Finally after over a year I have finally finished my mk1 breezer.:
I took ages to find all the parts. find and copy the geometry. Soem parts like the fork crowns were one off’ so its been a bit of big job. but very happy with the end product.
Frame: Breezer replica, culumbus straight gauge gara tubing. campag dropouts fillet brazed.
Fork:Breezer crown copy, cnc en24 cromo crown and 531 legs with campag drop outs.
Headset: tange falcon
Brake Pads: mafac leather
Brake Cables: jagwire
Cantilever cable hangers: mafac
Brake Levers:Magura moto
Shifters: Suntour mighty
Front Derailleur: Shimano 600
Rear Derailleur:Shimano 600
Cranks: TA 170
Bottom Bracket:Xt + Custom axle
Hub Skewers:Campag front
Hubs: Phil wood
Saddle: Brooks b72
Seatpost Binder: Suntour (campag copy)
Joe Breeze himself has seen this one on retro bike and said: “Yours is the third B1 replica I know of. First was in Germany in early-mid 90s, then Zürich in maybe 2000.
You’ve nailed a number of details. Maybe you’ve heard that my Breezer #1 is now in the Smithsonian. Crazy.
The making of replicas of Breezer #1: Fine by me, may they multiply. Far prefer it than nobody caring.” Joe Breeze
January 2, 2015 at 4:01 pm
Beautiful reproduction and I would love to have one. How does it ride?
January 2, 2015 at 4:05 pm
Its actually pretty stable and not that far different from a modern all mountain if it was rigid.