City+County Road One Made in the USA Frameset Pre-Order Apr 19, 2017

If you’re looking for a lightweight, sleek, disc road bike with clearance for a 32mm tire, look no more. City+County are offering up their Road One made in the USA disc road frameset, for an introductory price of $2,500. The frame is made from Columbus Life and Zona tubing, with a brand new 2017 ENVE road disc fork and a Cane Creek 110 headset. See more details on this beautiful machine, along with ordering options at City+County.

  • singlespeedscott

    Nice looking frame. But, why go to the effort of getting a steel frame and then fitting a carbon fork? If your worried about weight why would you bother with a steel frame? If it’s about the ride quality of steel why would you only do it half arsed and put a carbon fork on the frame when a good quality steel fork will ride even better.

    • Robert

      That’s not necessarily true re: steel forks riding even better. Steel frame + carbon fork is fine and also feels fantastic. Also, forks are a pain to make and expensive, so subbing in a carbon fork ends up reducing the overall cost of the whole thing.

      • Gregory Ralich

        I think the pain factor is key – building a fork is, in many cases, 1/3rd the work of building a frame. So much easier to just order a carbon fork.

        • … and a steel fork + paint is usually more pricey than a carbon fork + paint.

    • I have as many steel frame + carbon fork bikes as I do steel framesets. What I will say is it’s hard to find oversized steel fork blades that will match OS tubing. In fact, not since MAX has Columbus made anything even close to looking the part. Steel forks ride awesome but they’re different entirely from carbon forks. Personally, I prefer a carbon fork on a OS steel road frame. On a touring bike with standard tubing diameter, however, I prefer a steel fork.

    • Matt O’Donnell

      When it comes to disc brakes, a carbon fork will avoid the flex that is experienced with a steel fork. Less brake rub issues.

  • KevinSF

    Looks even better in person!

  • Karl Walters

    So it’s a shop brand Stinner?

  • Nick

    Very nice. I’m always a sucker for a nice black bike. I find the stem a touch ugly, and the depth of the wheels and chainring jarring, but that’s just being picky.

  • Matt O’Donnell

    Who is doing the fabrication?

    • rocketman

      the prototype was made by Bantam in Portland

  • rjrabe

    Jon did a great job with this. It rides so well.

  • Carrion Cargo

    Looking good; Interesting to see more shops doing house brand bikes. Also, I love the ride of a metal frame and carbon everything-else!