Bike Components Ordered for the New Road Bike Build!

Bike Components Ordered for the New Road Bike Build!

in Blog by Carl H. Martens

Today, I ordered all the parts needed for my custom road bike build which will use a Rocky Mountain Solo 70CR carbon road bike frame.  The wheel build is already under way and the plan is that next Thursday once I have all the components needed I’ll put everything together (with the help of my friend Greg).  I am sooo excited!

Here’s a list of all the components:

  • Ritchey WCS UD Carbon Fork 1-1/8″
  • Ritchey WCS Evo Curve 31.8 42CM Handlebars – Wet Black
  • SRAM Rival Component Group (Crankset, Bottom Bracket, Brake Calipers, Shifters, Cassette, Derailleurs, Chain)
  • Selle Italia SLR Flow Team Edition Saddle – White
  • Thomson 31.6 x367 Seatpost – Black
  • Thomson Seatpost Collar 31.8MM – Black
  • Thomson X2 Road 31.8 100MM – 10D Stem – Black

Moots Titanium Open Trail Stem and Cinch Layback Seatpost Combo Review

Moots Titanium Open Trail Stem and Cinch Layback Seatpost Combo Review

in Cycling by Bill Lobe

Gorgeous, Tough, and Pricey–Is it worth it?

OK, I’ve given this one a lot of thought. So many factors to consider: Performance, Weight, Stiffness, Price, Aesthetics, Reputation, Durability, etc., etc.

Lets get some of the facts out of the way first: