Thursday, July 27, 2006
Custom Cross bike #7: Jim's Strong
Another sweet orange custom cyclocross bike for the Custom Gallery. This is the first Strong frame though. Check it out.
Frame: Custom Steel, S3 front triangle with a Focco rear.
Fork: Alpha Q
Seatpost: Easton EC 90
Brakes: Pauls neo front, Touring rear
Wheels: Ksyrium SSC
Tires: Vittoria Open Pave EVO CX
Cranks: FSA SLK
Drivetrain: Ultegra shifters and front derailleur, DA rear derailleur, cassette and chain, 9 speed.
Jim says, "My Strong is mostly my commuter/fun bike. But she does get knobbies and gets to play. It comes in at a hair over 18 lbs"
Pretty nice bike for a commuter bike Jim. Thanks for the rig!
If you have a handbuilt/custom cross bike, send it in to me (there's no weight restrictions) at firstname.lastname@example.org