ucycles custom builds fixed-gear bike with ghisallo wood wheels
 
ucycles custom builds fixed-gear bike with ghisallo wood wheels ucycles custom builds fixed-gear bike with ghisallo wood wheels
jul 01, 2014

ucycles custom builds fixed-gear bike with ghisallo wood wheels

ucycles custom builds fixed-gear bike with ghisallo wood wheels

 

 

 

ucycles is a young italian workshop that specializes in producing customized bicycles. their ‘UCY12F1’ model is a result of a client requesting a fixed-gear bike with disc brakes on the rear wheel. the design has a vintage aesthetic expressed through its steel welded frame that has been oxidized to an aged-looking green, protected with a double-coat of varnish. 

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the model is made from a steel welded frame wit ghisallo wood wheels

 

 

 

 the ‘UCY12F1’ is handmade from luxury components and comes equipped with MKS pedals, cromor columbus tubing, a crank lever and brakes by paul component engineering, a bottom bracket by phil wood and a swallow saddle by brooks. but, the feature standout is its wheels that are made from metal and ghisallo wood.

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detail of the MKS pedals, rear disc brakes and wooden wheels

 

 

 

ucycle brings quality and craftsmanship together to create custom handmade bikes built for city living.

ucycles UCY12F1 custom fixed gear bike designboom

 

 

ucycles UCY12F1 custom fixed gear bike designboom
the brakes and crank lever are by paul component engineering

 

ucycles UCY12F1 custom fixed gear bike designboom

 

 

ucycles UCY12F1 custom fixed gear bike designboom
wooden handle bar

 

ucycles UCY12F1 custom fixed gear bike designboom

 

ucycles UCY12F1 custom fixed gear bike designboom
the steel frame is oxidized to give the bike a vintage look

 

ucycles UCY12F1 custom fixed gear bike designboom
‘UCY12F1’ custom fixed-gear bike

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