Leif’s Custom Build Weekender DropBar May 03 2013
Leif Valin picked up one of our Weekender Frame and Fork sets and did a cool custom build. Check out how he did it below. Always cool to see how adaptable a frameset can be. Name: None Blacker (Spinal Tap influence) Fairdale XL weekender frame/fork build up Headset:Odyssey integrated campy spec Drivetrain: SRAM Rival crankset 50/34 172.5 SRAM Force shifters/ders Med cage Rear der. 11-32 cass KMC X10 chain Odyssey Twisted PC clear pedals Wheels: DT axis CXD 32h with Specialized Roubaix pro 25/28 tires and rubber tubes(no valve caps! rebel!) Special thanks to Bruce Deppe at Specialized for all the help all the time,rad dude. Brakes: Avid BB7 Road-short pull for road levers Seat: Specialized Toupe` 143mm width (my favorite seat,boner friendly) Bars: Specialized compact expert 44cm w/basic black cork tape Stem: Specialized 90mm (perfect for me with this TT length) Seatpost & Clamp: 27.2 Aluminum something with Salsa seat clamp Lights: Blackburn Flea usb rechargeable front and rear H2o cages: 2 specialized z cages Extra`s: -I bypassed the lower stay Br. cable stops and went with a longer piece of housing with cable boot to keep water out,good for all weather riding. -Fr. der inline cable adjuster Fenders: Planet Bike clip on-For now, full coverage for touring. Very special thanks to: Taj,Chris,Nuno,Jim,Povah,Mike,Bobby,Sandy,Seth,Wooster,all my friends and anyone that has fun on a bike and isn`t afraid to wave or jump in a dumpster.