NAHBS 2013: Mosaic Updates, Categorizes Road & Cyclocross, Adds 650B & DJ Mountain Bikes
Mosaic has typically just built what people wanted. Problem is, people sometimes don’t know what they want. Or, at least, it helps to give them a starting point.
So, Mosaic has for the first time launched specific models to make “custom” a little less intimidating. Bikes are now given simple letter codes: R (road), M (mountain) and X (cyclocross).
While many builders order their headtubes from a tubing supplier like Paragon, they machine their own headtubes in house. They machine the internals to fit the headset bearings and the butting on the outside. Also, they’re doing more integrated internal cable routing across a range of bikes, and it’s being done very well.
For road bikes, shown above, they now offer a disc brake option. Click through for details and their mountain bike options, including a custom titanium Dirt Jumper…
Super clean cable housing entry. Disc tabs get replaceable threads.
The ‘cross bike shows a Di2 install with Calfee internal battery.
The bikes are generally built for a 33c tire at the chainstays, but they can build it for anything.
On the dirt, they have new 650B and DJ mountain bikes, and they’re adding 12×142 rear axles as an option.
For the grom who has everything.
They also do some nice polishing…
…and painting, though why anyone would want to paint a custom ti frame is beyond me.