2021

T-Lab R3

Frameset starting at $3,750
Complete bike starting at $4,650

The titanium road bike of tomorrow, available right now.

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Key Features

Proprietary Shaping

Unique forming capability produces an exceptionally profiled titanium frame that delivers 30% more lateral stiffness and related performance versus leading round-tube Ti frames.

T-One Dropout

Exclusive, future-proof design offers an exponential advantage with regards to stiffness, shifting precision, adaptability and durability.

Top-Level Ti

Seamless, Grade 9 (3Al - 2.5v) titanium is cold-worked to optimize stiffness-to-weight in the frame without affecting the inherent qualities of Ti.

Quietly Strong BB

BB-386 titanium bottom bracket shell optimizes lateral stiffness where it counts. T-Lab’s meticulous post-machining ensures a “creak-free” ride.

Singular Fabrication

Made completely to order based on rider specifications and preferences.

Exceptional Rear

Compact back triangle, featuring asymmetrical chain stays, delivers added lateral stiffness and maximum maneuverability, all while accommodating the largest of road bike tires.

R3 frameset*: US$3,750

R3 complete bike featuring:

SHIMANO 105
US$4,650
SHIMANO Ultegra
US$4,950
SHIMANO Ultegra Di2
US$5,850

AVAILABILITY:  Limited quantity of groupsets available. (Please contact us for current status).

*Includes fork and headset and thru-axels

  • Average Frame Weight: 1280g (Size SMALL; frame only, no options)
  • Headtube: 1 1/8” – 1 1/2” (Integrated/Tapered)
  • Fork: Full Carbon (tapered 1 1/8” – 1 1/2”) Axel to Crown: 371mm; Rake: 45mm
  • Seatpost: 27.2mm
  • Front Derailleur: "Braze-on" type
  • Bottom bracket: BB-86 (standard)
  • Brake Type: Disc (flat mount)
  • Rear Axle: 142x12mm
  • Wheel Size: 700C
  • Maximum Tire Width: 32c*(700C)
    *Tire width may vary depending on tire/wheel manufacturer and model
  • Standard Sizes : XS, S, M, L, XL
  • Available in Road geometry
  • Lifetime warranty (against manufacturer’s defects)
Frame Size Unit XS S M L XL
Average Cyclist Height ft-in (52): 5’-1” to 5’-4” (54): 5’-5” to 5’-8” (56): 5’-9” to 6’-0” (58): 6’-0” to 6’-4” (60): 6’-4” to 6’-6”
Standover Height
mm
708
736
762
788
807
Seat Tube Angle deg 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5
Seat Tube Length (center-to-top)
mm
440
470
500
530
550
Top Tube Length (center-to-center) mm 518 541 559 577 591
Head Tube Angle
deg
71
72.5
73
73
73
Head Tube Length* mm 120 140 160 180 200
Frame Stack
mm
520
544
565
584
603
Frame Reach mm 364 380 392 404 412
Bottom Bracket Drop
mm
70
70
70
70
70
Fork Rake mm 47 45 45 45 45
Front Center Distance
mm
571
581
594
612
626
Trail mm 70 60 57 57 57
Chain Stay Length
mm
410
410
410
410
410
Wheelbase mm 971 981 994 1012 1026
For XXS and XXL orders, contact us for custom sizing

*Head Tubes are Integrated (1-1/8 –1-1/2 ; 45-52 X 45°)

SHIMANO 105 SHIMANO Ultegra SHIMANO Ultegra Di2
Groupset*
Dual Control Levers
ST-R7000
ST-R8020, Hydro
ST-R8070, Di2, Hydro
Front Derailleur FD-R7000, Braze-on FD-R8000, Braze-on FD-R8050, Braze-on
Rear Derailleurs
RD-R7000-GS
RD-R8000-GS
RD-R8050-GS
Cassette CS-HG700 CS-HG800
Chain
HG-601
HG-701
Crankset FC-R7000 FC-R8000
Bottom Bracket
Shimano BB86
Brakeset BR-R7070 BR-R8070
Centerlock Rotors
SM-RT70(160mm FT, 140mm RR)
SM-RT800(160mm FT, 140mm RR)
Wheelset & Tires
Wheelset 700C
MAVIC Allroad UST Disc CL
Tires Michelin Power Road
Cockpit +
Handlebar ZIP Service Course
Seatpost
ZIP Service Course, 27.2mm
Stem ZIP Stem Service Course 6D
Saddle
Selle San Marco Era
H-Bar Tape Velo Cork, Black

*Based on availability from our suppliers, some equivalent substitutions may occur.

Rider Feedback

An impressive blend of lateral stiffness and vertical compliance that put it on par with many of the best carbon bikes that I have ridden.
Capo Velo
126 km bike race yesterday in Victoriaville with my T-Lab, 2000 m elevation gain, steep hills, fast descents... Won the bronze medal and the bike felt awesome.
Alizée Brien
Montréal, QC
A titanium bike for carbon lovers ... The bike snaps sharply forward under sudden acceleration.
BICYCLING MAGAZINE
On just the second day of riding R3, I hit my personal record of a straight 1.2km sprint where I have ridden more than 200 times.
Kentaro Nagata
Japon
Thank you for providing this wonderful frame! It is a great joy to ride and I've already spent several hours in the saddle. Several people started talking to me about the bike!
Bernhard Aherns
Voels, Austria