Khaled’s Time Trial bike

Khaled’s TT build has a similar design to Andrew’s, but with some differences in the frame build and handlebar design to suit Khaled’s requirements.

The frame has a custom ovalised seatmast, with matching cap for adjustability. The cutout for the rear wheel is set to accommodate a 25mm tire. Vertical dropouts make for easy wheel installation, but to prevent hanging up on the chainstay mounted rear brake, they are angled ten degrees back from normal.

At the front, the Columbus Tusk aero fork slots into a modified FSA headset in the dropped headtube. The custom one-piece stem/bar/aerobar then matches up to the ovalised toptube. Airfoil section tubing is used for the basebar. There is a short tower (also airfoil section) up to the aerobars, which are set to allow for Khaled’s fairly wide-armed position, using Fibrelyte carbon armrests. The rear brake cable and Di2 wire are hidden as they exit the back of the stem and enter the frame at the toptube. With just that one Di2 wire heading to the rear derailleur, all the rest of the system is contained within the handlebars. The shifters are in the ends of the aero extensions, the control box in the other end, and the battery and junction box inside the extension. The front brake cable exits underneath the stem to run directly to the TriRig front brake.

The Vision time trial crankset has modified chainring bolts holding a custom Fibrelyte 55T carbon chainring.

Paint is by Colorworks, and with the Enve 3.4 wheels shown the bike weighs 17.5lbs (Khaled will add his own TT wheelset).

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