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Stainless Bike Frame
On: 14th March 2017
Filed under: 931, Builds, Reynolds, Stainless
Another beauty of a Reynolds 931 stainless steel build to add to the gallery. Big thank you to Tim for taking the time to send over these photos and posting some great feedback on Bike Radar. Build list: Groupset: Campagnolo Chorus 2015 Chain: KMC X11-SL Fork: Enve 2.0 Frame: Gosforth 931 Handlebar: 3T Ergonova Team Stealth Tape: Lizard Skins DSP 1.8 Headset: Tune Bobo Pedals: Shimano 6800 Saddle...
Ake 931 bike frame
On: 15th February 2017
Filed under: 931, Reynolds, Stainless
Thanks to Ake for sending in his 931 build: Cranks: Sram Red GXP Bottom Bracket: Ultimate Ceramic GXP/BSA Chainring: Sram Force 1/11 50T Casette: Sram PG1070 -11 speed-11-26 Chain: Sram XX1 Pedals: Speedplay Right Rear Shifter: Sram Force 22 /11 Left Brake Lever: Sram Force 1 Brakes: Sram Force 22 /11 Rear Derailleur: Sram Rival1 Cables: Yokozuna Reaction Cables Headset : Chris King NoThreadset...
Gosforth Airlight
On: 29th January 2017
Filed under: Airlight, Builds, Stainless
One of the early Airlight fames all built up. Thanks to Jason Flynn from Forse Cycling for this photo and a some great feedback on the frame when it arrived and later on the ride quality: The frame arrived and I'm well chuffed, it's a beauty... Ahh mate it's brilliant, love the thing, thanks so much. Seems to feel better every time I ride it. We also received this snap from photographer Ben Rice...
Trent Bicycle Works
On: 19th May 2016
Trent Bicycle Works is small workshop, based in Newark, which draws on 20 years of bicycle building experience to deliver bespoke bicycles in every detail, from bar tape to tyres and everything in-between. Adam, who runs the workshop over there, got in touch about a complete stainless build he wanted to put together for a customer of his. We think the end result is a thing of beauty. "James was...
The Ryals Climb
On: 6th May 2016
The Cyclone Festival of Cycling takes place once again in Northumberland in June Here the organisers look at the famous Ryals climb, a key component of both the Challenge rides and the elite races during the festival. The Ryals Climb - A Cyclone Festival of Cycling Rider Guide from Cyclone Cycling Festival on Vimeo. The Ryals is actually three distinct ramps, with flat or even slightly downhill...
New Jersey Stainless Bike
On: 11th December 2015
Filed under: 931, Builds, New Jersey, Stainless
Mike in New Jersey sent over a couple of photos of his Stainless 931 build. The frame was originally rescued with a gloss black paint job, after some over-eager work in the sandblast cabinet. "Rode it today.. it's as i imagined it, with the wheelset and crankset .. it rides just as i wanted it. Got it built to a hair over 15lbs with full SRAM Ergo Red with Rotor 155mm and US edition Q Rings...
Blue Titanium Fixie
On: 2nd November 2015
Filed under: Builds, Fixed, Titanium
Stainless Steel Bike Frame
On: 26th October 2015
Filed under: 931, Reynolds, Stainless
Mike in New Jersey was searching for a classic stainless steel road bike frame when he happened upon our website. As an experienced cyclist, he knew the geometry of our 931 would suit him perfectly, however his ideal size was out of stock - luckily he contacted us anyway to to see what we could do. From the tone of his emails it appeared Mike had fallen in love, so we devised a plan to breathe...
Reynolds 953 Road Bike
On: 23rd September 2015
Filed under: 953, Bikes, Builds, Reynolds, Stainless
Here's a few quick snaps of Rhod's new Reynolds 953 frame built up with a Campag Record Group. The Fizik Cryano R1 stem and seatpost look particularly sleek alongside the deep section Mavic Cosmic Carbone rims. Exceptional work Rhod. Thank you very much for the photos. Build list: 953 Reynolds Frame ENVE 2.0 Road Forks Campag Record Groupset Mavic Cosmic Carbone Wheels Fizik Cryano R1 Finishing...
Reynolds 931 Bike
On: 9th September 2015
Filed under: 931, Bikes, Builds, Reynolds, Stainless
York cyclist Chris Gargett is British Cycling qualified, a SkyRide Leader and a cycling writer - it's fair to say he knows a thing or two about bikes. This is his new Reynolds 931 frame built up with an Ultegra group and Fizik & Thompson finishing kit. Chris also keeps the minimal aesthetic with a Planet X carbon fork in matt black with no logos (for just £99.00). There's an obligatory Chris...
