Chinese Bike Frame 🇨🇳
After browsing the internet I came across some discussions about carbon bike frames from China. I started looking at AliExpress but that, for me, is more about buying small, funny and less expensive items rather than buying a carbon road bike frame.
After reading some articles on a variety of forums I found out that some companies were recommended. I first started to look at Workswell. And specifically looked at frame type WCB-R-268 (see image). It has full internal cable routing.
I realized that thinking about building my own road bike made me happy. Of course a bit insecure about the quality, but worth the risk and nice to learn something about building a bike. I can’t remember where (I think it was a Facebook post from Workswell) I found the image below and this is what I want to go for. The color is Pantone 424c.
I almost decided to buy from Workswell. Communication was great but I was a bit surprised about the price. It was much higher than expected. I asked for a discount but without any luck. Got the impression they deliver a high amount of frames to certain companies and prefer not to deliver single frames for private purposes (unless you want to pay a high amount of money for it).
The other company on my list was VeloBuild. I was interested in frame VB-R-099. A 2020 version aero road frame disc version hidden cables, (see below image).
I had started a Skype chat with Chris from VeloBuild. Quick and clear answers so I decided to think about it…..