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753 vs. 953

753 vs 953 When I started working at Serotta in 1989 there were many types of tubing to choose from…hearing that a bike was built of Columbus SLX or Reynolds 531 sounded good but there was one tube that really spoke to me – Reynolds 753. There was something special and mysterious about 753. It …
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Old vs. New – Serotta vs. Kirk Onesto

It’s hard for me to process that it’s been 30 years since I walked into Serotta for my very first day of work. In many ways it feels like yesterday. Time flies as they say. A lot has changed in those three decades but a lot is the same…or at least very similar. A few …
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NAHBS awards

I’ve just returned from Salt Lake City and the 2017 version of the North America Handmade Bike Show and I’m pleased to report that I brought two of the coveted awards home with me. I was awarded the “Best Fillet Brazed Frame” award for the Gothic fillet frameset and also pulled down the “Best Road …
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Introducing Roma.

For the past few years I’ve found myself feeling nostalgic about cycling and it makes me think back to what the sport, and the machines, were like when I started racing as a young man. There was a certain simplicity to both back then that has been lost over time. I feel there was a …
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Head Badges.

I’m happy to announce that I can now offer a headbadge on my bikes and framesets. The badges are handmade by Jen Green of Philadelphia, PA and to celebrate I have a special offer – any new order placed before the end of the year includes a headbadge at no cost. After the first of …
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