This one has been a long time coming, but its finally finished just in time for summer cruising around england.
Let me introduce you all to the boss.
Skulls Super Irie Surly Long Haul Trucker “Deluxe”
Unlike Skulls Retro nightmare townie the Boss is comprised of all NEW top shelf components.
The Boss is equipped with the following.
Surly LHT deluxe frame (What make it deluxe is the s&s couplers under the inner-tubes so I can brake it in two and pack it into a non oversize flight case or soft bag).
Racks are Surly.
Bars are Jeff Jones design Titec H-Bar.
Thompson x4 stem with coloured faceplate upgrade.
Chris King Rasta Dreadset with Chris king Headset spacers.
Seatpost is Sars.
Seat clamp and skewers are Salsa flip offs.
Brooks flyer saddle.
Shimano 9speed cassette.
Tyres are Halo 2.3 Twin-rail.
Sks Cromoplastic mudguards.
Paul Moto Vbrakes and 2 tone Love levers (modded by swapping silver levers out with jammys black ones)
Shifters are the new 9speed thumb shifters from microshift.
Mechs are Microshift Marvo XE Limited coloured edition.
Rasta Cranks are Raceface Atlas AM with Blackspire outer and middle rings shimano inner. Running on a Chris King external BB.
Pedals are Onza with OG Powergrips (pins ground down).
Chain is a Titanium Nitrate coated KMC 9 speed.
Rear wheel is Chris King classic hub laced to Mavic 217 Ceramic, sapim spokes.
Front wheel is Son Schmidt 28 deluxe dynamo hub laced to Mavic 217 ceramic it powers my Schmidt edelux front light and my Supernova E3 rear light (with a joiner at the S&S, thanks Jammy)
It also powers my Tout terrain Plug 2 USB top-cap which can charge your ipod/phone/GPS or any other usb device while you ride! Making sure you always got some irie tunes jammin.
Peep the mesmerizing reggae pics below.
Damn this things an rasta eyefull.
Oh well keep irie dudes
Peace love skulls.