Dennis,

Thanks for all your hard work on this wonderful site.

This is my BareKnuckle 56cm. Replaced my cherished Mercian that I logged many thousands of miles on until the downtube broke. I've wanted a tight geometry frame for some time, but thought that the ride would be too harsh for long rides. This frame is stiff, but does fine for a century, especially with the Selle An-Atomic Saddle that smoothes out those short chainstays. I've logged thousands of miles on this bike and each one brings a smile. Thanks to the guys at thebikebiz.com for the beautiful frame and to Steve at benscycle.net for talking me into the EAI Super Star cog-Suguino 75 polished chaingring-Izumi Super Toughness chain combination. This thing is eerily quiet & smooth. A Big Shout of Thanks to Jessica, Trevor, Dirk, Brian, Ron, James, Dan & of course "His Honor" Dennis Bean-Larson for taking the time to answer my many questions about this fabulous frame. Thanks to my wife Mic, for putting up with yet another bike in the house.

The Buildup: Chris King Headset, Nitto RB-021Bullhorns, Nitto UI-5GX Threadless Stem, Phil Wood Bottom Bracket, Campy Super Record Crank, Suguino 75 Polished Anodized Chainring, EAI Super Star Cog, Izumi Model-V Super Toughness Chain, MKS Chain Tensioners, Crank Brothers Candy C Pedals, Campy Super Record Brake & Lever, Somax Track Wheels- Fixed Fixed Hub, Schwalbe Stelvio Tires, Campy Super Record Seatpost, Selle An-Atomic Saddle.

Larry Tucker Springfield, MO laudio@sbcglobal.net