My Bikes

I've been an avid cyclist since I was in my late teens, and I build my first serious road bike in my early 20's. Some time in the 90's, I tried mountain biking, and found that I enjoy it quite a bit. For me, it's a good way to cross-train that improves bike handling, gets different muscle groups into the action, and basically breaks the monotony that constant road riding can sometimes bring.

If you live in the DC metro area, be sure to check out my weekend loop, now available in both 60 and 45 mile versions.

Below you'll find a list of my current bikes (not counting Jessica's), and how I've built them up. You'll also find some links that I think are helpful.

My Stable

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Road

Mountain

Trek 9700 Mountain
Trek 9700 Mountain
Frame:OCLV Carbon
Fork:Maintou Black Super Air, 80mm travel
Headset:Richey
Handebars:Forté Team 720 Flat
Stem:Forte 90mm
Saddle:Trek
Seatpost:Kalloy Uno
Brakes:Shimano LX V-brake
Shifters:Shimano SLX 9-sp
Front Derailleur:Shimano XT E-Type
Rear Derailleur:Shimano SLX
Crankset:Shimano SLX
Bottom Bracket:SLX External Bearing
Pedals:Shimano M520
Chain:SRAM PC-68
Cassette:Shimano HG-70
Wheelset:Perf Topo
Skewers:Perf
Tires:WTB Velociraptor
Weight:24.8

cydebar...

We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people.

- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.


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