Aquarelle is a city and touring bike built for a watercolor artist in Boston. It has a relaxed, step-through frame geometry, and relatively generous stay clearance for Soma New Xpress 650B x 38 terracotta tires from Rivendell
. The frame construction features bilaminar joints with hand-carved scrolling at the head and seat tube clusters. Drivetrain is Campagnolo Veloce, reduced to 9sp cassette for clearance, with IRD Silver SOS power ratchet Thumb shifters (also from Rivendell
. These are so smooth they make the shifting feel almost like it's indexed.