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A B O V E The morning light shines a view on the world as the group starts packing up before getting back on the route. B E L O W L E F T The setup on the @ocbrakeless Poseidon X focuses on the dirt and bike-packing end of the spectrum, with larger gearing and some DW Swiss wheels that shed weight relative to the stock hoops. The Banjo Brothers frame bag offers a convenient place to stash a range of on-bike provisions. B E L O W R I G H T The group ambles into the morning, each rider approaching the early miles differently. Left to right, Johnny Mophis, Mario Parra and Alex Parra, with Luis Suarez in the distance.

Poseidon x factory Specs FRAME FORK SHIFTERS BRAKES SEAT POST TIRES WHEELS HANDLEBARS BB

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Double Butted Hydro-formed Aluminum, 6061 alloy Carbon fork, Alloy Steerer Shimano Claris R2000 Tektro mechanical disc, 160mm Poseidon, alloy 27.2 *Kenda Small Block 700c x 35 32 spoke, alloy double-wall 700c Poseidon, alloy 68mm BSA, ProWheel external cup

CRANKS Prowheel RPL 46/34 Alloy Crankset DERAILLEURS Shimano FD-R2000 CASSETTE Microshift 11-34T 8 Speed Bottle SIZES S (5'3-5'6), M (5'7-5'10), XL (6'2+) WEIGHT Large, 21.23 lbs. w/ pedals PRICE $599 SITE www.poseidonbike.com *Bike can handle up to a 700c x 40 tire with clearance for mud. 650b compatible with up to a 1.9" wide tire.

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#156 | DWR: Crystal Cove, CA, ISOD: San Diego County, The 24-Hour Overnight, SDMBA Profiled, Gear Patrol: Behind the Curtain at CADBA, Race...

BICYCLIST Magazine #156  

#156 | DWR: Crystal Cove, CA, ISOD: San Diego County, The 24-Hour Overnight, SDMBA Profiled, Gear Patrol: Behind the Curtain at CADBA, Race...