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The Black Pake

I bought the frame from a local messenger, spent $26 on a tire, rim tape, and a stem, and used remaining parts from my apartment to build this one.

Frame:
53cm Black Pake

Fork/Headset:
Unknown lugged Fork, Tange Techno-Glide Headset

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Sugino RD 170mm Cranks, Shimano BB

Pedals:
Specialized Pedals, MKS Clips, Fuji Nylon Straps

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
Surly 18T Cog, Sugino Messenger 46T Chainring, KMC K710 Chain

Handlebars/Stem:
Easton EA30 high-rise Bars, Oury Grips, ITM Stem

Saddle/Seatpost:
Selle Italia Turbo Saddle, Kalloy Seatpost

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
HED3 Clincher, Continental Gatorskin (700x23) Tire

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Black Velocity Deep V, Paul Hub, Vittoria Rubino (700x23) Tire

Accessories:
Planet Bike Superflash rear light, Knog front light, Spoke card from the Westside Invite 2009

Added by Coomer. Last updated over 9 years ago.

As of about 10 years ago, Coomer has indicated that they no longer own this bike.

16 Comments

-Gil-L-

-Gil-L- says:

Nice bike! I know it's a long shot but if the frame is still around and you want to sell it let me know.

Posted almost 3 years ago

itchybeard

itchybeard says:

sweeeet!

Posted about 10 years ago

kelly

kelly says:

Oh man, it's begging for Polo. Want!

Posted about 10 years ago

jkool44

jkool44 says:

Hey, I just saw you holding what looks like this bike in Urban Velo #15!!

Posted about 10 years ago

itchybeard

itchybeard says:

im riding with a turbo right now and its not as nice as my bontrager... but then again its an old turbo so maybe the new ones are nicer?

Posted about 10 years ago

Saberhead

Saberhead says:

dude the hed3 looks fuckin siiiiiick

Posted over 10 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

Thanks!

Posted over 10 years ago

inertiadreamer

inertiadreamer says:

Hey Coomer, this is Brian. What happened to your Gold Weinmann? You've been riding just a black back wheel the two times I've seen you.

Posted over 10 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

Hey man, the Gold Deep Vs are just sitting in my apartment. I prefer the black Deep V.

Posted over 10 years ago

Saberhead

Saberhead says:

Love the gold wheelset and the pake frame. I have the same wheels. Im in Seattle too

Posted over 10 years ago

YakiMarc

YakiMarc says:

Great photo!

Posted over 10 years ago

david

david says:

Wow nice looking pake! loving that saddle..

Posted over 10 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

Thanks man, appreciate it. :-)

Posted over 10 years ago

david

david says:

Damn HED3 :) So when's that leader getting built?

Posted over 10 years ago

GOBSTOPTODROP

GOBSTOPTODROP says:

Sick bike, how tall are you?

Posted over 10 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

Thanks man. I'm about 5'9" or so. Frame might be a little small for me but it definitely works. :-)

Posted over 10 years ago