Calfee DIY Frame Materials Set – Road Bike

$220.00$245.00

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

Calfee DIY Bamboo Frame Materials Kit for the road bike frame. 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. Casting tape is no longer available for this kit!

Includes:

  • Dried 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)
  • 2 packages of JB Weld 2 part epoxy
  • packet of Cabosil to thicken JB Weld if needed

Does not include (order separately if needed):

Here’s a handy chart to see which bamboo and head tube lengths come with each size:

Here’s a handy 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
46 Road TTL TTS STM CSM SSS 9 10
48 Road TTL TTS STM CSM SSS 9 10
50 Road TTL TTS STM CSM SSS 10 11
52 Road TTL TTS STM CSM SSM 11.3 12
54 Road DTS TTM STM CSM SSM 12.8 14
56 Road DTS TTM STM CSM SSM 15 16
58 Road DTS TTL STL CSM SSM 16 18
60 Road DTM TTL STL CSM SSM 18 20
62 Road DTM TTL STL CSM SSL 20 21
64 Road DTM TTL STL CSM SSL 22 23
66 Road DTL TTL STL CSM SSL 24 25

Please reference the geometry chart here.

Size* top tube length seat tube angle set back chainstay length stand over height b.b. drop head tube angle

head tube length

1-1/8″/44mm

Stack Reach wheel base
46 ** 50 75 11.9 39 71.5 4 72 9/10 N/A N/A 93.4
48 51.5 74.5 12.7 41.5 74.0 7 72 9/10 50.5 37.3 97.0
50 52.5 74.5 13.4 41.5 76.2 7 72.5 10/11 51.5 38.2 97.1
52 53 74 14.3 41.5 77.4 7 73 11.3/12 52.7 37.8 97.2
54 54.8 73.5 15.3 41.5 79 7 73 12.8/14 54.2 38.7 98.0
56 56 73 16.4 41.5 81.3 7 73.5 15/16 56.3 38.8 98.8
58 57 73 17.0 41.5 82.3 7 74 16/18 57.2 39.5 99.4
60 58.3 72.5 18.0 41.5 84.4 7 74 18/20 59.1 39.7 100.0
62 60 72.25 19.0 41.5 85.8 7 74 20/21 61.1 40.7 101.0
64 61 72 19.8 41.5 87.3 7 74 22/23 63.0 40.7 102.0
66 63.3 71.5 20.8 41.5 88.0 7 74 24/25 64.9 42.2 104.3

*Frame size is measured from center of bottom bracket to bottom of binder.
Check standover height(ground to top of top tube) to be sure of proper fit.
Allow 1 to 2cm clearance to crotch.

**46 cm frames use 650 c wheels

 

Additional information

Weight 176 oz
Dimensions 33 × 6 × 3 in
Frame Size

46, 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58, 60, 62, 64, 66

Head Tube Size

1 1/8", 44mm

Seat Tube (35mm OD) for front derailleur

No won't use a front derailleur, Yes, 35 mm OD Seat Tube