Memories of my SOMA Delancey Gucci Bike POW MIA RIP Berlin

Memories of my SOMA Delancey Gucci Bike POW MIA RIP Berlin

After my Bianchi Pista single speed bike was stolen and before I moved to Berlin, Germany, I bought the Delancey frame from SOMA bikes and had it built up at Capitol Hill Bikes, RIP, now City Bikes Capitol Hill

Memories of my SOMA Delancey Gucci Bike POW MIA RIP Berlin

I ordered every single expensive accessory I could find, from Salsa to Brooks to White Industries to all the other little details such as a track bike chain and chainring and freewheel. Maybe you can identify all the pieces. 

Memories of my SOMA Delancey Gucci Bike POW MIA RIP Berlin

I even forget what sort of crankset I had. I think I might have even splurged for a Chris King headset and maybe some cool bottom bracket.

Memories of my SOMA Delancey Gucci Bike POW MIA RIP Berlin

I don’t remember.

Memories of my SOMA Delancey Gucci Bike POW MIA RIP Berlin

I just know that it was stolen away from me after I left it behind in Berlin after I needed to rush back to DC for something and never really got back very quickly.

Memories of my SOMA Delancey Gucci Bike POW MIA RIP Berlin

Here’s a memoriam to my one and only truly Guccified bike.

Memories of my SOMA Delancey Gucci Bike POW MIA RIP Berlin

From then on, I kept them basic, from my Specialized Langster Gangster, that was basically stock, to my Surly Steamroller that sports an after-market Sturmey Archer S3x 3 speed internal fixed gear hub, my bright red White Industries ENO Rear Hub, and my two-finger Salsa brake leavers. 

Memories of my SOMA Delancey Gucci Bike POW MIA RIP Berlin
Memories of my SOMA Delancey Gucci Bike POW MIA RIP Berlin

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