Seven 622SLX Disc with XV Upgrade

A beautiful example of an award winning frame.

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The Big Man's Bike. How do you build for an ex Team GB 400 metre sprinter power-house - and still make it look good?

The Big Man's Bike!

It is an almost universal truism in custom bike design, that it is hard to make bikes for really big guys aesthetically beautiful. But this project demanded it. Because Alex is a complete perfectionist. As well as being one of the most powerful human beings we have ever worked with - 6' 4" of ex team GB 400 metre, fast-twitch, cauldron of explosive potential!

We started with a custom designed seven 622SLX carbon/ti fuselage, added in an XV Upgrade and Captain Marvel 1" to beef up the engine room department. Add in a set of our favourite Bontrager XXX5 wheels, SRAM's new ASX groupset and Enve finishing kit, and you have a bike that will remain composed, should Alex ever decide to open the taps and dive for the line again.

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1" sculpted chainstays

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Thru-axle discs will have to haul up 2000 watts

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XV asymmetric drop-outs

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Perfectionist detailing and fabrication.

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Multi-award winning precision fabrication

Technical Spec

Frame Seven laser-Ti/filament wound carbon - XV Upgrade, 1" chainstays
Fork Enve RD
Groupset SRAM ASX eTap
Wheels Bontrager XXX4
Tyres IRC Formula Pro tubeless
Stem/Bar/Seatpost Enve Carbon
Saddle Fizik Aliante R3

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What our clients say

  • "Thanks very much Phil. Did an 80 mile sportive yesterday on the road bike - perfect set up thanks; I've never been so comfortable, and no after effects! Cheers, Ian "

    Ian T.

    Time-Triallist (70+)

  • "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

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