“…my wide tires drew a few double-takes from the roadie crew, but after taking a few pulls, no one could find issue with my riding.”
“The word covet is a great start to describe how you should feel about this bike.”
“To get yourself into shape for ‘cross, you are eventually going to have to ride your damn ‘cross bike”
“Really, it’s mostly about finishing the race without worrying about your gear.”
“…within two weeks, I had the parts and frameset in hand, ready to build. “
But what happens when you take a ‘cross-like geometry, add modern materials with some of the newest tooling, and build a frame that is one of a kind?
You have a cycling problem and your next bike should be a custom build.
” It was made years ago before this build. It hung incomplete off a wall by the owner, never ridden.”
What were wheels like before black? Subtle? Flashy? Boring? Undesirable?
Remember the Campagnolo high-flange Sheriff hubs? They were loud, oversized, and created a stiff build for that era of wheels. They effectively shortened the spoke length of any build and […]