Sunday, February 3, 2013

first day out to play

dry roads but still a blast

meet Fatty McFat Fat

Alfine 8spd IGH

Race Face Chester cranks with purple bling ring

Salsa Enabler fork and Salsa 135mm hub





Surly Nate tire

out on the frozen reservoir at Indian Brook



9 comments:

greg said...

Nice Wil. That looks like a blast!

Mark said...

Okay, I'm officially jealous.

Pondero said...

Well, we had delightful weather down here in TX this past weekend, but that still looks pretty fun.

Troll said...

Great looking bike! Welcome to the joys of fat!

What is the seat post you're running on that?

Wil Blanchard said...

Troll, That is a Syncros post. AM model I believe. I got it when Ritchey owned them but they have since sold the company to Scott Bikes. Probably not much chance getting anymore of them. I like the whole line alot. Bars, stems, etc. I even have a full carbon 29er fork on my Voodoo from Syncros.Good stuff! Thanks for looking. I have a bunch more recent stuff I need to get posted on here. Check out my Flickr @ http://www.flickr.com/photos/bikecycology/sets/

Troll said...

Wil, something like this? http://www.syncros.com/syncros/global/en/products/228384/seatpost-syncros-fl15-zero/;jsessionid=ED58B9C5E26C1BDF523920D644BBD661?color=CFARBE_4R__0002

I've been looking for a decent white seatpost to move along my color scheme change and yours caught my eye. Thanks for the response. I'm picky about my top clamp area designs as I've destroyed a few lesser ones due to my size :) But this one looks pretty good. Thanks!

Roger Class said...

What length spokes did you end up needing for the Alfine 8/GFS build? I'm embarking on the same build... just want to verify my numbers...

Thanks!

Wil Blanchard said...

Roger,

Good to hear that you are going with the IGH on a fat rim. I love this setup. I honestly am quite pleased with IGH in any situation. You should be using 256mm spokes for that build and it will work out real nice. Good luck!

Wil

Roger Class said...

Will, I just ordered 257's to build it up with... Hopefully they are not too long... Should be OK...

Thanks!

Roger