Thoughts on modern mass produced 650B randonneurs

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Re: Thoughts on modern mass produced 650B randonneurs

Postby Thoglette » Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:15 pm

Thoglette wrote:Pretty.

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Re: Thoughts on modern mass produced 650B randonneurs

Postby owly » Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:36 pm

If you purchase an LB2 frameset through the .au site, they ship from Syd.
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Re: Thoughts on modern mass produced 650B randonneurs

Postby singlespeedscott » Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:25 pm

Finally got my latest copy of Bicycle Quarterly. The review of the MASI randonneur was very positive. To bad you can’t get it in OZ.
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Re: Thoughts on modern mass produced 650B randonneurs

Postby Thoglette » Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:30 pm

singlespeedscott wrote:To[o] bad you can’t get it in OZ.

You might need to swum over the dutch to Un Zud where there's a distributor. From here, Singapore is closer (lah) :D
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Re: Thoughts on modern mass produced 650B randonneurs

Postby singlespeedscott » Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:03 pm

If you can get it in Singas I might be able to get little bro to pick one up.
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Re: Thoughts on modern mass produced 650B randonneurs

Postby savvas » Thu May 03, 2018 6:55 am

Has anyone found a proper experience-based review of the XSogn please?
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Re: Thoughts on modern mass produced 650B randonneurs

Postby singlespeedscott » Tue Jun 19, 2018 5:31 am

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Re: Thoughts on modern mass produced 650B randonneurs

Postby owly » Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:57 am

singlespeedscott wrote:How cool is this 8) -

http://www.northercycles.com/jeff-lyon-colaboration/


Been watching that; waiting for some frame numbers to appear. Very light frameset that 56.
Was hoping they'd list a red frame colour option.
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Re: Thoughts on modern mass produced 650B randonneurs

Postby 10speedsemiracer » Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:18 am

singlespeedscott wrote:How cool is this 8) -

http://www.northercycles.com/jeff-lyon-colaboration/


Beautifully made. Could make a very tasty mid-long distance commuter out of one of these..
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Surly Midnight Special

Postby Thoglette » Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:45 pm

Been out since Feb but I've not found it in this thread.

Flat mount discs, 12mm through axles 142mm spacing at the back, space for 60mm tyres w/out mudguards and "road" geometry. Surly are claiming 23lb or 10.5kg. 44mm head set, 68mm BB. CroMo double butted main triangle. Interesting mix of old and new.

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US pricing is "Complete bikes retail for $1799 with the frame at $625" (biketimesmag) Similar story at BikeRadar whjo note that UK and AUD prices remain to be confirmed

Lots of .au Surly dealers, so has anyone seen one yet?
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Re: Thoughts on modern mass produced 650B randonneurs

Postby singlespeedscott » Fri Jun 29, 2018 6:54 am

I’m interested to see what the Bicycle Quarterly review will be like.

I suspect they’ll probably hate it because it doesn’t “plane” :lol:
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