Monday, June 05, 2006
Dual Gallery bike #5, #15: Dan's Steelman
The first singlespeed cyclocross bike in either gallery is this Steelman which weighs in at a light 17.05 lbs putting it into both galleries, the second dual gallery bike. Its #5 in the Custom Gallery and #15 in the Lightweight one.
Frame- Steelman Eurocross custom 58x59
Fork- Sibex ti
Wheels- White Ind. H1/Eno laced to Niobium 30mm rims on DT revos
Tires- Front Michelin Mud, Rear Bontrager Jones, Tubed, but will be replacing with No Tubes
Stem- Ritchey WCS, Ti bolts, Custom carbon top cap
Bars- Deda 31.8 Newton shallow
Brakes- Avid shorties, tuned
Cranks/bb- Storck Power Arms, TA 39 tooth ring., crap steel sealed bearing BB.
Pedals- Egg Beater Ti, will have shortened spindles added shortly.
Total weight 17.05 lbs.
The bike could be a lot lighter and when it is finally done will have probably shed 1/4 lb or so. It rides very well and will be my back-up pit bike. Thanks Jeremy for the blog, everyone please check out the website www.arcvelo.com.
If you have a handbuilt or sub 18lb cross bike send it to me at email@example.com