Custom road bike

Custom road bike

I designed and built this bike as a show bike for 2023 – my interpretation of the modern classic road bike. In keeping with current trends, it features fully integrated hydraulic hoses via Enve’s IN-Route system (bar/stem, headset, fork) and a T47 BB. Designed around 32mm tires, it can run from 28 to 35mm. Both frame and fork have hidden fender mounts.

To keep the chainstays short with the larger tire clearance, the seattube is offset forward on the BB shell. Bottle mounts are as low as possible in the frame to leave room for a half-framebag, with a third bottle mount under the downtube.

A carbon headtube insert is mainly cosmetic but does save a few grams. The build is finished out with the new 12spd FSA WE wireless electronic group and Enve wheels.

Beautiful crisp white paint by Colorworks, and the weight as shown with the deep wheels and 32mm tires is 17.4lbs.


  1. Cool! Nice design which combines the classic road bike look with modern components. What I find especially interesting are the hidden fender mounts. Do you have pictures of the bike with fenders mounted?

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