Ray’s V3 EPS

This is my first build with Campagnolo’s electronic EPS groupset. Not quite as easy to fully integrate as Di2, since the battery box also contains the brains of the system, but it is designed for internal wiring. I machined a custom mount for the battery to go under the downtube, to tuck it out of the way. The frame uses a mixture of True Temper and Columbus tubing, with Enve carbon tubes for the seatmast and headtube insert. 13.7lbs as shown.

 

 

3 Comments

  1. What are the head- and seat-tube angles on this? Thanks.

    • To match Ray’s fit numbers this bike has a 71 degree seattube angle. For road bikes I tend towards a trail figure around 58mm for good handling – this would normally be a 73 degree headtube angle and 43mm of rake. But I also try to eliminate toe-wheel overlap, so with the toptube length required, this bike has a 72 degree headtube angle, with 50mm of rake, which increases the front center (and thus the toe clearance), but maintains the trail at 57mm.

      • Cheers Rob. Thought it looked “slack”. Really liking the splendid minimalism.

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