Looks great, like when there is a cohesive theme to a bike. Nice mix of old and new, good color match. Look like the Compass Snoqualmie Pass tires? I bet the ride is superb.
On Monday, April 9, 2018 at 8:31:56 AM UTC-5, lconley wrote: > > I decided, after the first ride, that the saddle and pedals were too > narrow. So I went big and ordered some blue Catalyst pedals and installed > one of my Brooks B68 saddles from the stash. After a mile or so of trying > to position my feet "correctly" on the Catalyst pedals, I decided to quit > thinking about it and let my feet do their thing and find their own > position. Ended up a little forward of my normal position on platform > pedals, but nowhere near the recommended position. I have short (for six > foot tall), very wide (8-1/2 EEEE) feet and extremely high arches, one of > the reasons that I do not use clipless - nobody makes a shoe that fits > well. The pedals and saddle made a huge difference, now the bike disappears > beneath me, except for the lever position on the handle bars, maybe a > little too high - I'll save that for when I need to change the handlebar > tape (not anxious to try the harlequin wrap again). I really like single > speeds, of course, I do live in Florida. > > Frame: Rivendell Frank Jones SR - 57 cm Blue > Wheels: Built by me. 36 spoke, NOS Campagnolo Record Hi-Lo hubset, > Euro-Asian track axle conversion, VO polished RAID rims, 700c 22 mm, > Wheelsmith DB SS spokes, > Compass 38mm Batlow Pass TC Extralight Tan tires, Schwalbe Superlight > tubes > Drivetrain: Single Speed, 45 x 18 > Crank: NOS Spidel 170 mm, NOS Sugino Mighty Comp drillium chainring, > Compass crank bolts, Shimano sealed BB > Freewheel: White Industries > Pedals: Catalyst, blue > Brakes: Tektro R559, Gran Compe non-aero levers, VO braided housing > Handlebars: Nitto Model 176, 440 mm, 26.0, Two tone blue harlequin pattern > - Newbaums tape > Stem: Nitto lugged, 100 mm > Seat Post: Nitto Lugged 27.2 > Saddle: Brooks B68, black > Other: VO Retro water bottle cage > > > <https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-Mjyh5tqm_u8/WstqNqNEzaI/AAAAAAAAAMA/WjwpBc5MnYEIkYyE0J1eRU8LQjSJa_W7wCLcBGAs/s1600/IMG_1752S.jpg> > > Laing > Cocoa, FL > > -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "RBW Owners Bunch" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to rbw-owners-bunch+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to email@example.com. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/rbw-owners-bunch. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.