This forum is great, so don't take this the wrong way, but there is a decidedly "East Coast feel to the proceedings here. So I present to you for your approval my (finally) completed Badger drop bar 29"er. (Bad late night pic, but I'll get better ones this weekend) Spec: Badger drop bar specific fillet brazed frame. 19" size. Suspension corrected fork (100mm) custom made by Badger Chris King/Stan's Flow /DT Swiss wheels set up tubeless with wire bead ExiWolfs. Thomson stem and seatpost Truvativ Stylo SS crank set up as a double ring crank with a 44T/32T XT rear derailluer, vintage 1995 w/vintage Avid Rollermajig in purple SRAM X-Gen front derailluer XT cassette 11-34T Chris King headset Origin 8 "Gary" bar Tektro linear pull specific aero levers Avid BB-7 mtn brakes. 185mm frt/160mm/rear Vintage Curve titanium skewers in purple WTB Lazer V saddle Bontrager faux-cork tape A single track/gravel road bent is what I was looking for. I'll get it out sometime this weekend on some gravel and report back.