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 […]
Bikes constructed from Reynolds’ legendary manganese–molybdenum carbon steel frame tubing – and its many derivatives such as 501, 653, 753, 853, 631, 725, 525 etc.
Available now is this 53cm 1983 Ernie Clements 531 steel road bike, rebuilt with custom specification into a speedy commuter/leisure steed. This project has been a few months in the making around servicing work, and I’m really chuffed with the result! As with all our builds Ernie is supplied fully dialled in with a 6
Hannah’s beloved 1992 Dawes Galaxy on test after a complete rebuild. The 50cm Reynolds 531ST frameset now has fresh RAL 9001 pale cream paintwork – rather than the original British Racing Green – and the build includes new SKS mudguards, MKS pedals, Deda bar tape, all new fasteners, chain and cables plus an upgraded chainset,
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