Our Titanium Road Bikes
How does a custom made aerospace grade titanium frame with a combination of Shimano Ultegra and 105 components, a carbon fork, and titanium rails on the saddle sound?
Made by Nevi, an Italian manufacturer, or Van Nicholas, a Dutch company, both of whom specialize in custom made titanium bikes, these bikes are built for cycle touring, not racing. This means that the longer head tube and fork column, and the slightly shallower head tube angle, will have you sitting pretty for a full day in the saddle. We have selected a gear ratio that can handle a fast paced high mileage ride, or if there are plenty of hills between you and your next gelato our 2x11 compact system or triple will get you over the top.
Why Titanium? This strong, light weight material, the 56 cm bike/frame weighs in at just over 18 pounds, offers unsurpassed ride quality resulting from the fine balance of stiffness, weight, strength, vibration damping and durability. They’ll also come with adjustable stems so we can fine-tune the fit to you and 700 x 25cm tires for better riding comfort.
Our travelers are thrilled with their ride whether trying to set a personal best chasing Lance Armstrong on Mont Ventoux or cruising the flats. We invite you to join us on one of our bicycling tours in mainland Europe (our fleet in Ireland and Scotland feature aluminum frames) and enjoy the benefits of riding the best road touring bike in the bicycle touring business.
Check out these YouTube videos to learn more about Van Nicholas, and Nevi if you are really into gear and want to learn more about the wondrous qualities of titanium.