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It's All about the (Road) Bike

 

It's All about the (Road) Bike

 

Why the road bike romance? Numerous equipment advancements have something to do with it: lightweight hydraulic disc brakes, through-axle hubs, rapid-fire electronic 11 speed drivetrains, Campagnolo’s new 12 speed drivetrain, durable yet supple tubeless tires, carbon fiber wheelsets with much better compliance and the ability to run wider tires (28-32mm), and very fast carbon fiber frames that are redefining the way we ride the ribbons of tarmac on Mt. Tam. These bicycles spool-up faster, slip through the air more easily, manage road vibration and rough pavement with aplomb, and provide fantastic braking while railing descents on Mt. Tam.

 

 

Though the newest bicycle brand at Studio Velo, Basso has 40 years of success in high-performance production road bikes. Unlike almost every other Italian bicycle company today, Basso bicycles are truly made in Italy with the expertise and attention to detail that made Italian bikes so famous in the 20th century. We are excited to be one of the first Basso dealers in the West, offering the Diamante SV in two configurations: Road Disc with Shimano Di2, and Campagnolo 12 speed with rim brakes. Come by and take a look at these gorgeous, fast road machines!

 

 

Moots is the benchmark handmade builder in titanium, proving it daily for 37 years. What sets Moots apart from virtually every other titanium builder is their unparalleled knowledge of titanium, the vast experience of their welders (many have over 20 years experience with a torch), their incredibly high-precision mitering, milling, and facing, and their unrelenting focus on accuracy and quality. Moots cycles ride like a dream. Come in and see our Moots line-up, and consider joining us for our annual trip to Steamboat, CO, where we enjoy full factory access and lots of great gravel riding with key Moots staff.

 

 

The Parlee Z-Zero Disc is the ultimate in precision custom carbon road bicycles, with each tube profile individually selected for you and your intended riding style. Parlee delivers a level of control over compliance and rigidity that is incredible, and there are over 30 combinations of tube sets available! Come by and see our Parlee lineup!

 

 

Fall in love with the road, or rekindle the romance at the core of cycling and Studio Velo. We welcome you to see our extensive line of fantastic road bicycles, and encourage you to join us on our Sunday Shop Rides!

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