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2019 Wabi Special Pro
2019 Wabi Special Pro
2019 Wabi Special Pro
2019 Wabi Special Pro
$1,350.00

2019 Wabi Special Pro

LUGGED FRAME WABI WITH UPGRADES

For many cyclists, the ultimate bicycle starts with a high quality steel frame, using low temperature brazing and lugs to join the tubes. Lugged steel bike frames offer a road feel unlike any other design, but not all lugged steel frames are created equal. 

The Wabi Special Pro includes selected upgrades like the beautiful and functional Sugino RD2 crankset in silver, to match the rest of the silver components. Also included are tan sidewall Panaracer ProTite tires in keeping with the retro feel of this gorgeous bike.

BLAST FROM THE PAST

The Wabi Special uses a fully hand-brazed frame, built by specially trained frame builders in Taiwan. The difference in the Wabi Special is that these builders are trained by one of the top hand-built frame builders from Japan. The workmanship (clean joints, mitering of the tubes, drop outs seamlessly integrated into the stays) is outstanding, and the resulting ride is buttery-smooth, with amazing stability.

ALL NEW COLORS

For the first time ever, the Wabi Special is available in a brilliant new blue and a classic green. These frames are still en route, so photos are coming soon.

  • Reynolds 725 double butted, heat treated tubing
  • Fully lugged, brazed construction for the ultimate ride
  • Our lightest wheels, the silver Wabi Sub-15 (1475g/set)
  • Total bike weight of about 19.7 lbs (55cm size)
  • 46/18 fixed cog and freewheel
  • Pasela ProTite tan sidewall tires

This bike does not come with pedals, but you can add them during the checkout process.

    Crankset Sugino RD2 silver crankset
    Bottom Bracket TH BB-7420ST, 68/103 sealed
    Headset Tange Seiki RDC-82 Threadless
    Stem Leadtec LCS-7091, 4 bolt, 0 degree rise
    Seat post Kalloy SP-248D, 27.2mm, 250mm long
    Brakes Tektro R540 calipers w/ Jagwire cables
    Chain YBN S20G2, gold, 1/2'x3/32'
    Lock Ring Joy Tech BC1.29X24 /UCP
    Fixed Cog Andel FW-710S CNC
    Freewheel Cold-forged Long Yih 3 pawl

    Individual components subject to change. Ask us if you need confirmation on specific items.

     

    RIDER HEIGHT  FRAME SIZE STANDOVER HEIGHT
    5'4 - 5'7 49CM 30.2IN
    5'7 - 5'10 52CM 31.3IN
    5'10 - 6'1 55CM 32.5IN
    6'1 - 6'3 58CM 33.6IN
    6'3 - 6'6 60CM 34.8IN

     

    Description  

    LUGGED FRAME WABI WITH UPGRADES

    For many cyclists, the ultimate bicycle starts with a high quality steel frame, using low temperature brazing and lugs to join the tubes. Lugged steel bike frames offer a road feel unlike any other design, but not all lugged steel frames are created equal. 

    The Wabi Special Pro includes selected upgrades like the beautiful and functional Sugino RD2 crankset in silver, to match the rest of the silver components. Also included are tan sidewall Panaracer ProTite tires in keeping with the retro feel of this gorgeous bike.

    BLAST FROM THE PAST

    The Wabi Special uses a fully hand-brazed frame, built by specially trained frame builders in Taiwan. The difference in the Wabi Special is that these builders are trained by one of the top hand-built frame builders from Japan. The workmanship (clean joints, mitering of the tubes, drop outs seamlessly integrated into the stays) is outstanding, and the resulting ride is buttery-smooth, with amazing stability.

    ALL NEW COLORS

    For the first time ever, the Wabi Special is available in a brilliant new blue and a classic green. These frames are still en route, so photos are coming soon.

    • Reynolds 725 double butted, heat treated tubing
    • Fully lugged, brazed construction for the ultimate ride
    • Our lightest wheels, the silver Wabi Sub-15 (1475g/set)
    • Total bike weight of about 19.7 lbs (55cm size)
    • 46/18 fixed cog and freewheel
    • Pasela ProTite tan sidewall tires

    This bike does not come with pedals, but you can add them during the checkout process.

      Components 

      Crankset Sugino RD2 silver crankset
      Bottom Bracket TH BB-7420ST, 68/103 sealed
      Headset Tange Seiki RDC-82 Threadless
      Stem Leadtec LCS-7091, 4 bolt, 0 degree rise
      Seat post Kalloy SP-248D, 27.2mm, 250mm long
      Brakes Tektro R540 calipers w/ Jagwire cables
      Chain YBN S20G2, gold, 1/2'x3/32'
      Lock Ring Joy Tech BC1.29X24 /UCP
      Fixed Cog Andel FW-710S CNC
      Freewheel Cold-forged Long Yih 3 pawl

      Individual components subject to change. Ask us if you need confirmation on specific items.

       

      Size Chart

      RIDER HEIGHT  FRAME SIZE STANDOVER HEIGHT
      5'4 - 5'7 49CM 30.2IN
      5'7 - 5'10 52CM 31.3IN
      5'10 - 6'1 55CM 32.5IN
      6'1 - 6'3 58CM 33.6IN
      6'3 - 6'6 60CM 34.8IN

       

      Steel

      We use Reynolds 725 and Columbus Spirit. These higher quality grades of steel allows us to use less of it, so you get a lighter, more responsive frame.

      E.D Coating

      Our steel frames are E.D. coated to act as a rust preventative and a primer. This high-performance rust inhibitor is applied inside the frame and out.

      design

      Wabi frames are road-designed with upright angles, and short wheelbases, which creates comfort, efficiency, and predictable handling. Our road frame design gives you an agile and fast ride.

      Details

      We love the detail of our frames. You'll find cast-brazed dropouts, machined head tubes, brazed seatpost collars, bottle cage eyelets, and brazed forks. 

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