[VIDEO] How a fillet-brazed custom steel frame is made

If you’ve ever wondered how a fillet-brazed custom steel frame is made, this video will give you all the answers.

Join Alex in the Battaglin workshop in Marostica, Italy!

Today, he will tell you everything you need to know about building a custom steel bicycle frame with fillet-brazed construction.

So, here’s what you’re going to discover in this new Behind a Custom Steel Bike episode.

First, you’ll discover how fillet-brazing works.

Fillet brazing is a technique to join steel bicycle tubes that relies on a so-called filler metal. And you’ll learn the principle by which fillet-brazed joints are created on a steel frame

True aficionados of handmade steel road bikes love fillet-brazing. 

That’s because ensuring the quality, strength, and durability of the joints requires a skilled craftsman. 

In Italy, we call such an expert artisan “Maestro”, which is the Italian word for “Master”.

In the video, you’ll see an Italian “Maestro” in action while he builds the Battaglin fillet-brazed custom steel frames. 

Then, you’ll discover the 3 benefits of fillet-brazing.   

You’ll learn why joining the tubes using this technique will always allow you to have a frame geometry designed to your preferences while making your custom steel frame more durable

Finally, you’ll see why fillet-brazed joints give a steel frame a sleek modern look. Some people might even mistake it for carbon! 

By the end of the video, you’ll have a better understanding of fillet-brazing, 

And you’ll be able to identify the best construction method for your custom steel frame.

Do you want to discover Giovanni Battaglin’s secret formula to building a custom steel bike that rides like a dream?

Now you can access our FREE video series “The Man of Steel” and get a behind-the-scenes look at the specific process used by the 1981 Giro winner in his eponymous bike workshop in Italy.

Click HERE to access the video series


3 comments on “[VIDEO] How a fillet-brazed custom steel frame is made

  1. Gentili Signor Giovanni e Alessandro Battaglin,
    Possiedo un ‘vecchio’ telaio Dedacciai Zero Battaglin degli anni ’90 che ormai necessita di una riverniciatura. Adoro questa montatura, ecco perché ce l’ho ancora dopo tanti anni, e voglio preservare anche l’aspetto originale. Così ho deciso di rivolgermi a te.
    Cioè, mi chiedo se saresti così gentile da pensare un po’ a fare la riverniciatura per me e farmi sapere. Spero che possiamo realizzare qualcosa di bello se lo fa 🙂
    In attesa di una risposta positiva e tempestiva.
    Cordiali saluti, e abbi cura laggiù,
    Attila dall’Ungheria

    • Ciao Attila, grazie per il tuo messaggio. Il mio team ti scriverà un messaggio per saperne di più sulla bici. A presto! – Alex

  2. Ciao Alessando,
    Non vedo l’ora di ricevere quell’e-mail 🙂 .
    Ciao,
    Attila

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