BSD World Wide Crew new recruit, Joe Foley, just paid us a visit in Glasgow to sample what the streets have to offer, elbow bump with the locals, enjoy Greg Layden's street BBQ culinary skills and set up a new Soulja frame and parts while he was here. Joe's a big lad with a big setup to match, read on for a rundown of the Hull shredders BSD parts of choice and a few words on how he likes to run his ride...
Joe's Soulja Setup:
|Frame||:||Flat black 21.2" BSD Soulja frame|
|Bars||:||Flat Raw 10" BSD Raider bars in 1" OS|
|Grips||:||Black BSD Leezus Handles|
|Bar Ends||:||Black BSD PCP bar ends|
|Stem||:||Black BSD 1" OS Stacked stem|
|Headset||:||BSD Integrated headset|
|Forks||:||Flat Black BSD Jonesin' Fork|
|Sprocket||:||Black 25 tooth BSD Jonesin' Sprocket|
|Cranks||:||Prototype BSD Substance XL cranks 165mm|
|Pedals||:||Black BSD Jonesin' pedals|
|Chain||:||Black BSD 1991 halflink chain|
|Rear Hub||:||Black BSD Back Street Pro Cassette Hub with Jersey Barrier hubguards|
|Rear Tire||:||Black BSD Donnastreet tire 2.3″|
|Rear Rim||:||Chrome BSD XLT rim|
|Front Hub||:||Black BSD Front Street Pro hub with Jersey Barrier hubguards|
|Front Tire||:||Black BSD Donnastreet tire 2.3″|
|Front Rim||:||Chrome BSD XLT rim|
|Pegs||:||BSD Rude Tube LT V2 pegs|
|Seat||:||Black BSD Jonesin' Seat|
|Seat Post||:||Black BSD Blitzed post|
A FEW WORDS FROM JOE ABOUT HIS SETUP:
" I chose the Donny Soulja in a 21.2" because I'm quite a tall guy, haha, and the geometry is what fits my style of riding. The rapid movement I get with the 12.8" back end brings the hardway grinds round way easier..
I run the Raider bars because I also like to have a big front end, I'm currently running them in flat raw. I've cut them down to about 28.5" because I like the clearance for the bobby dazzlers.
Grant threw us some of the new XLT rims and oh boy are they light. My bike feels so responsive with them on and I thought I would throw a bit of jazz in to how my bike looks by getting them in chrome. Man, in my opinion all black, raw bars and chrome wheels dayum she's looking good!
People ask about what size tyres I run and in my opinion I have always liked the narrower tyres for the rail rides. I feel like the skinnier the tyre the more surface area i have on the rail to play with, haha. "
Grant threw us some of the new XLT rims and oh boy are they light. My bike feels so responsive with them on...
I've cut my bars down to about 28.5" because I like the clearance for the bobby dazzlers...