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See what’s happening in & around the workshop in the 1226 Bicycle Blog.   What we’re doing, what we’re talking about, who’s seen what, upcoming builds, fun videos, technical stuff & pics from the past

We build lots of custom road, gravel & mountain bikes… 
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Enough of the small talk.  It’s time to sit back & enjoy the hits & the misses of

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Kona Custom Build

Kona Stuff strip & polish Kona frame glass blasted & polished by young Steven. Finished product came up pretty good 😎🚲🤙

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Cannondale Jekyll Small Dual Suspension 9 Speed Mountain Bike

Small Jekyll R600 in great condition $475 Small Jekyll R600 in good condition.  Plush suspension, gears are tight & no flex in the frame The bike is sold in used condition.  It’s fully serviced, suspension has been checked.  Stanchions are smooth & suspension is plush.  Brakes are in excellent condition.  Pivot points on frame are

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Ultrasonic Cleaning

Steve, why does 1226 use Ultrasonic cleaners? Me:  This is why!  http://www.1226.bike/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Chain-Slideshow.mp4

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Cannondale CAAD2 Large 9 Speed Monstercross

CAAD 2 Volvo Monstercross $975 Light, quick, nimble. The fatty headshok & 26” wheels smooth out the paths. It’ll jump gutters, go straight over potholes & just keeps going. Great for rail trails or commuting. Will cover long distances no problem A little suspension in the seatpost softens the ride without compromise on stiffness We

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Specialized RockHopper Large Monstercross Bike

Road Gravel Track $650 Indestructible, nimble & comfortable commuter/gravel grinder.  At 11.5 kg it’s equally at home on the road, riding the Maribyrnong river or up on the Warburton trail.  Gears & brakes work perfectly.  Fork is plush.  Super smooth, stable ride.  Potholes, gutters, speed bumps, it chews through everything! The bike is sold in

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Jamis Durango Large 10 Speed Ultegra Monstercross

FUNN50 Gravel dropbars & disc brakes $575 We use FUNN flared 50cm gravel drop bars & tune the brakes & gears so everything works smooth as silk making the Jamis a great commuter or gravel grinder! Equally at home on the road & on the Warburton trail. The Durango has cable disc brakes & is

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Santa Cruz Tallboy SRAMXX1 11 Speed Carbon XC 29er Mountain Bike

2012 carbon Tall Boy $3300 XC Santa Cruz ready to tackle difficult mountain trails, equipped with everything that helped Santa Cruz establish the name. Plenty of muscle for any track The bike is sold in used condition. It’s fully serviced, suspension has been checked. Stanchions are smooth & suspension is plush. Brakes are in excellent

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Scott Genius 20 Carbon 10 Speed Trail Mountain Bike

Immaculate 2010 Scott Genius 20 long-travel trail bike $1675 Immaculate 2010 Scott Genius 20 long-travel 12.5 kg trail bike with handlebar-mounted Twinloc lockout lever & dropper post The bike is sold in used condition.  It’s fully serviced, suspension has been checked.  Stanchions are smooth & suspension is plush.  Brakes are in excellent condition.  Pivot points

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Specialized Globe Work 02 Large City Commuter Bike

Mint condition 2014 Globe 02 $375 The high-value, no-nonsense Work 02 is perfect for commuting. Lightweight with an upright position, predictable handling, and rack/fender mounts for added versatility We ship Australia wide $100 ($50 metro Melbourne) or come down to our workshop & have a look/test ride We’re located on the 1st floor Kennards Self

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Santa Cruz Tallboy XL Dual Suspension 29er Mountain Bike

2012 Tallboy All Mountain AL MTB $2900 Great bike built for flying down the slope carving turns and absorbing rocks, roots and crevices Santa Cruz’s VPP (Virtual Pivot Point) frame design really helps “firm up” the ride when standing and laying the smack down on the pedals The bike is sold in used condition. It’s

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