build #3 is The Casanova
- a completely scorching Cyfac XCR stainless from the Loire Valley in France, coincidentally the home of the Tour de France ;)
Evan's Cyfac XCR custom
Frame hand-built in France
Columbus XCR stainless steel tubing
1+1/8" headtube with BSA BB
Columbus full carbon fork
Chris King Headset
Custom brass welds with polished finish
Shimano Dura Ace Di2 9000 w/ SRM crank
Satellite and Sprint shifters for 5 shift locations (!)
3T ARX II stem + Ergonova bar
3T Paladio 27.2 carbon setback post
Selle Italia Super Flow 145 Ti saddle
Tune Carbon bottle cages
Zipp 202 tubular rims on Chris King hubs
Speedplay Zero Stainless Steel pedals
So, how many Benzes don't we give a fuck about?
: Polished stainless steel with brass welds make us melt, tons of hidden technology, buttery ride quality, and a certain je ne sais quoi.
: The finest combination of artisanal and techie - hand-built in France by master craftsmen, and yet loaded with awesome gadgets and a perfect ride quality.
Cyfac are one of our favorite custom bike builders, capable of creating steel, aluminum, and full carbon race and touring bikes of all types. They produce ONLY custom framesets, and if you want more, please check Charles Manantan's awesome Cyfac Absolu review from pezcyclingnews.com
which links to some great video of the Cyfac build and paint design process.
ALSO...whoever stole Cyfac's crown jewels
last week are a bunch of jerks [note: heavily edited for language]. So help a brand out and get yourself a French dream ride today!