The Surly Pacer. There are a lot of road frames out there that are flashier, more exotic, and full of promises most riders only dream of fulfilling. The Pacer does not make promises. It is simply a great riding steel frame.
Surly 4130 CroMoly steel frame and fork. Main triangle double-butted
Shimano Tiagra 2 x 10 drivetrain, compact crank, STI shifters
Tektro R358 brakes, Salsa Short and Shallow drop bar, and Continental Ultra Sport 700c x 28 tires