Readers’ Rides: Dan’s Crust Nor’Easter Party Bike


Readers’ Rides: Dan’s Crust Nor’Easter Party Bike

This week’s Readers’ Rides comes from Dan, who pedals this bike all over the Northeast. It’s a Crust Bike Nor’Easter and Dan calls it his Party Bike. Follow along with Dan on Instagram and check out more photos and a parts breakdown below…

Figured I’d toss my hat in the ring for the Readers’ Rides, hope you find the bike interesting! It’s my party/touring/camping/cruising bike that really shines on gravel but also knows how to have fun on city streets.

2019 Crust Bikes Nor’Easter 62cm
700c/50 Panaracers Gravel Kings
White Industries G25 wheels
White Industries XMR rear hub
Schmidt SON dynamo front hub
Paul Components Klamper brakes
Paul Components Thru Axles
White Industries cranks and chainring
White Industries Bottom Bracket
Sram Eagle GX drivetrain with Microshift 12spd bar end shifter
White Industries headset
Crust Stem and 615mm Towel Rack handlebars
TRP brake levers
Camp and Go Slow bar tape
Nitto M18 front rack with Thomson decaleur hack
Ocean Air Cycles/Swift Industries Docena bag
SimWorks seatpost
Brooks Cambium C15 saddle

Two camping photos by @LazySaddle

We’d like to thank all of you who have submitted Readers Rides builds to be shared over here. The response has been incredible and we have so many to share over the next few months. Feel free to submit your bike, listing details, components, and other information. You can also include a portrait of yourself with your bike and your Instagram account! Please, shoot landscape-orientation photos, not portrait. Thanks!