Road Race Special

A brave new world of steel. High strength, heat treated, alloyed, butted and shaped tubing expertly crafted for speed. 
 
Our custom selection of the best tubes and bits for a racy bike:
  • True Temper OX Platinum lightweight head tube
  • True Temper S3 tear drop top tube and 38mm bi-oval down tube
  • Columbus Life triple butted oversize seat tube
  • Columbus Life high volume short taper chainstays
  • True Temper smaller diameter tapered seat stays, with our own custom S bend
  • Paragon Macine Works threaded BB and compact dropouts with replaceable hanger
  • Stainless steel bottle bosses and cable stops
  • Enve 2.0 fork painted to match (straight steerer) (upgrade to lighter 1.0 for $90) 
  • Chris King headset

Purpose Built for

  • Speed
  • Fast Climbs
  • Technical Descents
  • Saturday morning local World Championships

Key Features

  • Our Lightest & Stiffest Model
  • High Performance Handling
  • Carves Corners like a Mofo

Pricing

Frameset

  • Steel Frameset
    $3130
    Complete Steel Frame with:

    • ENVE Carbon Road Fork 2.0 custom painted to match frame
    • Chris King NoThreadSet™ headset
    • Custom tailored geometry
    • Rider-specific, premium tubeset
    • Choice of select finish
    • Stainless Steel head badge

Components

Kits include: Crankset, bottom bracket, brake/shift levers, front & rear dérailleurs, brakes, chain, cassette, and cables.

  • Dura-Ace Di2
    $3320
    Electronic shifting, Shimano Dura-Ace group.
  • Dura-Ace Mechanical Shifting
    $2010
  • Ultegra Di2
    $1910
  • Ultegra Mechanical Shifting
    $1110
  • SRAM & Campagnolo
    Inquire for Pricing

Cockpit

Includes: handlebar, stem, seat post, and bar tape.

  • ENVE Carbon
    $880
  • Easton Carbon / Aluminum
    $420
    Easton carbon EC70 SL3 handlebar and EC70 seat post with aluminum EA70 stem
  • Aluminum
    $340

Wheels + Tires

  • CHRIS KING / ENVE CARBON
    $2980
    Chris King R45 hubs and ENVE 3.4 clincher rim 20/24, black Sapim CX-Ray spokes, ENVE brass nipples
  • JONES: ATOMIC CARBON / CHRIS KING R45 HUBS
    $2180
    Jones Precision Wheels built: Atomic carbon rim, Chris King R45 hubs, DT aerolite spokes
  • JONES: ATOMIC CARBON / WHITE INDUSTRIES
    $1980
    Jones Precision Wheels built: Atomic carbon rim, White Industries T11 hubs, DT aerolite spokes
  • Chris King Alloy Race
    $1150
    R45 hubs, HED Belgium + rim (tubeless compatible, 25mm wide), 20/24 or 24/28, Sapim CX Ray spokes, alloy nipples.
  • Chris King Alloy Ride
    $1050
    R45 hubs, HED Belgium + rim (tubeless compatible, 25mm wide) 28/28 Sapim Race butted spokes,  alloy nipples.
  • CHRIS KING CERAMIC BEARING UPGRADE
    $100
    Ceramic bearings for Chris King R45 hubset
  • Tires: Hutchinson Fusion 3 Tubeless
    $210
    Tires, valves, sealant and Salsa Titanium QR set
  • Tires: Michelin Pro4 clincher
    $170
    Michelin Pro4 clincher tires, tubes, Salsa Titanium QR set

Finish

  • Select Colors & Design
    Included in Frameset Price
  • Custom Colors
    $75+
    Custom colors start at a $75 upgrade
  • Full Custom
    Starting at $400
    The sky is the limit.

Additions

  • Electronic Shifting Cable Routing
    $75

… this thing is a dream. Snappy, comfortable, and sexy. Totally love it, thank you!

Alex SchlosserRoad Race Special
Easily the best bike I’ve ever ridden! It’s light, fast, comfortable, and very beautiful…it makes me happy every time I’m on it.
Rick CacciaRoad Race Special

Thanks for building me the hands-down best bike I’ve ever ridden. Thank you John! It’s amazing!

Peter ThomsenRoad Race Specialhttp://peterthomsen.com