This is where the big wheels turn.
The pantographed crankset and front derailleur got cleaned and mated with a new chain (SRAM PC870). Cranks are 170mm Strada. The front derailleur is a Campagnolo Nuovo Valentino.
Brian M.'s randonneur
Sometimes I make a bike and it just comes out looking like it belongs in a display case. This is definitely one of those bikes. It’s not too pretty to ride though! Brian already has plenty of miles on it. This randonneur will be on display at the 2017 Builders’ Ball up in Boston on […]
The Making of the Affinity Drillium 212
For the 2010 Interbike, Affinity Cycles wanted to introduce their new 212 road bike with style. Jason had kicked around some ideas and came to one conclusion: drillium. For those of you who need a background on drillium, here's an entry on Tears for Gears. To start, Jason bought my non-fluted Super Record cranks, my fluted Super Record post and other components on eBay and via Cicli Devotion. After consulting his machinist and researching drillium, he had a direction. Check out more photos…