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What frame should I build my dream bike around?

I have a pair of Bontrager Aeolus XXX 4 Disc wheels, a full Sram Red eTap AXS groupset with power meter, my favourite bars, saddle, and bottle cages. If you were me, what frame would you put these parts on? Something racey, no endurance style bikes. Let me know what you would do.
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  • Darius_JedburghDarius_Jedburgh Posts: 596
    What is your dream frame?
    Use that.
  • fiverearsfiverears Posts: 38
    Colnago Mapei
  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 11,027
    The above may be fact, or fiction, I may be serious, I may be jesting.
    I am not sure. You have no chance.
    veronese68 wrote:
    PB is the most sensible person on here.
  • fatted864fatted864 Posts: 32
    PB thats not a disc bike
  • singletonsingleton Posts: 1,536
    I think if you were to ask "what's the best frame for XYZ" then you'd get a lot of views expressed, but as you asked what you should do for your dream bike - it's hard for anyone else to comment.
    What do you want? It's your dream.
  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 11,027
    edited 18 May
    fatted864 said:

    PB thats not a disc bike

    This one then......But that was the one I'd get. 😉
    http://www.passoni.it/titaniodisco.php?n=1&passoni=1



    The above may be fact, or fiction, I may be serious, I may be jesting.
    I am not sure. You have no chance.
    veronese68 wrote:
    PB is the most sensible person on here.
  • CargobikeCargobike Posts: 64

  • pippi_langsamer-2pippi_langsamer-2 Posts: 1,234
    I still think the Basso is the best looking of the new breed of fast/ aero bikes....

    https://www.bassobikes.com/shop-en/bikes/road/diamante-sv-disc.html
  • kingstoniankingstonian Posts: 2,080
    The Chopper above would be a good call

    Failing that, I'm quite partial to the stuff Festka make.
  • imposter2.0imposter2.0 Posts: 10,826

    I have a pair of Bontrager Aeolus XXX 4 Disc wheels, a full Sram Red eTap AXS groupset with power meter, my favourite bars, saddle, and bottle cages. If you were me, what frame would you put these parts on? Something racey, no endurance style bikes. Let me know what you would do.

    Do you want to build your dream bike - or someone else's..??

  • fenixfenix Posts: 5,147
    As has been said. If you don't know what your dream bike is - then keep dreaming until you know what it is.

    Then build it.

    The dreaming is the most important thing here. After that it's just a bike with the usual issues that bikes have.

    But a dream bike ? Flawless. Never punctures. Never clicks. No paint chips. Always has a tailwind. Keep dreaming.
  • focuszing723focuszing723 Posts: 676


    After a Sano Magic, i'd probably go for one of the new Ribbles. I think they have got the design bang on and you can custom paint them too.
  • singletonsingleton Posts: 1,536
    That's quite a personal expression ^
  • focuszing723focuszing723 Posts: 676
    What's wrong with a Ribble? I bet it be it would be a great bike! Lot's of options too.
  • singletonsingleton Posts: 1,536
    edited 19 May
    Nothing, I was referring to the orange paint job with white accents.
  • fenixfenix Posts: 5,147
    Erm that's not orange paint?
  • singletonsingleton Posts: 1,536
    edited 19 May
    :o Note to self - look closer next time.....
  • DeVlaeminckDeVlaeminck Posts: 5,587
    If it were me I'd be looking at a Colnago C64 - I just like the look of the bike and always wanted a Colnago.

    Alternatively I might go for a BMC - I like the functional look - very clean - and you don't see many. I'd probably go for the Team Machine though in truth for my age/flexibility/riding the Road Machine is probably the sensible choice.

    Of course I've ridden none of these but I think the geometry would just about fit and dream bikes are largely heart over head purchases.
    AFC Mercia women - sign for us
  • tokenvelotokenvelo Posts: 7
    edited 19 May
    If I was to buy a dream bike I get a custom, then your not same as the rest ie just another bike in the crowd.
    probably a woodrup or rourke
  • junglist_mattyjunglist_matty Posts: 1,650
    My "Dream bike"? Something with spokeless wheels, a super comfy saddle and a magic forcefield that negates headwinds!
  • teisetrotterteisetrotter Posts: 286
    Factor are selling off their current frames at a good price. Check their website out.
  • CargobikeCargobike Posts: 64
    edited 20 May
    Pfft.....
    KTM 690 SMCR
    This'd keep me happy for the rest of the summer
    Imagine the wheelies you could do on that?
  • mr_mojomr_mojo Posts: 180
    fiverears said:

    Colnago Mapei

    Mine too, I’ve got a Mapei C40 and C64

  • wotnoshoesehwotnoshoeseh Posts: 489
    Don't know - I've a hankering for steel so I'd be looking at something from the following makers....
    • Condor
    • Field
    • Rourke
    • Bob Jackson
    • Feather
    • Mercian
    Not an exhaustive list though as there are probably others...
    GT Series 4 2010
    Felt F4 2012
    Giant Defy 1 2014
    2016 Kinesis T2 V3 w 105 groupset
    2016 Kinesis Aithein - R8000
    201x Kinesis 4S Rim w 105 GS
  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 11,027

    Don't know - I've a hankering for steel so I'd be looking at something from the following makers....

    • Condor
    • Field
    • Rourke
    • Bob Jackson
    • Feather
    • Mercian
    Not an exhaustive list though as there are probably others...
    No objection to a choice of a steel frame but a steel frame with disc brakes?
    The above may be fact, or fiction, I may be serious, I may be jesting.
    I am not sure. You have no chance.
    veronese68 wrote:
    PB is the most sensible person on here.
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