Category Archives: Carbon Fiber

Production Manta Pro Di2 Hydro Disc Thru Axle

We showed an earlier iteration of this build at the 2013 NAHBS. We sold this Manta Pro module to a customer who enlisted Fairwheel Bikes to complete the assembly; consider their comprehensive reporting (photos, summary, build detail, weight) here. The client … Continue reading

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ENVE Video Featuring Craig

Jonny and Colby from ENVE, paired with two cameramen, visited with Craig in our workshop prior to Euro Bike, this year.  They spent nearly two days exploring our facility.  They shared this video at Euro Bike and Interbike.  Enjoy the … Continue reading

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Calfee Manta Pro Details

Experience, opportunity, innovation and technology collided to catalyze our new frame model, the Manta.  Five years in the making, the Manta is a “race platform” that leverages a patented, active suspension system at the rear wheel to enhance traction, power … Continue reading

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Dropping the S-Bomb…the Suspended Calfee Manta Reviewed by RBA

On the heels of the 2013 Sea Otter Classic, Neil and Zap from Road Bike Action visited the Calfee workshop.  They were keen to explore the factory and, in particular, spend time with Craig discovering details about the Manta (click … Continue reading

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Updated Complete Coverage; Calfee Dragonfly Adventure Project Gravel Bike for RBA; Bike Review, Race Review and Video

Earlier this year, Zap and Neil at Road Bike Action asked us to build the frame module, a Calfee Adventure, for a gravel road race project bike.  The challenge; build a bike that Neil (recently retired top domestic pro) could … Continue reading

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Cycle Sport; Craig Calfee and Greg LeMond at the Head of Affairs in 1991

This extremely comprehensive feature tells an interesting and important story that you are sure to enjoy, it begins; “In 1991, Greg LeMond was searching for a bike fast enough to keep him at the very pinnacle of professional bike racing. … Continue reading

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Bicycle Quarterly Reviews Calfee Tetra Adventure

When we launched our “Adventure” frame model in 2011, we immediately turned to Jan Heine, Editor of Bicycle Quarterly, and asked if he’d like to take it for a ride.  He expressed interest and we delivered a Tetra Adventure.  Months … Continue reading

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White Calfee Dragonfly with BarStem and Di2 Internal Integration

This Dragonfly Pro, outfitted with Calfee’s proprietary internal Di2 solution and a full-carbon BarStem, was built for a cyclist in Texas.  We featured this bicycle at the 2011 NAHBS in Austin, TX.  This bicycle, with its numerous innovations and striking … Continue reading

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In the Press; “The Most Beautiful Bike”

It has been a good start to the year for Calfee in the cycling press; we received accolades from Road Bike Action, VeloNews, Cyclingnews.com, All Hail the Black Market and even Ralph Lauren.  Take a peek and see what they … Continue reading

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New Colors for Your Calfee

We’ve been painting on carbon longer than anyone else in the bicycle business.  We keep our large paint facility very busy finishing thousands of carbon frames and components each year.  Owing to our reputation and particular expertise in paint, we’ve … Continue reading

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