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Here are bicycles we've recycled, assembled, installed, tuned, restored, or just looked at. We are proud to have seen some of the finest cycling machines in the world, and also some of the worst.

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They belong to friends, customers and others.

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Road Touring Bicycles

Benjamin Peck road touring bicycle (2011-12, Brooklyn) Ben built the frame for Holly at Mike Flanigan's ANT workshop in Holliston, MA, recently blast finished by Evan Eisman with Lascaux cave painting images.

Benjamin Peck road touring bicycle (2011-12, Brooklyn) Sparkling royal blue paint with blast etched finish, including down tube signature and seat tube lighthouse image.

Bianchi Volpe road touring bicycle (c.1990) With new powder-coat finish, Panaracer tires, VO fenders and Soma rack.

Boulder Rando 650B touring bicycle (2012, USA)

De Antoniis road touring bicycle (1980s, Italy) Before and after frame painting and assembly.

Dawes 531 mountain touring bicycle (England) An all-rounder with 26-inch wheels.

Follis 650b tandem bicycle (c.1970, France)

Bob Jackson 3-speed road bicycle (c.1985, Leeds, England)

Meral road touring bicycle (France) The deluxe ride of our newest wrench, Willis.

Miyata Three Ten road touring bicycle (c.1990, Japan) Leigh's beautiful new-old bike has been converted to 650b wheels.

Nachlin road touring bicycle (2012, Brooklyn) Steve "Pops" Klein continues to commission custom frames from local framebuilders. This one by Jim Nachlin in Bushwick

Panasonic Touring Deluxe road touring bicycle (1987, Japan) My all-rounder pannier bike in it's latest configuration.

Raleigh One Way road touring bicycle (c.2007) With Sturmey-Archer 3-speed hub and Surly racks.

Rivendell Betty Foy mixte touring bicycle (c.2011, Taiwan-USA)

Rivendell Samuel Hillborne road touring bicycle (c.2011, Taiwan-USA)

Rivendell A. Homer Hilsen road touring bicycle (2012) With gear chart on handlebar stem.

Surly Trucker Deluxe road touring bicycle (c.2011, Taiwan-USA) Grey's up-to-date world bike, work in progress, w/mod front disc.

Custom Wheels

Campagnolo track wheels (2000, Italy)

Vintage wood wheels (USA and England) A restoration project for a BSA-like road bike with rim brakes.

Track, Fixie & Single-Speed Bicycles

AK Lefty single-speed bicycle (c.1970, Italy)

Bamboo single-speed bicycle (2012, NYC) A group of young teens at The Door made the frame, We assembled it within their budget.

Bianchi s.i.s.s. single-speed bicycle (c.2000) Rachel's winter bike is ready to roll.

Cinelli Laser track bicycle (2012, Italy)

Cnopm ("Sportish") track bicycle (c.1980, USSR)

Johnny Coast fixed-gear road bicycle (2012, Brooklyn)

Albert A. Eisentraut fixed-gear road bicycle (c.2010, Oakland)

Frejus pista bicycle (#106117, 1960s, Italy) Cicli Devotion's "peaches and cream" Frejus showed up in Taliah's studio.

Hetchins Super Special fixed-gear road bicycle (c.1945, London)

Bob Jackson road single-speed bicycle (Leeds, England)

Kalavinka Super Exhibition keirin bicycle (c.2000, Japan)

Nagasawa track bicycle (#5 0310, Japan) Metallic red frame, with Hatta headset, Nitto stem & bars, Campagnolo hubs, Sugino cranks, Kyokuto Pro Ace pedals.

Nagasawa track bicycle (#2 0305, Japan) Sparkling Black frame raced by T. Yokota. With Hatta headset, Nitto stem & bars, SunTour Superbe Pro hubs, Araya Gold rims, Soyo tubulars, Campagnolo NJS cranks & pedals, Kashimax FiveGold saddle.(Japan)

Pake French 75 track bicycle (2012) Assembled for Feliks to ride with the Midnight Keirin Club, with a Greg LeMond-era Mavic Comete disc wheel.

Pego track bicycle (2011, Italy) Marco sent pictures of his super bling bike.

Planet X Pro Carbon track bicycle (2012, England)

Dick Power Special track bicycle (1960s, Queens, NY) This one has been refinished with new decals.

