Shrine to Greg Lemond? ūü§£

What if you mated a Lemond bike to a Lemond Revolution trainer? Would Greg Lemond be teleported into your pain cave? Click here to find out

Battle of the lightest Italian steel frames: Colnago Tecnos vs Fondriest Xstatus 16.5

How does the lightest steel tubing made by Columbus and Dedacciai compare in the real world. In this blog post, we pit two rare road bikes against each other and find out!

Motobecane Eclair 1986 (update 2)

In this post, we progress a little further on the French commuter road bike

Shimano Dura Ace PD-7900 pedal repair

A guide to servicing and adjusting Dura Ace PD-7900 road pedals

Fondriest Xstatus 16.5 restoration complete & retro bike review

A real world review of the Fondriest X-Status early 2000s road bike.

Gan solo…!

Harrison Ford is a keen cyclist, and while filming the new Indiana Jones, took time out to ride around North East Englang

Check out the Velobricollection!

Check out the current collection of bicycles in the Velobrico workshop!

Fondriest Xstatus 16.5 (early 2000s) restoration part 3: Mavic Aksium Elite wheel service, freehub and cartridge bearings

I recently picked up a new project bike, an early 2000s Fondriest steel-carbon hybrid road bike, made of super-light Dedacciai EOM 16.5 tubing. Like most strays, this one looked rather sad and in need of attention to resurrect the goodness! On its first decent test ride (56kms, 760m climbing, 65km/h descents) I noted a couple … Continue reading Fondriest Xstatus 16.5 (early 2000s) restoration part 3: Mavic Aksium Elite wheel service, freehub and cartridge bearings

Fondriest Xstatus 16.5 (early 2000s) restoration part 2: the basics

Some progress and a first test ride for the early 2000s Fondriest X-Status steel frame road bike

Fondriest Xstatus 16.5 (early 2000s) restoration part 1: the starting point

We get the early 2000s Fondriest X-Status steel road bike project home, check it out and see what needs to be done to get it out on the road