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Old 06-28-15, 02:12 PM
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Show Your "American Builders Only" Steel Rides

HANDBUILT Vintage or Newer Road Bikes Only in Steel or Ti..... Richard Sachs ! Dave Moulton ! Mark DiNucci ! Jim Merz ! Chris Chance ! Bruce Gordon ! Tom Ritchey ! Andy Newlands ! Tom Palermo (Rip) ! Don Walker ! Greg Diamond (Rip) ! Mario Confente (Rip)! Matt Assenmacher.....etc.etc, etc. you get the idea

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Old 06-28-15, 02:14 PM
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I have a melton touring bike and a davidson racing bike which is in the build queue:

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Old 06-28-15, 02:26 PM
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Tomii-Austin, TX

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Old 06-28-15, 02:42 PM
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I have a few;
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Old 06-28-15, 02:47 PM
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Forgot one.
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Old 06-28-15, 03:06 PM
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Jim Redcay



Tom Kellogg



Vanilla/Sacha White



Peter Mooney



Still have to decide how to build this up



Sachs



Merlin



Serotta (forgive the stem position, it took me a while to get it just right)



Sterling/Bilenky



Litespeed - beater build

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Old 06-28-15, 03:18 PM
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Whoa ! Nice bikes , these are the type of bikes you don't see everyday, that's why I started this thread , keep"um pouring in guys & gals !
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Old 06-28-15, 03:20 PM
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Funny , a high dollar ti bike with Huffy decals , you are a genius sir !
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Old 06-28-15, 03:43 PM
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Time to break out this pic again. Carlsbad Masi.

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You can remove this one if it is not what you are looking for, it was not on your list?

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OK, a Paramount....long gone...
Waterford, WI, Columbus SLX



OK, a Hot Tubes....also long gone...
Shirley, MA, True Temper



Not mine, belongs to a friend who is recovering from surgery...
Chehalis, WA (oops, only steel is the fork.....)



Recent, and going nowhere....
Columbus, OH Columbus Life

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Originally Posted by KonAaron Snake View Post
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Still have to decide how to build this up


Good to see the Mooneys! I have one of course, but an sadly still digital camera illiterate. Set up not too differently than yours. Cantilever brakes, but same racks front and rear. (And returned from the farmers market this morning with them filled.)

I also have two American built built ti bikes (TiCycles). (Both have steel forks - does that qualify?) A road bike and a fix gear (designed with a very long road style horizontal/vertical dropout so pulling wheels for cog changes is fast). And a very American, very steel '83 Trek.

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Mmm, those racks. Guessing those were custom built by Tomii too?
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I need to get some pictures of this one as it's currently built up, but here is a detail shot of my low-trail / wide-ish tire "adventure" bike from Raphael Cycles in San Francisco:

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My Waterford is US made, is it not..?

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Two from the Twin Cities




Two from Waterloo (handbuilt American)

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I'm picking up a Rich Adams frame. Dont know anything about him and
cant find much online. Anyone familiar with his work?
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Alot of nice ones , but I think we got off the tracks alittle , yes all are built in US , but quite a few pictured are production line bikes, I was thinking of more like the American Bike builders that put their own names on the downtubes, and more than likely cut the tubing, jigged it and brazed it himself and probably even painted it !

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Wow, bike envy big time, that is amazing. those racks and fenders are stunning.
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