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SRAM Show Bikes: Speedvagen GTFO & Breadwinner JB Racer

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Much like Shimano, SRAM had their own booth at the Philly Bike Expo stacked with beautiful show bikes. These booths give builders who can’t make the show a chance to show off some impressive builds while also serving as a display for SRAM or Shimano’s latest wares which are usually pretty important when it comes to building a complete bike.

SRAM Show Bikes: Speedvagen GTFO & Breadwinner Komorebi

SRAM Show Bikes: Speedvagen GTFO & Breadwinner Komorebi

Over in the corner, a decked out Breadwinner JB Racer. This build featured 29″ wheels and the RockShox RS-1 suspension fork with a remote lockout.

SRAM Show Bikes: Speedvagen GTFO & Breadwinner Komorebi SRAM Show Bikes: Speedvagen GTFO & Breadwinner Komorebi SRAM Show Bikes: Speedvagen GTFO & Breadwinner Komorebi

The red, gold, and black theme prevails through the entire build with a SRAM XX1 Eagle group, Rise 60 wheels, and Level Ultimate brakes.

SRAM Show Bikes: Speedvagen GTFO & Breadwinner Komorebi

Front and center was this awesome Speedvagen GTFO single speed gravel rig. Part of the Speedvagen Ready Made line, the GTFO is built in small batches without the additional options of the custom Speedvagens to offer a lower price point with the same build quality and materials.

SRAM Show Bikes: Speedvagen GTFO & Breadwinner Komorebi SRAM Show Bikes: Speedvagen GTFO & Breadwinner Komorebi

SRAM Show Bikes: Speedvagen GTFO & Breadwinner Komorebi

Available only in Matte Army Green, the bike includes a custom painted Ritchey Comp Flat bar/stem and a matching integrated seat mast topper.

SRAM Show Bikes: Speedvagen GTFO & Breadwinner Komorebi

This particular build included a set of Zipp 303 wheels built with a generator front hub matched to a Sinewave Cycles headlight.

SRAM Show Bikes: Speedvagen GTFO & Breadwinner Komorebi SRAM Show Bikes: Speedvagen GTFO & Breadwinner Komorebi

While the chain may have needed a little tension added from the Oner EBB from White Industries, the single speed drivetrain is an interesting choice for gravel pursuits – which is why the bike is available as a geared build as well. Because of the flat bar, the GTFO runs SRAM Level brakes with a 160/140mm rotor combo, and in this case a 44x20t drivetrain.

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Rogdoor
Rogdoor
5 years ago

A slack chain on a show bike is the best way to make yourself look like a total rookie.

Ettore
Ettore
5 years ago
Reply to  Rogdoor

Looks like a thru-axle single speed bike, meaning you can’t move the rear axle to tension the chain. They should have put a chain tensioner on there or something..

Lee
Lee
5 years ago
Reply to  Ettore

The excentric bottom bracket installed on the bike is supposed play this role. I guess they probably didn’t take time to put the chain in tension, which is a shame indeed.

Luca
Luca
5 years ago

Any clue on which fork the Speedvagens is sporting? Spork?

Tony
Tony
5 years ago
Reply to  Luca

Definitely looks to be one of Rodeo Adventure Lab’s SPORKS

boom
boom
5 years ago

The droopy chain on the Speedvagen ruins an otherwise (darn close to) perfect looking bike. I’ll be in the corner crying now.

Bmx
Bmx
5 years ago

First bike real nice breadwinner, even though a bikepacking rig would need some cages on the fork.

Second bike is an embarrassment for more reasons I’d have time to list. I would not to be the poor guy at that stall showing off that thing. If homer Simpson made a bike?

N
N
5 years ago
Reply to  Bmx

IKR!?! It would take what, 5 minutes to fix that chain, max? Maybe an extra couple if you need to get out the chain tool to drop a link?

beradish
5 years ago

Those super stealthy sexy ass tan walls on the Speedvagon. What are they?

Justin
Justin
5 years ago
Reply to  beradish

Donnelly MSO it looks like.

Suzette Ayotte
5 years ago

Get the f**k outta here dudes! I am hot to trot for those tires on that GTFO!

Robin
Robin
5 years ago

Breadwinner makes some beautiful bikes.

tony pereira
5 years ago

Thanks for featuring the Breadwinner. It’s actually our JB Racer, which is more of an XC setup. The Goodwater is much slacker, has beefier tubes and sports a 140mm fork and dropper. Lots of info about all our MTBs on our site. Cheers!

Jeff
Jeff
5 years ago

Why a 2 year old discontinued fork on the Breadwinner? If Sram wanted to showcase their parts, maybe supply a current model fork.

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hllclmbr
5 years ago
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5 years ago

breadwinner stupid name

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