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From steel to bicycle

by Nelson, Robin

  • 177 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bicycles,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Bicycles and bicycling,
  • Design and construction

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (page 23) and index.

    StatementRobin Nelson
    SeriesStart to finish: Sports gear, Start to finish (Minneapolis, Minn.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL410 .N45 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 pages :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26490046M
    ISBN 101467738921, 1467745634
    ISBN 109781467738927, 9781467745635
    LC Control Number2013037397
    OCLC/WorldCa858799843

    steelworks bicycles. K likes. BUILT BY ENGINEERS. MADE FROM STEEL/5. Japanese-made frame, built like a tank, perfect for a townie. miles later, I can tell you, it is also a great bike. So while I will agree, new steel-framed bicycles can be expensive, not all are. Regarding new steel-framed bicycles, not all are totally pricey. In Specialized was selling a steel Allez, which was around $ IIRC.

    A bicycle dealer friend of mine is fond of asking his customers to lift a very nice steel bicycle to test its weight. He tells some the bike is carbon fiber and others it’s steel. Those who are told the bike is carbon fiber respond with, “Wow, it’s light.” Those who are told it’s steel say, “Hmm, heavy.” Ah, the power of . Budget Bicycle Center has Vintage bicycles from all eras. We sell 's of vintage, classic, retro, reproduction, and antique bicycles for the avid collector. If you are looking for a project bike (shop this page) or parts to complete your project, check out our NOS parts for sale pages.

    First, steel is heated --Then steel is shaped into tubes --The tubes are cut and bent --Next, a worker welds the tubes together --After that, the bike is painted --Workers make the handlebars --Workers make the wheels --Next, workers put the bike together --Finally, the bike is tested. Steel Bike Frames. Steel bike frames are often made out of high tensile steel or cro-moly. They are incredibly durable and they are suited to both mountain bikes and road bikes. They are available in different colors with many different designs to choose from. Steel bike frame brands include Raleigh, Boss, Olmo and more. High Tensile.


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