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Gordon Handmade Dedacciai Steel Track

Bike tags: Track bike | hand made | lugged | steel | Track
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Gordon / 58x56.5 / 2010

3TTT Pista / Nitto NJS Pro 120mm

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formula / alex / maxxis

formula / alex / bontrager

dura-ace 7400 170mm / shimano sealed

chopped brooks b17 / modolo

mks / kmc

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48/16 / Sugino / dura-ace

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This is my first frame build. I made all the miters by hand using a jewelers saw and files. lugged construction, double butted cromoly. Tubing wall thickness is .9/.6/.9mm. ST c-c 580mm, TT c-c 565cm, seat tube angle 75 degrees, head tube angle is 78 degrees, 35mm fork rake. fastback seat stays. More pictures this week. Test rode it in manhattan today.

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great choice with the

great choice with the dedacciai ! my custom frame is partially made of it , but that saddle just looks really out of place.

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people love their brookes, for better or worse...

Beautiful. I like your

Beautiful. I like your style.

This is really nice! well

This is really nice! well done. I'm thinking off building my own frame and was wondering did you get the tubeset from http://www.ceeway.com/?

i got the lugs, tubes, and

i got the lugs, tubes, and bb shell from nova cycles. They were having a special a few months ago. My boss gave me the track ends about a year ago. He said, "Here, now you can build a track bike." They sat in my toolbox for a long while and I finally decided to just go for it.

I made my own jig from fiberboard and steel tubing and axles. I had to cold work all of the lugs, so i machined dies to bend them from road geometry to track geometry, and then hammer them back flush.

As far as brooks saddles go, they're really more affordable than high end racing saddles, and they're really easy to customize. Mine is just a B17 that I got used and then cut down.



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