931 Stainless Road Bike
On: 5th August 2015
Filed under: 931, Bikes, Builds, Reynolds, Stainless
A quick post show the latest customer build. This is Matt's 931 Stainless Road Bike, which was put together for under £1000. Matt built the Gosforth 931 stainless road frame up with a Columbus Minimal carbon road fork. With the exceptions of some new cables and bar tape, all the other parts were reclaimed from an old Specialised Allez. The finished article look fantastic - a simple, minimal build...
Tanner Goods Bike Bags UK
On: 30th July 2015
Here's an eclectic mix of our best cycling spots from around the internet this month. The Inner Ring Once again the Tour de France coverage over on the INRNG pro cycling blog has been superb. Witty, insightful insider coverage with lively debate amongst the comments - if you're not following this site you should add it to your favourites immediately. To support the site Mr. Inrng recently...
#tdf2015 GoPro Action
On: 13th July 2015
Filed under: gopro, tdf2015
There are quite a few GoPro cameras inside the peleton at this years tour. Here's some of the best action from the first week: Experience @letour like never before! Here’s a look back at stages 1-7 from the #GoPro perspective. #GoPro #TDF2015 https://t.co/L1b3SrGKwm — #HERO4Session (@GoPro) July 12, 2015 Inside the chase car with @Etixx_QuickStep & @tonymartin85 as they go for the Yellow...
Enve 2.0 Fork Reviews
On: 7th July 2015
Filed under: 931, 953, Components, Forks
One of the most common questions we're asked is which carbon forks are compatible with our steel frames. The short answer is for our Reynolds 931 and Reynolds 953 frames you can can use ANY fork with a straight 1-1/8" steerer. You will also need a 1-1/8" external headset. Some carbon forks are labelled as specifically for an external (or non-intergrated) headset, such as a the Columbus Minimal...
Stainless Steel Bike
On: 30th June 2015
One of our first 953 frames was sent across the Atlantic to Seattle. Here she is all built up with a fantastic spec: Campy Record Campy Shamal Millie wheels Chris King headset Thompson seat post collar Lizard Skins tape Enve fork, seatpost and bars. What a beauty. A big thank you to Mark for the photos. I'd love to get this one on the scales as with the quality of the finishing kit it could be...
Genesis Volare & Equilibrium Frames
On: 22nd June 2015
Genesis Updates Volare Steel Frame Genesis has updated its Volare steel race-ready bike with a new Reynolds tubeset. The Madison Genesis team are racing a Reynolds 953 version of the frameset at the moment, but the tubing design changes will also be replicated down the range into the Reynolds 931 and 853 for the upcoming 2016 season. The steel tubes are made by Reynolds in Birmingham and put...
Stainless Steel Bike Frame Horizontal
On: 15th June 2015
Filed under: Airlight
After the success of our 931 and 953 launch frames, we're pleased to add our third steel road bike frame model to the range - coming in August 2015. The Airlight Stainless road frame offers another classic racing geometry, similar to our Reynolds 931 Road Frame, but this time taking on board a common customer request by featuring a horizontal top tube. Keep an eye on the blog and on twitter for...
On: 29th May 2015
Paul Smith 531 Collection Bringing together Paul Smith's passion for cycling and the latest developments in technical fabrications, the 11 piece collection features lightweight jackets, merino jerseys and an all-black racing bike designed for city cycling. Take a look at the full range over at Paul Smith. Ted Baker - Raising the Handlebars Fusing dapper design details with innovative accents...
The Aftermarket
On: 14th May 2015
Filed under: Aftermarket, Gifts, T-shirts
The Aftermarket - Unique Gifts for the Discerning Cyclist The Aftermarket is a shop window for independent makers of bespoke products associated with the fine pursuit of cycling. The marketplace features some great, little-known brands. None of the products listed could be termed mass produced. Here's some of my favourites, starting with Katie’s bike chain cufflinks (above) created from used...
Café du Cycliste
On: 30th April 2015
The Café du Cycliste 2015 Spring/Summer collection is here. New for this year is their range topping Louise jersey - a merino, silk and man-made-fibre blend: "The proprietary fabric is ultra fine and very lightweight and additional ventilation and temperature control is provided by open mesh sections on both the back and the sides. The silk combines with the merino to ensure unrivalled warm...