‘OO’ (Double-Ought Buckshot), my moniker for this beast. It is a lightweight, single-speed, carbonic-flexing puncher of a machine. I am so looking forward to getting this puncher out on the race courses this year. I expect it to slice and dice the single track in my endurance races over the year and beyond. I have tested it out over the winter in various places and I have been super impressed with it. I have swapped a few parts in and out over this time. I have settled on the below list of componentry, which I feel will accommodate my needs and style like a disco inferno going off in the pale moonlight. It is light and agile. It climbs and descends while sticking to the rail of the trail. The frame (On-One Lurcher) is solid and durable with a sleekly commando presence. The geometry seems to be dialed in well for a cued in responsiveness to the trail. A few noteworthy standouts on the frame: Optional hanger plates to run it as single speed or geared, beefy bottom bracket housing and tapered head set tube for steering stability, lightweight carbon that is stiff and responsive. The all black look is the look for me as I like to sneak around stealthily and “BAM” there I am, hahaha!
As for the parts that I used to piece this solid frame together, well I did some research as I always do in my lab of madness and delved into my jumbled contortion of experience with builds and use of parts over the years with an emphasis towards effective and durable lightweight components. After all is said and done, the ‘OO’ weighs in at 18.5 lbs. Yes, that is with pedals, grips, valve stems, water-bottle cage and tire sealant. The ‘OO’ is super light but yet strong and it will PUNCH!
It will get a full test next weekend at the Tommy Knocker 10 Hour in Silver City, NM. Can’t wait to leave this snow encrusted tundra of the East and rock it in the sunshine of the southwest for spring break.
Wheelset- Loaded Ultra X-Lite Carbon Tubeless Rims (29″, 32 H) with Industry 9 Classic Torch Hubs
Tires- Continental Race King 2.2
Crank- SRAM XX1 Carbon Crank 170 mm
Bottom Bracket- Kogel Ceramic Pressfit 92 mm
Pedals- xpedo M-Force 4 Ti
Chain Rings- Blackspire 32 T on the front accompanied by a Chris King 19 T on the rear
Chain- Shimano XTR
Chain Tensioner- Surly Tuggnut
Fork- Whisky No. 9
Headset- Cane Creek 110 ZS 44 Upper 49 Lower
Handlebar- Loaded X-Lite Carbon Flat 710 mm
Stem- Loaded X-Lite w/Ti 90 mm
Seat Post- Loaded X-Lite w/Ti 31.6 mm
Saddle- SDG Fly
Brakes- Avid XX
Rotors- Clarks Floating 160 mm