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Back To The Old Kilo TT

So I spent the better part of this past Saturday swapping all the parts of my bike back to my old Kilo TT frame. The difference of the geometry between the white frame and this one is slight, but I like this one a bit more. It’s getting warmer and I can’t wait to ride again.

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White Kilo

Been meaning to post about this for months now. This is my current build…but I might go back to my old black Kilo…haha!  


Mercier Kilo TT

Here is (was) my Kilo TT. When I took this photo, I had no idea it was the last photo I would take of this bike.  But no worries! It hasn’t been stolen. I purchased a new white lugged Kilo frame and transferred most of the parts over. more on the new build in a later post!

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DIY: toe strap doubler

i like DIY stuff, especially when it’s fairly easy to do and the results are pleasing. here’s a DIY toe strap doubler that i put together (instructions found here). i had to go to 3 places to get all the ingredients. home depot: hole puncher 39th street (lots of fabric/crafts stores): rivets rivet tool james (neighborhood belt guy): sheet of leather *i already had a straight edge, blade, and cutting mat the original instructions called for 12 rivets for each side, but i think the rivets that i bought were just a tad larger than what was pictured so i […]