|The Proud Father.|
|The Tektro brakes work really well. Lots of stopping power.|
|I always use a single ring up front so I only need one shifter. Anyone wanna buy a downtube shifter for your chainring?|
|Never have invested in an expensive derailleur but they always work just fine.|
|Just missing the egg-beaters and eventually, the Brooks B-17.|
I am so intimidated by what I've signed up for I almost want to back out. I won't, but I am pretty nervous. I can see the headline, "Local Bicycle Commuter Breaks Legs in Race He Had No Business Entering."
The overall geometry still needs adjustment. The Paké feels a little road-bike-ish and not too responsive. I will need to improve that for gravel grinding.