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80's Klaas Kwantes track (sold)

Found another trackbike wen't for her because of the crankset !! But then.. Another Dutch piece of history! Klaas Kwantes was active as a rider in the early 1950s, and was also proffesional rider. Klaas however, seemed more born to the technical side of cycling, and excelled there therefore off. Years he watched his cousin Cees Stam at during his games behind the " Stayer " motors. Klaas would also become one of the better builders of "stayer " bicycles. He worked also for many years as a mechanic in big teams like "Chain". Also at the KNWU ( Dutch national cycle federation ) he has years of knowledge which he put into practice, while riders with "name" rode on his bicycles. He build his frames for Peka but also under his own name, Klaas Kwantes, he built bikes. The frames Klaas Kwantes be recognized by the double KK in the seatstays. 58 CC 60 CT 58 TT

Frame:
Reynolds 531

Fork/Headset:
Columbus / 50 % Campagnolo pista

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Shimano NJS Olympic 165mm / Shimano octalink

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
52-16 / Dura ace 16T/ Dura ace 52T / DID track

Handlebars/Stem:
Cinelli 65-40 / Cinelli XA 90mm

Saddle/Seatpost:
San marco / Campagnolo record 27,2mm

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic CXP / Dura Ace NJS 7710 / Schwalbe Lugano

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic CXP / Dura Ace NJS 7710 / Schwalbe Lugano

More Info:
8,1 Kg On the 20th of March 2014 Klaas Kwantes passed away.. May he rest in paradise! 1930-2014. Klaas Kwantes became 83 years old. "sold"

Added by kobe. Last updated about 2 years ago.

As of about 2 years ago, kobe has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

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