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May 7, 2014 News & Life No Comments

Cast a cold eye on life, on death. Riders, pass by.

I started getting the frames painted up in east London and experimenting with a few colours. This is a beautiful racing green and gave me the perfect opportunity to build up something I’d been thinking about  for a long time. This is certainly a great summer path racer to take out to Ben Bulben.

Frame: 8ball single speed frame made from CrMo 4130 steel in racing green.

Wheels: Super stiff 700c wheels. Sturmey Archer track hubs laced to Ryde rims. Supplied with a freewheel but can also be used fixed with the addition of a cog.

Tyres: Schwalbe Spicer in cream. 30mm diameter to soak up the bumps with puncture protection and active line reflection.

Crankset: Sturmey Archer 48t crankset.

Pedals: MKS flat pedals.

Brakes: Acor caliper brakes in shiny silver.

Handlebars: Leather wrapped moustache bars from Soma Fabrications.

Saddle: All leather saddle in honey.

Extras: Brass Temple bell; gold chain; leather Portaging strap.

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Written by james