Bike

The bike used was a standard, six year-old Specialized Rockhopper.

Technical Specifications

FRAME

A1 Premium Aluminum, double butted front triangle, disc mounts, removeable derailler hanger

FRONT FORK

Rock Shox Judy

NO REAR SHOCK

HEADSET

Ritchey 1-1/8″, threadless

STEM

Specialized welded alloy, 10 degree rise, anodized black

HANDLEBARS

Specialized 30mm rise, 6 degree bend, black anodized

GRIPS

S-Works Double Density, kraton

FRONT BRAKE

Shimano 510, Deore, linear pull, black anodized

REAR BRAKE

Shimano 510, Deore, linear pull, black anodized

BRAKE LEVERS

Shimano ST-M570, Deore LX, black

FRONT DERAILLEUR

Shimano Deore, 34.9mm clamp, bottom pull

REAR DERAILLEUR

Shimano Deore XT

SHIFT LEVERS

Shimano Deore ST-M570

CASSETTE

Shimano HG-50, 11×32, 9-speed

CHAIN

Shimano, 9-speed, HG-53

CRANKSET

Specialized Forearm II Expert, with black arms

CHAINRINGS

44Ax32Sx22S, w/black 7075 alloy outer ring, Tru-Shift

BOTTOM BRACKET

Shimano BB-UN-52, square taper, 68 x 110

PEDALS

Shimano PDM-505, clipless, w/reflector , cleats

RIMS

Mavic X-221, 32h, 26″, alloy, double wall, w/machined side walls, black

FRONT HUB

Specialized alloy, 32h, w/Hi-Polished bearing surfaces, black

REAR HUB

Shimano Deore, 32h, forged alloy, low flange, 9-speed, black

SPOKES

15GA, stainless, black, w/brass nipples

FRONT TIRE

Panaracer Trailraker 195 26 x 1.95

REAR TIRE

Panaracer Trailraker 195 26 x 1.95

TUBES

Kenda ultra light, presta valve

SADDLE

Specialized Pro MTB w/Body Geometry Technology (OEM)

SEAT POST

Specialized alloy, 30.9x350mm

SEAT BINDER

Specialized alloy collar, w/ QR.

This is the machine in use during the 2002 London to Brighton run.

The old tyres have of course worn out and I no longer have the slicks in the picture. I’ll be doing the trip on “Panaracer Trailraker 195s”.

I’ve attached a pair of front mounted panniers, a handlebar bag, a triangular frame bag and a small saddle bag. I’ve added a Topeak Mini Morph pump – apparently the only small pump that actually works, a trip computer and that’s about it.

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