Builds

We like nothing more than to see how our customers build up their bikes – send us photos of your Brother through the ‘Submit Your Build’ form and we’ll put it up in the gallery for everyone to see:

Ian

Australia

Cloud 9 Cycles

London, UK

A great build from the guys at Cloud 9 Cycles in London – this bike will soon head off to Canada and Patagonia for some serious adventures:

Build Spec:
Big Bro frame size M
Shimano SLX Groupset
Halo Ridgeline 27.5 Wheels
Maxxis Icon Tyres 2.6″ tyres
Jones Loop Bars
TRP Spyke Disc Brakes
Fabric Cycling Cageless Bottles

Christopher

Musette Bike Cafe, Bordeaux

A beautiful 90’s inspired touring bike built up by the good guys at Musette Bike Cafe in Bordeaux

Build spec:
Kepler ‘Flash’ Frameset
H plus son rims on Hope hubs wheels
Soma shikoro 38c tyres
Shimano SLX group set
Ritchey classic seatpost
Nitto bullmoose bars
Paul mini moto brakes
WTB volt saddle
Jagwire pink cable housing

Christ

Belgium

The Brother Beer Bike

Kent, UK

Build spec:
Halo White Line 700c wheels
Schwalbe G-One 38c tyres
Sram Omnium crankset
Cinelli Vai stem & seatpost
Ritchey Comp Bars
TRP Cx8.4 brakes
Pelago Commuter front rack
Selle Italia Flite Saddle
Restrap 11L Rando Bag

Hans Kr.

Norway

Shimano XT Groupset – 105 Shifters
Mavic Crossmax Carbon 29er wheels
Vittoria Mezcal Tyres

BITW Munich!

Munich, Germany

Very nice Acid Fade Kepler spotted at Brother in the Wild Munich. The build features:
– DT Swiss XR 361 Wheelset
– WTB 47c Byway tyres
– Sram Apex
– Brooks Cambium All Weather
– Pelago Commuter Front Rack
– Swift Industries Handlebar Bag
– Carradice Saddle Bag

Claudia

Margate, UK

2019 Big Bro featuring:
Halo T2 27.5 rims
Halo Twin Rail 2.2″ tyres
On-One Mary Handlebars
Carradice Zip Roll bar bag

Carl

Wisconsin, USA

Size Medium 2019 Big Bro
Bontrager ‘Line Comp 30’ Wheels (29 x 30 mm wide)
Teravail ‘Ehline’ Tires (29 x 2.5″)
Bontrager ‘Crivitz’ Handlebars (23 Degree Sweep, 0 Rise, Bar Ends Slid Inboard)
Doughnut Water Bottles (!!!)
Whisky Parts Co. Carbon Seatpost
Bontrager ‘Serano Pro’ Carbon Saddle
Sram GX 1 x 10 drivetrain
Shimano Mechanical Disc Brakes

Fietsen STEIL

Gentbrugge, Belgium

Marc

Barcelona, Spain

Musette Bike Cafe

Bordeaux, France

Great build from the guys at Musette in Bordeaux. 2019 Big Bro with a dynamo front hub.

Russ

Wiltshire, UK

SBC Cycles 2019 Allday

London, UK

A very special Allday built from the SBC Cycles vintage MTB parts bin – highlights include:
– Avid Tri-Align Canti brakes
– Azonic Shorty Stem
– Azonic Chubby Bars
– WTB Resolute 42c tyres (tight fit!)
– Chris King headset
– 90’s Flite Saddle
– Soma Porteur Front Rack
– And a load of ratty bits and pieces from the parts bin!

Wilm

London, UK

Seatpost – Thomson Elite
Saddle – Selle Italia Mitica
Handlebars – Cube
Stem – Thomson X4
Headset – Hope Pick N Mix
Headset Cap – Hope Head Doctor
Brake Levers – Shimano XT
Brakes – Avid BB5 MTN
Derailleur – Shimano XT
Shifter – Shimano XT
Crankset – Rotor Kapic on Rotor BB30 with 32T Qring
Cassette – SRAM XG-1150 10-42T
Chain – KMC X11-EL
Tires – Schwalbe G-One SnakeSkin 27.5×2.80
Wheels – Hope Pro4 27.5 – 35mm
Pedals – Hope F20
Basket – Nitto M18 Front Rack with Walt Basket

The Woods Cyclery / 650 x 48c

New Forest, UK

The Woods Cyclery

New Forest, UK

The Keplerhara!

Munich, Germany

Custom Painted Kepler – based on a late 1980’s Kuwahara Pacer
Built by Guten Biken in Munich
Custom painted by Mihael Kovacec
Photos from Fabian Baum

Build highlights:
Brother Carbon Kepler Forks
DT Swiss 27.5″ rims
Continental X-King 2″ Tyres
Sram Force Cranks
Absolute Black 36t Oval Chainring
Shimano M8000 Mech
Shimano 11-46T 11s
Shimano Dura-Ace Classic Levers
Ritchey VentureMax WCS Bars
TRP Spyre Disc Brakes

Michael

Bochum, Germany

Claus

Hamburg, Germany

Big Bro Medium
SRAM GX Eagle
TRP Spyke
Hope Pro4
DT Swiss M582
Schwalbe G One 27,5+
Jones H- Bar
Brooks C15 All Weather

Stefano

Ingolstadt, Germany