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Old Bob Jackson fixie(4 posts)

Old Bob Jackson fixiewspokes
Nov 11, 2003 7:23 AM
I posted this over in the fixed gallery as well, same pic. Just thought you classic fans would enjoy a mix of old and new...campy parts mixed with new parts on an old Bob Jackson road bike frame. My cold weather machine.
beautiful bike...speaks to the versatility of the older frames-Djudd
Nov 11, 2003 4:42 PM
frames that were made to be ridden all the time. I'm glad to see the new fixed craze is giving the older frames new life. "DOWN WITH GIANT!!!!" (world's ugliest frames)
beautiful bike...speaks to the versatility of the older frames-wspokes
Nov 12, 2003 4:58 AM
All the new compact cookie cutter frames are Fugly in my opinion. Especially those compact frames....I mentioned this the early 1900s. Frames were made in small and large...because of lack of materials, and craftsman were was necessity then and required. Now in the early New millenium here...we have compact s, m, and large frames we call it Innovation and Technology...even though we now it is marketing for the companies to make more money.
I can't agree more...compact frames are just the ugliest...Djudd
Nov 12, 2003 5:37 PM
things around. I hate to sound like a fuddy-duddy ("those young whippersnappers don't know nuthin' about bikes") but one the beautiful thing about road bikes is that beautiful form follows function. In the 70's the quest for lightweight components led to drilled out parts that were artistically done. Now for no reason other than to make it easier for a few bike manufacterers (I hesitate to call them makers) to make fewer sizes we have uggghhh!!!compact frames
all my opinion of course