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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

Paconi frame set waiting to be built

Paconi Frame Set

Paconi frame set build coming soon (hopefully next week) Button below is the link to the Paconi Facebook page for history & info   Click here

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Devinci Troy Custom Build Enduro Mountain Bike at the 1226 bicycle shop drive side profile

Devinci Troy Custom Enduro Mountain Bike

Mountain Bike SOLD $2775 Stevie Smith won for Crankworx on this model in 2015 putting Devinci Bikes on the map & ushering in the 27.5 wheel revolution A 13 kg custom built enduro beast featuring the Dave Weagle developed Split Link Suspension, paired with a 140mm rear travel Cane Creek DB inline shock & a

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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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Metalic silver Specialized Tarmac S-Works SL4 leaning against a concrete wall at 1226 bikes bike shop

Specialized Tarmac S-Works SL4 Road Bike

****SOLD**** $1675 61 cm 2013 Tarmac for the big boys in beautiful condition.  Paint’s great & the groupset’s tight, clean & unscuffed. The bike’s rolling on straight Paradigm Elite wheels in great condition. It’s got new Deda Zero seatpost & Deda Zero handlebars, bar tape, tyres, chain, cassette & cables Straight Mavic SSC SL wheels

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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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1226 Nordest Bardino 3 Mountain Bike drive side profile

Nordest Bardino 3 Hardtail Mountain Bike

****SOLD**** Medium/Large Nordest Bardino 3 Aggressive Enduro HT $2975 Aggressive enduro hardtail MTB built on a **brand new** Nordest Bardino 3 frame. It’s quick but stable… & a super fun ride! While the frame is an “M” the geometry is more like a large in almost any other brand. I’d think the rider height is

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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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