Big Bro

Dan’s SRMR Big Bro Rig

London, UK

Dan’s Big Bro – built to take on the 2024 Silk Road Mountain Race – a 2,000km race through the mountains of Kyrgyzstan:

Rockshox SID Select+ Forks
Hope pro 4s Hubs
DT Swiss EX511 29er rims
Vittoria Mezcal 29 x 2.25 Tyres
Hope Race 2 Evo Brakes
Shimano SLX Groupset
Thomson Elite Setback Seatpost
Ergon SM Pro Saddle
Surly Moloko Bars
Ergon Grips
SBC Stem Cap

Eric’s Yellow Big Bro

Orléans, France

Brother Big Bro (Size L)
Hope Fortus 35 Wheels
Schwalbe G-One Allround 27.5 x 2.8 Tyres
SRAM GX Eagle 12V 32 10/52
Hope Headset (Silver)
Ahearne Cycles Uprising Handlebar
ESI Grips
Avid BB7 Brakes
Avid 180mm Rotor
Avid Dial Levers
Ritchey Classic Stem
Ritchey Classic Seatpost
Brooks B17 Imperial

Rohloff Big Bro // Keep Pedalling

Manchester, UK

Tough as nails, go anywhere Big Bro build from Keep Pedalling in Manchester…

Easy Rohloff setup using the Brother Rohloff dropouts

Son Dynamo powering a Cinq stem charger

Tubus Cargo and Duo racks for the load carrying

Brooks, Ergon and Cane Creek for comfort and Control

Sebastian’s Big Bro

Dresden, Germany

Forest Green, 22″ Big Bro Frame.
Built up with 1×11 Shimano gearing. I Use the Deore 51t cassette and derailleur with an XT 11-spd shifter.
Shimano 4-piston hydraulic brakes with XT levers.
After riding it on 650b+ wheels i recently built a 29er wheelset using Hope Pro4 Hubs and Fortus 30 rims.

Tailwind Cyclery Big Bro

Bristol, UK

Big Bro // The Woods Cyclery

Lyndhurst, UK

-Velocity Dually rims 27.5
-SON 28 Dynamo Hub
-Industry9 Hydra Rear Hub
-Teravail Coronado 27.5 x 3.0′ tyres
-Garburuk 12 speed cassette
-Swiss Stop Rotors
-Paul Love Levers
-Paul Klamper Callipers
-Deore XT 12 Speed Crank Set, Wolftooth 30t Chainring
-Microshift 12 Speed thumb shifter
-Chris King Bottom Bracket
-Chris King Headset
-Tumbleweed Persuader bar
-Hope F20 Pedals
-Brooks C17 Carved Saddle
-Paul Box Car stem
-Paul Tall and Handsome Seatpost

Woodland Brown Big Bro

Brother HQ, Kent

Big Bro // The Woods Cyclery

Lyndhurst, UK

“There’s something about an MTB with full fenders that just looks cool”

– Ingrid Drivetrain
– Hope Fortus 35 wheelset
– Velo Orange Crazy bars
– Teravail Honcho 29×2.6 tyres

Fat Tyre Big Bro // The Woods Cyclery

Lyndhurst, UK

Awesome fat tyre Big Bro from the guys at the Woods – featuring:
-Sram NX/GX mix
-Hope Fortus 35’s 27.5
-Teravail Coronado 27.5×3.0
-Juintech semi-hydro brake calipers
-Avid levers
-Ritchey Classic Stem & Post

-Brooks B17 saddle
-Hope Headset & F20 pedals
-Esi Grips

The Lost Cyclist’s Big Bro


An epic Big Bro build from Lars Bengtsson – explorer and around the world cyclist – @lostcyclist

Build Spec:
2021 Big Bro frame – Medium
Shimano XT Drivetrain
TRP Spyre Brakes
DT Swiss HX531 Rims / 350 Hybrid Hubs
Maxxis Chronicle Tyres
Koga Bikes Denham Handlebar
Apidura Expedition packs

