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Old 01-22-05, 08:23 PM   #1
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Dedicated Track frames

I'm looking for a racey dedicated track frame (steep seat tube angle, etc). I saw a nice one from business cycles in all black.....$595 (nice steel one too)

Who makes nice track frames out there?

P.S. I'm looking into a SOMA also.
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Old 01-22-05, 08:31 PM   #2
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umm, that's a pretty wide net you're casting there, wanna get a little more specific?
i.e. materials, style of riding you're gonna do, how much you mass, price range.
otherwise we'll just point you at a japanese keirin frame and drool.
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DeBernardi
Surly
Gunnar
Merxx
and the list goes on

google it

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go for the one from business cycles (the nessuno). if you don't like it, i'll take it off your hands.
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I have ridden DeBernardi, Surly, Fuji, Merckx, and Indy Fab.
So far, I really like my Debernardi best. Can't wait to try a Japanese-made track specific frame. Ganbarimasu!

TIP - Brett 12, the "Search" button is a huge help in a broad search like this one. There are a HUGE number of threads in this forum covering this topic. You'll get a overwhelming number of responses in no time!
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go for the one from business cycles (the nessuno). if you don't like it, i'll take it off your hands.
Yeah the Nessuno looks awesome......very sleek and purposeful (that's the one I want so far). For some reason I don't think a converted road frame is gonna work that well (sloppy geometry on most road bikes), plus drop outs that are too wide etc.
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Yeah the Nessuno looks awesome......very sleek and purposeful (that's the one I want so far). For some reason I don't think a converted road frame is gonna work that well (sloppy geometry on most road bikes), plus drop outs that are too wide etc.
An army of couriers and posengers with road conversions would disagree.

But track frames are sweet.
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I have ridden DeBernardi, Surly, Fuji, Merckx, and Indy Fab.
So far, I really like my Debernardi best. Can't wait to try a Japanese-made track specific frame. Ganbarimasu!

TIP - Brett 12, the "Search" button is a huge help in a broad search like this one. There are a HUGE number of threads in this forum covering this topic. You'll get a overwhelming number of responses in no time!

165 stated: Can't wait to try a Japanese-made track specific frame
Don't worry you will

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as usual, i'll blow spicer cycles horn. but yeah, those nessuno frames are pretty sweet. wonder what the geometry is on them? john doesn't have it listed yet. spicer geometry, at least on the 56cm i ride, is 75 headtube and 75 seattube. with the track fork the headtube angle actually becomes closer to 76 degrees.
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