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Readers’ Rigs

Readers’ Rig: Specialized Crux E5

Is it a road bike? cross bike? or a gravel bike? Who cares, it's a fun bike! Our returning Readers' Rigs alumni Joey from San Francisco is back again in Readers' Rigs with yet another bike that has some struggling to define it but that can't keep the smile off of Joey's face everytime he rides it.

Readers’ Rigs: A 1989 Greg Lemond Fixie

Today's Readers' Rig is from Florida and is a real Classic - A 1989 Greg Lemond. Over the years it has been shod with gears, but now the proud owner, Jeff Ogren, has gone 'fixie' on his steel steed. Campagnolo still plays a big part in Jeff's pride and joy.

Readers’ Rigs: Cannondale SuperSIX Evo carbon

Reader Chris from California or 'Big Chris' as he's known has got one big bike to go with his 6ft 6in body - A 63cm Cannondale SuperSIX Evo Carbon kitted out with Ultegra Di2 and DuraAce wheels and there's nothing more he loves than riding down the South Pacific Highway on his steed as he explains....

Readers’ Rigs: Abarth Factory?

What do you get when you combine your love of retro bikes and love of a modern classic car? An Abarth Factory steel roadie! PEZ fan Daniel from California is the proud owner of this 'Abarth Factory' bike which looks nothing like it did when he bought it...

Readers’ Rig: Marco’s S.W. Cotten Track Bike

It's not often you see a bike in a shop window, that isn't a cycle shop, but if you are near the Brooklyn Bridge in New York you have to make a visit to Pasanella & Son, Vintners and have a look at their S.W. Cotten track bike. Marco Pasanella gives us the full run-down on this work of art.

Readers’ Rig: Colossi XCR

From the woods of Hong Kong, Pez fan Ed sent us in this story of his custom Colossi XCR that has clocked up miles in a number of different countries and has even had a respray or two...it's Readers' Rigs time from South East Asia!

A Beautiful Replica: Lucho Herrera’s Pinarello

Egan Bernal was the first Colombian to win the Tour de France, but Lucho Herrera was the first Colombian and South American to win a Grand Tour - La Vuelta a España 1987. Both Bernal and Herrera rode a Pinarello, Herrera later in his career. Ed Hood has a look at an exact replica of Herrera's Pinarello from Treviso.