Carl Strong Road Racing frame coming along…
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Carl Strong Road Racing frame coming along…

lots of fun toys coming together on the Strong road frame, namely the custom made Rychtarski Columbus MAX fork (an awesome Polish company that makes beautiful bikes for INSANELY good prices!), King Headset, the recent wheelset build, and shifters. starting with the fork, it was made to the exact dimensions of the original Strong fork,…

Pacenti Pari-Moto’s for the Spooky Darkside XC…
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Pacenti Pari-Moto’s for the Spooky Darkside XC…

just a quick update on the Spooky. yesterday i got all the parts that were needed to finish up the wheelset, though i didn’t actually get the mail until today ๐Ÿ˜‰ what was needed was the 20mm-QR front hub adapters and skewers, i had received the Pacenti Pari-Moto 38x650b tires and some Kenda tubes earlier…

a wheelset for the Klein Quantum Race…
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a wheelset for the Klein Quantum Race…

well, after a long wait, i finally received the DT Swiss RR440 24h front rim and the Asymmetric 32h rear, which of course i had to immediately build ๐Ÿ˜‰ the front is laced up with; Sapim Laser spokes (2.0-1.5-2.0 butted), DT Swiss brass spoke head washers, DT Swiss alloy nipples (two red nipples around the…

Campagnolo Record for the Klein…
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Campagnolo Record for the Klein…

just a small update with some mediocre pictures, got the majority of the groupset for the Klein Quantum Race in the mail yesterday, got a deal on it to boot. working on getting the wheels together next, though i’d also like to finish the Trek 750 Touring bike (all it needs is brakes, a SRAM…

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 Blackร‚ย 5703 Triple front Derailleur crankset is undetermined yet, preferably a…