Gallery: Jim Harvey’s Independent Fabrication Club Racer

Here are some photos of my new Steel Club Racer and some details. I love this bike – steel, leather and friction shifting!!

  • Frameset: IF Club Racer Steel, with Steel fork and Tahitian Pearl paint
  • Wheelset: Chris King Classic Road hubset laced to Mavic CXP33 Rims with DT Swiss Competition 2.0/1.8 double butted spokes and brass nipples
  • Headset: Chris King NoThreadset, Sotto Voce
  • Bottom Bracket: Chris King Road
  • Crankset: Ultegra 6700 50/34 172.5
  • Cassette: Ultegra 6700 11-28
  • Rear Derailleur: Ultegra 6700
  • Front Derailleur: Ultegra 6700
  • Chain: Ultegra 6700
  • Brake Levers: Shimano R600
  • Shift Levers: Shimano BS78 (Friction/Index settings for rear)
  • Seatpost: Thomson Masterpiece Setback, 27.2 x 330 Black
  • Stem: Thomson X2 100mm 10 degrees
  • Handlebars: 3T Ergonova Pro 42cm, 6 degree sweep
  • Saddle: Brooks B17 Special, Honey
  • Bar Tape: Brooks Leather, Honey
  • Brakeset: Shimano BR-R650 Long Reach Brake Calipers
  • Tires: Bontrager Race Lite Hardcase (Kevlar lined) 700×25
  • Tubes: Bontrager Standard 700×25-28
  • Blackburn Chicane Cages
  • Speed Play Zeros

View more photos at Jim’s SmugMug site.

3 Responses to “Gallery: Jim Harvey’s Independent Fabrication Club Racer”

  • KES says:

    Nice – that really wants me to go riding! Why am I stuck in this highrise? (can probably see IF from here, too.)

  • David says:

    Very Sweet Road Bike. The perfect parts hung on an IF frame. Very Sweet Indeed.

  • Cullen says:

    Beautiful leather saddle.

    Leather handlebar tape is new to me. It looks terrific.

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