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Sycip Mixte

Sycip MixteWith the success of Don Walker’s NAHBS and the Oregon Manifest, fewer and fewer framebuilders are showing their work at Interbike. Thankfully, for fans of independent framebuilders, a few component manufacturers still recognize the value of displaying a one-off work of art like this Sycip mixte. It features a Shimano Alfine groupset, including an eight-speed internal hub and dynamo-powered headlight.

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2 Comments

  1. meligrosaSeptember 27, 2009 at 7:55 pm

    niceee!!!
    mixtes taking over.
    oh sycip – great stuff. bay area’s finest frame builders
    <3 thanks for the photo, though my old mixte and her friends are still my fave of faves
    xoxo.m

  2. MarvinKSeptember 27, 2009 at 10:54 pm

    Would have rather seen a belt drive version with a more robust internal gear hub. There were a few of those on display at ibike. The Gates booth had one with a Rohloff hub… but would have been much cooler as a sycip mixte.

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