Project Aithein: Specs & Photos

Frameset: Kinesis Aithein 53cm / Full carbon Aithein fork Bars: ZIPP Service Course Alloy 40cm Stem: Deda Zero 1 Alloy 110mm Headset: FSA Integrated Bar Tape: Lizard Skins DSP Bar Tape 3.2mm Groupset: Shimano 5800 105 11-speed Seat: Ritchey Pro Streem V2 Seatpost & Clamp: Unbranded carbon post / Superleggera clamp Wheels: 2015 Fulcrum Racing…

Project Aithein: Job done!

I did it! I managed to build up a road bike from a bare frameset without totally messing something up! It’s even come in slightly lighter than expected. With two bottle cages and pedals it weighs bang on 8kg (that’s 17.6 pounds in old money). With a bit of care and attention to detail it’s actually not…