Bike is sold!
On Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 7:51:54 PM UTC-7, Jeremy Till wrote:
> Hey Folks-
> My Quickbeam is up for sale. It's an amazing bike that I've been lucky to
> own, but I just got a Clem that I'm super happy with and I've been riding
> it and my other (many geared) bikes more.
> Many around here probably know the story, but this is an orange frame from
> the second batch (circa 2006). I acquired it from Riv in 2011, when they
> were closing out the SimpleOnes. I was thinking a 62cm SimpleOne would
> work, but Vince didn't think it would be big enough for me, so he
> disappeared into the backroom and came back with this beauty. I was sold
> on the spot. I guess it had been a frame that had been sold and then
> returned without having been built up, and had been sitting in storage
> until I came along.
> The frame is functionally perfect but does show some beausage as befits a
> bike that was ridden for everyday transportation for a few years. The
> decals on the downtube have some wear from the frame being locked, and
> there's an area on the top tube were the paint was wore through to the
> primer after rubbing against a concrete bollard. No dents or dings, and no
> rust that I can see. The only decal I added was a build sticker from the
> bike shop where I used to work, Blue Heron Bikes in Berkeley (now a
> stocking Riv dealer!) on the upper part of the seat tube.
> The complete build is:
> -64cm QB frame and fork
> -Chris King headset, sans logos
> -Nitto Bosco Bullmoose handlebars (fillet brazed), 58cm
> -Nitto S84 (lugged) seatpost
> -Brooks B17 Standard, black
> -170mm Sugino GT cranks w/ 40t Sugino ring, Shimano UN54 BB
> -Silver Surly Ultra New track hubs, rear is fixed/free, laced with 32
> double butted spokes to H+Son TB14 silver rims. These are cool because the
> allow the use of axle bolts (female axle) or quick releases without
> swapping any parts; the rear currently sports a proper enclosed cam 120mm
> QR skewer to allow for quick gear changes, just like the original QB
> wheels. I'll also include the axle bolts.
> -Specialized "Fatboy Sport" 700x45 skinwall tires, measure ~40mm on these
> rims. You could probably still even get a fender in there!
> -Rear hub currently has a 17/19t Surly Dingle Cog with All-City lockring
> on the fixed side and an 18t ACS Crossfire freewheel on the free side.
> -SRAM PC-830 chain.
> -Tektro CR720 cantilever brakes (silver), Paul Canti levers (silver
> levers, black clamp)
> -Oury Grips
> -Pedals are currently some big Diamondback BMX flat pedals with
> reflectors; they feel great but the bearings are a little bit crunchy.
> Your favorite pedals here. If you want some used MKS Touring Lites or
> Time ATACs, I could swap those in.
> Pictures of all of my various setups on this bike are here; the most
> recent ones at the bottom are pretty much as I am selling it:
> Note: in the most recent pictures it has Origin8 brake levers, but I will
> be swapping in the Pauls before I ship it.
> I'd like to get $1500 for it. I'm located in Sacramento, CA, so easy
> local pickup for anyone in the SF Bay Area or greater NorCal. I'd be happy
> to ship it as well. Let me know if you have any questions or want a
> specific picture of something.
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