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Cycles Jan de Reus. In 1937 after a brief career as a professional Jan de Reus began as a frame builder in Halfway Holland ( close by Amsterdam) . More as a hobby than as a real profession . De Reus had fun building and was proud when riders with his material performed well. However, on his bicycles got performed so well that De Reus eventually became a highly successful frame builder . His son Jan de Reus junior (13-02-1946) took over the business and tradition . Much more than his father, he was known as a gifted frame builder . Jan junior died on Christmas Day in 2001 , 55 years old. This frame was made in the early 80s for Dutch national champion Peter Pieters.

Frame:
60 cc 61,5 ct 58,5 tt Reynolds 531

Fork/Headset:
Original / shimano 600

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Dura Ace BIA pista / Dura Ace NJS pista

Pedals:
Crank brothers

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
47-16 / Dura Ace 16T NJS / Campagnolo 47T pista / Izumi track / Dura Ace NJS lockring

Derailleurs/Shifters:
...

Handlebars/Stem:
Nitto NJS 123AA / SR 90mm

Saddle/Seatpost:
Brooks Cambium / Dura ace aero

Brakes:
..

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic MA2 / Dura Ace NJS pista / Schwalbe Lugano

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic MA2 / Dura Ace NJS pista / Schwalbe Lugano

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. Initial
  2. Stage 3 ....I got her back!!
  3. stage 2..

Current Stage Info:

Almost done

Added by kobe. Last updated almost 3 years ago.

27 Comments

frankiefrijoles

frankiefrijoles says:

so you went with drop bars and fluted cranks, awesome.

Posted about 3 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

thanks man :)

Posted almost 3 years ago

hawaiifixed

hawaiifixed says:

1st GEN Dura ace! Damn dude

Posted over 3 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

thank you :)

Posted over 3 years ago

brabham79

brabham79 says:

perfect geometry!

Posted over 3 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

this frame is amazing man!

Posted over 3 years ago

CUMBOT

CUMBOT says:

... sweetness!

Posted over 3 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

thanks :)..

i like your flanders..
probably its not a flanders..as flanders never made frames themselves

Posted over 3 years ago

inkedx

inkedx says:

Lovely! Glad to hear you got it back

Posted almost 4 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

thanks man :)

Posted almost 4 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

MY bike got STOLEN in Amsterdam
please keep a look out!!!
Send me a message when u see my baby please
thanks

Posted over 4 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

I got her back!!
gonna upload new flicks soon

Posted almost 4 years ago

Rushing

Rushing says:

Fine frame set. Looks Italian.

Posted almost 6 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

Thanks man

Posted almost 6 years ago

jrhydn

jrhydn says:

A gold chain could really boost that bell. Love seeing bikes with bells. Great build man, that seatpost looks smooth, being topped by the supercorsa.

Posted about 6 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

thanks man...
The gold bell is gone..replaced for a black one...

Posted about 6 years ago

071

071 says:

sweet.

Posted about 6 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

Thanks man...
i like yours 2

Posted about 6 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

i have no clue...man

Posted over 6 years ago

nutsjesmoar

nutsjesmoar says:

Brian Rourke? Wrapover seatstays are typical for him, you could always mail him some photo's.

Posted over 6 years ago

1000archangels

1000archangels says:

^this, although the stays do not look identical to rourke's.
any stamps, bb shell, fork steerer, track ends?
nice frame!

Posted over 6 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

no stamps...track ends campagnolo ..fork ends campagnolo..
thanks man..rides really sweet

Posted over 6 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

i looked better in the fork..
said 531 double butted..
rest mains unknown

Posted over 6 years ago

nutsjesmoar

nutsjesmoar says:

Where in the fork did you find it was 531..?

Posted about 6 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

in the bottom of the fork...almost by the crown...

Posted about 6 years ago

nutsjesmoar

nutsjesmoar says:

Could you make a picture of that? Have never seen 531 stamped in something before.

Posted about 6 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

ok man i will get some pictures from is..gonna be hard ..but im gonna try to get it on a photo...

Posted about 6 years ago