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Old 01-09-2019, 12:11 AM
sfghbiker sfghbiker is offline
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Ibis Silk Ti Retro-Mod

So this bike has been a while in the making. Bike came to me as a single speed with lots of original parts several years ago. Rode and raced it a bit while collecting the parts. John Caletti welded the disk tab and did some bead blasting and Adam Schwarcz at Oakland Service Course did the building and trouble shooting of putting a whole bunch of new(er) parts on an old frame (and he took these cool pictures). Pretty excited. Not slack, not long and not low but pretty sure it'll still be a great ride!
Ibis silk ti by SFGH Biker, on Flickr

Ibis silk ti by SFGH Biker, on Flickr

Ibis silk ti by SFGH Biker, on Flickr

Ibis silk ti by SFGH Biker, on Flickr
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Old 01-09-2019, 01:35 AM
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Nice!

Mine is still running cantis but sporting a Fox 32. Sourced new rear elastomer from Castellano. Spoke w/ Steve Potts about converting the frame to disc but haven't pulled the trigger. Really a sweet design!
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Old 01-09-2019, 05:43 AM
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That looks perfect. Nicely done
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