Chas Roberts Custom Fixie
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    Chas Roberts Custom Fixie

    Chas Roberts, started by the father and now run by the son. Small operation out of Croydon, South London, which makes about 450 frames per year. All custom and all steel. Lugged or fillet brazed. Mine's the latter.

    Custom drawn Columbus Nivachrome tubing.
    Extra 20mm on head tube and road geometry/bb height with track ends.
    Fittings for brakes front and rear.
    Eyelets and fittings for fenders.
    Fittings for two water bottles.
    Commuter setup with Cateye 300 front and Vistalite rear.
    Miche track crank with sealed BB
    FSA Orbit Xtreme HS
    Time Impact S pedals
    44/18 gearing
    Goldtec (UK made sealed bearing ) HF hubs w/Ambrosio Balance rims
    Armadillo's 23
    Shimano R600 long reach dual pivots w/Koolstop salmon pads & DA levers

    It works well for UK conditions, ie wet
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    Last edited by boneman; 02-09-2004 at 02:23 PM.

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