Jeronimo Cycles Launches Fe – Reynolds Steel Road, Mountain Bikes

2012 Jeronimo Cycles Fe series of Reynolds 853 steel road and mountain bikes

Jerónimo Cycles, a Spanish brand that’s shown us some pretty nice and interestingly named titanium bikes in the past, has announced a new venture in steel for 2012.

Using high end Reynolds 853 tubing, they’ll produce a limited number of cZar road bikes and Rasputin mountain bikes. The Rasputin will be available in both 26″ and 29er, and all three models will have three sizes available and all are ready for racks.

More pics and the full PR after the break…

2012 Jeronimo Cycles Fe series of Reynolds 853 steel road and mountain bikes

2012 Jeronimo Cycles Fe series of Reynolds 853 steel road and mountain bikes

2012 Jeronimo Cycles Fe series of Reynolds 853 steel road and mountain bikes

2012 Jeronimo Cycles Fe series of Reynolds 853 steel road and mountain bikes

2012 Jeronimo Cycles Fe series of Reynolds 853 steel road and mountain bikes

2012 Jeronimo Cycles Fe series of Reynolds 853 steel road and mountain bikes

Scroll down to see the mountain bike…

PRESS RELEASE: Under the name Fe, iron in the Periodic Table of Elements, Jerónimo Cycles starts a new business venture. Known for its custom designs in titanium, both road and mountain -including full suspension-, this brand is about to develop a new exclusive and limited edition of steel frames made with the famous tubes of the British company Reynolds.

Steel is flexible and very robust material, and its resistance and reliability are legendary because it does not accumulate fatigue. Furthermore, steel is an emotional material which is often selected by classical and purist riders in search of something more than just a bicycle, looking for a whole experience.

For this new series, made in Spain, two models will be available: cZar for road, and Rasputin for mountain, the latter in both 26er and 29er versions. They will be easily identifiable by the dark grey and white colours typically used by the brand, and also for the model name preceded by “Fe”. Series 853 tube from Reynolds will be used for frames. Unlike the titanium series, three sizes (S, M and L) will be available for cZar and Rasputin 26er, while M, L and XL for Rasputin 29er. Geometry and technical specifications are fully detailed in the website.

In 2012 only 50 units are planned to be released for all three models, properly numbered with Serial Number and Year of Manufacture.

Mountain bike frames are exclusively designed for disc brake; in addition, all models are prepared for rear luggage rack installation.

It is now possible to make reservations by contacting Jerónimo Cycles through the website or email. Orders are expected to be delivered from May 1, 2012. Frames are provided individually or together with rigid fork, also made of steel. Depending on this, prices are between 650 and 720€, and they all comprise lifetime guarantee against manufacturing defects.

2012 Jeronimo Cycles Fe series of Reynolds 853 steel road and mountain bikes

2012 Jeronimo Cycles Fe series of Reynolds 853 steel road and mountain bikes

2012 Jeronimo Cycles Fe series of Reynolds 853 steel road and mountain bikes

2012 Jeronimo Cycles Fe series of Reynolds 853 steel road and mountain bikes

2012 Jeronimo Cycles Fe series of Reynolds 853 steel road and mountain bikes

Comments

timmbers - 11/27/11 - 4:54pm

what are those shifters?? i really really would like to know.

timmbers - 11/27/11 - 4:54pm

oh, on the mountain bike.

beck - 11/27/11 - 5:03pm

looking good!

bikerdude - 11/27/11 - 5:51pm

Pretty sure those shifters are Paul Thumbies. http://www.paulcomp.com/thumbies.html

lars - 11/27/11 - 6:18pm

timmbers:

maybe this: http://www.paulcomp.com/thumbies.html

Topmounter - 11/27/11 - 8:03pm

Hard to tell, but are those Paul’s Mountain Thumbies?

mattl - 11/27/11 - 11:01pm

If that’s a 7900 chain on that road bike, its on backwards….

Mitch - 11/27/11 - 11:03pm

It makes me cry a little when bike brands put Shimano 7900 chains on around the wrong way.

Meshkat - 11/28/11 - 2:52am

http://store.interlocracing.com/irdxcth.html for the shifters on the MTB

Vodalous - 11/28/11 - 3:36am

Now, i could be wrong but those look like square tapered cranks Why on earth would anyone equip a high end mtn bike with a square tapered cranks in the year 2011? If your going to be selling these bikes for the price of a first born child you might as well go all out and throw on XTRs or something.

upon further inspection that mtn bike has mechanical disc brakes. For cereal?

Brandon - 11/28/11 - 11:00am

Vodalous: Those cranks are SWEET! White Industries makes some killer stuff, and the square taper BB’s are nothing to sneeze at. Not my personal choice, but on a classic steel bike like that they fit the bill more than the Fox fork IMO.

As for the mechanical discs, those wouldn’t be my choice either….

Chipollini - 11/28/11 - 3:20pm

Kickstand lol, and the improperly installed chain… why the cheap mechanical disc brakes too?
Nice looking frames though!

Robin - 11/28/11 - 4:31pm

I believe the “kickstands” are just there to hold the bikes up for the photos. The road bike is a beauty. Are they going to offer an English side to their site or offer US sales?

EpicThroatBeard - 11/28/11 - 8:01pm

all the crappy build bits and errors on the bikes are due to the limitations in the stock at the time of photoing i’m sure. if you are a small qty. builder you’re not likely to have a shit-ton of good parts lying around to kit out the rigs. sad though that they didn’t wait a couple days and put more modern bits on.
Most bizarre is the water and mud ingress hole drilled in the brace for the r brk.

Vodalous - 11/28/11 - 10:14pm

God forbid they run anything but King headsets.

Whitebrothers cranks are over rated. I have a set in the garage on the ti bike. They’re beautiful but the tech is outdated. They’re not for people who are going to be shamshing. All my slaying bikes have shimano cranks. Don’t need to land a jump and feel my cranks flexing underfoot. Nothing like square tapered for a commuter though….

I can’t imagine putting out pictures of my limited edition bikes when one of them has a backwards chain. The bikes may be sold as frame only but if the builder isnt going to be a perfectionist about everything – I don’t want to be riding his frame so I don’t need that lifetime gaurentee.

Robin - 11/29/11 - 4:29pm

I’m waiting to see the proof that putting a chain on backwards says something about the quality of a custom frame. Of course, it doesn’t.

Sascha - 11/29/11 - 6:54pm

@Vodalous – You really are a sourpuss…

alexis galarza - 08/24/13 - 6:53pm

So much envy in this post,holy mother of the supreme alien!!!

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