2020 BRODIE ROMAX STEEL
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The Romax Steel is Brodie’s Columbus THRON Tubing Gravel Adventure Road Bike, a do anything go anywhere one quiver bike. Road Plus adds versatility, safety and comfort opening up the ability to explore the destinations less traveled. Adventure Road, Gravel Adventure, choose your own path wherever it takes you. The Romax is for performance seeking adventurers who love smooth fast road rides, long gravel rides or dirt track touring.
The Romax Steel has race bred geometry in an all-season, all-roads platform. Comes equipped with 47c tires with room for fenders. With the Gravel Adventure Shimano GRX group-set with hydraulic disc brakes, you can conquer a Pacific North West winter, or ride an Ontario Spring Classic. From pavement to pavé, don’t stop just because the road does.
Who is the Romax Steel for ?
Road Plus, Touring, Gravel, Bike-Packing, Adventure Racing
For the person - who wants a road bike that is way more versatile than any road bike they had in the past. New routes may include gravel paths, forest roads, but now with way fewer cars to deal with.
The Romax Steel is Road PLUS. For the Mixed terrain adventure seeker, long-distance gravel rider, cross-country tourer, daily year-round commuter, gravel fondo riders. The Romax Steel is for Year round cyclists with a wide list of disciplines; fitness, bike-packing, touring, commuting, club rides, racing. Great for Spring classics.
Key Features and Specs :
Frame : Columbus THRON, w/ ØD14mm Heat treated Seat Stays
Fork : Full Carbon 12mm Thru Axle with Triple Cage Mounts
Brakes : Shimano GRX Hydraulic
Tires : 650b x 47c WTB Byway TCS Light Tires
Wheelset : Alex A-Class Boondocks 3 Tubeless ready
Derailleurs : Shimano GRX-800 Front. ULTEGRA RX800GS Clutch Rear
Drivetrain : Shimano GRX-600 Shifters, GRX-800 48/31T Crankset, 105 11-32T Cassette
Adventure 2 x 700 spec change :
Tires : WTB Riddler 700 X 37c
Wheelset : Shimano RX-570
Race 1 x 700 spec change :
Tires : WTB Riddler 700 X 37c
Wheelset : Shimano RX-570 with 160mm F & 140mm R rotors
Derailleurs : Shimano GRX-812 Clutch Rear in 1 X Set Up
Drivetrain : Shimano GRX-600 Shifter, GRX-600 40T Crankset, SLX 11-42T Cassette
Ride all day, any day, anywhere.
The Romax Steel, now with Columbus THRON tubing for sublime ride quality, less weight and added covet-ability !
The Romax Steel comes equipped with WTB Byway TCS Light, 650bx47c mounted onto Alex A-Class Boondocks-3 650b Tubeless Ready wheel-set . This bike is fast, the 47c tires give up nothing in terms of rolling resistance yet add incredible amounts of traction and improve puncture resistance. The extra volume lets you easily adjust air pressures for your riding styles.
New Shimano GRX / Ultegra 2X with Clutched Drivetrain
The brand new Shimano GRX 2 X 11 drivetrain was designed with gravel specific ergonomics and optimized gearing options for all your off road adventure riding with rugged reliability.
The Shimano GRX Adventure 48/31T crankset paired with a an 11-32 tooth 11 speed cassette gives you an evenly spaced full range of gearing for everything from fast gravel or road rides or to tackle any hill on any terrain. Shimano GRX shifters / brake levers are precise and powerful with new Gravel specific Ergonomics that have all day comfort on the hoods and offer light precise control and stability. The ULTEGRA RX800-GS clutched rear derailleur keeps your chain secure and quiet, reducing shifting effort and chain slap.
Matching GRX Hydraulic brakes provide powerful yet controlled stopping power in any condition and any road surface.
Columbus THRON Steel Frame, Full Carbon Fork
The Romax Steel now has the sublime and super covetable Columbus THRON tubing, w/ ØD14mm Heat treated Seat Stays built for maximum strength and superb ride quality. The frame will accommodate 42-50c in a 650b wheel, or 32-37c with 700c wheels. This Road PLUS bike is the perfect fit for performance seeking adventurers who love smooth, fast steel as much as they crave asphalt, gravel & dirt.
Capable geometry matched with a lighter Carbon Fork in a 44mm head tube and a front Thru Axle, all for added stiffness and performance. The frame is fender and rack mount ready so you turn this into your all weather daily commuter or load it up into your weekend bike-packing adventure machine.