Category Archives: frames
Vanilla Bicycles: Shorty Road Frameset
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As the story goes, Vanilla is left with this 49cm road frameset to sell. Now, I know a Vanilla is out of most people’s price range, but I can’t get over how nicely detailed they all are. The best part about bicycle photography is that there’s no charge to look!

Head over to Vanilla to see more details.

Jan 19, 2014 Comments are OFF
Leader’s 2014 Renovatio Track Frame
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With the success of the Kagero, Leader began working on a pista version of the popular low pro. Now, the Renovatio has been launched:

“The Leader Renovatio frameset is our Pista version of the KAGERO, but with some modifications. The frameset features 7005 double-butted aluminum tubing, smooth and seamless joints, hydroformed seat tube, carbon track fork w/aluminum steerer, and minimalistic branding. With its horizontal top tube and compact geometry, you will discover that the Renovatio is velodrome and street approved.

Designed in collaboration with Pedal Consumption.

Includes FSA headset and PC laser-etched seat collar.

Free UPS shipping within the US continent. Excluding HI, AK, PR.

– View more details and photos by clicking here.

– Geometry can be viewed by clicking here.”

In stock now at Pedal Consumption.

Jan 7, 2014 7 comments
Raleigh Bicycles: SSCXWC Philly Frameset

For this year’s SSCXWC, Raleigh designed a limited edition cross frameset, complete with the Tamland dropouts (which look damn fine). Wait, a SSCX bike with vertical dropouts? What’s going on here? Well, as per the details here on this high-tech PDF, Raleigh is actually encouraging you to chop your derailleur hanger into a bottle opener. Which, I might add, is fucking amazing.

The best part is the price: $670! Scoop one up at the SSCXWC Philly’s webstore!

Nov 27, 2013 Comments are OFF
Mash: Polished Histogram in Stock
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The Cinelli Mash Histogram has been immensely popular over the years but it wasn’t until this year’s model that I’ve personally been stoked on it. Polished aluminum with a graphic overlay always looks amazing. These framesets are now in stock at MASH, so if you’re in need of a new track frame, go check them out!

Nov 17, 2013 18 comments
Heavy Pedal: Zephyr Aluminum Low Pro Track Framesets
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The guys at Heavy Pedal have creates something so strange and so weird that it just works! Introducing their Zephyr track frameset:

“We decided that we wanted to make a bike within the last year. At a time when everyone seems to be rushing to make the cheapest bike out of the cheapest materials for the wrong reasons— we decided to take a step back and do some research. What we gathered was our deep appreciation for NJS bikes, the Cannondale Track and also bike designers that were driven to stand out, like Landshark (none of which have any affiliation to us). So, when we decided that The Heavy Pedal would make a bike we took all three, great ideas into account. We introduce to you, Zephyr.”

Check out more photos and specs below!

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Nov 11, 2013 9 comments
Merckx Mondays

Molteni sausages were onto something when they sponsored a young bicycle racer by the name of Eddy Merckx in 1971. Not only were they to see a huge jump in sales from his many victories (someone give me a source!), but little did they know, their brand was to be embodied in one of the most iconic colors in cycling history.

While this frame in particular is not an original Molteni, it still looks mighty nice sitting atop this Kubota.

I have been dangerously low on Merckx Mondays content, so when I was over at Maison de Blanc over the weekend, I asked FYXO to shoot one of his many Merckx frames. “Which one?” he asked, to which I replied, the one that’ll look the best on your dad’s mower.

Granted, this is by no means the “nicest” Merckx frame in Andy’s man cave, it just looked so quant… See for yourself in the Gallery!

This, like everything in the world of FYXO, is for sale. Interested? Shoot him an email.

Oct 28, 2013 4 comments