Bikerumor Monday Mystery Pic

bikerumor monday mystery pic

Photo from the collection of Jeff Archer of First Flight Bicycles. If you think you know what this is, post your answer in the ‘comments’ section– the correct answer will be posted there on Tuesday!

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9co - 01/07/13 - 7:13am

Odessey straddle Rod!
Phew… that was an awsome improvement back in the early 90′

Chad - 01/07/13 - 7:21am

It’s an over thought out straddle cable for canti brake. Control Tech?

Patrick - 01/07/13 - 8:04am

Odyssey straddle for cantis

Mirwin - 01/07/13 - 8:40am

Odessey Straddle Rod.

Ripnshread - 01/07/13 - 8:45am

Avid Tri-Dangle. I had 2. They were sweet when high end canti’s were hard to keep adjusted.

Loki - 01/07/13 - 8:51am

Odyssey Straddle Rod.

Ripnshread - 01/07/13 - 8:52am

Oh…its to early…Loki is right…damn…gratz

TMH - 01/07/13 - 9:16am

Oh I almost bought a pair of these. Are they worth it? If anything, they sure look cool…

ant1 - 01/07/13 - 9:53am

campy mechanical mustache. circa 1955.

Sherpa - 01/07/13 - 10:12am

The latest in red anodized, hip replacement technology…

uglyyeti - 01/07/13 - 10:30am

Had ’em. Looked blingy, but didn’t like them. Sold to Spankye. Sorry Spankye.

Dockboy - 01/07/13 - 10:46am

Odyssey Straddle Rods. I’ve got a pair on my Cross-Check. Mine are purple, too.

Cynikal - 01/07/13 - 10:48am

I have a set of these in my parts bin. I should put them on something.

DeeEight - 01/07/13 - 12:58pm

Odyssey straddle rod, I just sold one on retrobike.

Gregory - 01/07/13 - 3:18pm

I had one sitting on a shelf, girlfriend saw it, thought it was an adult video.. Straddle The Rod

Tim - 01/07/13 - 9:21pm

Pathetic, I not only know what it is but also have one in purple.Looking for a match.

Saris - 01/08/13 - 3:14am

Campy Seatpost.

Kristibee - 01/08/13 - 8:52am

Answer from Jeff at First Flight Bicycles: Odyssey Straddle Rod

Jeff Davies - 01/08/13 - 11:20am

Don’t remember what they’re called but I’ve had one on a Klein Attitude since the mid-90s.

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