Folks, the trinket we have before us today has been dubbed the Romax Steel , a gravel, adventure, and road bike wrapped up into one neat shiny package. What does this mean for the modern cyclist? Nothing more than a machine that can be used just about anywhere you want, as long as you abide by the bike’s limitations.
One way to understand a bit about what’s happening with this machine is to look at the crew behind it, in this case, Brodie Bicycles. If you’ve never heard of this crew, it’s because they’re based out of Canada, and considering most countries have locally owned and operated cycling businesses, it’s no wonder.
Sure, you may be thinking that a bike from a small shop may not have the same prestige as more prominent name brands like Trek, Specialized, and others, but the benefit of grabbing a bike from a privately owned shop is that they usually offer their future customers a tad more attention than the better-known cycling manufacturers. All that brings us to the Romax Steel.
As you may have figured things out by now, this beauty is built out of nothing more than steel. One thing I need to point out about the frame is that it’s a Columbus THRON construction with heat-treated seat stays. While it’s not specified how heavy this frame may be, THRON frames usually average around 2 kilograms (4.4 pounds) per frame, relatively light if you ask me.
Now, the most basic Romax Steel will run […]