#2 The Italianator - Carrera Erakle (Hercules) Jekyll Edition

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Top-10 build #2 moves away from metal to feature a custom carbon build... IMG_0480 The Italianator - Carrera Erakle custom Frame hand-built in Italy tube-to-tube Custom selected carbon tubing + geometry Tapered headtube and full carbon fork FSA carbon integrated headset Custom "Jekyll" 2-sided paint scheme Campagnolo Record EPS 3T ARX II stem + Ergonova bar Fizik Antares Carbon saddle Xentis Squad 7.5 clincher wheels Xentis Swisstop brake pads Continental GP 4000 25 mm clinchers IMG_0484 So, how many Benzes don't we give a fuck about? 9/10 Benzes Factors: Brain-melting Jaguar-blue/Campy-red/Chrome double-sided paint job, smooth yet solid ride quality, custom race geometry, full internal electric cable routing. Check! Mike's take: Not all oversized carbon bikes need to ride like a brick shithouse. Get all the stiffness and raciness you need, then add comfort, panache and hand-built quality.IMG_0479 IMG_0483 IMG_0486 IMG_0485 For more on Carrera check out www.carrera-podium.it/en/bike-catalogue or watch the beautifully shot Pillar's of Italian Cycling from the 16:25 mark to see a custom built carbon bike in their Italian workshop BY HAND, if that means anything these days. Oh, and this baby is still on sale due to some strange circumstances, so come learn about the magic of tube to tube carbon bikes by visiting or emailing us today. After all, owning an Italian ride like this one is so choice.

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