Bespoke lightweight speed machine in crisp working order,hand built by one of the best frame builders in the world,a living,breathing Legend,Brian Rourke of Stoke on Trent,nine times British National Road Racing Champion.
XL 61cm/24'' frame for very tall riders,the bike will suit riders from at least 6ft and very tall with long legs up to 6'6''
59cm downtube and 53cm top tube
Lymat Superlight full carbon 42mm Aero handle bar wrapped with Cinelli Il Pirata nubuck leather bar tape.
Selle San Marco TIME full carbon saddle with carbon rails.
One of my favourite summer machines,never been in the rain or any type of wet weather and always lovingly cleaned after any training ride or charity race,always handled with extreme care.
Lightweight easy climber and descends well balanced,very fast no nonsense ultimate performance one off road monster with easy compact gears that respond superbly.
Built with Reynolds 653 super lightweight and very tough steel with Look HSC carbon forks,(the whole bike as pictured 8.5kg).
I recently had this frame renovated,a job undertaken with the very hands of another Living Legend,Brian's son,Jason Rourke,(He who built the bike that broke The British Absolute Speed Record,ridden by TT champion,Guy Martin riding it to 112mph).
The frame was professionally renewed at a considerable expense,it is now new again,mint condition with no blemish whatsoever,totally stripped down,brand new bottom bracket shell cut in,sanded down to bear metal,resprayed and rebadged.
New inner and outer cables throughout.
Equipped with Campagnolo Eurus two way system 700x23 rear wheel with superfast spinning Ultra Smooth ceramic bearing hubs,front wheel is Campagnolo Zonda two way system 700x23c,both wheels sitting on quality Schwalbe Ultremo 700x23cx147psi puncture protection slick tyres.
Campagnolo Centaur groupset.
Campagnolo Centaur carbon 10speed gear shifters
Campagnolo Centaur compact chainset 50/34T
Campagnolo Centaur Red dual pivot brake calipers.
Campagnolo Centaur rear Mech
Campagnolo Veloce front mech
Campagnolo Centaur nickel plated 10speed chain.
Campagnolo Centaur 10speed cassette.
The Pedals shown will not be sold with the bike,these are my special pedals,I can,however,fit standard flat pedals on if the very lucky buyer will be collecting and riding away...into the sunshine.
I can post this bike to anywhere in Mainland U.K only.
Finsbury Park, London
1 day ago