- Sep 17, 2013
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I have quite a bit of the parts to build another Breezer one clone (B 72 seat, Union pedals, Araya rims, bars, shifters, derailleurs, grips, brakes and vintage motorcycle levers). The frame and fork will cost at least $500 for me to to build. Looking at careful purchase and using the parts I have I figure I could break even selling a complete bike for $4000. That doesn’t include hundreds of hours of labor. I have pedals, but I would have to retread the French threads, which I have the stuff to do. I would have to build wheels, assuming I can find appropriate hubs. These are just some examples of the kind of stuff you have to do. The bike would be close to original, seat, crank, brakes, tires, gearing, etc. Try and find vintage style aftermarket hubs that aren’t for disk brakes, or for that matter, thread on cassettes. What do you think, is it possible to sell one? Check out parts for yourself. I’m thinking $6000. If you have this kind of bread you are better off building one for yourself. Anyway, I think I’ll make another, perhaps my children can sell it when I’m dead. I know what’s involved from my first one. My son really likes the first one I built but he thinks I should just have a frame built by a professional frame maker he knows and put my parts on it. That would be costly.