- I use the Shimano Capreo rear hub and 9-26T 9-speed cassette in conjunction with 53x39T dual chainrings to provide wide range gearing.
- I use an Oval stem with the R910 Aergo Carbon Road Bar which has a flat top wing section. The regular 4-bolt Oval stem cap is replaced with the R910 aero front cap which provides for easily removable under-the-bar aerobar extensions.
- Not only do I have the hard shell travel case but I also have the soft travel bag (needed for travel on trains and subways in countries like Japan that require bikes to be bagged). Partially folding and unfolding the bike is a 11 step process.
Thursday, August 6, 2009
Bike Friday Pocket Rocket Pro
I unpacked my custom Bike Friday Pocket Rocket Pro today. This is a high-end road bicycle that uses 20" wheels and fits in a Samsonite 31" F'Lite suitcase. I have Shimano Ultegra-level components on the bike with a few customizations: