aka what we ask people before we build them a bicycle*
Feel free to fill out and return as a PDF, email or screen-shot
current Bicycle (include year and size):
why a new bike:
your typical ride - road condition, length, etc.:
your perfect bike ride:
your riding style - sprinting, cruising?:
your power output or typical ride speed?
your climbing style: standing or sitting?
bike love - what do you like about your current bike?
bike hate - what do you NOT enjoy about your current bike?
ride pain - anything to mention that causes pain on the bike?
bike style - any aesthetic or stylistic thoughts?
bike fit - please send any geometry/fit info plus any good photos of your setup
wheel preferences - clincher vs tubeless vs tubular / alloy vs carbon / ideal depth / the tire size you think you might want to use?
part selection ideas - anything at all you want to mention? Disc vs caliper / Mechanical vs electric / Cockpit or saddle preferences
overall budget - range that you are looking to spend or limit us? frameset only or complete bike, or anything in between?
final thoughts - anything not covered above, timeline, or otherwise?
* thanks to Ben Farver of Argonaut for letting me steal his list to expound upon