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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeJan 17th 2009
     
    Post photos of EXCEPTIONALLY nice steel bikes and their parts.








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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeJan 17th 2009
     



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      CommentAuthordanarel
    • CommentTimeJan 18th 2009
     
    Yamaguchi: i really love this clean build.



    • CommentAuthoruno-speedo
    • CommentTimeJan 19th 2009
     
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      CommentAuthorWilliam
    • CommentTimeJan 22nd 2009 edited
     
    <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/39ttJZpNKP0VHXiLioA8IQ?authkey=yJ1FcAgDtio&feat=embedwebsite"><img src="http://lh5.ggpht.com/_q18A8KPvNBE/SXTClRNr7LI/AAAAAAAAB6s/Nt6KLSjeCQA/s400/da%20fraser.JPG" /></a> The "porn" is actually the set up for the disc on the rear. The axle mounts to brackets, instead of the frame. The brackets allow to set chain tension, but keep disc brakes with adjustment issues or an EBB or hub. The labels are actually painted on, sanded smooth, and then clear coated over.
    • CommentAuthorProtorio
    • CommentTimeJan 24th 2009
     
    OK, make sure your parent's aren't around. This is better than watching scrambled channel 99 back in 1992! Here are some favorites of mine from Flickr: ANT, Ebisu, Riv, Weigle, and some awesome 29er. These aren't mine, but have aesthetics I'd aspire to in my own builds.
    Ant
    Ebisu
    Glorius
    Mixte
    29er
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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeJan 24th 2009
     
    that Ebisu has a great balanced look to it.

    the JP with it's 100% French build is pretty interesting.

    not sure about the road geametry 29er. hate the spoke pattern. I think this would look best with wood rims and off white 700x40c tires. how do you customize Brooks saddles like that?
    • CommentAuthorProtorio
    • CommentTimeJan 24th 2009
     
    I didn't even notice those spokes - kind of silly looking, I agree. I like the idea of a fixie with fat tires.
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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeJan 24th 2009
     
    Morgan who works sometimes at the shop has a 29er fixed gear. he digs it.
    • CommentAuthorTom@VC
    • CommentTimeJan 25th 2009
     
    Bike 1 - Awesome! Paul chainring (maybe I'm mistaken) is kind of an odd choice.

    Bike 2 - Great bags and pump location.

    Last Bike - Love it. Curious what the front hub is.
    • CommentAuthorkid j
    • CommentTimeJan 25th 2009
     
    [quote][cite] danarel:[/cite]Yamaguchi: i really love this clean build. <img src="http://pedalconsumption.com/files/bikeporn_yamaguchi2.jpg" /> I could cry....
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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeJan 25th 2009
     
    Tom, that rear hub is a Phil Wood and the front hub is a Sturmey Archer drum brake hub.
    • CommentAuthorkid j
    • CommentTimeJan 25th 2009
     

    it might not be as intricate as some of the others, but check out those clearances!
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      CommentAuthordanarel
    • CommentTimeJan 25th 2009
     
    patrick from pedal consumption has the sexiest of all.

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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeJan 26th 2009 edited
     
    there's no denying the simple sexy lines of track bikes.
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      CommentAuthoril Pirati
    • CommentTimeJan 26th 2009
     
    ^^NDSF
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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeFeb 4th 2009
     




    • CommentAuthorreverend
    • CommentTimeFeb 21st 2009 edited
     
    That Ebisu is amazing...
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      CommentAuthorWilliam
    • CommentTimeFeb 22nd 2009
     
    I have a spot in my heart for pursuit bikes. Completely unreasonable, horribly uncomfortable.. but sex personified.
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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeFeb 22nd 2009
     
    i think Pursuit bikes are sexy too. when done right they feel great though. not for long long trips but my Landshark Pursuit track is one of the most comfortable bikes i own. everybody that sits on it says the same thing. it's the most powerful feeling bike i own. you don't even need to be moving very fast to have a sense of oneness and power with it. amazing machine.

    here it is
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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeFeb 22nd 2009
     
    here's a Pursuit that we just built for someone
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      CommentAuthorWilliam
    • CommentTimeMar 6th 2009
     
    I'll be riding my "bike porn" on Tuesday. It was a stupid out of control build that has ended in sadness. With a conversion (for fixed) it's always a pain to get the chain tension right. So, loving the 80's Bianchi, it seemed logical to have the drop outs changed. But that would have cost 300$. For about 200 more, you could get a new Pista. But everyone had a Pista, and I had fallen in LOVE with an old pursuit bike I had seen at the Velo Swap (much like the ones in Velocult's shop now). So, in talking about this, a frame builder offered to build me a frame for a price that was.. reasonable? Of course, then, I couldn't put my hacked out old parts on a new frame.. and a frame that nice wasn't gonna get bare bones bottom rung..

    Two Phil Wood High Flanged Track hubs, Kris King head set, Durace Crank/BB, Miche Supertype seat post, profile bars, deep V's..... A really nice bike to ride that handles superbly, fits like a silk thong, looks great and..

