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Sonder Colibri An all season full carbon road bike for alpine riding and the toughest endurance racing. Go Light Go Fast Go Far.

Sonder Colibri frame and fork

Frame and fork to build up your own light and fast carbon road bike for alpine riding and the toughest endurance racing. Go Light Go Fast Go Far.


Sonder Colibri Rival22 TRP

Light and fast carbon road bike for alpine riding and toughest endurance racing, with SRAM Rival22 TRP groupset.


Sonder Colibri Rival22

Light and fast carbon road bike for alpine riding and toughest endurance racing, with SRAM Rival22 groupset.


Sonder Colibri Force22

Light and fast carbon road bike for alpine riding and toughest endurance racing, with SRAM Force 22 groupset.


An all season full carbon road bike for alpine riding and the toughest endurance racing. Go Light Go Fast Go Far..
Frame and forks at £899, complete builds from £1649.
Contact us to arrange a demo at one of our stores or to test ride over the weekend.

Faster, lighter, stronger full carbon road bike for Alpine cols, fast and stable descents, and long days in the saddle; the bike for endurance racing and taking on the Alps.

Think of the Indian Pacific Wheel Race, the Pan American Highway, the Transcontinental. Colibri is inspired by such ultra-long distance endurance routes, striking the balance between pace, handling, and comfort.

Compliant and stiff, the carbon frame is ideal for ultra-endurance racing; engineered for crossing continents, journeying unfamiliar roads and letting the miles fly by.

With clearance for up to 28mm tyres, Colibri is responsive and forgiving: a rewarding ride that eats up billiard-table smooth bitumen yet can more than handle lesser travelled paths.

A comfortable climber, Colibri’s longer chainstays make for fast, controlled descents and confidence inspiring handling, allowing you to go further for longer at greater speeds.

The ride is further enhanced by a full carbon fork with tapered steerer and headtube, giving precise cornering and increased feedback and capably handling the unfamiliar lands and tricky situations that come with the territory of longer self-supported rides.

An all-season endurance racer, Colibri takes on all road conditions making it ideal for the Fred Whitton or the mountain climbs of the Tour de France. This is the bike for Galibier, Ventoux, Glandon, Alpe d’Huez, Bealach Na Ba, Bwlch-y-Groes, Wrynose, the list is endless.

Go light. Go fast. Go far. And then Go again.

Endurance race inspired geometry

Thin seat stays increase compliancy over the bumps, increasing comfort without sacrificing stiffness and speed.

Internal cable routing

Full internal routing means tidy cables, clean lines, and reduced potential for cable snags.

Tapered headtube

Tapered steerer and headtube gives more precise cornering and increases feedback when riding.

Tyre clearance

​Clearance for 28 mm tyres

Forgiving angles

A longer wheel base promotes stability and comfort on the downhills.

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Frame spec

Compliant and stiff, nothing matches a carbon frame in ultra-endurance racing.

Frame Key Features
Sonder Colibri Frame (Toray T-700)
700c Sonder Colibri Carbon Fork (Toray T-700)
Seat Post: ø 27.2 mm
Headtube: 1-1/8” – 1-1/2” Tapered
Spacing: Bolt-Thru 12 x 142 mm
Bottom Bracket: 68 mm BSA Threaded
Full internal cable routing
Front derailleur type: Direct mount
Flat mount disc brake only
Frame weight: S: 1040 g; M: 1055 g; L: 1100 g; XL: 1120 g
Fork weight: 420 g

Sizing

Generally we recommend:

Small
Riders between 5ft 2in and 5ft 7in
Medium
Riders between 5ft 6in and 5ft 10in
Large
Riders between 5ft 9in and 6ft 2in
X-Large
Riders 6ft 2in and over

You can also take into consideration the standover height to ensure you pick a bike that will be a good fit. If you measure your inside leg and ensure there is a minimum of an inch from the toptube to your crotch this will give you enough seatpost adjustment to find your optimum saddle height.

Size Small Medium Large X-Large
ST-Seattube 458 498 523 523
TT-Toptube 537 552 570 588
HT-Headtube 130 150 170 190
HA-Headangle 72 73 73.5 73.5
SA-Seatangle 74 74 73.5 73.5
CS-Chainstay 415 415 415 415
BB-BBdrop 68 68 68 68
FO-Forkoffset 45 45 45 45
WB-Wheelbase 992 998 1006 1024
SO-Standover
RE-Reach 385 393 400 412
SK-Stack 530 553 574 593

Build Options

All our bikes are built in-house, checked and signed off by Cytech trained mechanics before being despatched to you in a custom-made bike box.

Alpine Bond Warranty

Our titanium frames are handmade and come with a 10 year frame warranty. Our hand welded 6061-T6 alloy triple butted frames come with a 5 year manufacturing defect warranty. All our bikes are built, checked and signed off by Cytech trained mechanics before being despatched to you in a custom-made bike box.

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