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Old 05-25-06, 07:57 PM   #1
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Information about Level track frames

Can anyone give me some information about Level track frames? There's one on FGG tomorrow and I've seen a couple others there before. Someone here has a black / gold one. Best frames EVAR. Are they still made?
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Old 05-25-06, 08:05 PM   #2
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They are keirin builders out of Tokyo. Still around. They are nice frames. I have a friend who has a yellow one and its an amazing bike.
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http://levelcycle.web.infoseek.co.jp/

Matsuda-san is an extremely fine builder...
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They are keirin builders out of Tokyo. Still around. They are nice frames. I have a friend who has a yellow one and its an amazing bike.
It is only one builder, Matsuda san.He has a small shop.



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Here is mine!
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And there you have it, the people who know more than I have spoken I got the city right tho!
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reload just sold a nice red one.
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i have one, it rules. see it here.

http://velospace.org/node/427

ceya has one too, he's always a good source of info. i'm feeling lazy right now, but do a forum search. someone posted their website when i asked about level before buying mine.
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just edit and the delete option is there.

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Thanks sashae, Ceya. Is Matsuda-san willing to sell to Americans? Or are they picked up second-hand in the US? I checked his website, but didn't find much useful information. It looks like they start at around $1200.

These frames are amazing. Proof -


Here's some compact geometry for ya! Tell me you wouldn't ride it...


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ummm... bump?
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reload just sold a nice red one.
my boy tom just picked that bad boy up, and it rides super sweet. deffinatly worth the money

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Kazuhiro Takiguchi's LEVEL next to Tomity's Kalavinka.
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All the builders are willing to sell to Americans, yes some want to keep stuff inside Japan but it is to educate the people of the art of building,racing and whatever.

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