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Spinonthese.com

This is what has been distracting me from my photography since getting back from Budapest. I enjoyed riding the retro single gear bikes so much in Budapest when I got home I dug out my Cinelli Black Rats Mystic from the garage and set to work to pimp my ride!

 

Amongst hours and hours of research I stumbled across the UK based wheel specialist, Drew at Spinonthese.com. He made me a custom hand built wheel set to meet my requests. They are more than just pretty wheels, they are quite unusual - 28mm wide deep carbon rims that allow tyres to be ran at a much lower pressure giving a far better ride/ handling for when i'm racing around. The exact model I went for were "DM8 Superleggero Series SL-FiftyEight Super Fast Boys" track wheels.

 

If you appreciate bikes as much as cameras I would highly recommend you check him out!

 

I used this shoot to compare 3 lenses on the digital Hasselblad to see which focal length I prefer, 150mm Zeiss Sonnar f4 CF, 120mm Zeiss Macro Planar f4 CF, 50mm Zeiss Distagon f4 CF.

 

This was with the H3D-31 + 120mm Zeiss Macro Planar f4 CF @f4, 1/125, ISO 400 just before the rain came

 

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This is how the bike looked off the shelf in 2014 - www.flickr.com/photos/32681588@N03/14594740513

   

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Taken on June 30, 2017