Congratulations to Mark on taking delivery of his new speed machine. He has already smashed a number or Strava PB’s. A very nice bottle of Scotch as a thank you always welcome 🙂 Frame built with Columbus Spirit tubing and finished with Hunt Aero Wheels SRAM Force AXS HRD Electronic Groupset Zipp carbon aero bars Carbon forks Chris King Inset 8 headset Ultimate Evo new seatpost Total Weight 8.3kg Out… Read More »Stefano 003 Handover
Well, the first thing is for you to decide what type of bike you want. Sounds obvious but that can be quite difficult for some as generally this is a once in a lifetime purchase and you do not want to get it wrong :). Current bike trends like Gravel or low attached seat stays can play a bit part in the final design. I generally tell people to follow… Read More »What is the process and how long does it take?
We understand the benefits of splashing out on a bespoke suit. After all, you get an end product that will last a lifetime – and one that is made to measure. But a bike? While you’re unlikely to need one on your wedding day, a bicycle is also a high-value investment item that you’re going to get a lot of mileage out of. So why make do with what you can get on the Bike2Work… Read More »Should I go bespoke?
GO FOR A FITTING Before building a bike, Steve strongly urges getting a professional fitter to take your measurements – he recommends thebikewhisperer.co.uk. “It’s quite involved,” he says. “Is like three hours. He will tell me where the customer’s hands, bum and legs need to be – he puts that in a drawing. “Anyone can benefit from a good fit,” says Steve. You don’t need to be having a custom… Read More »Do I need to be an expert or technical?
REYNOLDS TECHNOLOGY Reynolds sell their frame tubes direct. Most of the commonly used tubes are in stock but they have many more that can be ordered. Reynolds 953 stainless tube is often in short supply despite being a stock item. Reynolds 531 is still available only as a main triangle for lugged frames. They do also supply a range of dropouts, bottom brackets, steerers and lugs etc. COLUMBUS Ceeway in Erith,… Read More »What products do you use?