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Bike of the Week: Independent Fabrication Ti Planet X

From our custom files, we present an ultra-fresh Independent Fabrication Titanium Planet X:

Finished in a rare gloss-to-matte paint job, with a full compliment of Easton accoutrements, this is a bike that turns heads uptown and down.

Built with the SRAM Force 1×11 drivetrain with a huge 10-42 spread cassette for any type of terrain (though pictured here with road tires – sure to be swapped out when the going gets off-road), and hydraulic brakes for all-weather riding.

Ghost logos in black-on-black.

Anointed with the classic Sterling Silver IF headbadge.

And some final, customer-chosen flourishes in gold and silver. As always, completed to perfection by the folks in the Independent Fabrication paint booth.

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Bike of the Week: Independent Fabrication Crown Jewel

Not every bike needs to be flashy and over the top; sometimes simple is better. Meet the Independent Fabrication Crown Jewel:


Understated colors and logos (or lack thereof), exactly to the customer’s specifications.


Simple and clean, precision paint and just the right pop of color where needed.


Built up in  style with 10 speed Campagnolo Veloce shifters.


Surprise! That’s a Campagnolo/Shimano hybrid drivetrain, utilizing cable-pull ratio-changing pulleys to mix and match. For the best of every world.

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Bike of the Week: Andrew’s Stainless IF

And now, for another addition of Bike of the Week:


This duo-tone stainless steel roadbike comes to us courtesy of Independent Fabrication of Newmarket, NH.


SRAM Red & Rival components and Zipp 101 wheels complete the look (and performance) of a pure racing thoroughbred.


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Bike of the Week: Independent Fabrication Independence

The Bike of the Week is a steel Independence from Independent Fabrication.  The Independence is, technically, a touring model, though the iteration seen here has been designed for very light/fast touring with an emphasis on successfully completing its day job: fast commuting and group road rides.  The geometry is closer to a standard road bike configuration, though fitting for full racks and fenders exist for gearing up for the open road.  The parts kit includes function forward pieces from SRAM, Thomson, Fizik, Panaracer, and Chris King.  Best yet, this bike is currently for sale at the shop in the East Village!


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Bike of the Week: Independent Fabrication Crown Jewel

This edition of Bike of the Week comes in the form of a steel, disc-brake equipped, Independent Fabrication Crown Jewel:


Built for our friends at Moody’s Delicatessen & Provisions in Waltham, MA, with touches of their brand and favorite animal through-out:


An ENVE 3.4 wheelset and Shimano Ultegra 11-speed drivetrain round out the build nicely, ready for some great roads and trips to the butcher.


A sterling silver head badge is the crown on top.


Finally, lots of clearance available for wider tires, should the day call for more off-road pursuits.

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Bike of the Week: Independent Fabrication Ti Deluxe MTB

There aren’t many mountain bikes in the city, but this one is a real beauty. From our friends at Independent Fabrication:

A hand-built titanium frame from New Hampshire, the Deluxe comes with a DT Swiss Racing suspension fork.

Orange Tune components from Germany help it stand out in any crowd.

A SRAM XO drivetrain with Gripshift and hydraulic disc brakes let the bike perform flawlessly at its rider’s every command.

Pictured here with beautiful EDGE carbon mountain rims, for the most demanding of riders.


This bike is currently for sale at our Hell’s Kitchen shop! Please call 212.582.7949 or email for more information.

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Bike of the Week: Independent Fabrication Crown Jewel


This week’s Bike of the Week is a flashy little number from Independent Fabrication – a hand-built steel frameset in Good ‘Ol White, topped off with silver Campagnolo Chorus components.


Independent Fabrication: The Kings of Handbuilt, building bikes one at a time in Newmarket, NH.



A worn-in pair of hoods, like a good book or a well-used baseball glove, always feel good in the hands.

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Bike of the Week: Independent Fabrication Crown Jewel


This week’s BOTW comes to you straight out of New Market, NH from our friends at Independent Fabrication. A steel Crown Jewel frame with ENVE fork, designed to be comfortable for everyday training and for tearing up the local race circuit. A Shimano Ultegra 6800 11-speed group and a Thomson/Fizik cockpit round out the build.


A red Sotto Voce Chris King NoThread headset was chosen to match the red Indy Fab crown to visually tie the front end together.


The final pieces of the puzzle are wheels: red White Industries T11 hubs hand-laced to HED Belgium C2 rims using DT Swiss Competition spokes.

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The NYC Velo Spring SUPER SALE

The Spring Super Sale

Just in time for Spring, the NYC Velo Super Sale!  The sale applies to all in-stock inventory in our 2 Manhattan stores (the East Village & Hell’s Kitchen) and runs from Monday March 16 through Sunday March 22, 2015 and applies to the following items:

– All instock Tribikes 30% off

– All instock 2015 bikes 5% off

– All instock 2014 bikes 25% OFF

– All instock 2013 bikes 35% OFF

– All instock 2012 and older bikes 40-50% off

– All instock Surly bikes $150 off

– All instock Pegoretti bikes/framesets 10% off

– All instock Independent Fabrication bikes/framesets 20% off

– All instock winter clothing 25-60% off

– All instock Mavic shoes 40% off

– All instock Cyclocross tires 40% off

– All instock lights 20% OFF

– All instock SHINOLA bikes 35% OFF

– All instock Oakley sunglasses 20% off

– All instock baselayers 40% off

– All instock Continental & Michelin tyres 20% off

– All instock Brooks gear 20% off

– All instock Fizik shoes 25% off

– All instock Sidi shoes 25% off

– All instock Mavic pedals 40% off

– All instock Mavic and Zipp wheelsets 30% off

If it’s in the store and not listed above, take 5% off.  All items are first come, first served, layaway available.  All discounted sales final.


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Bike of the Week: Indy Fab Ti Crown Jewel

The latest Bike of the Week is the Titanium Crown Jewel from Independent Fabrication.  The frame, made of custom-drawn 3/2.5 titanium tubing of the highest quality, was fabricated by the team of craftspeople in Newmarket, NH.  The customer chose Italian component manufacturer Campagnolo’s top-of-the-line Super Record gruppo, Wheels from Mavic, and a cockpit from Fizik.