The new 2015 Cinelli x Mash Histogram Frameset is now available for pre-order at City Grounds! Check out the first image of the frameset below, featuring a mirror-polished black, bask-masked downtube Cinelli logo, and plenty of concealed colors on the inside of the rear triangle and fork blades.
Here are the specs we know of so far, we’ll keep you tuned on any updates we get:
- Columbus Airplane (Supersection oversized shape) 7005-T6 aluminum frame construction with rear-facing, steel insert horizontal track dropouts @ 120mm spacing (no brake mount on frame)
- 1.5″ to 1-1/8″ Columbus Straight Carbon color matched, carbon/aluminum (blades/steerer) fork with 35mm rake and an integrated headset.
- Includes headset, seat clamp and replaceable stainless steel dropout inserts
- Weight frame/fork: 1500g/560g (57cm).
This frame will be shipping out in October, but if you’d like to place dibs you can pre-order it today for $949.99 by clicking the link below!
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City Grounds is excited to announce that ICNY Sport is now in stock! Ice Cold New York, or better known as ICNY Sport, is the brainchild of NYC graphic designer Mike Cherman. ICNY utilizes a unique 3M reflective application on apparel and accessories that produce a strobe-like effect when lit, making the wearer visible at night. ICNY is for anyone who wants to be seen at night: cyclists, runners, skaters and pedestrians alike, meeting at the intersection of safety and style.
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Photo’s & Media c/o ICNYSport.com
Friend of the shop and longtime customer Tom Schwarz of the streetwear giant Obey Clothing sent over some photos of his custom Bianchi Super Pista bike. This bike came out proper with Tom’s use of extremely high end components from 3T, Mavic, Phil Wood, Sugino among others. Check out some of the photos below and get ready for some #bikeporn.
Frame: Bianchi Super Pista 57cm
Fork/Headset: Carbon Straight Blade / Integrated
Crankset/Bottom Bracket: Sugino 75/ Phil Wood
Pedals: Ultegra carbon
Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain: 49Tx15T/ Sugino 75/ DID racing pro
Handlebars/Stem: 3T Ergonova team carbon/ 3T ARX team
Saddle/Seatpost: Selle San Marco Mantra racing / 3T Doric LTD carbon
Front Wheel/Hub/Tire: Mavic Ellipse/ Vittoria Diamante Pro Pista
Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire: Mavic Ellipse/ Vittoria Diamante Pro Pista
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Our friend John ‘The Radavist’ Watson stopped by Levi’s Commuter Workspace pop up location in Los Angeles, CA and took some great photographs. We haven’t gotten a chance to stop by yet, but we wanted to spread the word. Make sure to check out the full article and photoset on The Radavist:
“The idea of “free” these days usually comes with a catch, yet when the Levi’s Commuter Workshops popped up in Brooklyn, LA and London, free really does mean free. A free desk to work at, free bike repair / wash areas, free coffee, free wifi and yes, free tailoring. So what’s the catch? No, really, there isn’t one…”
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Photo Cred & Excerpt: The Radavist
The long awaited 2015 Leader Bikes 725 framesets are now in stock at City Grounds for pre-order! Leader’s framesets are lighter than ever with an improved seat clamp system and classic smooth welds. New for 2015, the 725 and 735 utilize a 1-1/8” to 1-1/2” tapered head tube, improving frontal stiffness as well as ride quality. Also new this year, is an integrated seatpost clamp which cannot be stripped, featuring a two bolt system to ensure no slippage of the seat post while riding.
Completing the frameset is the FSA C-40 headset designed to flawlessly complete the cockpit on this race winning frameset. Each frameset is available with either the i806 Track Fork or 1805TR Track fork.
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Levi’s® Commuter™ has teamed up with VSCO® to present a new preset called the ‘LV3′. The new preset is available for download for free on iPhone or Android. Plus, Levi’s® and VSCO® are asking all of you photographers out there to share photos of your ride using the #commuter tag for a chance to be featured on the official VSCO Commuter grid.
Definitely worth checking out and downloading (especially for free)!
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Photo Credit (top to bottom): Tyler McPherron & Gabriel Flores