This custom bike was on Radavist a long time ago
Looked like a size large - 58/59/60
Road bike with fenders
Light blue and white paint (white panel logo?) with (red?) bartape
Top tube slopes up to a long head tube
There was a lot of mismatched silver and black on the bike
I tried looking but couldn’t find it
Was it a bike for a really tall person who wanted to slam their stem? I’m dimly recalling this
Maybe? There were lots of criticisms
I remember. Will try to find.
Oh I forgot that it also had no reach.
I mean to each their own and all, but wow for those dimensions I would have just gotten a smaller stock frame and made a spacer tower.
@chazzwazzer can you link the article? I want to re-read the owner’s thought process, I feel like I have too many IQ points right now and need to chop it down a little.
That was literally a 10 year old post
@chazzwazzer ty 4 bein a nerd
It is bold to call a prolly piece “an article” but e’en so
During our ride to Philly from Brooklyn, I had the pleasure of staring down this beauty. My friend Harry Swartzman is close friends with Jamie Swan, a frame builder residing on Long Island, NY. Jamie's work is very precise, clean, classy and yet,...
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The way I found it is also suitably dumb. I tried searching the names I thought it might have been made by (Hufnagel, Bishop, Ahearne, ?) but the images were broken to a lot of the old posts on his site. So after searching the same names on his Flickr, I simply searched “blue” and it was right there
Incredible - a few months ago I saw a brand new gray yamaguchi rando bike in the lower east side outside of scarr’s pizza. If this belongs to you or someone you know I want to see it again.
Wait what’s wrong with that bike? Reach looks fine. Fit looks aggressive. I know Harry, he’s a nice guy. Still riding bikes a lot.
I like the bike
That’s why I asked for a photo