March 21st

So this is the bike i bought after getting my tax return instead of picking up a new camera. Looking at how quality these shots are from my phone I’m wondering if that was the right move…a certain someone was pretty convincing though haha. This thing sat at Pedal Hard for months with my name on it waiting for me to pick it up. While it waited I acquired some mice parts to test out have finally been able to give them a go for a bit. I’ll be writing a full “Testing Testing.” reviews on them this week but hopefully with some more detailed shots than what i have below. The Toro leather bar tape, Sofus Francisco straps, Yobi track ring and Selle Royal seat have all peformed great to say the least. I’ve logged at least a couple hundred miles in the past month both on long rides and crusing the streets. I’m loving this bike…but miss having a camera haha.

Frame/Fork: 80’s Bianchi Pista (not sure on year…I’m sure someone knows!)
Headset: Itailian made…not sure on branding.
Bars: Nitto B123
Bar Tape: Toro Quality Goods leather wrap
Stem: Nitto Dynamic
Bottom Bracket: Campagnolo Record
Cranks: Miche Primato
Pedals: Eighthinch platforms
Straps: Sofus Francisco Titan (lockedcog edition)
Chain Ring: Yobi Sprinter track ring
Seat: Selle Royal ContourRoyal
Seat Post: Sugino SP-KC
Wheels: Eighthinch Julian V2 (the wheels in the photos are a borrowed set but will be replaced this week)

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November 29th

Ive been a fan of the parts that Yobi has been putting out for some time now. Especially the hubs. Looks like there some newer versions up for grabs right now! I personally dig the high flange hubs but both of these are beautiful. Yobi was nice enough to send me one of the track rings so be on the lookout for a review and some test photos of one of the Yobi rings once i get it. Itll be going on my track build that i’ll be piecing together. So stoked!

Edit: After talking to Yobi he sent me some better photos of the two hubs he is currently making…the “Superior” and the standard flange hub.

The “Superior” track hub has a removable hub flange that actually won a the Hungarian design award (more on that to come). I’m hoping to pick up a set of these for the track build as well when i get the funds…these things are gorgeous:

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