March 2014

  1. Berliner Fahrrad Schau 2014

    Berliner Fahrrad Schau 2014
    Berliner Fahrrad Schau 2014 just ended and it is time for a recap. It was the first time Steel Vintage Bikes took part in the event and we really liked it. The Berliner Fahrrad Schau 2014 exceeded our expectations. The fair was a resounding success: many visitors from all over the world crowded the hangar, as well as the Steel Vintage Bikes...
  2. Urban Cycling - The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities of the World

    Urban Cycling - The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities of the World
    Urban cycling is steadily becoming more and more popular. As a matter of fact, bikes are replacing cars in many cities around the world. Is this perhaps due to the financial crisis or is this just a trend? Anyway, the big cities now have to deal with this issue. Taking measures for implementing bicycle infrastructure, as well as for calming traffic...
  3. Steel Vintage Bikes on Stylight.de

    Steel Vintage Bikes on Stylight.de
    Steel Vintage Bikes is on Stylight.de! Stylight is a young and international community, the right place to find the latest trends about fashion and lifestyle on a daily basis. The German Stylight team launched its Spring 2014 trend selection and a stunning cycle could not miss in it. Obviously we are talking about one of the beauty from the Steel...
  4. L'Eroica Japan 2014

    L'Eroica Japan 2014
    L’Eroica Japan 2014 takes place in Japan this year in May 2014. Short list of facts about L'Eroica Japan 2014: When? Sunday, 18th May 2014 Where? Fuji Kawaguchiko - Machi (Japan) Where do I register? http://eroica.it/eroica-japan-2014 or http://www.eroicafan.jp Which bicycles are admitted? Only heroic bicycles built before 1987 How many places are available? Roughly 200 Where may I rent a heroic...
  5. Steel Vintage Bikes Workshop

    Steel Vintage Bikes Workshop
    Steel Vintage Bikes Workshop is back! On 8thMarch 2014 took place our free workshop. It was the second date and a bunch of keen cyclists joined the event in our showroom in Berlin - Friedrichshain. If you want to have such a good time and learn how to take after your classic bike, stay tuned and join the next Steel...
  6. Stelbel - Frame Builder Portrait

    Stelbel - Frame Builder Portrait
    Stelbel is an Italian frame manufacturer. The brand was established in 1973 by Stelio Belletti, a master welder. He is regarded as one of the best Italian frame builders from the 1970s and as the pioneer of the T.I.G. welding process in frame building (without lugs). Stelio Belletti learnt very soon welding. He was just 13 years old when started...
  7. Fausto Coppi - Rider Portrait

    Fausto Coppi - Rider Portrait
    Fausto Coppi (Angelo Fausto Coppi) was born on 15th September 1919 in Castellania (AL), northern Italy. Known as Il Campionissimo (champion of the champions), Fausto Coppi was the greatest and the most winning cyclist of the 1940s-1950s era. He won the Giro d'Italia five times (1940, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1953), the Tour de France twice (1949 and 1952) and the...
  8. Classic Bicycle Threads

    Classic Bicycle Threads
    Classic bicycle threads change from country to country. Here below a useful overview of the main bike parts with measures and features. As first clarification, the abbreviation "tpi" means "threads per inch" and is used for most of the thread measures. Bottom bracket: Italian: 36mm x 24 tpi. Right-hand thread both sides English 1.37" x 24 tpi. Left-Hand thread drive...

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