Monday, June 7, 2010

Today's Bike: GOLD!!

Reader Kurt sends these photos from his home in Belgium. This Lexpres shows a somewhat common feature of bikes from the classic era, when individual bike manufacturers would add their own spin to Campagnolo's gruppos. In this case, the crankset, brakes, etc., have been anodized with a golden color and custom engraved.

Campagnolo added anodized color to its BMX lineup, but other than that color choices have been pretty much limited to silver, grey (also called "Century finish") and black. Modern carbon fiber is the latest addition.

Now, the photos:

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