I just finished adding a Co-Motion classic kit to my 2003 Americano Touring and Commuter Bike. It included their new for 2010 headbadge, Brooks leather bar tape with wood and cork end plugs, and a honey B17 standard saddle. I swapped in the high end B17 with Ti rails and used the other for another bike.
What’s standard on this bike is the Chris King HS, Race Face touring cranks, XT 11-34 9spd cassette, and XTR rear derailleur. I went to a Deda 250 anatomic bar that fits me well along with real aluminum levered 10 spd Campy Chorus Ergo Brifters. Have a little trick that makes the 10spd shifter index the 9spd Shimano cassette perfectly. Wheelset is one I built with White Industries 36h tandem hubs and Ti finish Velocity Deep-V rims. Tires are Schwalbe Marathon Plus 700 x 32. Waiting for a Tubus Cargo rear rack to replace the one that was on the bike. No fenders ’til the rains come back.
[Rick is the proprietor of Gold Country Cyclery. —ed.]