Bikes…. I have had a few over the years. Well nearly 70 (Bike History) which shows I have some kind of bicycle affliction that probably needs treatment.Some i bought, some i put together and every once in a while i build one from scratch.

My Last full frame build was:

Mk1 Breezer replica.

Brrezer Mk1
Breezer Mk1 1976-1977 replica bike.

Hand made frame, using Columbus Gara and SLX tubing. The rear drop out is a modified Campagnolo track drop out. the fork crown is a Home designed CNC job to match the original. the rest of the frame is made by hand, using SIF 101 braising rod for the fillets. Finished in period kit. I entered I to the www.retrobike.co.uk bike of the month and came second.

Spec as follows:

Headset: tange falcon
Stem: cinelli
Handlebar:sakae
Grips: muchroom
Brakes:Mafac
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
Derailleur Cables:Jagwire
Cassette:Shimano 600
Chain:Sedis
Cranks: TA 170

Breezer mk1 fork
Breezer fork crown

Chainrings:46, 34

Chainring bolts:Ta

CNC forn crown
fork crown cnc

Bottom Bracket:Xt + Custom axle

Pedals:MKS
Hub Skewers:Campag front
Rims:Araya
Hubs: Phil wood
Nipples: DT
Spokes:Alpina
Tyres:Schwables
Tubes:Schwables
Saddle: Brooks b72
Seatpost:Shimano 600
Seatpost Binder: Suntour (campag copy)

The forks were designed on Autodesk Inventor Pro and the files send to my local CNC shop “Atech” where Adrian cut them out of a huge chunk of en24 (Cromolly). I got them back and they fitted the steerer and reynolds fork legs easily. Brazed them in with SIF 101 . the fork dropouts were Campagnolo road one where is have shaved of the carrier bosses.

The frame build was a bit tricky as you normally build the front triangle then the rear but this build needed the cross beams put on half way through the build:

Breezer mk1 rear end
Breezer mk1 rear end
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