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Van Dessel...is that stuff for real?(4 posts)

Van Dessel...is that stuff for real?iliketoridebikes
Apr 17, 2003 2:19 PM
it looks boss!
I would ride the hell out of that green curvy frame! and it's cheap too!
re: Van Dessel...is that stuff for real?triangleforge
Apr 18, 2003 4:30 AM
My "next door neighbor" in the office rides a single speed/coaster brake Van Dessel to work, and likes it quite a lot. It's pretty basic Aluminum construction, aside from the curved tubes, but seems well put together. Nothing fancy, but a good value for not a lot of $$$.

Looking at the Country Road Bob, I can't help but wonder if that curved downtube would be an easier grab at barrier dismounts! ;-)

Cheers!
re: Van Dessel...is that stuff for real?PaulNYC
Apr 19, 2003 8:03 AM
I just built one up (CRB), it's lots of fun.

Paul
re: Van Dessel...is that stuff for real?PaulNYC
Apr 19, 2003 8:04 AM
I forgot to mention, if you build it up on a small size, make sure you get a wide straddle cable holder for the rear canti's.

Paul