completed and extensively tested my newest steed and I thought it
would suit your gallery of single-speeders and fixed-gears. It could
just as easily fit in the Cyclocross Gallery as well, but seeing
as it's only a part-time 'crosser, to the SSG it goes. Surprisingly,
it's the only IRO in the gallery so far.
frame is a bright orange IRO Rob Roy, basic bomb-proof, powder-coated
cromo with CX geometry. I'm currently running a 48x16 gearing, which
makes it right quick.
The drivetrain is a Sugino RD crank and bottom bracket pulling a
Surly cog. (A Shimano freewheel sits on the flop-side of the flip-flop
The wheels are Formula/IRO hubs with Velocity Aerohead rims.
The tires are Panaracer TServ.
The CX tires it wears are Kenda Cross Supremes.
brakes, unused as they may be, are Tektro Oryx cantis with old Dia-Compe
The saddle is a super-comfortable Fizik Pave CP3.
The bars are Nitto Noodles, which are quickly becoming my favorite
the neat things on the bike are the vintage ALE toe clips, the white
cloth tape wrapped in a drops-only sprinter's fashion, and the Surly
Tuggnut axle puller.
for a great website!