There is nothing as satisfying as watching a beautiful custom bike come together. In this instance we were afforded the opportunity to try our hands at building the ultimate gravel grinder for one of long time friends and customer, Melody Mayers. Having been riding as long as she has Melody knew exactly what she wanted, and that there were very few options on the market that were going to accommodate her needs. A call to Calfee for the frame, and one to Derik for the build and it was game on. Scroll through to see how we built it up.
A good set of fenders is crucial to being able to withstand the rigors of a PNW winter. While not the lightest options on the market, we chose to use the Planet