Breadwinner goes inventory with new A-Highway metal all-road bike


Because it’s inception, Breadwinner Cycles has been all about customized metal bikes, from their B-Highway gravel bike to the Lola street bike. They usually’ve carried out some very cool customized bikes and impressed finishes.

Now, they’re launching the A-Highway, their first stock-sized mannequin, and it’s an all-road bike that splits the distinction between their street and gravel bikes.

breadwinner a-road steel all road bike

Founder Tony Pereira says the geometry is a mashup of averaging the entire customized builds they’ve ever carried out and evaluating that to what all the opposite key manufacturers are placing on the market, and designed one thing that provides it the suitable dealing with and efficiency for an all-around, all-road bike.

Most customized builders are fast to acknowledge {that a} well-designed inventory bike will work nice for 90% of riders, and Breadwinner has excessive hopes for the brand new A-Highway to present much more riders their signature fashion, however faster and extra affordably.

closeup details of breadwinner a-road steel all road bike

Pereira provides “The way in which most individuals are utilizing a gravel bike, the A-Highway is the proper bike for them. Stays are somewhat tighter, it seems and rides sooner, is tremendous enjoyable, however with out being overkill.”

closeup details of breadwinner a-road steel all road bike

The body is fabricated from Columbus Spirit metal tubing with Paragon stainless-steel via axle dropouts, and is paired with an ENVE AR carbon fork.

closeup details of breadwinner a-road steel all road bike

The cables, wires, and so on., run contained in the downtube, and it’s offered with digital teams solely, so with Di2 the wire will conceal contained in the seat tube and chainstay. It’s operating a T47 backside bracket, and has three bottle cage mounts (one underneath the downtube).

closeup details of breadwinner a-road steel all road bike

The body clears 700×40 tires, or add fenders to the mounts and run 32mm tires.

breadwinner a-road geometry chart

The bikes are nonetheless made to order, however inventory sizing lets them hold tubes pre-cut and on the prepared. Most frames are made the week following an order, then despatched off for paint. Select from inventory coloration finishes, or go customized for a bit extra. Full bikes begin at $6,790 and are delivered in six weeks or much less.