Wednesday, March 28, 2012

 

Tokyo Fixed Bespoked Bike - The Engima Everest




Tokyo Fixed are now stocking Enigma Cycles. We commissioned this frame from Enigma to show off their skills on a frame most fitting of their newest stockist. For the frame we chose Richard Sachs Newvex lugs which are reminiscent of British Nervex lugs with a American Sachs spin. Enigma chose light weight heat treated Reynolds 853 tubing for the frame, ensuring that even though the frame looks classic the frame will be lightweight. For the paint design we drew inspiration from vintage Japanese frames brands such as Everest and Tohei, who let the rich colours and stunning craftmaship do the talking. 
This frame shows the amazing skills of Enigma's head frame builder Mark Reilly as well as the skills of London based painter Matt Bown.






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