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Prefestka road/commuter bike

Prefestka road bike

2015-03-18: Bike is for sale. Shoot me an email if you are interested.

This beautiful short frame was restored by guys at Urbanvelo unlimited as a tribute to Mr. Hrubý, who built it in the nineties and now creates bikes at festka.com. Thus the name Prefestka. The bike looked little bit different when I bought it. I have removed the large 52t chainring and front derailleur together with a vintage wheels that got trashed after just few days of riding in Bratislava. New wheels are paired with a 12-32t MTB cassette which gives me nice gear ratio of 1.31 - 3.5.

Frame: Rozzo CrMo Steel
Headset: Shimano 105
Cranks: Shimano 600 (Ultegra) 42t chainring
Rear derailleur: Shimano 600 (Ultegra) 7spd
Shifters: Shimano SL-R500
Cassette: Sram 7spd 12-32t
Chain: Sram 7/8spd
Wheel: Fulcrum Racing 7
Tires: Continental Grandprix 28-622
Brakes: Shimano 600 (Ultegra)
Pedals: NsBikes Aerial
Handlebar: ITM
Grips: Tube
Stem: Kalloy
Seatpost: Steel Chrome
Weight: cca 10.5kg

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Published 29.09.2013 by Peter Pech

  1. Julian J.

    Hi Pete
    Do you experience any trouble with the chain jumping off the front ring? I’m in the process of doing a similar conversion.
    Cheers
    Julian

    • admin

      Hi Julian,

      yes, sometimes it happens, but not too often (maybe once a month), usually when jumping or riding over some very rough stuff.

      p.

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