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Albannach-Custom Ti

xdocxdoc Posts: 331
edited June 2019 in Your road bikes
My latest build, my first Titanium frame, and my first with electronic gears. Wanted a new 'winter bike' which for me means disc brakes and ability to fit full mud guards. Looked at the usual off the shelf suspects but didn't find anything which ticked all the boxes, hence went custom, and ended up dealing with Albannach, Jim the founder was a pleasure to deal with.
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Neat internal cabling for the rear brake:
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Have to say I'm very impressed with Etap, set up was straight forward and shifting something else after mechanical campag.
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During it's first proper ride out today:
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  • shortfallshortfall Posts: 2,366
    What a stunner! Winter bike you say? I'd ride that year round. Love it.
  • jpj84jpj84 Posts: 26
    That's your Winter bike? I should have tried harder at school :-(
  • arlowoodarlowood Posts: 2,422
    Fantastic looking bike - I'm green with envy.

    Where has Albannach sprung from in the Ti bike world. It's never been mentioned before in any of the "which Ti bike" threads that I've read. Plenty of Enigma, Burls, Van Nicholas etc. Seems on the evidence here that Albannach is a real contender for inclusion.

    Having looked on their website can you confirm the the £1500 price quoted is just for the frame. A suitable fork/steerer would be extra on top.
  • xdocxdoc Posts: 331
    arlowood wrote:
    Fantastic looking bike - I'm green with envy.

    Where has Albannach sprung from in the Ti bike world. It's never been mentioned before in any of the "which Ti bike" threads that I've read. Plenty of Enigma, Burls, Van Nicholas etc. Seems on the evidence here that Albannach is a real contender for inclusion.

    Having looked on their website can you confirm the the £1500 price quoted is just for the frame. A suitable fork/steerer would be extra on top.

    Hi, yes £1500 for the frame only.
  • xdocxdoc Posts: 331
    Full build list and some weights for those interested below. Some parts were from my parts 'bin', nicked off my Kinesis Pro6, or 2nd hand 'bargains' off ebay.

    Frame: Albannach 'Rathad' custom geometry, 1910g
    Fork: Kinesis Tracer 1.5, 452g uncut (rattled canned plain black)
    Wheels: handbuilt, Hope centre lock hubs, CXray spokes, Carbonal 38mm deep tubular rims, front 585g rear 750g
    Tyres: Veloflex Vlaanderens 27mm tubs 295g each
    Headset:KCNC
    Zipp sl 17deg stem 154g
    Handlebar: FSA K wing compact (cheap Ebay purchase but in white so stripped back to bare carbon)
    Crankset: Rotor 3d+ with Praxis 50/34 rings (Ebay)
    Botton bracket:Rotor
    Mechs and shifters: Sram Etap
    Cassette: Dura Ace 12-28 (Ebay)
    Pedals: Time RXS
    Saddle: Specialized Toupe
    Clamp: KCNC
    Post: FSA
    Calipers: TRP Spyres
    Rotors: Ultegra
    Brake cables: Jagwire Pro compressionless.

    Total bike weight 8.3 Kg
  • step83step83 Posts: 3,791
    As a fellow tin can owner (different brand) I approve!
  • xdocxdoc Posts: 331
    step83 wrote:
    As a fellow tin can owner (different brand) I approve!

    Hi, seen your Spitfire Ti on here, very nice too :)
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,571
    pwooaar - dope.

    lose the red bits for black and its sweet dope.

    #deep
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • veronese68veronese68 Posts: 22,536 Lives Here
    That really is lovely, the parts bin build on such a nice frame pleases me even more.
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