Road bicycles represent the heart and soul of the cycling domain. Whether it's a child finding his first freedom on two wheels, or a pro-peloton making its way up the Col du Tourmalet, road cycling is where it all originates from. Modern road bikes are built for speed and manoeuvrability, but also provide the long-distance comfort and wider tire clearance demanded by today's cyclists. Whether you're looking to surpass your personal best time or you're more endurance oriented, there are countless road bike options to choose from. With top quality, (see: durability) and versatility and in mind, the list of worthy candidates significantly narrows, with the best titanium road bikes separating themselves from the pack.
T-Lab R3 Omni
The most versatile of Ti road bikes returns with an endurance-optimized geometry. Designed to be comfortable, agile and stable at top speeds — on tires of up to 35c. Omni, as in all-around, any road performance.
Unique frame design optimizes multi-strata performance while accommodating a tire clearance of up to 700X35c.
Oversized titanium top tube delivers superior torsional rigidity while minimizing weight.
Exclusive, future-proof design offers an exponential advantage with regards to stiffness, shifting precision, adaptability and durability.
Made completely to order, in-house, based on rider specification and preferences.
BB-386 titanium bottom bracket shell optimizes lateral stiffness where it counts. T-Lab’s meticulous post-machining ensures a “creak-free” ride.
R3 Omni frameset*: CA$4,750
R3 Omni complete bike, featuring:
- SHIMANO 105
- SHIMANO Ultegra
- SHIMANO Ultegra (12-Speed)
*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”) Axle to Crown: 383mm; Rake: 48mm; 12 X 100mm axle
- 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: 35c*(700); 42 (650b)
*Tire width may vary depending on tire/wheel manufacturer and model
- Standard Sizes : XS, S, M, L, XL
- Available in Omni Road geometry
- Custom geometry/sizing also available ($600 upcharge)
- Lifetime warranty (against manufacturer’s defects)
|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”|
|Seat Tube Angle||deg||73.5||73.5||73.5||73.5||73.5|
|Seat Tube Length (center-to-top)||mm||450||480||510||540||560|
|Top Tube Length (horizontal)||mm||522||534||554||570||587|
|Head Tube Angle||deg||71||72||72.5||72.5||72.5|
|Head Tube Length*||mm||130||150||170||190||210|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||70||70||70||70||70|
|Front Center Distance||mm||585||588||604||620||637|
|Chain Stay Length||mm||411||411||411||411||411|
|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 (12-Speed)||SHIMANO DURA ACE (12-Speed)|
|Dual Control Levers||ST-R7000||ST-R8020, Hydro||ST-R8170, Di2, Hydro||ST-R9270, Di2, Hydro|
|Front Derailleur||FD-R7000, Braze-on||FD-R8000, Braze-on||FD-R8150, Braze-on||FD-R9250, Braze-on|
|Bottom Bracket||FSA BB386|
|Centerlock Rotors||SM-RT70(160mm FT, 140mm RR)||SM-RT800(160mm FT, 140mm RR)||SM-RT900 (160mm FT, 140mm RR)|
|Wheelset & Tires|
|Wheelset 700C||BOYD Rouleur|
|Tire||Vittoria Rubino Pro|
|Handlebar||ZIP Service Course|
|Seatpost||ZIP Service Course, 27.2mm|
|Stem||ZIP Stem Service Course 6D|
|Saddle||Selle Italia Model X|
|H-Bar Tape||Velo Cork, Black|
*Based on availability from our suppliers, some equivalent substitutions may occur.