How it left us. The original colour of the frame as it came into us. The freedom edition with US flags eagles and stars and stripes. Mr Santos wanted something a little less USA. So we chose some custom paint and decal options and sent the frame off to Argos Racing cycles to get re finished. The bike was built to be a tough single speed commuter, fully kitted out with as many Hope parts as it would take. With a customs set of tubless mavic UST rims on Hope trails hubs, to
Decade Virsa is a steel hardtail frame made by Kinesis using DMR's swap out drop out rear end. Built up with Marzocchi 320 Lr Air forks. Full SLX M7000 11speed Groupset and Miche wheelset. A great winter bike.
I was lucky enough to get chatting to Bruno from Absolute Black. With the conversation ending up on oval chainrings. A week later I have an oval chainring, matching chain device and a rather nifty looking top cap . As we were off to Saalbach in Austria for a riding trip and with me being a poor climber any possible gains were very welcome. With the new ring being 30 tooth and a direct replacement for my original 32 tooth Raceface cinch ring, it is already giving me a lower ge