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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

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A Taste Of What’s Coming 😎

I always get a hard time about not taking pics of bikes before they’s restored…  I’ll try to rectify that!  Over the next few days I’ll post a little of what we’re working on Let’s start with a CAAD9 pictured straight outta the box…  Ugly as Sh1t!  Let’s see if we can change that😎😋🚲

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Cannondale CAAD10 58 cm 7.3 kg Ultegra 10 Speed

Bike Rides & Presents As New $1875 Shipping 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 Storage 151 Raleigh Rd Maribyrnong (2 min walk from Highpoint) N.B. We adhere to lockdown restrictions. Please check current restrictions at time

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Ahmet’s Ride So Far…

For those of you who haven’t met Ahmet he’s one of the 1226 gang & a true gentleman! I received this msg from him an hour or so ago:After getting the chain done o. Tuesday I rode non stop for 24hrs He then continued on for another 2 days & is still going! I’ll post

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What’s On For 2022??

Xmas break is over & it’s back to work!  Here’s some of what’s planned for the start of the year:   2ND WORKSHOP IN MOORABBIN opening Feb!!   3 hour maintenance courses are back starting with Saturday 15th & 22nd Jan 10 am-1pm   Lot’s of bikes on their way, posts & pics in the

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Salsa La Raza 53 cm Small/Medium Steel 9 Speed Daytona Road Bike

Reynolds 853 steel Slasa Full of peppery goodness $675 Groupset is immaculate. Paint is a little chipped in places but the frame is dead straight, no rust, no dints New Pro traditional curve 40 cm dropbars New bartape New cables (inner & outer) New chain Wheels are straight, bearings smooth Schwalbe 25 mm tyres with

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Cannondale Furio F600 Large Gravel Monstercross 11 Speed Ultegra Hydro Brakes

*****SOLD**** Lightweight (around 9.5kg), nimble, lockout front suspension, hydraulic brakes $2550 Cannondale Monstercross Gravel bike. Indestructible, lightweight (around 10.9 kg), nimble, lockout front suspension, hydraulic brakes New FUNN saddleNew barwrapNew chainNew FUNN crankset with 34t chainringNew FUNN50 wide gravel dropbarsNew Rockshox pedalsNew MAXXIS Crossmark 26×2.1New KMC X chainNew wheel skewersNew gear cable (inner & outer)Fresh

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Large Cannondale Furio Close To Completion

Building a Cannondale Furio (same era as a CAAD5) gravel conversion (the dark blue at the back)…Should be about the same weight as the legendary  1226 CAAD4 gravel conversion. Same geometry too!🚲🚲🛠🐱‍👤🔧 Built with ultegra 11 speed hydro shifters and an 8000 ultegra RD. Has a huge 11/42 cassette, FUNN50 gravel bars and Mavic SLR

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