James's 51cm Homer - Updated September 2023

James's 51cm Homer - Updated September 2023

5'8" / 173cm

80.5cm pbh

69cm saddle height


September 2023 update:

I reach for this bike when I want to ride with a lighter load and feel quicker on descents. With a handlebar bag, I can carry enough for the day and not feel weighed down. It feels super good out of the saddle and seated on steep dirt climbs so I love to ride this bike on routes with a lot of elevation planned. 


Notable Part Swaps: 

Crust by Nitto 'Shaka Bar'
Different wheelset (swapped from another bike)
Soma Cazadero Tires Black Edelux and Rear Secula
Sugino triple 46-34-24
Berthoud Ti Saddle with a Randi Jo cover
Different Derailers
Randi Jo Fab Bar bag





Previous build:


January 2022


Nitto Noodle 46cm

Nitto Tallux 7cm

Shimano Tiagra Levers

Shimano Dura Ace Bar Ends

Ritchey Front Canti Hanger

Nitto Rear Hanger

Paul Racers with Yokozuna pads

Hangers from Philly Bike Expo made by Jubilee MFG


Pacenti Brevet to Kasai/DT Swiss 350 32/32

Ultradynamico Cava (measured at 47mm)

Ritchey Sugino Triple Crankset (44/34/24)

Syncros Ti Bottom Bracket

Older Deore Triple FD and Deore LX RD with updated pulleys

Shimano XT 11-34 9 speed cassette

Nitto S65

Brooks B17 Ti

King Cage

Blue Lug Reflector

Yanco & Tracko Roll


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