Senor Polleck shares a Bicycling article of classic proportions. There is a niche market in classic steel bikes that includes baby-boomers, generation X-ers, and generation Y, a.k.a. millennials. Nostalgic baby-boomers will scrounge an old discarded frame and spend time and money on a traditional expensive refurbish or younger folk will adapt modern components to their classic iron steed resulting in unlimited and unique iterations. Manufacturers Masi, Bianchi, Waterford (originally the Schwinn family store) have produced small runs of their beautiful old steel racing bicycles and recently the nephew of Ernesto Colnago found a stock of his uncle’s classic lugs in the factory warehouse.


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