Rob’s Custom Chapter2 build

Buying your dream bike sometimes means you step away from getting one straight off the shelf. While buying a pre built off the floor bike can have its benefits, sometimes you have to miss out on your favourite colour, wheels or stem length. 
This is where going full custom build makes its statement! You can choose any stem, any wheels, any colour and any saddle you want! 

With that in mind we had one of the many talented athletes Southland has to offer in store to build his next dream machine. Robert was a junior superstar at Triathlon, known to be a fish in the water a weapon on the bike and a dangerously quick runner Rob has many talents. Now focusing mostly on the road racing and actively training to perform well in the 2022 Tour of Southland he wanted something particular. Rob wanted Stealth, stiff, aero, comfortable and light enough to put the pressure on some of the best riders NZ has to offer. 

With such specifics in mind we built something special. New Zealand brand Chapter2 make seriously sexy stuff and this build really proved it. 
We got our hands on the stunning Chapter2 Toa in black with amazing cultural details to make this frame really pop! 
We fitted the frame with Shimano’s brand new Ultegra R8100 groupset, being semi wireless means less cables for a clean cable free finish. 
The Toa rolls super smooth on Enve Foundation 45 wheels with Enve SES tubeless tyres. Making the Toa smooth, stiff and aero which makes the Enve 45 a great all round racing set. 
finishing touches include the high end Ceramic Speed T47 BB and the Ceramic Speed oversized pulley wheels (OSPW) which basically means, more speed for less effort! 

We really enjoyed this build and man is it stunning!