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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 almost 9 years ago.

As of over 9 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 over 2 years ago

itchybeard

itchybeard says:

sweeeet!

Posted over 9 years ago

kelly

kelly says:

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

Posted over 9 years ago

jkool44

jkool44 says:

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

Posted over 9 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 over 9 years ago

Saberhead

Saberhead says:

dude the hed3 looks fuckin siiiiiick

Posted almost 10 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

Thanks!

Posted almost 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 almost 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 almost 10 years ago

Saberhead

Saberhead says:

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

Posted almost 10 years ago

YakiMarc

YakiMarc says:

Great photo!

Posted almost 10 years ago

david

david says:

Wow nice looking pake! loving that saddle..

Posted almost 10 years ago

Coomer

Coomer says:

Thanks man, appreciate it. :-)

Posted almost 10 years ago

david

david says:

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

Posted almost 10 years ago

GOBSTOPTODROP

GOBSTOPTODROP says:

Sick bike, how tall are you?

Posted almost 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 almost 10 years ago