Big Bro

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

Gav’s Big Bro

Lancashire, UK

SRAM Rival 1 Hydro R brakes
Sram NX 32t crankset
Sram SX Eagle Rear Mech
Sunrace 11-50T cassette
Jtek Shiftmate 9
Shimano SLX Rotors 160 Rear 180 Front
DT Swiss Hubs and Rims
WTB Ranger 29×2.4 tyres
Ritchey Seat Post
Easton 12 degree flared bars and tape
Brooks C17 Cambium Saddle
Raceface Ride pedals

Suicycle // Drop Bar Big Bro

Hamburg, Germany

Custom built 2020 Big Bro from Suicycle in Hamburg:
Build spec:
27.5″ DT Swiss M582 Wheelset
3″ Teravail Coronado Tyres
Sram GX Cranks
Sram Rival rear derailleur
Sram Rival hydraulic brakes
Salsa Cowchipper Bars

Mark – SBC Cycles

London, UK



Thierry’s Big Bro

Bordeaux, France

Build Spec:
Big Bro 2018
On-One Mary Handlebar
Hope Fortus 26 wheels (29 inches)
Vittoria Barzo 29×2.6 tubeless tires
Brooks C15 All Weather saddle
Blackspire flat pedals
TRP Spyre brakes
Sram GX Transmission