Curtis from Retrotec sent me some shots of one of his latest hand made, custom builds rock’n the new B+ wheel size. This particular build was built to accommodate both 29r and 27.5 + wheels. Fox’s new B+ fork and a dropper post along with the brand new XTR 1 x 11 drive train round out the build.
This thing just screams trail bike to me! We’ve been waiting to get our hands on a suspension fork for plus sized wheels. It looks like the wait is over!
We’re big fans of the work that Curtis produces out in his California shop
Panaracer Fat B Nimble B+ Sneakers
Retrotec’s twin top tubes make a graceful arc from the head tube to the rear drop on this Cyan and Kawasaki Green beauty! I’ve gotten to ride my amigo, Julio’s Retrotec 29+ and it rides as nice as this one looks! You can check out Julio’s review here and you can see all of the details for this build below.
Frame: Retrotec Filet Brazed Custom Steel Frame
Bars: Thomson Riser
Headset: Chris King
Brake Levers: Shimano XTR
Front Brake: Shimano XTR
Rear Brake: Shimano XTR
Shifter: Shimano XTR
Cables: Shimano XTR
Rear Der: Shimano XTR 11Speed
Crankset: Shimano XTR
Chain Rings: XTR 32T
Cassette: XTR 11-40
Seat Post: Thomson Dropper
Tyres: Panaracer FatBNimble 27.5+
Skewers: through axles
For more information on Retrotec visit http://www.ingliscycles.com/retrotec.php