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lats talk about extreme fancy lugwork.....wowSpirito
May 3, 2002 9:39 AM
how's this for a twinsetSpirito
May 3, 2002 9:40 AM
a little attention to detailSpirito
May 3, 2002 9:42 AM
a little attention to detailrwbadley
May 3, 2002 9:19 PM
Wow amazing,
The dropout looks awesome, I would fear for it's strength tho'
there is something decadent about these frames..colker
May 5, 2002 5:41 PM
that red and black one you psoted in general looked satanic. is this builder from new orleans?
re: lats talk about extreme fancy lugwork.....wowDMoore
May 3, 2002 10:48 PM
If fancy lugs are the subject, you can't overlook Hetchins and Mercian from across the pond. In the US Columbine, Erickson, Richard Moon and Brian Baylis have all made some truly incredible frames with ornate lugwork.
How Fancy is Too Fancy?Ray Sachs
May 4, 2002 2:55 AM
Super fancy lugs are impressive, but when they get too ornate, I don't like 'em as much. I have an early Riv with the Richard Sachs 25th Anniversary lugs - perfect amount of fancy for me. I like the newer Rivendell lugs, but even those are about as ornate as I like, bordering on too much. The fancy Columbine and Bohemian lugs, while amazing from a craftsmanship perspective, are just too ornate for me. The bike has to be standing still to even look at them properly. I guess I like lugs that look good MOVING.

How Fancy is Too Fancy?wooglin
May 4, 2002 6:08 AM
Good point, but its all relative. When you're on the bike, the lugs are always standing still if you know what I mean. :)
How Fancy is Too Fancy?elsaltamontes
May 8, 2002 3:53 PM
I agree. Fancy can get gaudy. I don't think the Rivendell lugs get too fancy. Maybe Joe Bell's paint job can get over the top, but I think it's a perfect balance. I admit to being biased because I own one. But I guess I bought one because I don't think it was too much.

Are you at all related to The Richard Sachs?
Raymond (also)
How Fancy is Too Fancy?e-RICHIE
May 8, 2002 5:12 PM
ray and i are 'just pals', not related!