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Orange Velolucuma

Orange Velolucuma
Orange Velolucuma
Orange Velolucuma
Front brake

Velolucuma 700c Travel Frame with Bent Seat Tube
48 Spoke NoBS Rims w/35 Panaracer Ribmo
BB7 Disc Brake w/Max Power Guard (modded to fit velo fork)
Avid Speed Dial 7 Lever
Nokon Brake Housing
MKE Compression Plug
Eighth Inch Stem
Nitto Straight Bar
ODI Lock on Grips
MKE Beer Stein Bar Ends
MKE Bashguard/Andel Crank Combo
Time Atac Pedals
White Freewheel ENO Trials 22 tooth
Redline Chain Tensioners
Shadow Conspiracy Pivotal Seat Post
Fixcraft Seat
Some KMC Chain

I dig the creamsicle colors.

I could never justify spending $ 70+ on brake housing. What exactly does it does it provide over say odyssey slic cable. If its just for the "bling" factor I could understand that. But in terms of performance I can't see what it could improve.

- Sincerely
Olsen Aviles

I bought it to make routing easier from the lever, through the steering tube, tight on the fork and to the disc brake. It's easier than the jagwire would have been. Plus split between two people it only cost us $25/person. Still expensive but not terribly so!

DAMN that shit is sick!!!!!! beautiful



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Gorgeous bike.

Did you get an opportunity to compare a 26" and a 700c before buying, or did you buy based on the wheels you already had? I'm curious how the bike handles on a small turning radius.

Thanks Danfield! Only a month and a half later! I didn't do too much comparison because I really dig the 700 wheels. That being said your turning radius WILL be tighter with a 26". I have a Spaniard friend who can ride the hell out of his 26" velolucuma. Occasionally if I tried to turn at just as tight of a radius as him (at higher speed) my bike would slide out. I'm sure there's some sweet biking maneuver I could have done to make it work but I sure as hell don't know it.

At low speeds I get by other bikes having tighter turning radii by hopping and wheelie turning. Those are definitely good skills to have if you want to close the gap in maneuverability.