by: Naoki Sakai

For a gorgeous day at Y’s Road Chigasaki the equally beautiful Tyrell XF Frame Set. 













A frame set limited production of 50, worldwide, this is a titanium body on the technologically superior Tyrell folding bicycles with its innovative and elite design of ‘slant design’. The craftsmanship is second to none, with joint work hand done to perfection.













It has wheels made of carbon, along with the front carbon fork, all made to the highest specification in the most precise of manufacturing, and uses Gokiso parts, known for aircraft quality and elite functionality.  The frame is Tyrell’s ‘slant design’, as the two narrow inclined pipes sandwich the top tube, giving it a stellar X look that is an impressive and exquisite silhouette.












The geometry of this design gives the XF high torsional rigidity, along with the titanium material to gives this unique frame set the perfect match and made to accommodate Dura ace Di2, to create an explosive performance with the highest stability. 















This bicycle is about creating a masterpiece.   Without compromise.  Without regret.  Go for the best folding frame you can get, and build a classic that will age beautifully.  The price is 830000 yen +TAX.