Classic Bianchi Eros Road Bike 50cm @Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

December 19, 2014 by

Refurbished Bianchi Eros Italian made steel road bike. Campagnolo shifters, drivetrain, brakes, and wheelset. The bike size is a 50cm seat tube with a 52cm top tube measurement – Great for a rider 5’2″-5’5″. $800.

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Melon Folding Commuter Bike @Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

December 18, 2014 by

Refurbished Melon folding commuter bike. Great basic folding bike for the daily ride to work and back. Fold it up to fit in a corner at home or at work. Take it on the train.

$200. SOLD!

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Raleigh M-40 17.5″ Hybrid Bike @Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

December 18, 2014 by

Raleigh M-40 Hybrid. 17.5″ commuter bike. Sized for a rider between 5’5″ and 5’10”. Refurbished with new wheels, tires, drivetrain, shifter/levers, bar, saddle, brakes.

$350.

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Spalding Blade 56cm 3-Speed @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

December 9, 2014 by

Spalding Blade 56 cm Three-Speed @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

Upon immediate viewing, some aesthetic purists may be put-off by the visually incongruous, new but narrow and deep wheels on this this otherwise low-profile urban conveyor.   If offended, these aesthetes should redirect their gaze to the practical amenities the bike is outfitted with:

Full Fenders (front and rear!).  You will be very happy to have these when it is raining but even when it is droughting, they look smart and let others know you practical and are ready for conditions to change.

These are also known as "Mud Guards" in the British idiom

Fenders are called  “Mud Guards” in the British English idiom

Art Deco Rear Rack!

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Kickstand!

Greenfield Kickstand - Made in the USA

Greenfield Kickstand – Made in the USA

A Great Bike for a rider about 5’6″ – 5’10” tall.

56cm (top tube) – $445

 

 

Pedal Revolution Closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday

November 26, 2014 by

Pedal Revolution will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 27th-28th in observance of Thanksgiving day. We are going to take the opportunity to eat tasty food, spend time with friends and family, ride bikes, and NOT go shopping.

We hope you all enjoy your holiday!

We will resume regular business hours on Saturday, November 29th: 11am-6pm.

Thanks,
Pedal Staff

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Centurion Lemans 62cm Retro Town @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

November 24, 2014 by

pana1Today we finished another retro-style build here at Pedal Revolution—this Centurion has been completely rebuilt into a comfortable and reliable machine for zipping around the city.

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For this bike, nearly everything was replaced; the only vintage item is the classy-looking Sugino crankset.  Highlights of the build include a Shimano/Mavic wheelset, IRD ratcheting thumb shifters, Soma Oxford handlebar, and a 9-speed 11/32 tooth cassette for a decent low gear.

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The Centurion also features great stopping power via the new Tektro R539 brake calipers, controlled by the very cool looking retro-style levers.  And you’ll notice that the cork grips have been treated with shellac for better durability and a nice light-brown color.

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There’s adequate clearance for fenders if you’re trying to make it a rain-friendly rig for the impending wet weather.

Come check it out today!!

$750

“What’s in the Stand?” Fillet Brazed Mikkelsen Road Bike @Pedal Revolution

November 19, 2014 by

This beauty came through the shop recently. A customer of Pedal Revolution brought in this lovely custom fillet brazed road frame from the long-time Alameda framebuilder Bernie Mikkelsen. He had a long list of parts he wanted to have us build it up with, including a White Industries/Mavic wheelset, Paul Components touring Cantilevers, Chris King headset, and a bunch of other goodies. The end result was a gorgeous “all-arounder” of a road bike. So far, its debut has been at a couple of the local cross races on the weekends and some heavy commuting miles. Our customer puts his bikes through the paces and this one will be no exception… definitely not designed to sit in a garage and look pretty, this bike was made to eat up miles for many years to come.

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Specialized Rock Hopper Xtra Small @ Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

November 14, 2014 by

 Specialized Rock Hopper 24″ @Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

The blue beauty above has been restored for the less vertiginous cyclist.  In all likelihood, back in the day, this 24″ wheeled bicycle was marketed as a “youth” bike.  Being much more broad-minded here in San Francisco circa harvest moon 2014, we just consider it a sweet utility ride for ANYONE around 5′ tall.

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Per usual, as with most Pedal Revolution refurbished bikes, all of the essential wear and tear items have been replaced; tires/tubes, chain, cables and housing.  Additionally,  an upright bar/stem was added for comfort.  As if that were not enough, tan cork grips (a staff favorite) create just the right aesthetic synergy with the tires while the orange cable housing harmonizes with the logo.

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Typical of all terrain bikes from the period, this bike has plenty of clearance for fenders and specific mounts for front and rear racks but really the stand-out feature of this bike is it’s proportion.   Not only do the smaller wheels properly scale with the frame visually, they create a bike that handles much better than a typical contemporary commuter bike with large (aka 700c size) wheels pegged on a very small frame.

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This is an unfortunate misnomer. “Curb Hopper” or “Street Stepper” would be a more appropriate name.

On Sale Now for $375!  SOLD

 

Green Steel framed Cruiser AKA “Booze Missle” @Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update

November 13, 2014 by

A Classic swoopy tubed cruiser refurbished and ready for the casual roll around the hood’.

$150.

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GT Transeo 2.0 Commuter Bike @Pedal Revolution Refurbished Bike Update 11-12-14

November 13, 2014 by

A great condition refurbished GT Transeo 2.0 Hybrid bike. Complete with suspension fork and disc brakes. Great comfortable and durable daily ride.

18″ ideal size for someone 5’5″ – 5’9″.

sold $400

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