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New arrival: Burls Titanium Road disc frame with custom paint finish, and Burls titanium stem, seat pin and carbon wheels!

Burls Titanium Road Disc


I specialise in building high-quality, made to measure bicycle frames and complete bicycles. I use a combination of high-tech, premium quality steel tubing and frame building accessories in conjunction with traditional frame building techniques, namely a jig which I designed and built myself, a pair of gas bottles, a selection of files, and most importantly I guess, the metal working and shaping skills I've developed over the years. Although recently I've struggled to find the time to build steel frames as well as running the titanium side of the buisness, the teaming up with a small group of gifted Taiwanese craftsmen means that I'm again able to offer my custom fillet brazed steel frames.

I firmly believe that steel will always have its place in bicycle frame construction. The strength, durability and longevity of steel, along with the fact that larger frame tube manufacturers such as Columbus and Reynolds are still investing in the development and marketing of super lightweight, ultra thin walled steel tubes, bares this out.

Prior to my time as a frame builder, I spent many years training and working in various areas of vehicle related engineering and fabrication, including the building and restoration of lightweight sports cars. I then became involved in the craft I most enjoy being occupied by - cycle frame building.

The first bicycle I built was a time trial bike for me to race on. The first race I rode on it, I managed to achieve a personal best (PB) and although I could not guarantee a PB in the build price, I received numerous orders from local club riders.

In terms of feedback on my products, I'm very proud to say I have only had positive reactions from those who have seen, ridden and purchased my bicycles.

Subsequently, I have built quite a range of bikes for an assortment of people, from International athletes through to leisure riders - I'm always open to new ideas and design requests.

If you are interested in finding more information on my products, please feel free to contact me to discuss your requirements, I'm confident you won't be disappointed!

NEW! Cycling World Magazine "In the Frame": An interview with Justin Burls - CLICK HERE TO READ THE INTERVIEW

Also see new steel Fixed project HERE ...and Ti Road project HERE!

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