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Your Dream Rando Rig

Winter, recovering from an injury. Nothing much else to do but dream...

Stuff for next rando bike:

Room for 38s plus fenders. 40 even. More even.
Speaking of fenders, full coverage with mud flaps
While we're at it, eyelets for fenders and racks
Three water bottle mounts
700c wheels. I'm tall and there's plenty tire selection at 700c.
Generator hub lighting front and rear.
Headlamp on the fork crown
Rechargeable 2nd headlight on the bars for high beam.
Generator tail light mounted on the rear fender.
Second battery powered tail-light on the seatpost
Gearing will be low low low. Did I mention low? I want to spin at 5 mph.
Coupled for travel
Cable shifters
Hydraulic discs (I think there are hydraulic couplers available)
Shallow flared drop bars
Tubeless ready, shallow v, alloy, black, no sticker rims
Wahoo Element GPS
Handlebar bag
Under-seat bag
Chain hanger on the seatstay. Because I like them.
Pump peg and frame pump, if such things still exist.
Externally routed cables with cable stops and maximum exposed inner wire

Things I'm on the fence about
Tubes or tubeless.
1x, 2x, or 3x, tending toward 2x
Shifter location/type
Frame material. Steel is the baseline, but lighter weight is tempting.
Frame color. Tending toward red or blue.
Fender color. Tending toward matching the frame.

Other thoughts
2nd wheelset for winter wheels i.e. studded tires
3rd front wheel sans dyno. For more spirited fair weather rides.
I like the idea of a leather seat, but I live in the PNW. Seat covers are an unwanted hassle.

I should use my downtime to figure out a way to pay for this.

What's on your list?
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