Monday, July 25, 2011

Chris Kvale Cycles #1103 Specs

Fork and frame:
  • Columbus Zona .08/.05/.08 tubeset
  • Seat tube: 61.5cm cl of BB to top of top tube
  • Top tube: 57.0cm
  • Chainstay: 46.0 cm
  • Head angle: 72 1/2 degrees
  • Seat angle: 72 1/2 degrees
  • Frame drop: 8.2 cm
  • Fork rake: 4.5 cm
  • Dupont Imron two-part epoxy: 43938 Cream with white pearl clearcoat & 51078 Red panels (no pearl). The clearcoat yellowed the cream color slightly compared to the color sample, which I quite like as it plays well with the yellow graphics and cable housing)
Frame fitments:
  • Henry James bottom bracket shell
  • Richard Sachs Rene Singer lugset (seatlug extremely modified)
  • Kirk Pacenti double-plate crown
  • Keith Anderson stainless insert dropouts
  • Chris Kvale cable guides
  • Phil Wood titanium bottom bracket
  • Campagnolo track crankset with Campy chainring guard (both to be stripped and polished)
  • Campagnolo C-Record rear derailleur (polished)
  • MKS Sylvan Prime touring pedals with Bruce Gordon ti toe clips
  • Velo Orange Grand Cru headset
  • Paul Racer rear brake (polished)
  • Paul Neo-Retro front brake (polished)
  • Velo Orange Grand Cru straddle hangers
  • Dia-Comp front cable stop
  • Velo Orange Porteur bars (drilled w/internal cable stops added)
  • Vintage CLB porteur brake levers (filed, sanded, polished)
  • Nitto Jaguar post (stripped and polished)
  • Selle San Marco Regal saddle
  • Phil Wood hubs (1st generation)
  • Super Champion Model 58 rims
  • IRD freewheel
  • Honjo 45mm "Le Paon" fenders
  • (Nitto Pearl stem, to be replaced with the custom Dominguez stem with side mounted Simplex shifter)
  • Silca pump with Campagnolo head
  • Jagwire cables with Sunlite lined housings - a dead match to the graphics
  • Nitto bottle cages (eventually to hold Hiawatha Cyclery bottles, which are just so cool)
  • A shitload of Campagnolo hex nuts ;-)


Rat Trap Press said...

I'd like to see how the stem turns out. I'm assuming that the shifter will be mounted on the stem and not clamped on?

Gunnar Berg said...