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the black beast - 1993 shimano sirrus

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Specialized Sirrus / 56 cm / 1993

easton EA50 / original stem

specialized sirrus original - bearings repacked

shimano alfine dynamo hub / velocity dyad / schwalbe marathon plus

shimano alfine 8 spd IGH / Velocity Dyad / schwalbe marathon plus

origin 8 crankset

shimano spd

alfine rapid fire

shimano 600 -- original to frame

48 x 18 / origin 8 track chainring


fast, silent, clean, bombproof. electrified. stealth. black. steel.

she rides like a dream. last ride was with original setup at 35 / 40 mph. she was rickety and didn't feel safe. Now, she's serious, can attack just about anything and is a dream to ride. thrilled i invested in this beast!

People who friended this bike campystamp, the fumingator, solofe, RideEveryday


yesssssssss this is awesome

Thanks. I enjoyed you're

Thanks. I enjoyed you're full line-up of rides as well. one day my collection will be as complete and far off day.

Yeah, I started out

with a Sirrus frame that I found on Craigslist. Took the train to Media to pick it up. Then built it up with the parts I got from Firehouse Bicycle in West Philly.

Man, I'd like this bike a

Man, I'd like this bike a lot more if you took some better photos. The lighting there makes it pretty hard to figure out what is going on.

Yeah...too bad. i'd ride it

Yeah...too bad. i'd ride it more too if the pics were more up to snuff. i guess it'll just have to collect chunks of pavement on its' own time.

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