Tag: replica

Painting A Bike Ourselves | Cheap Bike To Super Bike Ep. 2

– In a previous episode, I found and collected the cheap bike, which I’m gradually going to be turning into a super bike. And I’ve stripped it down, as you can see. And by doing so, I was able to get a good look at the frame and forks to make sure that everything was […]

Can We Turn A Cheap Bike Into A Super Bike? Ep. 1

– Following on from our cheap bike versus super bike videos on GCN I thought to myself, can I turn a cheap bike into a super bike but within a budget? Now what am I gonna do with this? Well obviously I’m gonna upgrade the components on it as well as maybe making it look […]

Building A Retro Replica Bike | 1920’s (ish) Giro Challenge Part 1

(logo whooshing) – Now what with it being the Giro d’italia I was having a chat to Si in the office about how tough the riders were back in the 1920s. How they battled over mountains with just two gears on their bikes. One on either side of a flip-flop hub. And I said to […]

Building The Bike | Vintage Replica Bike Build Part 2

(whooshing) – Okay, the time has come to build up this bike into something that loosely resembles what the riders were using about 100 years ago. And while loads of you loved it when I built up that cheap bike to super bike so hopefully this may give some of you an inspiration too. Well, […]