The Bikes


Made by Natalie Ramsland
in Portland, Oregon

Type: Road, steel frame
Model: Little Black Dress
Fork: Bontrager Satellite Plus
Groupset: Shimano Ultegra Compact
Wheelset: Velocity Spartacus
Handlebars: Salsa Poco
Fenders: Bamboo Civia
Weight: 21 lbs.

For more on the Sweetpea,
see the following posts:

Part 1: Year of Indecision
Part 2: Is it Love or Just a Crush?
Part 3: Fit & Fitness
Part 4: Not the Final Chapter
Part 5: The ‘Pea and Me


Type: Mountain, hardtail
Model: Rockhopper Comp 29er
Fork: SR Suntour suspension with lockout
Groupset: Shimano Acera
Wheelset: Rockhopper 29″
Accessories: Don’t need ’em
Nickname: Steamroller
Singletrack & neighborhood fun



Felt cruiserFelt

Type: Cruiser, aluminum frame
Model: Café 7 relaxed geometry
Fork: Felt Café uni-crown
Wheelset: Café 700 x 38c tires
Accessories: Cup holder, bell, kickstand
Weight: With the rack, about 35 lbs.
Purpose: Trips to the market, recycling bins, and other errands


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