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Vintage and classic touring and road bicycles
Curated by Chris Miles
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Six-Eleven Bicycle Co. Classic Road

Six-Eleven Bicycle Co. Classic Road | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it

It’s reassuring to see a request for down tube shifters on a new frame, and the latest build by Aaron is the perfect setting for them. It’s a modern classic in every sense of the term, and incorporates a vintage and military aesthetic.

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John McKay's comment, October 20, 2011 12:53 AM
What a sweet ride, I like everything about this bike!
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My mid life crisis rides an old French bike.

My mid life crisis rides an old French bike. | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it
I walked up the wooden set of steps to get into Blazing Saddles Cyclery on a Saturday morning.   James Rychak and co-owner Travis Peebles run their used bike shop out of an old laundry building on...
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Ciao Maressi!

Ciao Maressi! | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it

It seems that Italian made retro leather cycling shoes are again back. To passionate aficionados this could be a step up to cycling nirvana. For all things beautiful, these wonderful hand made works of art are made by Italian shoe maker, Maressi.

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Past Present Future - a book by Condor

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Past Present Future is a celebration of cycling, bicycle design and Condor. Condor partnered with the makers of The Ride Journal for the project, which features a mix of portraits, studio and lifestyle photography by a range of contributors.

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Steve Jobs: The Computer is a Bicycle For Our Minds

Steve Jobs: The Computer is a Bicycle For Our Minds | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it

If the man who continually rewrote the rules on how humans interact with information and technology believed the best analogy for his vision was the bicycle, then maybe there is indeed hope for us yet.

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ROUND-BRITAIN CYCLE-RACE (aka "DAILY EXPRESS" TOUR DE BRITAIN) - British Pathe

ROUND-BRITAIN CYCLE-RACE (aka "DAILY EXPRESS" TOUR DE BRITAIN) - British Pathe | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it
Early stages of the Tour De Britain - starting in Battle and ending in Aberystwyth.
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Edward Elgar and the influence of cycling on his music

Edward Elgar and the influence of cycling on his music | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it

Donald asks Stephen, a keen cyclist, about the influence Elgar's hobby of cycling had on his music. They attempt to ride an authentic Edwardian bicycle and examine what the new hobby of the era meant to Elgar and his friends, particularly the female cyclists he knew, a number of whom turn up in the list of friends portrayed in the Enigma Variations.

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Designing and Building your own Frameset

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This book is legendary, but almost impossible to come by anymore and at over £110 second hand it’s not likely to be something that many of us will ever get to see. Well until The Bicycle Academy library is open you can click on the cover image to be taken to an online scan of the book…

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One beautiful book

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......this most beautiful of books from Nick Hand, a Bristolian author, bike lover and contributor to Boneshaker magazine. Entitled ‘Conversations on the coast’ it documents Nick’s
6000 mile journey around the coast of the British Isles, a journey that embraced a love of the landscape with the people that shape it. Along the way he talked to weavers, boat builders, a stickmaker, bicycle mechanic, screen printer, cheese maker and tea taster.

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A Journey of Discovery: The Lure of Racing Bikes

A Journey of Discovery: The Lure of Racing Bikes | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it
When we wrote the "A Journey of Discovery" series for this blog, we started with the racing bikes we rode a little over a decade ago. However, my "journey" has been much longer...

I grew up in G...
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Carradice to launch new bag range with Ally Capellino

Carradice to launch new bag range with Ally Capellino | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it
Subtle commuter bike bags with a high-quality, traditional look...
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L'Eroica photos

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The L'Eroica pool on Flickr

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John McKay's comment, October 7, 2011 12:40 AM
Great collection of photo's that take me back in time. I still have my "hair net" helmet from my racing days 40 years ago.
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Central Cycle and Auto Stores

Central Cycle and Auto Stores | Classic Steel Bikes | Scoop.it

Commemorating the history of Cycle and Auto Stores in Crystal Palace..a bike store that goes back to the 1920's

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