Simplon Carbon Gravel Bike, commuter, city, trail, Fantastic Bike!!! - $1,200

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bicycle type: gravel
frame size: large
wheel size: 26 in
bicycle frame material: carbon fiber
I custom built this bike last year, using a bunch of high quality parts, for a family trip on the Katy Trail in Missouri (rails to trails), and it's an absolutely perfect bike for such things, along with a bunch of other things, from dirt and gravel of all kinds, to fitness, to commuting, to grocery runs, even tamer mountain bike trails. Unfortunately I haven't used it much since that trip, so need to find it a good home where it will get more time outside where it's happy. Frame size Large, fits approx. 5'6" to 6' depending on stem etc., I am 5'9" and it's perfect for me.

Top quality build: Simplon Gravity carbon frame that I managed to find brand new (rare and top quality, made in Germany, NOT China), hardtail with special chainstay/seatstay shaping that gives both pedaling efficiency and comfort. Marzocchi Bomber fork, the special and rare long travel version, spring+air, very plush but can be locked down as well. Mostly Shimano XT/XTR components including top level 4-piston hydraulic discs, custom disc wheelset (very light), Continental Race King 2.0 tires (I actually much prefer these to skinnier 29's, they just have way more traction and comfort, with almost no penalty in efficiency, especially off-pavement), carbon seat tube, double carbon fiber water bottle cages, Blackburn rack, Fizik Nisene saddle, etc. This is a REALLY nice bike, unfortunately I'm not really using it much. A bike this nice, new from a dealer, would be at least $4-5000. TBH, you couldn’t even buy a bare frame of this quality for what I’m asking for the entire bike… Come take a look, you will never find another one like it and if you know a great bike when you see it, this is definitely a diamond. Open to reasonable offers. Cash only, local only.

post id: 7749167522


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