Zeus Industriale SA
Don Nicholás de Arregui in Eibar, in
the Basque region in 1926. Zeus initially produced small parts, then
components and finally complete bicycles. Nicholas de Arregui continued to
acquire patents up until about 1964. Zeus bicycles most often used
tubing by Reynolds 531 or Durifort in Metric (French)
tube & threading dimensions. Of course, they also often featured Zeus
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A bike at the VeloSwap 1999
A restoration by
Model Ocana 2000 road bike.
Featuring Zeus 2000 components,
the wheels are "Diamond Jewel"
models built by master wheel builder HR Borthavre, using Super Champion Medaille
d'Or rims, 28 hole in front and 30 hole on rear
(!) The wheels weigh in at
520 grams for front, 720 grams for the rear!