Here's my Cantilevered Rivendell Romulus.

Frame: 59 cm (purchased from Hiawatha Cyclery).
Rear Wheel: 7-speed XT hub laced to an asymmetric Velocity Synergy rim.
Front Wheel: Schmidt hub laced to Sun CR18.
Bars and stem: 11 cm Nitto Technomic Deluxe holding 46 cm Noodle Bars with amber shellaced yellow tape
Drivetrain: 9-speed Dura Ace rear and XC Pro front shifted by Simplex Retrofriction levers over a 7 speed cassette and double-ized XC-Pro crankset (46/32 or 30) on a 103mm IRD BB (low-ish Q!).
Brakes: Paul's Neo Retros activated by Tektro levers.
Saddle and Seatpost: Brooks Team Pro on Superbe Pro seatpost.
Front Rack: Nitto M12 (with Lil' Loafer at the moment) attached at crown and canti studs with bolts from Paul.
Light: Schmidt e6 on a homemade bracket (cut from a worn-out Park wrench) and a Blackburn blinky in back.
Fenders: Berthoud 40mm stainless.
Pedals: Shimano XT.
Cages: Salsa stainless (until I get around to buying the Nittos).


Andrew Karre

St. Paul, MN



Rivendell Romulus - rear quarter view


Rivendell Romulus - front view


Rivendell Romulus - front end detail
Rivendell Romulus - side view



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