We have a shiny new RATHAD, size ‘M’ sitting all pretty in the FRAMEWORKS ready for your next luxurious build. You don’t need to wait 16 weeks for it nor will you even need pay full price!

Float yer boat? Read on…

the RATHAD/Ra.ad/ is our elegant and modern road racing frame; lightweight, aggressive and responsive.


The features of this RATHAD are as follows:

  • Straight 44mm ID head tube to fit in a 1 1/8″ to 1 1/2′ tapered fork*
  • PF41 (BB86.5 – Shimano Press-fit) bottom bracket shell.
  • Seat and chain stays curved to allow 700c x 30mm maximum tyre size.
  • Chain stays are shaped to allow for 53-39 crankset.
  • 142mm x 12mm type rear though axle. (adopting M12 x 1.5 thread pattern, axle provided).
  • Internal gear and brake routing adopting European type braking**
  • Flat mount type brake mounts.
  • 27.2mm Ø  seat post.
  • Two bottle cages mounts.

*requiring a ZS44/28.6 upper headset and EC44/40 lower headset in SHIS speak.
**right hand actuates the rear brake.


The geometry of this RATHAD is as follows:

Location Dimension
Seat Tube (c-t) 53cm
Seat Tube (c-c) 48cm
Top Tube (c-c) 54.8cm
Head Tube Angle 72.5°
Seat Tube Angle 73.5°
Chain Stay Length 41cm
Bottom Bracket Drop 7cm
Reach 38.6cm
Stack 54.5cm
Head Tube Length 14cm
Fork Length (axle to crown) 37cm
Fork Rake 4.3cm


We’ve two options for sale…

Option 1 – Frame only

We will would be looking for £900 (down from £1,500 – priced to sell) for the frame only.

Option 2 – Frame and fork including headset

As an alternative we would like to offer a full frame-set which would also include a Columbus Futura Disc Fork (RRP £375) and Hope Tech 2 & H Top and Bottom Headset Cups (RRP £80) for £1,300

Both options include free UK postage and packing. Please get in touch via frameworks@albannach.cc if you are at all interested. If you do not reside in the UK please get in touch and we can discuss international postage.

Thanks for looking!

44mm Ø head tube // euro brake internal routing

A // rear derailler internal routing

flat mount caliper mounts // 142mm x 12mm through axle

internal rear brake routing // blasted RATHAD logo // flat mount caliper mounts // 142mm x 12mm through axle

seat stay welds // rear derailler internal routing


pf41 bb86 bottom bracket shell // front deariller and rear brake internal routing // front derailler cable stop

rear brake routing internal // blasted RATHAD logo // flat mount caliper mounts // 142mm x 12mm through axle

front derailler cable stop // bottle cage mounts // blaster albannach logo

lion of alba head tube badge


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