The final build out of the Nicolas Road premises, finished about two days before the lease expired! Full custom spec for owner Ben’s 531c frame includes Mavic Ellipse wheelset and BLB cranks with huge Campagnolo Pista chainring, with finishing kit from Thomson, Zenith, Selle Italia, Continental and Oury. Photos show the bike 95% ready with […]
Older frames customised with modern refinements… plus the odd retro styled modern bike.
Beautiful vintage De Rosa Professional fixed wheel bike for sale! The owner is one of my customers, I just gave this a tune-up… if it’s something you’re interested in get in touch! The frame is a 57cm x 55cm lugged steel Columbus SL from 1984, with Campagnolo track ends, in Sammontana team colours. The bike
Scott’s 1983 Evans 531 workhorse on test after some TLC. I fitted modern dual pivot brakes brakes – Tektro R559 with external nut fittings – along with new pedals, freewheel, chain, gear cables and bar tape, and also replaced a broken rear spoke, plus there was some general dialling in to do. Not much of
Available now in the Chorlton workshop is this fully refurbished and generously upgraded Raleigh Sirocco custom/vintage steel road bike. Compared to the original 1984 spec this example is lighter overall with stiffer cranks, four more gears with a wider range of ratios, better brakes, wider tyres and a more ergonomic bar set-up, making it a highly
This absolutely stunning frame was built in the late 1970s by Orazio Graciani in Italy. Fast forward to 2022, its keeper is now Ben who commissioned DRC to build it up, and here it is. Naughty but nice. Frame – 1970s Tecnotelai Pista Headset – M:Part Elite (new) Front wheel – Mavic Cosmic Pro Carbon