Find your adventure with Breadwinner’s limited edition B-Road gravel touring bike

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Over the years it seems like back-road riding has exploded in popularity, with more and more gravel riders stopping by the shop each year. Ira, a co-founder of Breadwinner Cycles, is used to long hauls having won the trans Iowa race twice, along with a history of riding rough roads. His experience, along with the team’s, brought us the B-Road gravel runner.

Now a special Take the Long Way Home paint scheme is making its mark for a limited time…

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Each B-Road frame has a standard geometry with 430mm chainstays and 72.5° seat & head tube angles, with custom top/seat/head tube lengths. It’s designed with multi-use in mind with wide tire clearance from 32mm with fenders and up to 44 mm without.

Frame Specifics:

  • Mounts: rack & fender braze-ons
  • Fork: TRP 12mm thru-axle disc, fender mounts
  • Drop-outs: Stainless 142mm thru-axle
  • Paragon tapered head tube (1,1/2″-1,1/4″)
  • BB: English Thread
  • Seat Tube: 27.2
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all photos c. Breadwinner

The frame comes built with the following equipment…

  • Frame Pump: Custom painted Silca Impero Ultimate
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Ultegra 6800 // Hydraulic Disc brakes
  • Wheels: Chris King R45 Centerlock hubs // Hed Belgium Plus rims
  • Headset & BB: Chris King Inset 7 Headset // Threadfit BB
  • Cockpit: Thompson
  • Saddle: Brooks Cambium C17
  • Tires: Compass Snoqualmie Pass (700C x 44, with stock wheels the tires measure in at 40)

There are more additions including a custom Silca Super Pista Ultimate floor pump, full metal Portland Design Works fenders, and Compass Stampede Pass Tires (700C x 32). The special edition B-Road is available until October 21st with a scheduled delivery by December 23.  Price set at $5,700 with a 50% deposit before ordering.

Add-ons: Floor pump ($580) : Fenders and tires ($100)

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Bill
Bill
5 years ago

This is a really nice looking bike. I’ll admit I’m a little over the whole adventure/gravel/whatever bike, but the paint job and style is great. One thing I’d change: That setback thomson post. I appreciate the stem/bar/post all matching, but something has always seemed wrong about those to me. I was sort of hoping to see more custom builders embracing T-47, but even Cielo seems to only have it on certain models themselves.

BWC_Ethan
5 years ago
Reply to  Bill

We will spec setback or straight depending on the design. Since each bike is custom the post, stem length, bar width, and crank arm length can vary. If an order comes in and the customer wants a different saddle or bar for an even more personal touch we won’t shy away from making the substitution.

traildog
traildog
5 years ago

Fortunately if you’ve got six grand for this, swapping a $100 seatpost is no problem. Beautiful bike.