Calfee DIY Frame Materials Set – Mountain Bike

$220.00$270.00

Note: “Due to the change in weather at our headquarters causing a slow in bamboo drying, our lead time on having bamboo available is going to be another 2-3 months or so. Thank you for understanding, we are working diligently to have available stock.” – Calfee Tech
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Description

Choose the size you’d like to build and we’ll supply the appropriate bamboo and head tube for that size.  Also choose whether you want a machined seat tube for running a 35mm clamp-on front derailleur.  $25 extra for bent chainstays for more tire clearance.

Includes:

  • Dried treated sanded and dimensioned bamboo appropriate for the size and type of bike selected
  • Pair of dropouts and dropout bolts
  • Head tube for the size and type selected (1 1/8″ or 44mm)
  • Bottom bracket sleeve (English Threaded)
  • Seat tube insert (27.2mm)
  • 6 rolls of 4″ casting tape
  • 2 packages of JB Weld 2 part epoxy
  • packet of Cabosil to thicken JB Weld if needed

 

Does not include (order separately if needed):

Size Chart

Chart to see which bamboo and head tube lengths come with each size:

Size Type Down Tube Top Tube Seat Tube Chainstay Seatstay 1 1/8″ Head tube 44 mm Head tube
Extra Small Mountain 26″ wheel TTL TTS STM CSM SSL 9 10
Small Mountain 26″ wheel TTL TTS STM CSM SSL 9 10
Medium Mountain 26″ wheel DTS TTS STM CSM SSL 10 11
Large Mountain 26″ wheel DTM TTL STL CSM SSL 12.8 14
Extra Large Mountain 26″ wheel DTL TTL STL CSM SSL 15 16
Bamboo Mountain Geometry
Size Wheel size Nominal
Size (actual)
Effective top tube length Stand over height Seat tube angle Head tube angle Wheelbase Head tube length
Extra Small 26” 13” (38.6 cm) 20” (50.7 cm) 28.4” (72 cm) 74 70 39″ (99 cm) 3.58” (9 cm)
Small 26” 14” (40 cm) 21.25” (54 cm) 29” (74 cm) 73.5 71 40″ (101.7 cm) 3.58” (9 cm)
Small 27.5 27.5” (650B) 14” (40 cm) 21.25” (54 cm) 30″ (76.5 cm) 73.5 71 41.5″ (105.3 cm) 3.58” (9 cm)
Medium 26” 16” (44 cm) 22” (56 cm) 29.5” (75 cm) 73 71 41″ (104 cm) 3.93” (10 cm)
Medium 27.5 27.5” (650B) 16″ (42.6 cm) 22” (56 cm) 30.5″ (77.5 cm) 73 71 42.1″ (107 cm) 3.93” (10 cm)
Medium 29 29” 16” (45 cm) 22” (56 cm) 31.5” (80 cm) 73 71 43.3″ (110 cm) 3.58” (9 cm)
Large 26 26” 18” (51 cm) 22.7” (57.7 cm) 31” (78.7 cm) 73 71 41.5″ (105.5 cm) 5” (12.8 cm)
Large 27.5 27.5” (650B) 18” (50.6 cm) 22.7” (57.7 cm) 32.25″ (82 cm) 73 71 42.8″ (108.8 cm) 5” (12.8 cm)
Large 29 29” 18” (50 cm) 22.7” (57.7 cm) 32.5” (82.6 cm) 73 71 44″ (111.8 cm) 4.45” (11.3 cm)
Extra Large 26 26” 20” (56 cm) 24.4” (62 cm) 32.5” (82.6 cm) 72.5 71.5 42.8″ (108.8 cm) 5.91” (15 cm)
Extra Large 27.5 27.5” (650B) 20” (54.6 cm) 24.4” (62 cm) 33.5” (85 cm) 72.5 71.5 44″ (112 cm) 5.91” (15 cm)
Extra Large 29 29” 20” (54 cm) 24.4” (62 cm) 33.5” (85 cm) 72.5 71.5 45.3″ (115 cm) 5” (12.8 cm)

 

Additional information

Weight 176 oz
Dimensions 33 × 6 × 6 in
Frame Size

Medium, Large, Extra Large

Wheel Size

29", 27.5", 26"

Head Tube Size:

1 1/8", 44mm

Seat Tube (35mm OD) for front derailleur.

No, Yes

Bent Chainstays

Yes, No