The upcoming Bridge Bike Works Surveyor street bike would be the first mannequin from the upstart model, and it’s driving excessive on its North American manufacturing story.
Constructed from the bottom up in Toronto, Canada, Bridge’s all-new manufacturing unit will produce the body and fork in home. And, they’ve assembled an all-star workforce with composites and designers and engineers from manufacturers like Cervelo, Lotus, and extra.
Now we have a podcast interview developing this week that tells their complete story, so for now we’ll share these pre-launch renderings and early particulars.
Their first bike, the Surveyor, is a racy all-road bike designed to go quick no matter street circumstances. It undoubtedly leans extra street than not, and with a max 38mm tire clearance, it’s not designed to turn out to be a gravel bike. However it’s designed to tame the customarily less-than-ideal street surfaces of a northern metropolis like Toronto.
The bikes are 100% designed and constructed of their new manufacturing unit, with new tools and processes you’ll study extra about in our pre-launch podcast interview. The official launch date is developing, and we’ll have extra granular tech particulars then, however key specs embrace:
- FRAME: BRIDGE Handmade Proprietary Carbon
- FORK: BRIDGE Handmade Proprietary Carbon
- HEADSET: In-set model
- AXLES: 12×100 / 12×142
- BB STANDARD: T47
- SEATPOST: 27.2 mm
- SEAT COLLAR: BRIDGE 27.2
- CABLE ROUTING: Totally Hidden Inside Routing
- TIRE CLEARANCE: 28–38 mm
- GEARING: 1x or 2x suitable
- WEIGHT: Approx. 900 grams
The shortage of additional bosses and mounts cements its place on, properly, cement. And tarmac.
The fork design, headtube and downtube shaping, and stout T47 backside bracket shell give away co-founder Mike Yakubowicz’s penchant for racing bikes, however the general geometry exhibits he additionally enjoys a snug journey extra inline with most riders’ flexibility and supposed use. Which means, it’s a motorcycle designed for all-day hammering.
They’re taking pre-orders now for framesets. Pay in full and also you’ll get one of many first 50, or put down a deposit to safe one from the second batch of fifty. Inventory colours embrace blue, grey, pink, inexperienced, and tan. MSRP is $CAD 4,999 (about $3,950 USD based mostly on present charges).
They’ll additionally provide customized paint schemes and shade combos. Search for bikes to ship in Q2, and keep tuned for extra particulars.