I am building a new touring bike for a tour of Yunnan Province, China next spring.
Black Sheep, of Fort Collins Colorado made this TI frame and fork to my specs. These folks have been just great throughout the entire process.
Here are the specs:
Top Tube 55
Seat tube angle 73.25
Headtube angle 72.5
Headtube Height 150
Chain Stays 43.5
Braking Avid Road BB7 disc
water bottle mounts 3
Extras: Pump peg/ low rider eyelets, rear rack eyelets, fender eyelets, TI S&S couplers, Rear Disk Brake mount on chainstay for better rear rack clearance, Titanium Racks (have not yet arrived from fame builder, removable Canti brake tabs AND disk brake mounts for future flexability.
Chris king hubs, stainless drive shell,
Chris King headset
and Shimano XTR crank and deraileurs
Shimano Ultegra bar end shifters
SRAM 11-34 cassette
Salsa Delgado Cross rims
DT stainless straight spokes
Brooks B17 narrow saddle
Pictures posted soon. The build Process starts Monday Jan 19, so stay tuned!