Rawland Cycles Olaf XC Hardtail

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The Olaf is either a single speed or a fixed gear beauty with head-turning fork crown flair. Whether threading the canyons of Manhattan or yawping across the rolling farm roads of Missouri, the Olaf can deliver stripped-down single-gear transcendence.

The Olaf's specially designed sea serpent rear dropout — homage to the carvings that adorned the bows of Viking exploration longships — features angled slots. Unlike the horizontal slots on a track frame (the starting point for many a fixed), the Olaf's angled slots allow you to keep the rim aligned with brake pads, even when swapping chain rings and cogs. A built-in bottle opener reminds you that Vikings liked a drop with their adventure, too.

Named after Northfield's St. Olaf College situated across from the river-front downtown, the Rawland Olaf embodies the unflinchingly high quality for which its namesake college is renowned.

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My Rawland Olaf is done!

Finished up my Olaf this morning! Here's some pics: [url]http://picasaweb.google.com/annies48823/2009_01_24?feat=directlink[/url] And one here for fun: [IMG]http://lh5.ggpht.com/_ffEjJZHmux8/SXyPzGns32I/AAAAAAAACUs/4WSSTkhwNms/s640/IMG_0828.JPG[/IMG] Note the first few pics had the back fender ... Read More »

New Olaf build

I'm a long-time SS rider, beginning with 26", moved to 29", and have been patiently waiting for the right bike to build a 650b SS'er. Meet my Olaf. A big thanks to Kirk P. for creating the genre and accoutrements, also to Sean and Anna Virnig at Rawland for designing such a beautiful frameset, fin ... Read More »

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