No22 Drifter with Cerakote Finish

Not just a number. Jack's bike is destined to ride roads, tracks, trails, oh, and a Marmotte!

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A gleaming No22 jewel in West Central Street - the last run-down street in Central London. Or as we like to call it - home.

"Bike-fitting & custom bike design at the highest level are predicated on a fundamental judgment of an athlete's arc"

The Bike That Jack Built!

Jack took the old Cyclefit maxim of "buy well, buy once" to its logical apotheosis.

The brief was a custom titanium bike of outstanding aesthetic virtue, that would be as happy clinging to the slopes of The Col Galibier as a single-track in Epping Forest or Yorkshire. The fit and geometry would have to allow jack to hugely ramp up his fitness (he has) and training load and still feel exciting.

Anticipating The Arc

Bike-fitting and custom bike design at the highest level are predicated on a judgment of an athlete's arc. Where are they destined? How committed are they? Will they look the same in twelve or eighteen months as they do today? Where is the bike's bullseye - ahead of them, on them or able to chase them back down the performance curve?

With Jack the judgment was easy. His sporting history, relative youth and ambition dictated this dream-bike had to nudge ahead as an incentive. a destination.

We are very proud to feature Jack's custom No22 Drifter with a Cerakote finish.

"As happy clinging to the slopes of The Col Galibier as a single-track in Epping Forest or Yorkshire"

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3D-printed ti stem - made in-house at 22

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Welds this precise are a statement of intention & integrity.

"Welds this precise are a statement of intention & integrity. A line in the sand."

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"Cerakote Ceramic (one micron thick) custom-finish"

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3D-printed ti dropouts

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No22 fork, full internal routing, CK hubs

"A gleaming No22 jewel in West Central Street"

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We will almost certainly never see another bike like this one. A true one-off

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Even the ti bottle-cages are customised

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Ti seatpost is made in-house (of course)

Technical Spec

Frame and Fork Full-custom No22 Drifter - custom-butted 3AL-2.5V titanium. Carbon No22 fork
Finish Cerakote - ceramic-based (one micron thick) finish -
Stem/Headset/Spacers Crowned fully bespoke 3D sintered titanium stem Machined and EDM cut titanium spacers and dust cap, No22 Headset
Groupset 2024 SRAM Red AXS with
Seatpost/Seat-clamp No22 handmade-titanium
Wheels Enve 3:4 with Chris King hubs - handmade at Cyclefit. Conti GP5000, 28mm (tubeless) Gravel wheels also supplied .
Handlebar Enve AR Carbon
Saddle Fizik Aliante Adaptive
Bottle-cages No22, titanium, customised too match Cerakote finish
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What our clients say

  • "I'm new to cycling so needed some support on finding a bike that would be right for me. Julian couldn't have been kinder or more supportive, he took time to find out what I wanted from my cycling and then looked closely at my physical structure to ensure that the bike is a comfortable fit for me. It really is a 5 star service and far exceeded my expectations."

    RM

    New Cyclist

  • "Hey Julian and Phil, I hope you are both well. I just completed a 21 hour week on my new 165mm cranks and I am in love. They feel so so great! Thank you for all your help. I’ve never felt so comfortable on my bike before. All the best, Hannah"

    Hannah Barnes

    National Champion / Professional Bike Rider

  • "Julian was very knowledgeable and explained the fitting process very well. He came highly recommended and i completely agree. Very happy with the service. Instantly felt better on the bike. The pain i had in my knee went away right away. "

    WD

    Recreational cyclist

  • "A very thorough, professional and personal service. I was keen to analyse my bike position after breaking my hip. The custom footbeds and alterations to my position feel really good, just wish I’d come sooner! Many thanks"

    TD

    Endurance MTB rider

  • "Rode my standard Box Hill loop this morning with the temp shims and more thought to position. Felt more connected and compact on the bike. Fastest ride of the year, picked up close to a km/per hour despite crappy wet pot holed roads, a ton of traffic and a couple of nights out Thu/Fri."

    Matt H

    Seven Evergreen SL