Note: The Pearl Black and Sunlit Silver frames will be preorder for January shipment. Exact ship date will be based on frame arrival and time of ordering. The Crystal Grey and Nitro Orange will ship in early December.
Our Lightning frameset is our lightest option coming in at under 5 lbs. (55cm). It features Columbus Spirit tubing and a paint-matched carbon fork - light, responsive and sleek.
The current colors are Nitro Orange, a bright pearlized orange, and Crystal Grey, a dark pearlized grey. The upcoming colors are Pearl Black, a dark pearlescent black, and Sunlit Silver, a brilliant silver. See our status page on latest inventory and lead time info.
The Lightning frame is one of the lightest - if not the Lightest - steel single speed/fixed gear frames out there. It features a triple-butted Columbus Spirit frame and a carbon fork to come under 5 pounds.
The Lightning frame features our Wabi hybrid track-road frame geometry - designed to be nimble for quick dashes through the city or comfortable for long rides on the backroads.
- Frame: TIG-welded Columbus Spirit triple butted, heat treated oversized tubing.
- Fork: Carbon fork blade, with 1-1/8" aluminum steerer tube, painted to match frame.
- Headset: 1-1/8" threadless sealed bearing headset.
- Bottom bracket compatibility: 68mm English standard bottom brackets.
- Spacing: 100mm front; 120mm rear
- Seatpost compatibility: 27.2mm
- Tire compatibility: 28mm (may be reduced depending on rim width of wheelset and tire type)
- Weight: 4.8 lbs (55cm)
- Eyelet note: There are no fork, dropout or stay eyelets on this frame.
We cannot guarantee the fit of any specific component set other than the ones we sell with our complete bikes. If you are planning a specific build please contact us to see if we are aware of any issues. Even so, we will be unable to offer refunds based on lack of fit with any third-party components.
Wabi framesets that are pre-ordered are reserved for the next shipment. In this case, we expect to start shipping in December 2022. Shipping priority is based on a first-come, first-serve basis. Payment in full is taken at the time of order. Unlike standard orders, you can cancel pre-orders up to the time of order prep. Just check with us on the status if you would like to cancel. You can also modify the order up to the time of prepping the order.