Project North X South

THE IDEA

Outlier manufacturers from opposite sides of the globe collaborate to create a limited edition gravel bike, custom-built to perform exceptionally on the South African terrain.


THE BIKE

T-LAB X3 - North x South Limited Edition featuring South Industries GX carbon wheelset


CUSTOM FRAME GEOMETRY

  • Seat angle: 73 degrees
  • Head angle: 72.2 degrees
  • Chainstay: 426mm
  • Seat tube: 560mm
  • Top tube: 584mm
  • Head tube: 170mm
  • Stack: 595mm
  • Reach: 402mm
  • Fork rake: 47mm
  • Trail: 65cmm
  • Bottom bracket drop: 72mm
  • Wheelbase: 1037mm


WHEELSET: SOUTH INDUSTRIES GX

  • Carbon composite rim designed to meet the needs of next generation, disc-brake equipped gravel bikes. 
  • 22mm internal width and hookless bead pairs flawlessly with the latest tubeless gravel and road tires (28mm to 45mm)                                                       
  • Laced to Industry Nine hubs with Sapim CX Ray spokes


REST OF THE BUILD:

  • Shimano GRX/XT Di2 groupset
  • Easton EA90 crankset
  • Thomson cockpit/finishing kit
  • Brooks C17 saddle



T-Lab North X South pedaling
T-Lab North X South Gravel Bike
T-Lab North X South Gravel Bike Front