Thursday, February 26, 2015

Bridgestone RB-1

1992 with OEM parts

1991 RB1 Synergy 

Made of Ishiwata 022E tubing. These 2 framesets are almost identical except for the rear brake cable routing. The '91 Synergy has 3 cable guides that are offset to the left of the top tube while the '92 one has 2 guides that split the housing in two at the top of the top tube.
rear brake cable guides

Twin RB-1's

The cockpit of the 1992 RB-1

Jack Ibagbaga's signature pose :-)

Link to the other Bridgestone in this blog

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Fred Rompelberg and John Howard with Dave Moulton

Fred Rompelberg -  a Dutch cyclist who has set several world cycling records.

John Howard -  is an Olympic cyclist from the United States, who set a land speed record of 152.2 miles per hour (245 km/h) while motor-pacing[1] on a pedal bicycle on July 20, 1985 on Utah'sBonneville Salt Flats. This record was beaten in 1995 by Fred Rompelberg.