I love that bike. It's my size, too. And a fantastic price. Looking forward to seeing the Cosmic Country rebirth, and good luck on your live-aboard life!
Philip Santa Rosa, CA On Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at 8:30:33 PM UTC-7, bicyc...@gmail.com wrote: > > I'm selling a piece of Rivendell history as I refine my footprint into a > sailboat. Only one bike can stay, and this one cannot be easily S&S'd or it > would. > > > > > Mark Nobilette Made. > > 60cm ish upsloper, fits me like a glove. 93 is my PBH. All my other riv > bikes have been 62 to 66cm. Second top tube is beautifully fillet brazed. I > liked the improved standover compared to my 62cm Hunqapillar. The bike has > a slightly higher bottom bracket though and a slightly shorter set of > chainstays than the eventual production Bombadil - I like how nimble it > felt by comparison. Way shreddier than my old Toyo Hunqapillar, it carves > turns - after I got this bike the hunqapillar was sold. Best bike I have > ever owned, to be certain. > > It's built for resilience and singletrack adventuring. Before I rebuilt it > from the repainted frame, a raw clearcoated it rolled down the continental > divide with Daniel from Tumbleweed Bikes. Some scratches, but cared for in > my travels with it and riding like new. I can equip it with Albatross or > Raw Bullmoose bars. Right now it has albatross bars. Paul Cantis, Paul > Levers, Paul Thumbies. 3 Bottle Cages. Hands on wheels, shimano hubs, heavy > rims (I think cliffhangers) front and rear. Will include a set of knobbies. > Also happy to include a porteur rack up front if you want it. > > This bike has ridden me through many a mile of twisting californian > backcountry, and has thousands of miles to go. > > In the words of my friend Adam, "If one top tube breaks, just keep riding!" > > It will be missed. > > How does 2000 sound? It's stacked with the best equipment. I hear people > on land around here pay twice that for rent every month. Ride away and get > lost for the next decade. I will owner finance it to the right dirtbag, I > just need to remotely know you through a friend. > > For now, local pickup preferred. Will consider shipping, so perhaps write > me direct to get in line. I'd prefer to sell to someone on the list, who > understands how special this bike is and wants to continue it rolling into > the sunset. More photos and details upon request. After a week or so it'll > go to craigslist where I imagine she'll disappear quickly. > > > > > And, finally, I miss this community. Cosmic country is on the verge of > rebirth. I needed to recalibrate and live my travels without a camera but I > know what I want to show next. > > Thanks, > > Erik > -- > oakland, ca > bikenoir.blogspot.com > -- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/group/rbw-owners-bunch. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.