new project, Strong Custom Blend Steel Racing bike…
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new project, Strong Custom Blend Steel Racing bike…

this is going to be the last project bike I get for awhile (I still have plenty unfinished ones downstairs), no seriously, it is! unless I find something really cool… it’s an addiction 😉 but back on topic, the new frameset is a slightly used (I mean there are a couple of marks, but hell,…

finally! a Trek 750 Multitrack update…
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finally! a Trek 750 Multitrack update…

so finally! haha, well, it’s still being built, i promise! 😉 so what’s new? probably a lot, the Farfarer Touring front mini rack hasn’t been installed on a photo up on the blog so far, the crankset, the lack of a front derailleur (see crankset haha). the brakes are back on, i had removed them…

mixte became a Kogswell P/R…
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mixte became a Kogswell P/R…

sooo, that whole Soma Buena Vista mixte thing? um… yeah… just kinda shifted 😉 it became a much cooler Kogswell P/R (Porteur/Randonneur), thankfully all of the parts (excluding brakes) were a straight swap. right now it’s kitted out as such (front to back): Minoura King Carrier Front Basket/Rack Large, 2x Schmidt E6 dynamo headlights, Velo…

Bianchi Volpe on it’s own two wheels…
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Bianchi Volpe on it’s own two wheels…

so now that the Bianchi Volpe is standing on it’s own two wheels, that i just fished assembling yesterday (105 5700 Shimano hubs, Sapim 14/15/15 and 14g spokes, Mavic A719 rims on Velox tape with Vittoria Randonneur 700x35c tires), and it has the brakes mostly put together i figured i’d get some quick snaps of…

addiction… 80’s Bianchi Volpe…
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addiction… 80’s Bianchi Volpe…

so… yeah… got another bike, haha. this time it’s a lugged late 80’s Bianchi Volpe CX/Touring bike that will be turned into my full-out tourer. as far a kit, this is what i’m thinking… (components back to front) SRAM Rival Medium rear derailleur Shimano 105 Black 5703 Triple front Derailleur crankset is undetermined yet, preferably a…