Here lies a bunch of the raddest bikes in town. Tag us in a picture of your current ride on instagram @ridingway. DO IT.
“The Norcom Straight represents the pinnacle of Fuji innovation, design, and engineering; and we’re a brand that’s been around for more than a century,” explained Fuji VP of Marketing Karen Bliss. “We’re proud to introduce one of the fastest bikes in the world, as proven by our trips to the A2 Wind Tunnel. But most importantly, the Norcom Straight offers more positioning options than any other superbike out there because we believe that if speed is the goal, fit comes first.”
You’ve no doubt seen the guy shredding his road bike all over a bunch of obstacles that ‘you’re not meant to’ on a road bike but have you seen the crashes and outtakes?
My bike is my car. I love it. I never, ever thought I’d be saying that about a road bike but this bike, and what I’m getting out of it, is the dream. When I started riding so very long ago, I was a BMXer through and through, and it helped developed friendships that will last a lifetime, gave me opportunities to see stuff I never thought possible and ultimately changed my life forever. Now, I’m older and having spent so many years pushing my body, it’s hard for me to ride BMX like I used to and so the road bike was an almost natural progression.
So, here she is, my 2011 Fuji SST 3.0.
Frame/Fork: Fuji SST 3.0 2011
Shimano 105 10 Speed
Shimano RS80 Wheels Set
Shimano Dura Ace Carbon Pedals with No Float Cleats
Selle Italia Flite Saddle
Vittoria Open Corsa Evo CX Tyres – 320tpi – 700c x 25c
- These tyres are super fast and comfortable. I’m over the moon with these baddies.
Topeak Ride Case for iPhone
Topeak LARGE Saddle Bag, complete with 1977 Nikon FM Film SLR
Sigma BC1609 Wireless computer with Cadence
Podio Sports Speaker so I can listen to music but so I’m not blocking my ears with earphones
2x Riding Way water bottles.
Topeak Pocket Rocket 160psi pump.
NiteRider Hornet Pro HeadLight
Pedal Nation ‘Big Eye’ Tail Light
I painted her black. She had way to many logos on her so we dulled her down and helped her fly under the radar. I didn’t realise however that the market was about to explode with a tonne of matt black and thus bringing more attention to the cutie. I’m currently trying to find the exact replacement colour. Have you got any suggestions?
Riding home last night I discovered a ‘slight issue’ with regards to the width of the bike lanes on Princes Hwy. I greatly appreciate the efforts the local councils are going to to ensure the safety of all road users but it may be an idea that you make your bike lanes wide enough for your stencil. Thanks.