Andy’s Euro Sport Road with Campagnolo 11

For some reason, I always assumed Euro was based in, I dunno, Europe? Turns out, Brian Hayes builds Euro Sport frames in Australia, which is where, coincidentally, Andy picked up this very frame. Now, to go from a Llewelyn as your everyday road bike to a Euro Sport might seem strange to some (it did for me), for Andy, it speaks one thing: Australian racing pedigree.

This bike is the shit. Euro Sport frames have been ridden by the Aussie National Team extensively. They’re aggressive, steep and responsive. This particular frame was built by Brian Hayes for Brett Lancaster, an Aussie pro. While Brian’s work has dabbled in ostentatious paint jobs before, he can’t recall painting this specific job… Which means, clearly aliens painted it because it’s out of this world, bro.

Paint alone doesn’t make the bike. You have to know how to piece it together. Enter FYXO: the man knows how to build a bike. Campagnolo Athena 11 speed, with custom panto, C-Record influenced cranks, Cinelli cockpit, Absolut Fyxo bidons, Regal saddle and good ol’ made in the USA White Industry hubs laced to Mavic Open Pros.

I love this bike, almost as much as I love its owner, so I spent extra time photographing it. See more in the Gallery!

  • David Spiva

    >This bike is literally, the shit.

  • btdubs

    Dat paint job. Really could have been painted by aliens yo.

  • Tommy Barse

    Love it! Nicely done to both of you.

  • CM

    not sure that the bike is literally the shit

  • Velo666

    If Andy rides a bike that isn’t steel does his body reject it?? :)

    • http://theradavist.com/ John Watson

      He has two aluminum MTBs, a carbon track bike and a carbon cross bike.

  • brennan mcginn

    It is so great to see a beautiful build with Campagnolo 11 speed and it not have to be Super Record. Simple and clean.

  • David Evans

    Love this build. Great shots too John

  • David Spiva

    Thanks Prolly.

  • http://www.dsicle.com DSICLE

    The whole bike is wow, but that crank is especially wonderful.