Sunday, October 28, 2012

sexy parts: 14bikeco's 14R dropout by royce

(via FGL)
the 14 bike co 14R is one of those holy grail frames for me. i mean, it's an aero/lightweight STEEL frame- those two traits don't go together, but it's executed right here. one of the great touches on this frame is these royce dropouts. if you don't know about royce (well not a lot of people do know royce), the analogy i'd use is.... they're like paul or phil wood but british. to coincide with the 14R utilizing royce dropouts, they made some really nice track parts:

HOLY CRAP THOSE ARE SOME BURLY CRANKS. i needs to get me one of those....


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