Monday, May 10, 2010

De Rosa - A gift of love.

A new project for the Rewind Team...

She said "I will" to the proposal, but part of that acceptance was the gift of a bike - a De Rosa no less!

As a cousin would say - "It's beautiful"

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Fat Chance - complete

The Fat Chance Yo Eddy Team - It's finally built - and ready for the trails!

Mix of parts as below.

Frame: '91 Fat Chance Yo Eddy Team & matching straight segmented fork
Headset: Chris King 1" threaded in Pewter
Stem: 130mm Syncros, refinished by RewindCycle in Fat City Cycles Aqua Fade blue
Handlebar: Easton EC70 carbon, 580mm
Brakes: Paul MotoLites
Brake levers: Paul Love Levers
Shifters: Deore XT
Seatpost: Thomson 29.4mm
Saddle: Flite Titanium (my original one from early 90s!)
F&R derailleurs: Deore XT
Crankset: Deore XT
Pedals: Deore XT
Bottom Bracket: Deore XT with ABI Ceramic replacement cartridge bearings
Wheels: Chris King hubs with Mavic X717 Ceramic wheels, DT Swiss Revolution spokes
Tyres: Kenda Nevagal

Can't wait to take it out for a shakedown. I hope it rides as well as it looks! I'm sure the older geometry will be interesting!

Feedback when I've hit the trails!