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We are proud to present our newest super-bike from Bastion Cycles of Melbourne, Australia, purveyors of framesets built using filament-wound carbon tubes with 3D-printed titanium lugs.  Mixing cutting-edge engineering with a hand-built mentality has rushed Bastion to the top of the custom bicycle landscape, so we wanted to do a quick blog post to capture a few things that make the brand unique. Below is Bastion #44, which we built for the incredible Krish L., captured by the boys during a visit to the Tour Down Under.  To really get started on your deep dive, check out the amazingly in-depth CyclingTips review here plus the CyclistUK take here. Give your self about 20-30...

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Passoni Nero XL with Super Record - Blacksmith Cycle Bike of the Day #17

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Passoni Bicycles produce, quite simply, some of the finest bikes on the planet.  Exquisite attention to detail, the highest grade materials available, and jaw-dropping paint schemes are just a few of the characteristics associated with Passoni.  As Canada's only current Passoni dealer, we are pleased to offer this look at our own shop Passoni Nero XL... [caption id="attachment_1224" align="alignnone" width="576" caption="Passoni Nero XL in the flesh...yes, they really do exist!"][/caption] The Build : Campagnolo Super Record, Cinelli RAM carbon bar and cages, Cinelli carbon stem, Fizik Kurve Chameleon saddle and ENVE 6.7 wheels The Weight: 14.9 lbs complete with Keywin Ti pedals and...

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