2000 Air Friday

                                With Aerospoke wheels:


                                With HED wheels:


This bicycle is designed to fold up and fit into a regular sized Samsonite suitcase.  The beam is made out of Ti and really smooths out the bumps!

For more information, check out Bike Friday's web site. 

Common components between the two configurations:

Cook Brothers crank (180mm)
Phil Wood  bottom bracket 
Speedplay X3 pedals
11-21 steel cassette
Sedis chain
Campagnolo Chorus 9 speed Ergo shift levers
          IRC Roadlite 451 tires
Campagnolo  Chorus calipers
Bike Friday custom adjustable stem 
Bike Friday custom split bars
Cinelli cork tape with Cinelli end caps
Tricor 26.8 2 bolt seat post
Specialized Body Geometry seat
Chromolly steel, welded
          Ti beam (like a Softride)
          Bike Friday drop outs
Chris King 1 1/4 threaded headset
65 cm seat tube (virtual)
Blackburn  pump

Built: July 10th, 2000  Original paint

Components unique to the Aerospoke setup:

Sugino chainrings 38/48
QBP Engagement ring 58
Campagnolo Racing Triple front derailleur
Special custom made front derailleur mount/chain guard
Campagnolo Racing Triple rear derailleur

Components unique to the Hed setup:

Sugino chainrings 48, chainguard
No front derailleur
Campagnolo Record 9 speed Ti rear derailleur
          Sachs 3x9 (modified 3x7) rear hub
Sonic front hub