Ride report: Storck Fascenario ‘F.3’ Platinum

Head-on photo of the front brake and head tube taken while riding

My first week with an extraordinary new bike

A little background

Close-up photo of the bicycle gears and chain
Close-up photo of the bicycle gears and chain
That’s a lot of gears

Discovering the bike that would be right for me

My new bike in front of the shop
My new bike in front of the shop

A lovely first sight

Close-up of my shoe, the pedal, and the front chainrings taken while riding
Close-up of my shoe, the pedal, and the front chainrings taken while riding

Ride #1: Concord/Carlisle Express

My old and new bikes on the roof of my car
My old and new bikes on the roof of my car
Old and new, on the way home

Ride #2: Hot & Hilly, to Wickford the much longer way

Photo of my and the bike, ready to leave for a long ride
Photo of my and the bike, ready to leave for a long ride
Ready to roll out for a long day

Ride #3: An easy spin to road test the adjustments

Ride #4: An extended Smackdown loop and a new PR

Bike leaning against a fence, now with wider tires
Bike leaning against a fence, now with wider tires

Ride #5: Another easy spin, a little bit softer now

Closeup of the shifter, handlebar, and front brake
Closeup of the shifter, handlebar, and front brake

designer, tinkerer, typographer, speaker. http://rwt.io, author:Responsive Typography (bit.ly/rwtbook). walker of @aProperCollie & @inImproperCollie

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store