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Build photos to come!!!!!!!

 

Candy Blue Gravel frame
Nice pop in the sun
Frames ready for the next step
Columbus Spirit road
Casey thinks this Townie is pretty rad!

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Built with a 130mm travel fork (with low offset), 66.5 head angle, 74.5 seat angle, 426mm chainstays

Sram XX1, Garbaruk cassette, Thomson Ti riser, KS Lev Carbon 150mm dropper, Hope brakes, RaceFace Next crank, White Industries BB and Hubs, Stan’s Arch MK3s

 

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Columbus Spirit road frame

 

I have a Race Day steel road frameset available.   If you are interested, please get in touch at erik@alliancebicycles.com

Full details can be found by clicking on the project bike tab.

This frame is built using the rarely seen Columbus Spirit.  It’s the version that I refer to as Spirit for TIG.  The tubeset is beautifully shaped with multi faceted ovalization.  The shaping is hard to describe, but it’s a very unique and special tubeset.  The ride is smooth due to the thin tube walls, but the large diameters keep the frame responsive.

The geometry is my version of classic stage race road numbers.  The bb is kept very low for great corning grip and confidence.  The chainstay length is matched to the front center length for proper weight distribution.  The headtube is a bit taller for less spacer stack under the stem.

This frame will easily clear 28mm tires, the limiting factor is actually the fork.  Enve forks will clear a 28mm as well, but that’s about it.  There is crank clearance for compact or mid compact cranks.

Regular price for this frame, fork, headset is $2,900  Sale Price $1,250

Road Frame Available - 57.5cm

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Includes Cane Creek 110 headset

Columbus Spirit Frameset Available for Purchase

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Steve’s bike is on it’s way to California.

Build details include 160mm of travel front and rear via a Pike and new Fox evol float. Enve m60 wheels with 2.35″ Hans Dampf’s front and rear. KS dropper, raceface sixc 785mm bar, Sram XX1, XTR trail pedals, and a King ti bottle cage. Comes in at 26lbs 3oz.

Steve's 27.5
160mm of travel front and rear

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This bike is headed to Ithaca, NY. The customer wanted a do all road bike that had a lot of pop out of the saddle. I’ve heard from several people that the climbs there are quite steep. I used 1″ untapered chainstays and an oversized downtube that I bi-ovalized in house. I kept the seatstays thin in both diameter and tube wall thickness. A 27.2mm titanium seatpost, carbon fork, and 29mm tires also do a great job of muting road buzz. This bike is my size, so I asked if it could take it out. The best way I can describe it, is it’s like a v8. Punchy when you put your foot in it, but it just purrs once you get it up to speed. I could have kept it……….


Another stainless road bike out the door. This one has all the candy, Campy Super Record EPS, Lightweight wheels, Enve carbon fork, titanium King Headset and Alliance titanium seatpost to match, etc.

Heather’s stainless road bike turned out very nice. It came in at 16.5lbs with pedals and two bottle cages which is pretty light for a steel bike with electronic shifting and a power meter. This frame also has etched logos instead of decals. I had the enve fork painted matte black with no logos for a more uniform look.


Titanium 27.5 full suspension. 100mm in back with 120mm pike up front. The bike is 26.5lbs with pedals and a bottle cage

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