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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

NS Bikes Hardtail Mountian bike next to a CAAD10 road bike at the 1226 bikes Bicycle Course

B & W Thursday!

Cannondale stealth collection Sometimes colour is fun…  & sometimes it’s fun with none💪🚲🔨🛠🔧🔩⚙🗜🔗🚴‍♀️

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Challenge accepted 😎🦾🚲

Steve, you’re an idiot   There’s no way you can put 27.5 wheels with phat gravel tyres onto a CAAD13 & end up with a great riding bike    OK, I’m in….  Let’s do this thing  

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The 1226 Bike training seminar is on again!

Dates:Saturday 26th March 1pm-4pmSaturday 9th April 1pm-4pm Same deal as always:Book a session via the link below. Come down on the day to the 1226 workshop with your bike. We’ll do a quick assessment on it (with you) then you’ll get instruction while undertaking the task list below leaving you with a serviced bike &

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flanders rush large 93kg full carbon fibre 11 speed gravel bike

Flanders Rush Large 9.3kg Full Carbon Fibre 11 Speed Gravel Bike

Super light weight monstercross $3175 Uncut steerer (Will be cut to buyers specifications) New Frame New 700c Alexrims Boondocks 7d wheels New Controltech CLS 50 cm gravel bars New chainring, cassette & chain New cable & bartape New FUNN saddle New Rock Bros pedals New bottom bracket Shipping Australia wide $100 ($50 metro Melbourne) or

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54 cm centurion equalizer

54 cm Centurion Equalizer

Everything about this bike is cool Indexing downtube shifters, 105 grouppo, new chain…Touched up a few chips yesterday. Hoping to wrap the bars and make a listing tomorrow

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Shimano 600 Arabesque

I love digging old bits out of boxes… This weeks back of the workshop find:  Shimano 600 Arabesque. The grouppo with the bling bling…  They don’t make em like this no more 🧐 (& maybe just as well 🤷‍♂️) 

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Trek Composite 2100 Dura Ace 7400

Ok, busy week Time to start posting again Let’s start with this strange brew: Trek Composite 2100 with… Dura Ace 7400 in minty fresh condition 😵‍💫Wonder what I’ll swap the grouppo onto

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