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Old 11-25-16, 05:33 PM
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Continents with bike builders....


I'd love to have one from Africa, or South America (a Canopus would be great). European bikes, a given, Canadian, US, Chinese (for themselves and others), Japanese are well known (not sure about carbon but steel, for sure).

Any others? A list would be great. I know Calfee has worked in Africa for years, but are there other South Amercicn builders other than Caloi and Canopus?
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Old 11-25-16, 05:55 PM
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Ugh, look at that crappy weld at the headtube! No seat tube?? Looks like it's just plain-jane seamed tubing bent into odd shapes. Also looks like a very weak frame, where it will easily bend at the saddle, or break at the headtube weld. Why would you want to pay for shipping and customs on a piece of junk like this? I'd bet you could find a welder locally to copy this design for less than that!
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