|Excuse the mess!|
Much has been changed since I first purchased this bike, and it now sports some of the nicest cycling componentry out there. At least in my opinion…..
As a fully paid up cycling geek, and a lover of exquisitely engineered cycling bits and bobs, it’s the back wheel of this bike that I find so pleasing. A Goldtec Pro Track hub, laced to a Mavic CXP33 rim, finished off with a White Industries ENO Freewheel(18T)/15T fixed option. Just about the best SS/Fixed road wheel available; quite lovely!
Other highlights include:
- Shimano 105 brakes – Not too sure how you could improve on these,
- Hope Mono Front hub – bombproof,
- Salsa Seatpost – Mtb derived I know, but the best saddle adjustment mechanism I’ve ever used by some distance,
- Specialized BG Toupe Saddle – I can’t see me ever using anything else.
It’s a bike used all year round, takes all that’s thrown at it, including carrying me to a series of PBs in this year’s Wrekin Sport Summer Time Trial Series.
I love it, even though it could do with a damned good clean.