The Bikes of the DCyclist

The DCyclist roams the urban tundra of Washington, DC on two bikes. His current steeds are:

Custom Lynskey R250

Coming Soon!!!!

Custom 2012 Blue Norcross EX

My Blue Norcross EX at Hain’s Point During DC’s Cherry Blossom Season

Here’s the nerdy bike stuff:

Frame: 56cm (M/L) 2012 Blue Norcross EX (full carbon)
Fork: Blue (full carbon)
Headset: FSA
Handlebars: 3T Ergosum Team (carbon), 42cm
Stem: Thomson X4 80mm
Crankset: SRAM Force 172.5 GPX with Praxis Work chainrings 48/36
Bottom Bracket: Chris King
Pedals: Look S- Track Race
Brakes: Paul Components Minimoto
Shifters: SRAM Red
Seatpost: Thomson Setback Elite
Saddle: Fizik Antares R1
Front derailleur: SRAM Red Yaw
Rear derailleur: SRAM Force WliFi
Cassette: SRAM Force Wlifi 11-32
Cables: Yokozuma Reaction
Bottle Cages: Arundel Carbon Mandible
Front Wheel: Chris King R45 hub 28 hole, Sapim CX-ray, HED Belgium Plus, brass nipples, setup tubeless (built by Matt Moore at District Cycle Works)
Rear Wheel: Chris King R45 hub 28 hole, Sapim CX-ray, HED Belgium Plus, brass nipples, setup tubeless (Built by Matt Moore at District Cycle Works)
Tires: Schwalbe G-One Tubeless 700 X 35c
Accessories: K-Edge XL Garmin mount/combo GoPro mount, Garmin Edge 1000, Light and Motion Urban 800

Custom 2014 Salsa Vaya (a.k.a. Smokey)

My custom built 2014 Salsa Vaya

My custom built 2014 Salsa Vaya

Frame: 56cm 2014 Salsa Vaya in Smokey Blue Robinson
Fork: Salsa
Headset: Chris King
Handlebars: Salsa Pro Road Medium 2, 42cm
Stem: Thomson X4 90mm, 10+/- degree
Crankset: SRAM XX1 with Wolf Tooth 32T 1X direct mount chainring
Bottom Bracket: Chris King
Pedals: Look S-Track
Brakes: TRP Hy/Rd
Shifters: SRAM Force22
Seatpost: Thomson Setback Elite
Saddle: Brooks C-17 Cambium
Rear derailleur: SRAM Force1
Cassette: SRAM GX 10-42 11-speed
Cables: Yokozuma Reaction Disc CX/Road
Bottle Cages: King Stainless Steel
Hubs: White Industries Mi6, XD freehub body, 36 spoke
Rims: Velocity Dyad, 36 spoke
Spokes: DT Swiss Champion
Skewers: Paul Components
Tires: Clement USH, Jack Brown Blue Label, and Challenge Strada Bianca, Bruce Gordon Rock N’ Road (depending on season and terrain)
Chain: KMC
Fenders: Portland Design Works Full Metal Fenders: City
Bell: Spurcycle
Rack: Tubus Cosmo Stainless Steel, Tubus Nova front rack
Accessories: Garmin Edge 1000, K-Edge GoBig camera mount, K-Edge Garmin XL, Ortlieb Classic Rollers (front and rear), Revelate Pika saddle bag, Light and Motion Urban 550 and Vis 180

A big thanks go out to BicycleSpace for building a great set of wheels, the headset and crank installation, and being patient with me during all the parts ordering. Also, big thanks go out to Matt Moore at District Cycle Works for the fitting and setup. This build would not have happened without you.

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