Machine Politics vs L'Équipe, August 2010. Photo by Steph Simcox
Dream polo bike. Soma 4one5 SS MTB frame with disc tabs. Tange Prestige steel. Kona Project 2 fork. BB7 140mm rear disc on a SRAM i-motion 3-speed internal hub. low gear is for polo. High gear for cruising to and from polo and around town. 36 spoke wheels. 26x1.75 Marathon Plus on the rear. 26x1.5 Marathon on the front. skookum disc/caliper guard made from old disc and edged with plastic tubing and hockey tape.
blackspire 38t chainring on a sugino vp 165mm crank. plastic wellgo pedals with metal pins.
down tube wrapped in old tube to prevent paint chipping on bottom bracket shots.
top tube covered with a piece of pipe insulation wrapped with Troy's leather top tube cover.