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Van Dessel Country Road Bob         Featured Bike! on 07/20/2010

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Van Dessel Country Road Bob 58 or 59cm, circa 2002

Zoom Handlebars / 3T 120mm

Vandessel Cyclecross Carbon/Ritchey headset

Phil's High, DT Spokes, Velocity Deep V's, brass nipples, Continental Twister Pro Cross

Phil's High, DT Spokes, Velocity Deep V's, brass nipples, Continental Twister Pro Cross

Bulletproof 165 / some sealed Van Dessel unit

Selle San Marco Postal Service Saddle, cheapo Nashbar post

Crank Brothers Egg Beaters

Shimano Canti/Tektro Single speed.

38 x 18 Rocket ring/ACS Freewheel.

Rebuilt from SWEET FIXIE into an unstoppable single-speed cross juggernaut...

Special thanks to Cambridge Bicycle, ATA Cycle, and OPEN bicycle for helping me piece together the garbage on this ride and getting parts that I needed.


Sold to a dude on eBay to make room for a geared cross rig. I will probably regret this forever, but racing is more important than collecting.

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god this bike is way to sexy

god this bike is way to sexy

That bike unwittingly has

That bike unwittingly has barspinning geometry. Very lovely green.


Sell me this bike - no joke. PM ME!

que significa

road bob?

my famous grilled cheese

thats the ugliest, most practical bike ive seen in a bit. looks fun.

Octopus! Post your


Post your boner-inducing Fuji track. That is the best looking and most functional ride i have ever seen.


i love the look of this bike for some reason -- it's the only cruiser-inspired track/SS/FG bike i've seen. do you have an idea of it's weight in its current setup?

blacksheep bicycles

Blacksheep, a company out of Fort Collins CO makes a sexxxxy cruiser inspired track frame called the Speedster, check that shit out, it's absolutely gorgeous.

I'm going to guess it's

I'm going to guess it's around 19 pounds. I could probably lighten it a bit if I went with a bunch of more expensive components, but as a commuter/townie, why bother?


you selling that frame


Your bike is all arched, like a cat getting ready to jump onto a couch.

You gotta be on it, to ride it.

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