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Virgil's Beater

Disassembled

Frame:
Schwinn Traveler / 56cm / 1984

Fork/Headset:
Hatta

Crankset/Bottom Bracket:
Sugino Maxy / Shimano UN55

Pedals:
SunTour Superbe Pro

Drivetrain/Cog/Chainring/Chain:
50 x 18 / Drillium'd by VQS / KMC

Handlebars/Stem:
MAP/Ahearne Pope / Lepper

Saddle/Seatpost:
Brooks B15 / old ratty Brooks

Brakes:
DiaCompe / Tektro / Mathauser brake pads

Front Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Formula / Mavic CXP22 / 39c gumwall

Rear Wheel/Hub/Tire:
Formula / Mavic CXP22 / 39c gumwall

Accessories:
Basket, Frame pump, Handlebar wrap cut, punched, and stitched by VQS

More Info:
Tires state 700 x 38c and 622 x 40 so I met in the middle and called them 39s.

Added by vqstaphbeard. Last updated almost 10 years ago.

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

4 Comments

achtundzwanzig

achtundzwanzig says:

Nice ride--love it! Assuming it's a Wald basket, what size is it?

Posted over 10 years ago

vqstaphbeard

vqstaphbeard says:

Actually I'm not sure if it's a wald or not. It's pretty old. The only markings on it are "RB." It's 12" x 10" x 6"

Posted over 10 years ago

sloman

sloman says:

Nice build,fun,functional and clean. Like the pump. Hope you don't have to use it much on those huge tires.lol

Posted over 10 years ago

vqstaphbeard

vqstaphbeard says:

Haven't had a flat to date with these bad boys. I do use the pump for when the pressure gets too low.

Posted over 10 years ago