Katie’s new singlespeed

This will be a hot bike.

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Katie in Tucson had been thinking about this bike for a while- when she pulled the trigger she decided to go all the way with it. She wanted something light, fast, and pink. After some discussion she settled on a silver frame with a full compliment of pink components. A subtle metalic silver powdercoat, finished with a pearl top coat and pink decals adorn the Easton Ultralite frame. Features include a custom-turned hourglass head tube, (shorter to keep her bars low) and a relieved bottom bracket shell. The bent top tube affords ample standover clearance while providing just enough room for two full-sized water bottles within the main triangle. Ahrens sliding dropouts and plumbing for gears finish the frame off.

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Yes, that’s a tank.

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Her Trauco singlespeed features geometry on the neutral side of forgiving; quick enough to carve in and out of cactus-lined singletrack but stable enough to rough descents with speed.

The numbers: ETT 22.75″, SA 73.5, HA 71, CSL 17.2″, BBH 12.5″ (designed around a Fox F29 80mm fork)

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The build kit

More to come soon- there’s lots of shiny pink stuff on the way!

5 thoughts on “Katie’s new singlespeed

  1. Thanks GK.
    I’ll try to get something put up when she builds the complete bike. It’ll be a looker…

    Also, I’ll have a couple more singlespeeds up here int here in the near future, and a nice looking Song 29 that I’m finishing off in the next couple of days.

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