NAHBS 2013: Mosaic Updates, Categorizes Road & Cyclocross, Adds 650B & DJ Mountain Bikes

Mosaic custom titanium Di2 disc brake road bike

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…

Mosaic custom titanium Di2 disc brake road bike

Super clean cable housing entry. Disc tabs get replaceable threads.

Mosaic custom titanium Di2 disc brake cyclocross bike

The ‘cross bike shows a Di2 install with Calfee internal battery.

Mosaic custom titanium Di2 disc brake cyclocross bike

The bikes are generally built for a 33c tire at the chainstays, but they can build it for anything.

Mosaic custom titanium 650B mountain bike with 12x142 rear thru axle

On the dirt, they have new 650B and DJ mountain bikes, and they’re adding 12×142 rear axles as an option.

Mosaic custom titanium 650B mountain bike with 12x142 rear thru axle

Mosaic custom titanium dirt jump mountain bike

For the grom who has everything.

Mosaic custom titanium bikes with artistic frame polishing

They also do some nice polishing…

Mosaic custom titanium bikes with artistic paint schemes

…and painting, though why anyone would want to paint a custom ti frame is beyond me.

Comments

Dale - 03/11/13 - 1:33pm

Mosaic, your bikes look cool. I just went to your web site and all the links from your main menu are broken. Figured you’d want to know that since you are getting coverage.

xcgeek.com - 03/11/13 - 1:35pm

ti dj? what is this, prototype commencal land when 4x still existed? awesome and beautiful as always.

notapro - 03/11/13 - 2:39pm

@xcgeek- it’s the nahbs, bro. cycling’s equivalent to fashion week.

ccolagio - 03/11/13 - 4:57pm

thats def the first dj bike ive ever seen with a seatpost mast (or whatever that style is called)

very nice bikes!

greg - 03/11/13 - 10:10pm

it’s called a mastette

Brandon - 03/11/13 - 11:00pm

Seems strange a link wasn’t added in the post. Easy enough to find, but still…..

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