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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 over 8 years ago.

As of over 8 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 about 9 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 about 9 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 about 9 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 about 9 years ago