Budnitz Bicycles

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Say hello to a Budnitz with no boundaries.

Model Ø offers the perfect balance of road bike speed, commuter bicycle versatility and iconic Budnitz aesthetics. From quick morning rides to 50 mile tours away from it all, this bicycle easily conquers city pavement, highway asphalt and country gravel roads.

  • Frame Material

    Frame Material

    The speed of a road bike. The beauty of a Budnitz.

    3 AL 2.5V titanium alloy will never rust, corrode or be damaged by UV rays. Titanium tubes are custom drawn and butted then hand tig-welded.

  • Frame Color

    Frame Color

    Limited Edition Color

    Macchiato Gloss

    This sophisticated hue was originally created at a special client’s request. Looks remarkable with our honey-leather saddle and grips.

    Black Matte

    Deepest gunmetal flat black.

    Rosewood Red Pearlescent
    Budnitz Blue Gloss

    Lake Champlain on a perfect summer day matches HTML #0099FF, our signature color blue.

    Italian Sky Blue Gloss

    A nod to the timeless paint color of the 1962 Alfa Romeo Giulietta.

    Racing Yellow Gloss

    A classic cycling color that defeats all description.

    Detonator Orange Gloss

    Inspired by Caltrans road cones and dynamite.

    Tell us the color of your dreams – we’ll match it! Our Client Services team will get in touch to discuss your perfect shade and send you a mock-up of your extra special custom Budnitz.

  • Components

    Components

    Easton EA70 AX bars
    Budnitz 3D CNC stem
    Easton EA70 Zero seat post

    Easton EC70 SL carbon bars
    Easton EC70 SL carbon stem
    Easton EC70 Zero seat post

  • Fork

    Fork
    Whiskey Carbon Fiber Fork

    The ultimate carbon fiber, disk brake fork. Stiffen up the front end of the model No. 1 while enjoying more aggressive, tighter geometry.

  • Drivetrain

    Drivetrain
    Gates Carbon Drive Belt

    The technology behind Gates Carbon Drive is rooted in high horsepower motorcycles and dragsters. Custom made, this 11-mm pitch, carbon-fiber reinforced belt is stronger than and as efficient as a traditional bike chain – and completely grease-free. The patented Gates Carbon Drive gives you a quieter, longer-lasting, lower-maintenance drive, and most importantly, an unbelievably awesome ride.

  • Gearing

    Gearing
    14-Speed Rohloff Speedhub

    With 14 speeds, the German-made Rohloff Speedhub has the widest gear range [528%] of any internal gearing system made. Rohloff has a cult following in Europe and is famous for its pristine service record.

    Combined with our Carbon Belt Drive the Speedhub is clean, quiet, and requires very little maintenance. Includes the classic Rohloff 14-speed grip shifter with gear markings.

    All Rohloff hubs come in polished silver, with other colors available via special order.

  • Brakes

    Brakes

    Mechanical brake / shift levers paired with Avid BB7s road disc brake calipers.

    *Shimano Di2 for Alfine Di2 speccd’ builds
    *SRAM Double Tap for Rohloff speccd’ builds

    Hydraulic Disc Brakes

    Hydraulic brakes deliver more braking force with less hand effort and better modulation.

    • Shimano Ultegra levers speccd’ on Alfine Di2 builds
    • SRAM Force levers speccd’ on Rohloff builds
  • Saddle

    Saddle
    Budnitz Ultralight Saddle

    Our all-time favorite high-tech saddle, because it fits almost everyone and requires no break-in. Perfectly padded shape and anatomical platform with restrained logos. Custom built to our specs by the geniuses at Velo in Taiwan.

  • Grips

    Grips
  • Tires

    Tires
    Marathon Racer 35C (1.5-inch)

    The Schwalbe Marathon Racer is a variant on the famous Marathon lineage that is biased towards speed

    Fast on the flat pavement, yet rugged enough for tackling country roads – its perfect for long distance touring or quick dashes through city traffic.

    X-One 33c

    This tire’s profile and rubber compound make it one of the fastest cross tires ever. Imported from Germany.

    WTB Riddler 37c (1.4-inch)

    The Riddler tire delivers raw speed yet hangs on in the corners, remaining composed and unflappable. Densely packed center knobs minimize rolling resistance in straightaways. Tall, toothy outer knobs provide cornering traction when leaned over. Perfect for hard pack conditions and rolling trails where carrying speed is key.

  • Pedals

    Pedals
    Composite Street Pedals

    A true modern mult-purpose flat pedal. One-piece nylon body, CNC machined Cr-Mo spindle, and double sealed ball bearings. Lightweight and ready for anything.

    Budnitz CroMo Spindle Platform Pedals

    CNC machined out of a single block of 6061 T6 aluminum, our platform pedals are super lightweight and easy to get on and off. Engineered with a gentle curve and adjustable pins that ensure a tight grip in all riding conditions — without the hassle of going clipless. 

