Carhartt X Pelago Freeway Your Mind Bike in Steel Green
Carhartt WIP x Pelago 'Freeway your Mind' Bike, both brands have teamed up to make this bike, with the Finnish bike company Pelago doing all the hard work to produce this very limited custom bike in steel green, as you would imagine the components are all top drawer and one thing is for sure Pelago know how to put a bike together.
Below is a breakdown of the components used to make up this fine machine.
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- SSP custom edit S/M/L full 4130 CRMO, double butted main frame
- Tires: Schwalbe Kojak Raceguard 35-622, Tubes: Schwalbe Sv17
- Brakes: TRP Spyre disc brakes with TR 160-7 160mm rotors, Tektro levers
- Chain: 1/2" x 1/8” (100L)
- Grips: 130mm with one side lock on
- Saddle: Canvas
- M (57 cm)
One of the Carhartt WIP team members knew us from skating back in the day. For the project we found an abandoned frame chained to a post, hacked it free and repurposed as a base for the new custom bike. The trip was a success — no one died — and the rest is history.
What we shared that week inspired us to create a collection based around cycling, with a range that takes you from point A to B, through whatever elements are thrown at you. A means to Freeway Your Mind.
The collection consists of a single-speed porteur bicycle developed to be reliable and easy-to-handle. Its toolbox-green colour was developed as a nod to classic workmanship. A bespoke bag, designed by Mission Workshop, fixes to the front rack and can be removed to be worn in a messenger stye. To conclude the range, double-reflective labeling and other bike-centric details were added to our garments. There’s a jacket with waterproof coating, accessories, and t-shirts with special fits. Everything in the collection is practical, but the utilities aren’t the main focus. Instead you’ll find the technicalities remain in details.
The Carhartt Pelago range is a small compact package, there are