Photography by Walter Lai

This is Mike Barry Sr.’s road bike. When he was a boy growing up in London, England, he had his eye on a blue and brown road bike. As he was only a teenager, he couldn’t afford it but promised himself that one day he’d paint one of his bikes powder blue and brown. Campagnolo Athena was chosen for the bike, as it is both functional and elegant–Mike has a slight distaste for black parts. The frame is built with a mixture of Columbus lightweight tubing and has a Ritchey Carbon fork. The wheels are classic and strong: Chris King R45 hubs, HplusSon rims, and  32 double butted DT Swiss Competition spokes. The bottle cage was made in the Mariposa workshop and the pump is a vintage Silca.

Frame: Columbus with lugs
Fork: Ritchey WCS Carbon
Paint: Baffin blue and brown
Rear Derailleur: Campagnolo Veloce 10 2015
Front Derailleur: Campagnolo Veloce 10 2015
Crankset: Campagnolo Veloce 10 2015 52-38
Chain Ring: Campagnolo Veloce 10 2015
Cassette: Campagnolo Veloce 10 2015 12-27
Chain: Campagnolo Veloce 10 2015
Bottom Bracket: Campagnolo Veloce 10 2015
Brake/Gear Levers: Campagnolo Veloce 10 2015
Brake calipers: Campagnolo Veloce 10 2015
Headset: Chris King Threadless 1-1/8″ Silver Sotto Voce
Headset spacers: Chris King Silver
Stem: Thomson Elite Road
Handlebar: Ritchey Classic
Seatpost: Ritchey Classic
Rims: H Plus Son TB14
Front Hub: Chris King R45 Silver
Rear Hub: Chris King R45 Silver
Spokes: DT Swiss
Tires: Continental Grand Prix 4000s 25mm
Bottle Cages: Mariposa custom
Tape: Octto
Pedals: Look Keo 2 Max Blade Pedals
Saddle: Fi’zik Aliante
Pump: Vintage Silca – Painted to Match bike










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