Soma Rush single-speed bicycle (2012, San Francisco)

Specialized S-Works track bicycle (2012)

Surly Steamroller fixed-gear bicycle (2012, Taiwan) With Cinelli Criterium handlebars.

Road Sport Bicycles

Bontrager Road Lite RD road sport bicycle (c.1985, USA) One of Keith Bontrager's early road frames with sloping top-tube and wishbone stay. It's being redone classic road.

Colnago road bicycle (Italy) Does this one need lights to be seen? Repainted by Cycle Art in Vista, CA.

Fausto Coppi road bicycle (c.1995, Italy) Pops had an "impulse buy." Brand of the Campionissimo, built by Masciaghi of Colombus Neuron tubing with fillet-brazed head.

Dean Titanium road bicycle (c.2002, USA)

French CRCA road racing bicycle (c.1980) Unknown frame with Century Road Club Association decal, and gold-anodized Stronlight, Normandy and Mafac components.

Gios Torino Compact road bicycle (Italy)

Gios Torino Super Record road bicycle (Italy)

Mercian road bicycle (c.2000, England)

Litespeed Vortex road bicycle (c.2005, USA) It's an extra-large titanium frame that could outlast all of us. Paul will be updating it's components, the classic bits will go on his Bontrager.

Specialized road bicycle (2010) This one got a total blackout paint job.

Surly Pacer road bicycle (2011)

Van Dessel Rivet road bicycle (c.2011, New Jersey-Taiwan)

Van Nicholas Mistral road bicycle (c.2010, Netherlands-China) A Dutch bike maker specializing in titanium.

Hors Category Cycles

Gary Fisher salvage carrier bicycle (c.2008)

Independent Fabrications road bicycle (USA) With rusted steerer tube and cracked Chris King headset. Even the nicest things go bad with neglect.

Lightfoot Courier recumbent cargo tricycle (2000, Darby, Montana)

Frank Peckham's fit cycle (Wantagh, NY)

Pinarello knitted road bicycle (Italy) Seen at 2012 Cross Nationals in Madison, at Taliah's show, a special bike brought by Tom Schuler.

Three concept bicycles (2012, NYC)

Roadster & Cruiser Bicycles

Atala carrier bicycle (c.1970, Italy)

Benjamin 'E.J. Higgins' roadster bicycle (2012, Brooklyn) It's a Bike Works in-house original, built by Ben for Liz, with her Humber 'May Day' crank and a J.C. Higgins three-speed hub & shifter.

Benjamin Peck Mayflower front load carrier bicycle (2012, Brooklyn)

Dutchie Dapper roadster bicycle (2012)

Flying Pigeon roadster bicycle (Tianjing, China)
We installed a Sturmey-Archer 3-speed hub gear.

Frejus roadster bicycle (c.1970)
Willis recently put together his classic beater.

Gouden Leeuw roadster bicycle (2011, Holland) Tommy's Dutch bike, uma-style, came with 28" wheels (47-635). We changed to 700c wheels (32-622) for a better fit, and mounted Shimano roller brake on front wheel.

Raleigh roadster bicycle (England)

Sun Spider AT cruiser bicycle (2011, Taiwan) With 26 x 4" spider tread tires and Puerto Rico flag wheel cover.

Trek hybrid bicycle (c.2010) With our custom chainguard.

Mountain Bikes

Cadillac AVS ATB bicycle (2012,USA-China) There are a dozen lights of our lights on this Cadillac, Nathan wants more.

Diamondback Mission full-suspension mountain bicycle (2011, Taiwan) With Truvativ HammerSchmidt 2-speed crankset.

North Woods Safari tandem ATB bicycle (c.1990, Taiwan) Another found, given away, unable to keep two-seater, restored.

Surly Ogre expedition bicycle (2012)

Folding & Small-Wheel Bicycles

Dahon Speed TR folding bicycle (2012)

Huffy Compressor dirt bicycle (2011, China) With Variable Position Riding technology, hi and lo seat height, operated by handlebar-mount release lever.

Motobecane Astra folding bicycle (c.1970, France)

Alex Moulton AM-7 roadster bicycle (c.1990, England)

Moulton Four Speed roadster bicycle (c.1970; England)