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Vintage and classic touring and road bicycles
Curated by Chris Miles
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The Making Of: Beautiful, Hand-Crafted Bicycles

The Making Of: Beautiful, Hand-Crafted Bicycles | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it
The Instagram team obviously loves photography, but we count a number of cycling enthusiasts among our ranks as well. Rarely do these two passions—cycling and photography—collide in such spectacular...
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Bespoked Bristol 2012

This years UK Handmade Bicycle Show. Held in Brunel's Old Station exhibition centre over three days on March 2012.
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The Daily Bike

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After more than 30 years in the business, it’s no wonder Chris King has a finger in a few pies. Located in Portland, Oregon, King’s influence extends further than the name on the best hubs and headsets in the world.
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Condor Paris

The creation of a Paris frame by Condor. The Paris features unique bi-laminations rather than lug work. On a flat sheet of steel a design is cut. It is then manipulated by hand to join both ends together so that it resemmbles a lug.
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Vintage Bob Jackson bicycle reconditioning | Vintage Bike Cave

Vintage Bob Jackson bicycle reconditioning | Vintage Bike Cave | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it
Vintage Bob Jackson bicycle refurbishment and build.
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HBTV: Modern Day Artisans - Ricky Feather

In a little less than three years, Ricky Feather – otherwise recognized by his namesake bespoke bike building brand, “Feather Cycles” – has established an impressive reputation for his handcrafted bicycle frames.
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ITALIAN CYCLING JOURNAL: Campagnolo Record in "Century" Finish

ITALIAN CYCLING JOURNAL: Campagnolo Record in "Century" Finish | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it
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H.R.Morris Touring Bicycle c.1965

H.R.Morris Touring Bicycle c.1965 | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it

An H.R.Morris touring bicycle, from around 1965. Built in Orford Road, Wathamstow, London, E17. It has finely filed pleasing lugwork, with nice wrapover seat stays.

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Rossin Prestige

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A real handmade masterpiece from one of the best frame builders ever. This beauty is made out of top quality steel with hexagonal shaped tubing – Prestige hi-tech road race special design.
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John McKay's comment, April 30, 2012 12:21 AM
Love Rossin's, I'm a big fan of Italian cycles, Colnago being my favourite. Thanks Chris
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Cerchio del Ghisallo workshop

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This is the story of one of the perfect examples of Italian craftmanship related to the world of bicycles. Giovanni Cermenati was just a little kid when he started to learn how to make wooden rims.

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A Nation of Collectors

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Dai collects old racing bikes. I know this because he rides to my local pub for a lunchtime pint every Sunday on a different machine.
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Mercian Road Bike Build

Building a Mercian Strada Speciale Road Bike...
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John McKay's comment, May 4, 2012 12:35 AM
Hmm, I made a comment the other day and it's disappeared. Interesting video but a lot of work.
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David Hockney, the Bigger Picture and the Aesthetics of Cycle Touring | The Bike Show from Resonance FM

David Hockney, the Bigger Picture and the Aesthetics of Cycle Touring | The Bike Show from Resonance FM | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it
In one of the final rooms of the Royal Academy’s blockbuster exhibition of new work by David Hockney that closed earlier this week there was a video wall showing a ...
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Bespoked Bristol Prize Winner: Robin Mather

Bespoked Bristol Prize Winner: Robin Mather | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it
Judges agree that new touring category needed, jointly won by Roberts & Winter Bicycles...
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Toei Bicycles – Book Review

Toei Bicycles – Book Review | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it
On one of my first visits to Japan some years ago I came across the cream coloured bicycle pictured below, parked in the street, and spent some time scrutinizing its fine details. At that time I ha...
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Demon Frameworks - Bespoked Bristol 2012

A film showcasing the talents of Demon Frameworks who will be at Bespoked Bristol 2012...
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