Thursday, September 3, 2009

The touring bike

Below are some pictures, not very good ones of my Sam Hillborne Touring bicycle.
A few relevant notes to bicycle candy addicts.

Wheels: Velocity Dyad rims & DT-Swiss 370 hubs with Maxy-Fasty Tires

Derailluers NOS Suntour XC Expert (I need a friction option as I plan to tour in China and the more rural parts of Asia where the latest and most expensive Sracampmano offerings are unavailable.

8 Speed 12-32 cassette

Sugino XD-500 Crank with 48/38/24 chain wheels

Soma Deco Rack

Surly Torsion Bar 1X1 with cork grips

Velo Orange sealed bearing touring pedals with toeclips and straps

Thre Derailluer and Cluster

The Front Derailleur and Crank

The Steerer tube and Front Brakes

The Rear Triangle

The Bike from the Left Side

Until Next Time
Fai Mao
The blogger who is a better cyclist than photographer


  1. we are riding hong kong to shanghai, can you give us some advice?
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