Michael didn't even know he was looking for a better bike when he saw the AWOL frameset in the shop, but one thing led to another and soon he was taking his first "little" shakedown ride from Lake Oswego to Cascade Locks and back...and he couldn't have been more pleased with the comfort and handling of his new AWOL. This build didn't deviate too much from the flavor of the stock AWOL comp, just dialed it in for how he rides. Lots of road, sometimes loaded, but more about the ability to ride where ever his will takes him with no problems. Plenty of gear range, tubeless tires and dynamo/USB power are the stars here.
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