Tuesday, September 12, 2006

The Bike.

Here is my new bike that I've been talking about. I got this bike brand new off of ebay, partially assembled.

I finished the assembly myself, then took it to my LBS for tightening, tweaking, and truing. I've since been tweaking bit by bit after every ride.

Technical Specifications:

FRAME Specialized A1 Premium Aluminum, fully manipulated tubing, compact comfort design, rack and fender braze-ons
FORK Specialized FACT carbon, bonded carbon legs, Cr-Mo threadless steerer, Zertz inserts
HEADSET Specialized 1 1/8" threadless, sealed bearings, alloy 20mm cone with two 5mm alloy spacers
STEM Specialized Pro, 3D forged alloy, 31.8mm bar clamp, 4- position adjustable
HANDLEBARS Body Geometry Sequoia Zertz drop bar, multi hand position, 31.8 clamp
TAPE Body Geometry Bar Phat, cork ribbon w/2.5mm gel padding
FRONT BRAKE Forged, dual pivot, long reach, with cartridge multi condition brake pads
REAR BRAKE Forged, dual pivot, long reach, with cartridge multi condition brake pads
BRAKE LEVERS Shimano Sora, 8-speed, STI, flight deck compatible, with brake lever extensions
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Sora, 31.8mm clamp, bottom pull
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Tiagra, long cage
SHIFT LEVERS Shimano Sora, 8-speed, STI, flight deck compatible
CASSETTE Shimano HG50, 12-25t
CHAIN KMC Z-82 Narrow 8-speed
CRANKSET Sugino Comp, five arm, polished arms
CHAINRINGS 52x42x30T
BOTTOM BRACKET TH BB-7420 cartridge, square taper, 68mm shell, 118mm spindle
RIMS Alex AT400, 700c double wall rim, machined sidewalls, spoke eyelets
FRONT HUB Specialized forged alloy, 28 hole, double sealed bearings, QR
REAR HUB Specialized forged alloy, 32 hole, double sealed bearings, cassette, QR
SPOKES Stainless 14g
FRONT TIRE Specialized All Condition Comp, 700 x 25c, aramid bead, 60TPI, with Flak Jacket
REAR TIRE Specialized All Condition Comp, 700 x 25c, aramid bead, 60TPI, with Flak Jacket
SADDLE Body Geometry Milano Comfort Max
SEAT POST Specialized Future Shock alloy suspension seatpost, preload adjustment, 27.2mm
SEAT BINDER Specialized CNC, alloy

1 comment:

Geek Girl said...

Nice! You did a great ride today, too! It's it great not hauling around a 1000 pounds mountain bike?