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Ribble track

Ribble track frame I bought off the 'list as a project bike

Frame:
51cm Reynolds 531c steel track frame/fork

Fork/Headset:
sweet old steel track fork with zero clearance ( Juuuuust fits a 23 ) BBB 1" threaded headset ( silver )

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Sugino Messengers ( black , 165 ), FSA BB ( not the cranks in pic )

Pedals:
MKS sylvan track pedals ( ow ) , all city cages and straps

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Sugino Messenger 46t chainring , 17t all city cog , izumi track chain

Derailleurs/Shifters:
who the what now

Handlebars/Stem:
quill to threadless stem adaptor - FS stem ( 90 ) , BBB riser bars

Saddle/Seatpost:
26.8 genero seatpost , old Miele branded Concor

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Miche PIstard clincher, Schwalbe Ultremo

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Generic flip flop wheel , Conti Gator Hardshell

More Info:
tried forever to discover what this was then finally located some info online - some other bikes with the exact same lugs , seat collar ,BB shell and paint scheme that were claiming to be made by Terry Dolan . Rubble confirmed it was one of their steel track bikes but couldn't tell me when it was made. got a rad message from a previous owner on here telling me the bike came from New Zealand and was left in Vancouver when he returned. this frame is just sitting in my bike room with the headset waiting for someone to buy her . $60 in Vancouver I won't bother to ship ..

Added by ObiSean. Last updated over 2 years ago.

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

9 Comments

b3ans12345

b3ans12345 says:

Hi there, this is my old (late 2000s) bike! I used to race it here in New Zealand, then when I crashed it (the down tube dent) I couriered on it for a while in Auckland city. I brought it to Vancouver with me in 2010ish, commuted and even rode it all the way down to SF. I then sold it to a fixie store in Vancouver to fund my future travels.

Anyway, made this account just to tell you that it came all the way from New Zealand. It did the rounds before me so I'm stoked its still going strong!

Posted almost 3 years ago

ObiSean

ObiSean says:

this is amazing ! I love learning the story of the bikes I own/have owned ! thank you so much for taking the time to comment !!! super stoked

Posted almost 3 years ago

Noypi

Noypi says:

Very nice.

Posted almost 4 years ago

jobsingovernment

jobsingovernment says:

Oh hey, you bought this thing from my buddy the other day haha, small world. You'd better build it up nice!

Posted about 4 years ago

ObiSean

ObiSean says:

yeah bought it off a dude named Jordan. I've already stripped it and built it up for a test ride and it's way more solid than i expected a tiny old steel track frame to be ! very stoked. Decided to stick with the stripped look instead of going through all the hassle of priming and sanding and painting and blah blah blah - putting some custom vinyl decals on for fun then it gets the clear coat treatment and stays low-key . will post pics when it's done !

Posted about 4 years ago

jobsingovernment

jobsingovernment says:

Sick! Definitely update it when you do build it up.

Posted about 4 years ago

Stecchino912

Stecchino912 says:

Most likely a Ribble made out of Reynolds 531c, look at this: https://www.flickr.com/photos/runningfo...

Posted about 4 years ago

ObiSean

ObiSean says:

cheers for this link ! i couldn't find any other old Ribble track stuff at all .. in fact I have to admit that I had never heard the name 'Ribble' before seeing this frame. This link pretty much seals the deal that it's reynolds tubing for me ..

Posted about 4 years ago

Stecchino912

Stecchino912 says:

Great find, I look forward to the build!

Posted about 4 years ago