Teaser: My new Rain Bike

Intimate Winter Bike

Finally! A quality US made steel rain bike with a high quality disc wheelset, pure road geometry, and still sub 20lbs! Lots more to come here.

Update – hit the extended story to get the build. I’m getting mine with the new PowerTap Disc Wireless hub!

Here’s the trim package that’s standard for the SRAM build:

SRAM Rival is SRAM’s workhorse. New for 2009 is Carbon where it matters and practicality of Aluminum where it makes sense.<br/>

Frame: Tru-Temper Platinum, Fork: Baron Carbon, Headset: FSA Orbit x, Shifters: SRAM Rival, Cranks/BB: SRAM Rival, Hubs: White Industries MI6, Rims: Velocity Deep V, Spokes: DT Black Double Butted, Brakes: Avid BB7 Disc, Casette: SRAM OG 1070, Rear Der: SRAM Rival, Front Der: SRAM Rival, Chain: SRAM 1030 10sp, Stem: Stem FSA 0S 99, Handlebars: FSA Energy, Seatpost: FSA SLK Carbon, Bar tape: Fizik Microtex, Tires: Schwable Stelvio 25, Saddle: FSA SLK chromo, Seatpost Clamp: Profile Slim Jim 28.6