Gravel Frame Build Kit
Our gravel frame is extremely versatile for on and off-road usage giving you the freedom to explore. Bamboo is a perfect material for a gravel frame as it's natural dampening properties provide a smooth and compliment ride on gravel for fo bike packing. Our frames are compatible with all major groupset manufactures and can be fitted up with a Shimano GRX or Rohloff geared hub.
Gravel, adventure, cyclocross, road
Build With a Buddy -The club started by us building bikes with friends. So to help you create a club atmosphere, We're offering 25% off the second kit just add two kits to your cart and the discount will be applied.
Frame build kit includes
- All the materials for the frame including spare parts
- Complete frame Jig
- Suitable for 650B 52mm/700c 47mm tyres
- Disc Brake Compatible.
- Printed step by step manuals and build videos and online support
- Finishing kit for bottle and rack mounts
Brexit - We ship 80% of our kits international. All customers in the EU will have UK sales tax (20%) removed at checkout. On import you will be charged your local sales tax by our courier.
We've only ever taught people to build bikes starting from day 1. All our experience is packed into our kit make it simple and accessible to make. We recommend a range of tools that are easy to obtain and use.
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We ship our bamboo bike kits all over the world. In our shop we have standard rates for USA, Europe, New Zealand, Canada, Australia. We have accounts with UPS and DHL and can provide quote for anywhere in the world by you will need to get in touch
What frame sizes are available ?
We offer 4 frame sizes per style: Small, Medium, Large and XL. We also offer a custom frame option for those that want to create something truly unique!
What does the kit come with ?
The kit comes with all the materials you need to build a frame including spares for any mistakes. We also provide a jig and blueprint as well as a complete build manual and as well as supporting videos.
Our gravel home build kits come with the following items:
x10 Bamboo cut to length and treatedx1 Dropouts
x1 68mm bottom bracket
x1 Tapered head tube
x1 27.2 mm seat sleeve
x1 Flax fibrex1 Finishing pack
x1 Alignment jig,Technical drawing and Manual
How long does the build take ?
For a complete bike frame, with components fitted (wheels, etc.), it will take around 2 days or 5 evenings.
Do you offer a custom design option for home build kits ?
We do offer a custom design option. We have helped people build, cargo, tandem, tall and mini velo bikes.
A custom kit will be £325.00 plus a £75.00 design fee (cost can vary depending on materials required).
To find out more visit – Custom Frame Design
What happens if I struggle on any parts of the build ?
In our experience very few people struggle. Our manual is in-depth and is based on having taught hundreds of first-time frame builders at our London workshop. We do however offer full support via e-mail, telephone, Skype and Zoom.
Do you supply all the components ?
We can supply all the components if required. We offer custom component consultation or standard packs.
How do you recommend fitting all the components to the frame when I’ve built it ?
If you’ve built your frame, then fitting up isn’t difficult. You can ask your local bike shop, visit us or use the world of – Youtube.
Key Frame Design Specifications
Our frame design is based on a compact frame design with excellent natural dampening.
Tyre Clearance > 52mm 650B tyres /47mm 700c tyres
Braking > Disc brake compatible, Post and flat mount.
Rear wheel > 12mm, single speed and quick release modular dropout.
Fork > Tapered and straight fork compatible
Frame Inserts > Kit supplied with m5 inserts for bottles, racks and bags
Saddle > 27.2mm seat tube (dropper compatible) 30mm clamp
Support & Tutorials During Your Build
Our team has produced in-depth, step-by-step tutorials to help your bicycle design experience be engaging and fun.
Help we provide,
> Illustrated manual
> You tube videos
What to expect from the build experience.
Build a frame is a unique experience and here are some insight to help you understand the process,
Build Time > 2 days frame, 2 days fitting up
Space Needed > A flat table measuring 1200x800mm.
Tools Needed > The kit is design for tools you can purshase at any DIY shop, saw, stanley knife, masking tape, ruler etc. for tool pack find one here
Difficulty > Some practical skills will help. If you find IKEA furniture hard I would avoid. Consider our Carbon kit as a easier build
Bamboo and Gravel a Perfect Combination
Bamboo is a perfect companion on long gravel rides. The natural vibration dampening provides a smooth and comfortable ride.
Proven through material testing to provide the most comfort on gravel