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Disaster Machine

One that i’ve had for going on three years now, it’s really just starting to come together into a bike that’s mine. I learned to ride a bike at the tender age of 22 and a year later got into trying to source parts for a ground-up build. Much love to Bicycle Express in San Jose & Summit Bicycles in Palo Alto

Frame:
IRO Mark V Pro 56cm / Reynolds 631

Fork/Headset:
LBS no-name cromo fork & headset, Chris King Mango spacers

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
SRAM Omnium 165mm / GXP

Pedals:
Odyssey Twisted / Hold Fast "King Kog" straps

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
FSA Pro Track 46t / Shimano 16t freewheel

Handlebars/Stem:
3T Mutant stem, 3T Mutant ergo drop bars

Saddle/Seatpost:
Selle Italia Turbo (?) / Paul Tall N' Handsome

Brakes:
Tektro / Tektro

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Weinmann DP18 / High-flange hub with slotted 14mm axle / Continental Gatorskin 32c

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Weinmann DP18 / High-flange hub with slotted 14mm axle / Vittoria Zaffiro 32c

Accessories:
Profile Design splatter handlebar tape, MASH oil slick bar plugs, Arundel Looney Bin, Salsa Lip-Lock, cheeky Chris King top cap, A young boy’s disposable income

Bike History

Click a link below to see past stages of this bike.

  1. What do you mean it's not 2009
  2. It continues to not be 2009 anymore
  3. "Who the fuck is color theory"

Current Stage Info:

A bad idea gets worse over time. Hooliganism build with a dash of SSCX

Added by sublorange. Last updated over 1 year ago.

8 Comments

nith1313

nith1313 says:

Nice build! I have a soft spot for Iros. They are such solid frames. light, good quality and reasonably priced.

Posted over 1 year ago

sublorange

sublorange says:

thanks dude! i didn't even realize what it was until i started peeling the stickers off (on the NDS). looking back, the seller was def just dumping off his beater track frame on a newbie but I'll always have love for this bike

Posted over 1 year ago

megarange

megarange says:

nice bike (as well as the red benz on the right :) handlebar and seatpost near to perfection

Posted over 1 year ago

sublorange

sublorange says:

thanks dude! i've got a soft spot for 80s/90s MTBs and yours look super fun

Posted over 1 year ago

tricksonafixed

tricksonafixed says:

You’re funny

Posted over 1 year ago

sublorange

sublorange says:

thanks, riding bikes and being funny on the internet are the only ways I feel alive anymore

Posted over 1 year ago

tricksonafixed

tricksonafixed says:

What's it like to feel alive, again?

Posted over 1 year ago

sublorange

sublorange says:

it's doing a perfect endo into a dumpster full of empty diet coke cans

Posted over 1 year ago