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RCUK Bikes Mark Reid's Condor Baracchi

I thought I would share with you my bike, which has taken approximately 6 months to complete.

The frame is a Condor Baracchi, which has been resprayed by Condor from its original blue/orange to matt black. Chainset is a Truvativ Rouleur triple, with Shimano Ultegra front and rear mechs, Dura Ace brakes and bar end shifters and Dura Ace wheels. As you can see in one of the pics, the saddle is a piece of carbon with 3 bits of foam stuck on it, and it is surprisingly very comfortable.

What I think is unique about my bike, is that apart from the chain, bar end tape and brake cables, every thing has been purchased off eBay, some of it 2nd hand (frame, wheels, brakes) and some bits have come from eBay shops in America, as the good exchange rate has helped (the Truvativ Rouleur carbon triple cost me approx £100 with postage).

Just shows that if you have the patience, you can get a bike that is unique for you, alot cheaper than normal.

  • Frame: Condor Barracchi
  • Fork: Dedacciai Black blades
  • Cranks: Truvativ Rouleur Carbon Triple GXP
  • Cassette: Shimano Ultegra
  • Front and Rear Mech: Shimano Ultegra
  • Brakes: Shimano Dura Ace
  • Wheels: Shimano Dura Ace
  • Bars: Profile Alumin X
  • Stem: Deda Kol
  • Shifters: Shimano Dura Ace Bar End Shifters
  • Saddle: Carbon with 3 bits of foam (same as the monbloc saddle)
  • Seatpost: Deda Supercarbon
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