Alright, folks, this one is a little bit delayed. For those of you following the blog posts in the recent week, you may have seen a video of clip of Dave and I building up my road bike. Truth be told, the bike was completed the same night that the video went up, I've just been too busy riding it to do a final post. With that said, here she is -- The Smoothie:
Schuh-wang! Here's the machine fully built and ready to roll. Soma apparently redesigned their logos and decals for their 2010 line of frames, which is fine by me. Classy, eh? Also, just as a note, we know that the seat is super far forward. I've got some growing to do, still.
The front end sports quite a few notable components including a MOOTS titanium stem, Chris King headset, and Campagnolo Ergopower shifter set.
...And a view of the drivetrain complete with Campagnolo "Racing Triple" front derailleur and crankset, Record rear derailleur, and Continental-clad Mavic SSC Classic Ceramic wheels.
So, there you have it. The bike was taken on its true maiden voyage up to the summit of the Colorado National Monument. It's a smooth ride that is surprisingly stiff when climbing. The Tange Prestige frame is really versatile, and the bike is freaking awesome. That's about it until next time, so stay tuned for more updates!
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