Don Walker built Raleigh Replica Track Bike!

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Both of these steel Raleigh bikes are made largely from made-in-the-USA parts at Walker’s one-man shop in Kentucky. The tubing for the Cheetah is Vari-Wall (Cincinnati), castings are made by Henry James (Portland, Ore.), and additional components are from Phil Wood (San Jose, Calif.), Velocity Rims (Michigan), and Cane Creek (Fletcher, N.C.). Raleigh Bicycles chose to work with Walker on this project in part because of Walker’s lasting friendship with Vails. The two met at the 1983 Track Nationals on the warm-up track before Walker’s event.

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Love this photo of Ernesto Colnago!

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But I saw it at Milano Fixed!

Let’s see it Dustin!

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Koichi holding 3Rensho Street-Keirin Training bike. This frame are made for kerin racer’s road training. Same geometry as their NJS bike but equipped with front/rear brake for safety. And police repellent (Japanese police are go after no brake bikes) Don’t forget rear reflector and bell (makes police man happy) Photo are taken 38 years ago.

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Big Fixed in Little Chinatown.