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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

 Cannondale CAAD12 Road Bike at the 1226 bikes bicycle shop

Cannondale CAAD 12 Large 56 cm 105 11 Speed Disc Brake

Join the iluminati 3475 The bike’s been stripped, the parts deep cleaned in our Ultrasonic cleaner, the frames been checked, cleaned & polished. The paint is near perfect with 1 or 2 small chips. Wheels are straight, bearings & cogs all in great condition & spin flawlessly New shifter cables Freshly wrapped handlebars New Selle

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Cannondale CAAD 7 Saeco Large 56 cm 7.1 kg Record 10 Speed

Original CAAD 7 excluding stem, bars, seatpost $2175 No touch ups on frame & original decals. Frame has been fully stripped & parts deep cleaned. Fresh cables, cable ends, bartape added. It’s in fantastic condition, no corrosion, stickers are all present, groupset is still shiny. Only fault is a tiny crimp in the top tube

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Vitus Vitesse Evo 60cm carbon fibre 105/Ultegra road bike

One for the big boys (or girls) $1675 New shifter & brake cables (inner & outer) Freshly wrapped handlebars New KMC EL 10 speed chain New alloy seat post New Microshift cassette New wheel skewers VeeTyreCo Apache Chief 700 x 28 mm tyres, plenty of tread Brake surface on wheels in excellent condition Wheels are

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Cannondale CAAD 9 56cm 7.4 kg Shimano 105 10 Speed Road Bike

CAAD 9 American Classic $1375 2010 CAAD 9 in excellent condition. The bike’s been stripped, all parts put in the cleaner & deep cleaned before reassembly. The only imperfections on the bike are 2 tiny dints (less then 1mm deep) on the top tube where a previous owner has clamped the frame on the workstand

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Cannondale CAAD10 54 cm Shimano 105 10 Speed Road Bike

Minty Fresh CAAD 10 in as new condition $1875 CAAD10 in new condition. No chips, not scratches, not even any cable rub. Brake surface on wheels is as new, no wear at all. Still running original chain & cassette with no wear New cables (inner & outer) New bar tape New 700 x 25mm Tangente

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The Bike Mechanics Day…

Mr Smith, you’re going to need new brake pads (name changed to protect Barrys privacy) No thanks Steve, can you just adjust the caliper…  It’ll be fine

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Thin Tyres Vs Fat Tyres

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9n-DHQAUmGk&t=506s I’ve recently changed the tyres on my Synase Hi-Mod to 700×30…   I’m loving the ride!!

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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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