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Urban Explorer

fun to ride around Brooklyn

Frame:
57cm Mercier Kilo TT

Fork/Headset:
Stock

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Stock

Pedals:
MKS GR-9, MKS Clips, Nashbar nylon straps

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
46:17, 17t EAI cog, 46t Sugino chainring, stock chain

Handlebars/Stem:
chopped Profile Design risers with a 115mm Forte Stem and black Oury grips.

Saddle/Seatpost:
Nashbar F1 Saddle w/ Ti rails on a Kalloy post

Brakes:
Tektro front brake kit

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic CXP-22 with Formula hub, 23c Continental 4Season

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Mavic CXP-22 with Formula hub, 23c Specialized Armadillo

Accessories:
Cetma 5-rail front rack. sometimes used: cyclo-computer, water bottle mount/cage/bottle, rear clip-on fender.

Added by zip. Last updated about 9 years ago.

4 Comments

Coomer

Coomer says:

Nice man, I've seen this bike on BikeForums. Looking good!

Posted over 10 years ago

zip

zip says:

thanks!

Posted over 10 years ago

david

david says:

how do you like that gearing? i'm thinking of switching to 46/17 too, im running 48/17 right now!

Posted over 10 years ago

zip

zip says:

I have found 46x17 to be great everywhere except for trying to do really fast laps around the park, it does max out going really fast, seemingly (or just that my legs max out at a certain RPM). But in terms of longer rides and errands around town, I love it.

Posted over 10 years ago