Såsen builds bikes slow and dies whenever

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  • Tried to get my local bagmaker to realise my ideas for a lock holster that I can attach to my commute bag, but didn't get any reply so decided to finally try some sewing and my old Bernina machine.

    Doesn't look pretty and could definitely be improved (the lock is to top heavy so should sit lower) but does what it should.


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  • I found this Space horse in myish size locally and couldn't resist. Getting it to where I store my bikes was more thrilling than I would like. WTB exposures are not suitable for the Stockholm snow-ragnarök. I had one fall, and like any normal person, checked if I had scratched my levers before getting up.


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  • I had put off building up the Swift, but after todays adventure realised that I wanted something with traction and spikes and I had with that in mind hoarded a pair of Ice spikers in 27,5" and wheels.

    The Swift is designed for 29 (2,4" but I reckon that the fork can probably swallow at least 2,6"), but I like to be close to the ground when there's ice. As there is a an EBB you can choose to have the BB drop a bit higher which gives better crank clearance. As an added plus of 27,5" the ice spikers will with some luck clear the cheap plastic mudguards that I originally bought for the Peregrine.

    This is how it stands today. I didn't have any spacers so I bodged a cassette instead so that I could get to my LBS. Also running an SRAM crank in a Shimano 24mm BB is a bit wobbly... I have some Hope gpx converters that I'll install when I fix spacers and guards.


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  • God damn you I've been looking for one of these in a 55 for a long time..

  • It's one of the frames that I've held on to the longest, very versatile and fun. I hade it with drops and TRP Hylex and it was great. Mounts for mudguards and racks makes it complete for me.

    Singular are getting ready to get mrk 4 in production with a slightly more modern geo - no Phil ebb's on the new Singulars unfortunately (even if the one I have on my Peregrine works fine).

  • I most certainly meant the all city space horse rim brake version!!

    Singular is cool tho! Glad to hear you like it so much :)

  • Sorry, yeah it has everything i missed in my Thorn brevet with added benefit of cantis and I have a two spare carbon canti forks that I want try out on this and the Geekhouse. Felt light and nice handling on the short ride to storage.

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Såsen builds bikes slow and dies whenever

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