Build Report

Build Report – Cervelo C5

The Cervélo C5 is a disc brake equipped road bike weighing in at 7.25kg. There is a rethink on some traditional concepts on bike design and construction tec...

Build Report – Cannondale Slate 2016

One of the quirkier bikes to pass through the workshop over the years, the Cannondale Slate is a great piece of cycling equipment. Here is the appraisal fro...

Build Report – Trek Domane 2016

Innovation for comfort and with components, the Trek Domane from 2016 was a great bike for a range of reasons. Here is our report from the workshop...Building Trek’s new Domane was straightforward. Despite the evolution of the frame desig...

Build Report – Scott Addict 2017

New Shimano Dura-Ace, quality frame and a retail price tag of $6,099... what does our mechanic think of building the 2017 iteration of the Scott Addict 10? ...

Build Report – Specialized Allez 2017

Using geometry from Specialized’s high-end range, the aluminium Allez retails in Australia for just $2,800 – as a complete bike! How did it come together in...

Build Report – Orbea Orca 2017

From Spain in custom colours... if you choose. The latest Orca from Orbea retails for $6,899 in Australia.The Orbea arrived in a massive box. This may not sound like much but generally the bigger the box the more assembled a bike is. And ...

Build Report – Ridley Noah 2017

Belgian heritage and aero intentions, the Ridley Noah retails in Australia for $9,999 with SRAM Red. Find out what the mechanic had to say after building ou...