aventon keep pushin :)