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  1. #1
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    FS: 56cm Van Dessel WTF Steel Gravel Bike, Mint

    Turns out gravel riding isn't for me... or more specifically, my back and my arthritic shoulders. So up for sale is my lightly-used steel Van Dessel Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (WTF) gravel bike, size 56cm. I'm 5'11" and it fits great- the seatpost height I have set can be seen in the pictures, so there's plenty of adjustability in both directions.

    The bike is in mint condition. There's a little cable rub around the headtube, but otherwise it looks pretty new. Wheels have a couple of small nicks in them, but nothing serious. Shifters are smooth, brakes work great, and the tires have plenty of tread left. As-is, the bike weighs around 23 lbs. You could drop 2.5 lbs by putting a carbon fork on this thing... but you probably won't want to.

    SOLD SOLD SOLD. I will ship within the US, but I'd prefer a local sale if possible. PM if interested.

    Frame: Van Dessel WTF, 56cm
    Fork: Van Dessel Steel
    Drivetrain: SRAM Force 1x11
    Wheels: Easton Haven (~1600g, tubeless)
    Tires: Donnelly Xplor 700c x 40mm
    Brakes: TRP Hy-Rd
    Crankset: Hope w/ 36t Absolute Black Oval
    Cassette: SRAM 1x11 (11-42)
    Bar: Origin8 Gary OS
    Stem: Thomson Elite
    Saddle: All City Gonzo (new)

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    Last edited by smmokan; 06-25-2020 at 10:11 AM.

  2. #2
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    That's an interestingly odd looking bike. [says the guy riding a Slate] glws
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  3. #3
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    fun ride: I had one for a few years....


  4. #4
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    Sick looking bike. That made someone happy.

  5. #5
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    sorry that didnt work out for you! nice bike

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