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MAX: White on Wake

What we like about this one:
  • The sculpture is Richard Serra’s “Wake” – one of my favorites
  • The frame uses the original .7/.4/.7mm top tube, .6mm chain stays, but we added the new .7/.4/.7mm down tube. We used Spirit-for-Lugs head tube and seat tube (sorry, DWF); seat stays are 14mm True Temper. At about 3.4 pounds this is likely the lightest MAX frame we’ve ever built in this size.
  • Construction and design input by Max; paint by Russ.
  • Fork is Alpha Q CS25 for 57mm-reach brakes – so we’re calling this a Strada Bianca.
  • Hubs are Chris King R45, rims are Open Pro CD, built by Chase – thanks Ed!
  • Cables and housing are Yokozuna Reaction – here’s Brandon on that subject.
  • Cages are the new Nitto Racer Hollow – light and oh-so-pricey.
  • Seatpost is by Kent Eriksen, hand polishing by HampCo.
  • Thomson seatpost clamp; Zero100 bars; Fizik tape – the usual.
  • Challenge Parigi-Roubaix tires: as fragile as they are pretty, the ride is fantastic. Avoid gravel and glass is my advice.
  • The paint is our New Off-White (NOW) combined with Saronni Red ST stripes. The colors are supposed to complement our new socks and forthcoming jersey – but, like most things, the colors aren’t a perfect match. Whatever, I can’t wait to take the bike for a spin and bore you all with Steve’s Ride Impressions (SRI™).

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