    Budnitz Titanium Spindle Platform Pedals

    One of the world’s lightest platform pedals thanks to its titanium spindle. CNC machined out of a single block of 6061 T6 aluminum. A gentle curve and adjustable pins ensure a tight grip in all riding conditions — without the hassle of going clipless.

  • Fenders

    Fenders
    SKS Commuter II - Silver

    Specially designed with commuters in mind, these fenders are the perfect option for the everyday rider. Constructed from shatterproof plastic and featuring sturdy stainless steel double stays, the Commuter II fenders are perfectly simple and effective.

    SKS Edge AL - Black

    The EDGE AL guarantees ideal splash protection on the road. This aluminum fender offers great coverage and stability. The driving forces behind this fender are its simplicity, durability, and light-weight.

  • Lights

    Lights
    Knog Blinder Rechargeable LED Lights

    Super-bright yet tiny front & rear clip-on lights. Each light features a USB port for charging plus silicone rubber and titanium colored bands. Our favorite lights which weigh next to nothing & keep you safe at night.

  • Carry

    Carry
    Lezyne CO2 Saddle bag

    A complete, convenient kit for the rider with speed in mind. With a CO2 inflator, two 16g CO2 canisters, multi-tool and tire levers in a compact organizer that tucks neatly under your bicycle seat.

    Budnitz Alloy Rack - Silver

    The Budnitz Alloy Rack is ideal for carrying full-sized panniers and has a large platform for additional cargo space. Weighs just 552 grams and carries up to 20 kilos.

    Budnitz Alloy Rack - Black

    The Budnitz Alloy Rack is ideal for carrying full-sized panniers and has a large platform for additional cargo space. Weighs just 552 grams and carries up to 20 kilos.

    Ortlieb QL3 Bag (Single)

    The minimalist, 12 liter, Single Bag QL3 is yet another confirmation of the famous paradox that less is more. Featuring a largemouth, waterproof zipper and an ingeniously simple QL3 rack mounting system that does away with cumbersome hooks. We love the pairing of this pannier with our Budnitz A1 rear rack. (This option features one bag.)

  • Water Bottle Cages

    Water Bottle Cages
    One Titanium Water Bottle Cage + Bottle

    An elegant brushed titanium water bottle cage that matches your bicycle frame. Just 28 grams.

    Two Titanium Water Bottle Cages + Bottles

    Two of our elegant brushed titanium water bottle cages. Matches your bicycle frame perfectly. Just 28 grams each.

  • Accessories

    Accessories
    Lezyne Chrome Air Pump

    The smallest and lightest high-pressure air pump for fixing flats on the road is also beautiful. CNC-cut with chrome finish. Attaches with a special mount to water bottle cage bolts (you can still fit a water bottle on, too). Just 8 inches long and 96 grams.

    Spurcycle Stainless Steel and Brass Bell

    This is the world’s greatest bicycle bell. Small, streamlined, and real brass — with a beautiful ding!

    Silca HX-One Tool Kit

    Eight hex keys carefully constructed in steel, coated in chrome, then coated again in a grip-enhancing, high-visibility polymer finish to keep the hex keys from getting lost or slipping. The kit also includes a stainless steel magnetic adapter, six of the most common Torx sizes, as well as two Phillips and two flat head screwdrivers. You’ll receive the tools in a CNC-machined beechwood box, each held in place in its own individual slot, with a magnetic closure to keep the whole set secure whether you’re in your own garage or racing far from home

  • Storage

    Storage
    Budnitz Floor Stand

    The Budnitz Floor Stand creates a simple, elegant way to secure your bicycle in the house or storage area. The custom handmade stand is built of pressed Vermont silver maple with steel and brass fittings that allow for adjustability to each tire size. Perfect for daily use or long term display.

    Budnitz Protective Bicycle Cover - Matte Black

    Custom tailored Budnitz bicycle cover made with highly durable and abrasion resistant solution-dyed 9-ounce acrylic canvas with fluorocarbon finish.
    Water, UV and mildew resistance makes this high quality canopy excellent for long term indoor and outdoor use. Oil, acid, alkaline and solvent resistant for exposure in a shop environment. YKK Vislon #10 zipper opening makes covering and uncovering simple.
    Includes oversized pocket for manuals, tools and spare accessories.

    Designed and sized specifically to fit your custom Budnitz.

    Budnitz Protective Bicycle Cover - Titanium Gray

    Custom tailored Budnitz bicycle cover made with highly durable and abrasion resistant solution-dyed 9-ounce acrylic canvas with fluorocarbon finish.
    Water, UV and mildew resistance makes this high quality canopy excellent for long term indoor and outdoor use. Oil, acid, alkaline and solvent resistant for exposure in a shop environment. YKK Vislon #10 zipper opening makes covering and uncovering simple.
    Includes oversized pocket for manuals, tools and spare accessories.

    Designed and sized specifically to fit your custom Budnitz.