I found a murdered-out 1 year old high end Specialized hybrid for sale. Frame was great, chipped and gunked like a retired delivery bike, but straight. The bike came with a rigid fork, and a smaller 26”, wide mountain bike wheel, with high end tire and rotor, but no brake. 2015 Specialized Crosstrail Sport [more...]
This has been the best iteration of this bicycle design. I have ridden this frame a lot, mucho trial-and-error with component advances. The result became: Light, compact, and nimble, yet hard; intended for broken big city streets. Acceleration among traffic being a top priority for componentry harmony.
Seriously modified 2006 GT aluminum mtb. Very solid for fast riding in the city. Excellent traction, remarkable brakes, outstanding acceleration. Can handle high speeds safely. Literally every component has been upgraded from the original bike. Wide rear rim Rhyno Lite XL Ritchey Slicks Dura Ace titanium cassette XTR and XT Deore Shimano components Gold [more...]
Turn your Pretty Good mountain bike into a Baddass street machine. Get this wheelset: Convert your MTB, with rim brakes and 26″ wheels, to a high performance urban cycling machine. Ride faster than cars.tm Wheels weigh 1850grams, 1120r 730f = damn light Wheelset includes tires, tubes, wheels, and anti-theft skewers. Complete wheels, just [more...]
nnnnnn Hot Rod Girl A ride for New York artist Simonetta Moro She is sly with her color and camouflage. The magenta letters and pink wheels go nicely with the dark purple metallic paint. Plus the drivetrain is super hot. Those top of the line racing Dura Ace hubs are so [more...]
Not only do we have the standard life-threatening ordeals on every ride, now we must also look out for the predator. The past couple of years have felt like police were unnecessarily heavily targeting bikers. It turns out to be true. The figures are in and we can see that NYC police have issued three [more...]
The face of the new roadster. High power and Sharp handling A resurrected classic design for urban exploration I have wanted to build a classic Roadster for quite a while. This twitchy criterium frame may not have been the best choice, but the hyper-active handling matches my environment well. One big advantage of this frame [more...]