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Brooklyn Machine Works Park Bike

Brooklyn Machine Works Park Bike

5 YEARS AGO / 3 COMMENTS / MOUNTAIN BIKES

New York’s enigmatic Brooklyn Machine Works was founded from a larger-than-life punk aesthetic. Established in 1997 by Joe Avedisian and Chris ‘Doc’ Bourdreaux, their frames confused a lot of riders by being built from steel in an aluminum age — even their 67lb Super Trucker downhill bike. The dual-wheel-sized Park Bike is another prime example…

BMW Launchpad

Brooklyn Machine Works Launchpad

8 YEARS AGO / 9 COMMENTS / FIXED GEAR BIKES

The aged patina that steel achieves is a rich effect that definitely adds character to a frame and will only enhance and emphasize every other component, but for the ultimate in a weathered look there’s only one way to fly: copper plating.

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Brooklyn Machine Works Townie

I remember reading a review of Brooklyn Machine Works products in an early UK magazine called dirt (kind’ve like the Raygun of downhill and dirt…