Brandon has a garage full of Bridgestones but this is his first Rivendell. He's clearly a bike nut and dropped off a box of great parts for us to use on his build. We're all jealous of that Suntour XC post and Ritchey Logic levers.
That's a Mark's rack/Hub Area Rack combo up front - the The Hub Area Rack is tilted back a couple of degrees because it's designed around frames with a 72 degree headtube angle instead of the Platy's 69.5 degree-er. No big deal.
If you're ever in Chinatown in San Francisco - eat at his restaurant, you won't regret it.