Jonathan’s New King of Mercia

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Ive finally got round to sending you a picture of my KoM after collecting the frame from you on 1 May and building it up myself the following week. I think It looks great with Shimano XT group apart from Dura Ace bar ends (cables outed under the bar tape which shift really well), Velo Orange Grand Cru long reach brakes which keep the retro silver vibe along with Ritchey seat post and cockpit and the Royce hubs. I've taken off front and rear racks for light day riding, with the Carradice small zip saddlebag being more than adequate for this purpose and looking the part with the Brooks saddle. I'm really pleased with the bike, it is very comfortable and I'm looking forward to some longer tours before long and hopefully an End to End next year.

Best Regards