Bikes to Like: Mike W.’s Custom Waterford

In randonneuring, you get to know people by what bike they ride. I first met Mike after seeing his bike in the parking lot. “Who owns this bike?” I wondered. “Someone with an excellent randonneuring aesthetic!”

I found out the owner was Mike, who started riding with the D.C. Randonneurs this year. Mike’s positive attitude, sense of humor, and tenacity make him a perfect randonneur! And did I mention his bike? A custom steel steed that I’m thrilled to feature on Bikes to Like.

Mike and his Waterford (c) Dave S.

1. What kind of bike do you have?

I have a custom fitted Waterford ST22 frame.  It was built up by Bike Doctor in Frederick, Maryland.  I purchased the frame in September 2010 and then began accumulating the parts to build it up.  It was delivered to me in February 2011.

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