18 Photos - Apr 8, 2014
Photo: Ray choose a paint scheme similar to my NAHBS Modern Classic, swapping the red bands and logo for blue, gorgeous!Photo: The driveside chainstay is slightly bent and then I cut the tab of the dropout back so the curve flows gracefully from the dropout into the stay.Photo: Front dropouts are brazed up and scalloped before I fit up the fork.Photo: Blades are cut and everything is dry fit for a length check.Photo: Got the main tubes mitered and fit up.  Here you can see the slight bend in the driveside chainstay.Photo: I marked the locations for the waterbottle bosses, internal brake cable routing and Di2 ports and brazed all of them in before I tack the frame.Photo: Seat tube Di2 port and waterbottle bosses.Photo: Finally, fitting up the seat stays, almost ready to tack.Photo: Another Strada Fango!Photo: Head tube fillets and internal routing in the downtube for both the Di2 wiring and rear hydraulic brake line.Photo: Seat cluster fillets.Photo: Di2 port on the seat tube, and you can see all my clearance "bumps" in the chainstay for both chainring and tire clearance.Photo: Bottom bracket, and the exit point for the rear brake line.  Also included a fender mount on the chainstay bridge.Photo: Paragon Low Mount disc dropouts.  I've added stainless washers on the fender and rack eyelets for durability.Photo: Nifty curved seat stay bridge along with a fender boss and rack mounts on the seat stays.Photo: Big radius on those fork blades and a sleek Paragon disc mount.Photo: Another fender mount hiding up under that fork crown.Photo: