Enve Composites, world-renown carbon bicycle wheel and component manufacturer, hosts an annual handbuilt bicycle showcase at their headquarters in Ogden, Utah – the Enve Builder Round-Up. This gathering of rolling art allows bicycle artisans to put their handcrafted labors of love on display, with Enve contributing their latest wares. With COVID-19 squashing public events, Enve pivoted to a virtual tour which started July 28th.
Enough reading! Here’s a sampling of the 23 bikes proudly on display at the 2020 Enve Builder Round-Up. Sit back and enjoy the two-wheeled eye candy. Drooling will surely ensue.
FiftyOne – Dublin, Ireland
Made from ENVE tubing, the FiftyOne uses a proprietary rear-end for a classy look and silky
ride coupled with a front-end that makes the bike handle like it’s on rails. One of the bikes that are
part of the Round-Up featuring the Integrated Front-End that delivers a perfect fit and a cable-
English Cycles – Eugene, Oregon
Rob English of English Cycles delivers a fillet brazed frame complete with carbon insert in the
headtube and the sleek Integrated Front-End. Like most of the English builds, it’s full of classic
design elements, such as the custom-butted seat tube and cap.
Mosaic Cycles – Boulder, Colorado
Mosaic’s Aaron Barcheck’s long history working with titanium goes far back to his days with
Dean Bicycles. His ability to tune the ride through tube selection is on display with the RT-1d,
which is a true performance road bike that checks all the boxes. Aaron’s latest build features the
Integrated Front-End with a one-piece bar/stem.
Breadwinner – Portland, Oregon
The B-Road brings traditional steel frame styling and adds big clearance to allow up to a 50c tire
in order to make it Dirty Kanza or Almanzo race-worthy, two events where the B-Road has
shined. Custom options abound on the B-Road, from geometry to frame bags.
Horse Cycles – Brooklyn, New York
Model: Monster Gravel
Thomas Callahan of Horse Cycles rolls out a Stainless Steel All-Road that once back from the
Round-Up is headed to Peru for a bike-packing trip. It features the new Adventure Fork,
offering numerous accessory mounting options.
Moots – Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Model: Routt 45
Since 1981 Moots has been creating some of the most enviable bikes on the market. The most
recent update to the Routt 45 brings a longer front-center with slacker head tube, but the
biggest news is the increased tire clearance…up to a 50c tire can now be used. Adventure
Prova Cycles – Victoria, Australia
Prova has only been around for the past six years and they’re quickly making a name for
themselves bringing new technology and manufacturing processes. The Mostro will clear up to
a 55c tire, while still keeping a road fit. It’s designed around long-distance, multi-day riding
where the comfort of a road bar is a priority, without having to make sacrifices on tire width.
Speedvagen – Portland, Oregon
Speedvagen’s most adept adventuring rig gets an Adventure Fork for greater mounting options
and a paint job that is uniquely Speedvagen. Like most other Speedvagens, the GTFO has
numerous other add-ons depending on what someone’s intent might be.
Scarab Bicycles – Medellin, Colombia
With clearance for a 45c tire, the Páramo is built around the unknown elements found in the
Colombian countryside. Most notable is the paint, which is done in-house and guarantees no
two bikes ever being the same.
Bingham Built – Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Brad Bingham’s personal purpose-built bike packing explorer. For Brad, it’s about all-day comfort with 27.5” Plus tires and drop bars. Ample mounts ensure there’s never a shortage of stowage possibilities.