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Genesis Day 00

My first 700c wheeled bike. Bought from Evans Cycles in London in 2005 for commuting. Used with rear rack/trailer/WeeRide for hauling small children and occasional groceries 2011-12. Converted to a single speed in November 2012.

Ridgeback-Genesis Day 00 2005 - heat treated aluminium, 56cm, pewter colour, visible welds. Fits up to 32mm tires. Stickers on frame include "quality fabrication by ridgeback - aluminium" "designed by madison {UK flag} exceed BS6102:1 1992 manufactured in taiwan r.o.c. ISO 9002" "shimano shifting performance" Added a bunch of stickers (although the Morvelo one came off in the rain).

Ritchey Comp CX fork (carbon blades/Alu steerer) from Hans (listed at 608g) stock Intellaset with green alloy spacers with Bikenetic (installed the fork)

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Ultegra 6700 BB and 110 BCD crank arms/spider, 170mm

Crank Brothers Candy 1

White Industries DOS 16/18T (blue) freewheel Porkchop BMX 41T or 39T red alloy chainrings (easily swappable) with some light alloy SS chainring bolts. Chain is a 7/8 speed? possibly the original chain that was shortened.

Tektro RL340? or similar drop-bar brake levers

Kore drop bars, roughly 40cm. Semi-compactish. Cinelli Pista track stem bought new from PBK

stock Raleigh alloy 27.2 with setback, two-bolt, from a 2016 RXS stock Prologo (Zero?) saddle from a 2016 RXS

front is a silver Tektro v-brake taken from GT Avalanche rear is the original stock Tektro 510 Dual Pivot

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic Aksium/various CX tires, currently a Michelin Jet as of 2016

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Velocity rim laced to White Industries Eccentric ENO hub (bought from David Polk?) for $100 on craiglist. Has a little bit of side-to-side play in it. Tire is a Schwalbe CX Pro 30mm that doesn't have a ton of clearance on 41/16 (a little more chain slack/effective chainstay length on 39/18).

Garmin mount (rubber band) on stem. 1x Green Minoura bottle cage AB-100 bought in Japan in 2015. Cinelli red bar tape.

Bike History

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

  1. Initial
  2. 2015/2016

Current Stage Info:

SSCX pit bike/utility bike

Added by vvill. Last updated almost 8 years ago.

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