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Old 05-26-2019, 12:26 PM
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Mosaic GT-2 Gravel/All-Road

Wanted a titanium gravel bike for a long time and spent months researching different builders for either a stock-sized or custom frame, but eventually settled on Mosaic GT-2 for various reasons.

Huge thanks to Justin Bagnati over at Black Oak Velo for working with me across the country to nail down the geometry and what I wanted with this new frame. Some of the other requirements were designing for up to 650x50mm or 700x45mm tire clearance and optimizing the water bottle locations to maximize the space inside the main triangle (should any bags be utilized). Options include internal rear brake hose routing and 3rd bottle mount under the downtube. Currently set up for 1x (mechanical), but has the capability for 2x and can accommodate a compact crankset (50/34).

Lastly, the fork was painted in Yeti's famed turqoise color. In addition to my personal liking to the color, it serves as both a tribute to the Yeti I sold to fund this bike as well as a nod to the proximity of Boulder (Mosaic) to Golden (Yeti) Colorado.

I've only had a chance to give it a spin around the block, but I can tell this bike is going to be a blast. An actual ride report (with the bike dirty hopefully) will be posted in the near future.

Frame: Mosaic GT-2
Fork: ENVE G-Series Gravel
Headset: Chris King Inset7
Groupset: SRAM Force 1 w/ Wolftooth 42T Chainring
Wheelset: DT Swiss XR361 650b/27.5" rims to Bitex BX106 with Sapim Laser spokes and Sapim alloy nipples
Tires: Panaracer Gravelking SK 650x48mm
Bars: Salsa Cowbell Deluxe
Stem: Ritchey C260 90mm
Saddle: Specialized Toupe S-Works
Seatpost: Specialized S-Works













Again, huge thanks to Justin at Black Oak Velo (CT)

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Old 05-26-2019, 01:11 PM
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Sharp!
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Old 05-26-2019, 01:23 PM
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What a great bike!
Would you mind sharing with me your chainstay length. I would like to know this number because I am in the process of getting a Ti gravel bike myself.
Thanks!
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Old 05-26-2019, 03:12 PM
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Awesome

That is beautiful. Really loving the Mosaic bikes that have been showing up here lately.
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Old 05-26-2019, 05:12 PM
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Dig it! Smart choices all around. IMO this kind of build is more thoughtful and interesting than the full DA9170/Enve rigamarole.
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Old 05-26-2019, 08:44 PM
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Fantastic looking bike.
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Old 05-26-2019, 11:33 PM
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Thanks everyone for the comments!

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What a great bike!
Would you mind sharing with me your chainstay length. I would like to know this number because I am in the process of getting a Ti gravel bike myself.
Thanks!
Chainstays are 433mm long. I was originally targeting 430mm or less, but Mosaic and Justin mentioned they needed to extend it out a tad to accommodate both the tire clearances and chainring sizes/options I wanted.
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Old 05-27-2019, 12:18 AM
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Wowzers!! Didn't expect the color scheme to be so striking - truly a jaw dropper. Enjoy!

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Old 05-28-2019, 01:15 PM
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Very well done!

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Old 06-03-2019, 09:33 PM
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Bare Ti with a painted fork is such a good look.
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Old 06-04-2019, 11:54 AM
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Very nice ride!


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Old 06-04-2019, 12:20 PM
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Bare Ti with a painted fork is such a good look.
Agree, never gets old..
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Old 06-04-2019, 01:17 PM
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yes sir

That looks so good.
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Old 06-04-2019, 05:28 PM
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Killer. Love the splash of turquoise/yeti.
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Old 06-05-2019, 10:53 AM
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This is fantastic indeed

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