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Samyn Fixed gear daily

Former steel track bike probably from the 80's, Belgian manufacturer, repainted by the previous owner used now as an urban fixed gear bike for commuting, cobbles or long distance from times to times. Used to ride it at Herne Hill velodrome too.

Frame:
Samyn 56 Track

Fork/Headset:
1" threadless fork, PRO fucked up headset

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Stronglight road crank "pistifié" (fucked up threadings) / Miche 115 BSD

Pedals:
Shimano SPD PD-M520

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
BLB cogs 19T,17T,14T / stronglight chainring 46T / Izumi Standart Chain

Handlebars/Stem:
DEDA Crononero w/drop bullhorn / 3T stem / CINELLI "mash volee ribbon" tape

Saddle/Seatpost:
San marco Laser / Unknown stuck seatpost

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
H+Son TB14 / MatiQ hub / Hutchinson Intensive²

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
H+Son Archetype / MatiQ hub / Continental UltraSport

Accessories:
Light and motion Urban550 Torch Lezyne Micro drive Tail light Home made Asssaver

Added by Paul_Perret. Last updated about 7 years ago.

As of about 7 years ago, Paul_Perret has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

8 Comments

kobe

kobe says:

Hey man
nice frame
could you tell me a bit more about this frame?
i just found a frame that looks identical...
maybe u can have a look on my profile

Posted over 7 years ago

Paul_Perret

Paul_Perret says:

Hi Samyn was a belgian manufacturer, I once met someone who worked for them who told me the RFG logo on the bottom bracket was their branding... I really like the quality anyway !

Posted over 7 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

Hey man
thanks for your reply
RGF is a brand from france who used to make bottombracketscups ...
i think my frame looks indentical with yours..
u still got the original fork?

Posted over 7 years ago

Paul_Perret

Paul_Perret says:

No I've never seen the original fork but a friend of mine has the identical frame with it, I ll ask him some pictures if you want

Posted over 7 years ago

kobe

kobe says:

yeah please man :)

Posted over 7 years ago

Paul_Perret

Paul_Perret says:

Found it but I can't paste the link... Google "Geoffrey Delesalle flickr" and you'll see it

Posted over 7 years ago

matteozolt

matteozolt says:

very nice build!

Posted over 8 years ago

Paul_Perret

Paul_Perret says:

Thanks, a mix of old and new parts, for convenience

Posted over 8 years ago