River City Bicycles Pro Build: (XXXL) ’77 Seven

Commemorates Portland Trailblazers 1977 NBA Championship

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River City Bicycles Pro Build: (XXXL) '77 Seven

It’s not everyday you see a bike that’s the right size for someone who’s 6-foot-10.

Portland’s River City Bicycles bike shop builds lots and lots of incredible custom bikes because they love bikes. They also love basketball. Shop owner and founder Dave Guettler is a Trailblazers season ticket holder and has seen many Blazers come through the store as customers.

River City Bicycles Pro Build: (XXXL) '77 Seven

Genuine basketball leather was used for the bar tape.

That’s why Dave wanted a bicycle in the store for the next Trailblazer, or any super tall customer, so he had one built. The result is a titanium road bike built to commemorate the 1977 NBA Championship won by the Portland Trailblazers. (Go Bill Walton — and check out the Dr. J dunks!)

River City Bicycles Pro Build: (XXXL) '77 Seven

Total bike weight is 22.7 pounds. Cost is $7400.

Seven Cycles perfectly executed a clean, stylish frame build and the River City Bicycles service department spec’d it with top-tier components from Shimano, ENVE, and Portland’s own Chris King Precision Components.

River City Bicycles Pro Build: (XXXL) '77 Seven

Dura Ace and flat pedals, not a combination you see everyday.

For the finishing touch they turned to Walnut Bespoke Leather Designs from Nehalem, Oregon, who created basketball leather bar tape, a tool roll strap, and pant cuff bands. Complete bike weight for this super-sized roadster is 22.7 pounds. Price is $7400. Press play to learn more.

To learn more visit rivercitybicycles.com.

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