Torsten’s Big Bro

Aschaffenburg, Germany

Handlebar – Bombtrack Trail
Grips – Ergon GA3 Purple Reign Grips
Stem – Thomson Elite X4
Headset – Hope
Lever – TRP Brake
Groupset – Shimano XT 1×12
Brake – TRP Spyke
Rims – DT Swiss 471
Tires – Continental Cross King Protection 27.5 x 2.3
Saddle – Ergon SM Comp Men
Seatpost – Thomson Elite
Pedals – Crankbrothers Double Shot 1
Tool Roll – Swift Industries Scout Motto

Sandro’s Big Bro

Berlin, Germany

Wheels: Beast Components carbon rims laced onto Son Nabendynamo & @hopetech
Tyres: Sim Works Super Yummy 2.2
Handlebar: Tumbleweed Bikes Persuader
Stem & Seatpost: Ritchey Logic
Lights: Sinewave Cycles beacon with USB charger
Bags: Gramm Tourpacking custom to match frame colour
Saddle: Selle Anatomica leather
Group set: Shimano Mtb Deore XT

Nenad’s Big Bro

Stuttgart, Germany

Peter’s Rohloff Big Bro

Hombeek, Belgium

Rohloff Speedhub
Shimano XT Brakes
Ritchey Logic stem, seatpost, handlebar
SQ lab saddle
Cane creek Hellbender 70 headset
DT Swiss 240 front hub
Ryde Edge rims
Raceface crankset
Maxxis Rekon Race 2.35″ tires

Bicycle Junction // Big Bro

Wellington, New Zealand

Shimano GRX
Race Face Crankset
Curve Walmer drop bar
DT 350/X432 29’’ Wheels
Maxxis Ikon tires

Martyn’s Big Bro

Shoreham-by-Sea, UK

2018/9 Big Bro in LA/Baja
Jones H Bars
Hope Seat Clamp, Pedals and Headset
Sinewave Beacon Lamp
SP PD-8 Dynamo
WTB Ranger Fast/Tough tubeless tyres
Blackburn cages
Restrap/Alpkit/Apidura/Revelate bags

La Cyclerie // Big Bro


1×12 Deore XT
Velocity Dually 27.5″ rims on Hope Pro4 and SON hub
Maxxis Chronicle tyres
Paul brakes & levers
Busch & Müller Supernova lights
SMP saddle
Tubus rack
ByMarion&Quentin bikepacking bags

Bicycle Junction // 10th Anniversary Big Bro

Wellington, New Zealand

DT 350 hubs/Stans Arch 27.5 rims
WTB Riddler 2.4″ Tyres
Shimano SLX M7100 Groupset
Brooks Cambium C17 all weather saddle

Photographer – Russell Kleyn-

Musette // 10th Anniversary Big Bro

Bordeaux, France

Big Bro off-road tourer put together by Musette Bicycles and Coffee.

“Built up with Hope hubs and discs on Velocity rims, a Shimano Deore XT transmission, a Sim Works cockpit, Paul Klamper brakes and a KMC gold chain for added bling bling.”

Stephen’s Big Bro

Bristol, UK

10th Annoiversary Big Bro – Size Large
Surly Sunrise Handle Bars
Sram Level T Brakes
Sram NX 28t Crankset (175mm)
Sram Nx 11 Speed Rear Mech
Sunrace 10-46T Cassette
Love Mud 650b Wheelset (i40 rim)
WTB Ranger 27.5×3 Tyres
Brand X Ascend II Dropper Post
Brooks C17 Cambium Saddle

Andrew’s 2020 Big Bro

Lake District, UK

Brother Carbon MTB forks
Hope Pro4 Fortus 26w Wheels
Vittoria Mezcal 29×2.25 tubeless
SLX groupset 1×12 – 51/10
Thomson seatpost
SQlab 611 saddle
Ritchey Kyote bars
Esi XXL grips