After going through multiple bikes, owning a classic IRO, a bright purple GT Pulse, a Dolan Pre Cursa, I've gone back to the roots with a Kilo TT. The underdog, best bang-for-buck steel frame. Painted in a bright red-orange with gold fleck, she was dubbed the name Valentina, just like the hot sauce.
57 cm Mercier Kilo TT, 520 Reynolds
Schwinn Prelude Fork, 40mm rake, Tange Prestige Tange Aluminum, loose bearing headset.
Silver Sram Omnium, 170mm GXP Bottom Bracket
MKS Sylvan Road Pedals Campagnolo Toe Clips MKS Fit-A-Strap NJS Toe Straps
Campagnolo 53t All City Steel 17t Izumi ECO Chain
Nitto Shred 25.4, 650mm wide Nitto Jaguar Pro Steel II stem, 120mm, 58° (dumb steep)
Bontrager Montrose Saddle Thomson Seatpost, 26.8, 410mm
Velocity A23 Origin8 hub with Phil Bearings Wrapped in Panaracer RiBmo 25s
Velocity A23 Origin8 hub with Phil Bearings Wrapped in Vittoria Rando 25s
Bottle caged tied down with some old Bianchi toe straps.
I tried to piss off as many Japs and Italians as possible with the build, yes I mixed Campy and NJS. Suck my ass
Added by cbomart. Last updated over 2 years ago.