are three shots of the current version of my D58...
to note --
New rack. I had picked this up for my son's bike, but. Not triangulated,
as was the Blackburn I used to use, but it sits higher on the dropouts,
and doesn't rub the fender. And it seems strong enough. Interestingly,
the Blackburn I used to use doesn't rub the fender on his bike.
Go figger. This one also took the taillight that I wanted to add
-- IÕm planning to modify it with a switch so that it acts as a
New mud flaps -- these are Planet Bike Cascadia "road"
mudflaps mounted to Berthoud fenders. Narrow, nicely shaped... I
New light arrangement -- I added a switch box so as to handle the
fender-mounted generator-powered light as well as the headlight.
Banjo Brothers handlebar bag customized with Klickfix mount. Not
too large, not too small. Just right!
Clips and straps. A concession to my coming studenthood.
Kickstand. Very useful.
Bell-mounted by modifying the bracket to fit 26.0 bars.
The equivalent of political bumper stickers in the spokes. The colors
match so well!
Miscellany -- Tektro brakes and levers, minor stuff like that J
Oh yeah, I went from Michelin Dynamic 25mm to Michelin Dynamic 28mm
for a slightly softer ride. Much nicer than the intervening Pasela
TGs... they were harsh!
La Crosse, WI