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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… 

Enough of the small talk.  It’s time to sit back & enjoy the hits & the misses of

Campagnolo Velox rear derailleur

Campagnolo Velox Rear Derailleur

We’ve had this on a shelf for years ‘cos we like to look at it & every now & again post a pic or 2 of it… I don’t think we’ll ever build something that needs a Campagnolo Velox RD… But who knows?

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Giant Filter 1 Drive Side Profile

Giant Filter 1 Mountain Bike

12 Speed Giant Filter 1 Commuter Bicycle With Awesome Gear Range $775 MTB commuter bicycle built by a regular & he’s done a cracker job 27.5 wheel conversion. The clearance is super tight on the rear only allowing for a hybrid tyre so you won’t be putting MTB tyres on the rear If you’re looking

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kona jake 24 kids 7 to 12 years cyclocross bicycle

Kona Jake 24 Kids 7 to 12 years Cyclocross Bicycle

STI Shifters for small hands $275 Lightweight aluminium Kona Jake 24 rolling on 24” wheels with race-ready geometry and spec for 7 to 12 years old(ish), depending on size. Stable and versatile on everything from smooth dirt and gravel paths to long stretches of asphalt Frame’s great with no dints Paint’s good New saddle MAXXIS

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campagnolo cannondale mountain bike 3

Campagnolo Cannondale Mountain Bike

This gifted to us the other day.  Paint’s a little rough but not a single dint.  It’s not too often you use Campagnolo, Cannondale & mountain bike in the same sentence… I believe it’s a 1992(?) frame.  I’m guessing it’s not really worth anything except for it’s curiosity value…  Not too mention it’s an awesome

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Cannondale CAAD13 105 Disc With 27.5 Hunt Wheels

Cannondale CAAD13 105 Disc Coolest Gravelcross Commuter **SOLD**

Cannondale CAAD13 54cm medium $2975 Cannondale CAAD13 105 disc rolling on 27.5 Hunt gravel wheels with 27.5 x 1.5 Schwalbe G-One tyres. With it’s road bike geometry with indestructible gravel wheels on thick tyres it’s a true smooth riding, fast, all rounder Specs at bottom of listing Have a look/test ride at our bicycle shop

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it alive cannondale synapse hi mod di2

It’s Alive! Cannondale Synapse Hi Mod Di2

Di2 wizardry🧙‍♂️🧟‍♂️🔗🗜⚙🔩🔧🛠🔨🚲 https://www.1226.bike/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/89224224_1452426961606278_1838456310056615936_n.mp4 Steve’s Cannondale Synapse Hi Mod.   You can see the completed build here: https://www.facebook.com/1226Bikes/photos/pcb.987658681871339/987658571871350/

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Ibis Mojo SLR Dual Suspension Carbon Fibre Mountain Bike leaning on the wall at the 1226 bikes workshop

** SOLD ** Ibis Mojo SL/R XL Dual Suspension Carbon Fibre Mountain Bike

Lightweight SRAM Equipped Extra Large IBIS Mojo $2467 Lightweight SRAM equipped IBIS Mojo XL with STANS Crest wheelset weighing in at under 13kg. Extremely capable all-mountain bike that doesn’t use any “cheater” lightweight parts to keep the weight down. It’s strong, stiff & track ready The bike is sold in used condition. It’s fully serviced,

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