Just the front Pantour wheelbuild to do, hampered by sourcing spokes that were too small — Gah!;
Anyhoo - a sneak peek for those of you that recall my many mentions of this project since getting the Merc in June.
Still to fit - brake lever, brake cable, pedals [coming monday I hope] then off I go!
Merc frame, bottom-bracket, clamps, tensioner, headset
Brompton S-type stem, Titanium forks, rear triangle and seatpost; pentaclip saddle-bracket, dual-pull brake calipers.
Birdy suspension elastomer
Phil Wood 32h Kierin (110mm OLN) track hub with 12 tooth sprocket and lockring
Pantour 32h suspension hub
Velocity Aeroheat 32 black anodised machined 349 ISO rims
Schwalbe Stelvio ISO 349 foldable slick tyres
Brooks B17-titanium (butchered)
Campagnolo Carbon cranks w 53t chainring
Ergon grips/bar ends, shortened straight alloy bars
Custom rollers off Ebay UK (butchered rollerblade wheels)
Various Ti nuts and bolts
More pics when finished next week...