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Sonder Colibri All season endurance road bike. Full carbon & disc brakes for alpine riding and the toughest racing. Go Light Go Fast Go Far.

Tarmac loving full carbon disc brake endurance road bike. Comfortable, stable, capable climber and blisteringly fast descender. Superb handling for the endurance rider rather than day racer.

Colibri is sure-footed and precise for covering long distances at speed. Disc brakes and bolt through axles offer stiffness and superior stopping power. Take it to the Alps for the grand tour cols, the UK's toughest road climbs, the bike of choice for the TCR and epics. A ridiculously competent descender, get yourself to warp speed and back again, tackle the steepest climbs, ride all day, every day.

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.

List Price: £1199.00

Sonder Colibri Rival22 TRP

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

List Price: £1749.00

Sonder Colibri Rival22

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

List Price: £1899.00

Sonder Colibri Force22

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

List Price: £2449.00

Faster, lighter, stronger full carbon disc brake 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 for 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 and letting the miles fly by.

With clearance for up to 32 mm tyres (Reef forks) or 28 mm tyres (Nemo forks), Colibri is responsive and forgiving: a rewarding ride that eats up billiard-table smooth bitumen yet can more than handle odd sections of grit.

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.

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 up to 32 mm tyres (Reef forks) or 28 mm tyres (Nemo forks)

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 weight (kg): S: 1.46; M: 1.47; L: 1.52; XL: 1.54
Fork weight - uncut: 420 g
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


Generally we recommend:

Riders between 5ft 2in and 5ft 7in
Riders between 5ft 6in and 5ft 10in
Riders between 5ft 9in and 6ft 2in
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
RE-Reach 385 393 400 412
SK-Stack 530 553 574 593

Custom Options

Swapouts and Upgrades

You can interchange Love Mud components on this build at no additional cost. So if you want a different length of stem, a particular saddle or bar then let us know in the notes section in the checkout and we'll get in touch. We also hold big stocks of SRAM, Rockshox, WTB and regular build with Shimano, Hope, Cane Creek. We'll build your Sonder with any part that suits your needs. Give us a call, with the same experienced mechanic helping throughout your build you know who to call if there's anything you want to know.

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Alpine Bond Warranty

We offer a 10 year guarantee on both our handmade titanium and Reynolds steel frames. Our hand welded 6061-T6 alloy triple butted frames and carbon 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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