    I'm afraid to lock it up anywhere or get it scratched/dented/beat up.

    so sad, I hate having stuff that doesn't get used because of cosmetics. Violeates my function over form ideal.

    But, I've decided that it's time to get over it, and ride the CRAP out of it. Pictures on Tuesday on it's nearly maden voyage. Some 4 years after the build started.
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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeMar 6th 2009
     
    wow William, get on that horse! is it a Fraser?
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      CommentAuthorWilliam
    • CommentTimeMar 6th 2009
     
    <blockquote><cite> Velo Cult:</cite>wow William, get on that horse! is it a Fraser?</blockquote> It's a <a href="http://www.thylacinecycles.com">Thylacine</a> ~ an OZ frame builder. I'm not sure Fraser was building then, or if we just had not crossed paths. Fraser built my SS 29er: <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/39ttJZpNKP0VHXiLioA8IQ?authkey=Gv1sRgCKrsjsCArtHOyAE&feat=embedwebsite"><img src="http://lh5.ggpht.com/_q18A8KPvNBE/SXTClRNr7LI/AAAAAAAAB6s/Nt6KLSjeCQA/s288/da%20fraser.JPG" /></a> I actualy tried riding on those pipes.:face-monkey: I fell.:face-plain: It hurt.:face-crying: Then left when it became apparent that it wasn't an open place to play. :face-devil-grin:
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      CommentAuthorWilliam
    • CommentTimeMay 13th 2009
     
    both are exceptionally nice.
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    • CommentAuthorProtorio
    • CommentTimeMay 13th 2009
     
    Wow. I love Bradley's work with Capricorn.
    • CommentAuthorupam
    • CommentTimeJul 16th 2009
     
    corima
    • CommentAuthorupam
    • CommentTimeJul 16th 2009
     
    benotto
    • CommentAuthorupam
    • CommentTimeJul 16th 2009
     
    de rosa
    De Rosa TT
    • CommentAuthorupam
    • CommentTimeJul 16th 2009
     
    moset-tt3
    • CommentAuthorupam
    • CommentTimeJul 16th 2009
     
    moser-tt1
    • CommentAuthorupam
    • CommentTimeJul 16th 2009
     
    mose-tt
    • CommentAuthorupam
    • CommentTimeJul 16th 2009
     
    Photobucket
    • CommentAuthorupam
    • CommentTimeJul 16th 2009
     
    proto-moser
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      CommentAuthorWilliam
    • CommentTimeAug 17th 2009
     
    Bike porn is the white surly with white tires and the turned down handle bars I saw at VC last week. It was a SS set up. It was hotness, all wrapped up in bicycle goodness.
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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeAug 17th 2009
     
    I sure do love 1993 Bridgestone XO-1's
    • CommentAuthorProtorio
    • CommentTimeAug 17th 2009
     
    Oh, Sh*%#$t, that's nice. I also like Adam A's Kogswells - he probably helped sell a lot of those with his photos.
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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeAug 17th 2009
     
    William:Bike porn is the white surly with white tires and the turned down handle bars I saw at VC last week. It was a SS set up. It was hotness, all wrapped up in bicycle goodness.


    Thanks William, that one took a long time to get the the look right.
    • CommentAuthorProtorio
    • CommentTimeAug 17th 2009
     
    I agree that Surly is stellar. The nicest I've seen.
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    ^^^
    post pics? im curious now
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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeAug 18th 2009
     
    i'll try to get photos for you guys today. maybe soon i'll do an actual photo shoot for it too.
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      CommentAuthorWilliam
    • CommentTimeAug 18th 2009
     
    <blockquote><cite> brian itzaina:</cite>^^^
    post pics? im curious now</blockquote>

    You gotta see it in person. You would think that anything surly would be utilitarian/plain vanilla (something I kind of like) but this one just stands out.
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      CommentAuthorSigurd
    • CommentTimeAug 18th 2009
     
    I'll readily admit to having stolen this image from another site, and it is also clearly a Photoshopped flip-flop, but I liked it so much I had to post it (besides, I like chrome Paramounts!).

    Click to open in full size.

    Photobucket
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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeSep 23rd 2009
     
    Friday through Monday i'll be out in the Owens valley doing a video and photo shoot so the internet will have more bike porn. im bringing my Klunker, 69' Raleigh, and my cyclocross. we're going to Mammoth, Bodie ghost town, and the Ancient Bristlecone forest to name a few locations. we'll also be spending the nights at hot springs. we'll likely be taking 2000+ photos so there will be a lot great things to post soon.

    also, i see this thread not being used much. post any cool bike you come across on the internet. if you think it's nice im sure there's others that want to see it too. go hog wild!
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      CommentAuthorVelo Cult
    • CommentTimeSep 23rd 2009
     
    here's some nice vintage track bikes. i love how simple and clean old track bikes look.