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Monday, October 4, 2010

Sabbath Silk Route project...

Some pictures of my newly completed custom build, a titanium Sabbath Silk Route. The full specification is provided below. It replaces a Surly LHT and will have its first outing to New Zealand in a few weeks time.

And here it is fully loaded on tour at Haast Pass, South Island, New Zealand. You can read the tour journal here and view the full tour album here.
Build Specification (as pictured).
Frameset: Sabbath Silk Route Titanium
Fork: Columbus Tusk Trekking Carbon
Saddle: Brooks B17 Titanium (Honey)
Bar Tape: Brooks Leather (Honey)
Handlebar: Nitto Noodle Bar 44cm
Stem: Oval R700
Seat Post: Ritchey Pro Carbon
Gear/Brake Levers: Shimano Ultegra 6510 STI 9 Sp
Chainset : Shimano LX T661 44-32-22 175mm
Cassette: Shimano XT M770 9 Speed 11-32
Rear Derailleur: Shimano XT M771
Front Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra 6503
Chain: Shimano HG93 9 Speed
Pedals: Shimano PD-A600 SPD
Brakes: Avid Shorty Ultimate
Tyres: Schwalbe Marathon Supreme 622x32mm
Hubs: Shimano XT M770
Rims: Velocity Chucker 700c 36 spoke
Spokes: DT Swiss Champion 14 Gauge
Front Rack: Tubus Nova Lowrider Stainless Steel
Rear Rack: Tubus Cosmo Stainless Steel
Fenders: Honjo Hammered 45mm
Bottle Cages: Salsa Nickless, BBB Fuel Tank XL


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