De rode donder

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Eindelijk alles weer op zijn plek, alle schroeven en bouten vast en handvatten op zijn plek. Het was de operatie meer dan waard, rijdt beter en feller dan ooit.

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Today I went out for a real ride. Got salty water all over me but at least I know it rides as expected. Some technical details:
Frame: Concorde Time Trial
Front wheel: Rigida DP18, Shimano 600 hub, 650c
Rear wheel: Rigida DP18, All City track hub (red), 700c
Crank: Sugina RD2 Messenger
Saddle: Selle Italia
Seatpost: Kalloy Aero
Stem: Cinelli Groove
Handlebar: Nitto RB021

De rode donder

Today i drove the first meters with 'De rode donder' (The red thunder) which i build in the past months. It was tricky since this was really a homebuild bike, even the rear wheel was done by myself. It turned out pretty well, only the cog was loose so i stopped over @010fixedgear which had the right tools to lock things up really tight. After that was fixed and i had lost the worries for my rear wheel on the first miles i could really step on it. It was wonderful, the gear (44x15) being a notch heavier then what i'm used to was a good choice. This machine can go fast. Can't wait to cycle along the forest next week when i go back to work where i have a 2.5 kilometer stretch all for myself, no cars, just tarmac and trees. Then i'll know how fast is fast.

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