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Paul Donohue

First road bike project, starting off with a bit of a frankenbike stopgap before getting something legitimate

Frame:
Paul Donohue 58cm Reynolds 853 steel frame

Fork/Headset:
Paul Donohue Reynolds 853 steel forks, Campagnolo headset

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Shimano 105 (5800) crankset, Shimano 105 (5800) bottom bracket

Pedals:
LOOK Kéo Classic 2 pedals

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Shimano 105 (5800) 11-28T casette, Shimano 105 (5800) 34-50T compact chainrings, Shimano 105 (5800) chain

Derailleurs/Shifters:
Shimano 105 (5800) derailleurs, Shimano 105 (5800) STI shifters

Handlebars/Stem:
Brand-X 42cm bars, 110mm Fi'zi:k Cyrano R5 stem

Saddle/Seatpost:
Selle Italia SLR saddle, Fi'zi:k Cyrano R5 seatpost

Brakes:
Shimano 105 (5800) brakes

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Cero AR24 rim, Cero hub, Spin quick release, Veloflex Master 25 tyre

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Cero AR24 rim, Cero hub, Cero quick release, Veloflex Master 25 tyre

Accessories:
Garmin Edge 500 computer, Selcof carbon bottle cages

Bike History

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

  1. Initial stopgap
  2. Legitimising
  3. New tyres
  4. Concave braking surface means new wheels
  5. Summer mode

Added by GideonPARANOID. Last updated 23 days ago.

11 Comments

stalag13

stalag13 says:

The black 105 bits on here look surprisingly good. I dig it.

Posted about 1 year ago

sloman

sloman says:

Cool build. seem a good idea(track frame,geared.) quick handling,light weight. Enjoy.

Posted about 1 year ago

Nathap470

Nathap470 says:

dope

Posted about 1 year ago

GideonPARANOID

GideonPARANOID says:

Cheers, taking the new frame out on its maiden voyage tomorrow - 80 miles in the Yorkshire Dales :D

Posted about 1 year ago

yknot

yknot says:

CUTIE

Posted about 1 year ago

ghostridethewhip

ghostridethewhip says:

+1

Posted about 1 year ago

Blokk

Blokk says:

seems like constant struggle building a track bike with gears

Posted over 1 year ago

GideonPARANOID

GideonPARANOID says:

I know what you mean - it's a bit of a stopgap really, wanted something I could ride with for a bit while I save up/figure out what frame I want. Probably going to end up on a CAAD 10.

Posted over 1 year ago

Blokk

Blokk says:

good idea though, got a caad10 myself lately

Posted over 1 year ago

Blokk

Blokk says:

oh man this went from mediocre to stunning. love the veloflex as an accent.

Posted 9 months ago

GideonPARANOID

GideonPARANOID says:

Cheers! Is lovely to ride, though the tyres are a nightmare to keep clean, aha.

Posted 9 months ago