THE ASCARI KING PLUS - BLACK
The King - with 13 ruby stones applied throughout the frame, fork, stem, brake levers and air pump; posses an infinite class.
"Ruby is a stone of nobility, considered the most magnificent of all gems, the queen of stones and the stone of kings. Revered in many cultures throughout history, Ruby has always been a talisman of passion, protection and prosperity".
Hand brazed construction using high quality cro-moly tubing. Frame, fork, lugs and stem handmade by us in the USA. Details and logos in copper and brass are brazed onto the frames, forks, and stems. Air pump and Brake Levers are also entirely hand build by us, from a combination of materials as brass, copper, exotic woods, leather and ruby stones.
- Tires: Challenge Clincher 700 x 27mm
- Saddle: Brooks B-17 w copper rivets
- Handlebars: Custom bend by Ascari Bicycles
- Stem: handmade by Ascari Bicycles
- Bar tape: Brooks
- Headset: Chris King
- Crankset: Rene Herse
- Hubs: Sweetheart High Flange Track by Curtis Odom (suggested)
- Pedals: MKS
- Toe Clips: handmade by Ascari Bicycles
- Toes Straps: Custom leather by Ascari Bicycles
- Brakes: optional center-pull caliper
- Color: Black, Creme, Burgandy, Blue, Dark Green, others on request
- Brake Levers: handmade by Ascari Bicycles including a pair of Ruby stones (optional)
- Air Pump: handmade by Ascari Bicycles
- Brazed on accents in copper
- Rims: Ghisallo 700c beech wood, clincher type with reinforced carbon fiber
- Hubs: Curtis Odom High Flange Track
- Spokes: Sapim 14g stainless steel