Mason’s latest bike is the product of another collaboration with Italian bike builder Cicli Barco. The new Mason SLR is what they describe as “the result of our focus on smooth, long-lasting performance, and luxury grand-touring capabilities.” Like their recently announced Exposure, the SLR is built up around a frame-specific phosphate-coated Dedacciai Zero/Zero Uno tube set that they say offers an engaging and comfortable ride quality.
The Mason SLR is kitted out with full fender mounts, rack mounts, standard bottle mounts, and an additional set of bosses under the downtube. It’s paired with Mason’s new full carbon RangeFinder AR fork, which has mounts for bag supports or front racks, plus internal dynamo wiring. While the photos show a raw frame with beeswax finish, the production version will be corrosion treated, primed, and painted with two coats of paint and a thick coat of lacquer.
Mason SLR Frame Specs
- 100% Italian TIG-welded/silver-brazed frame manufacturing, wet-painting, and finishing
- CNC machined brake mount and dropouts
- Stainless steel T47 BB Shell
- Stainless steel, silver-brazed bottle bosses throughout
- Dedacciai Zero Uno seat tube with flush-fitting alloy reduction sleeve for 27.2mm seat post
- Clearance for 700 x 40mm tires + fenders
- Clearance for 50/34T double chainset
- Fully internal gear and brake routing as standard. Exit for Di2/EPS on seat tube with stainless steel reinforcement
- Discrete internal dynamo light routing in top tube with stainless steel port reinforcement as standard
- Pump peg behind head tube to securely fit an internal, full-size frame pump
- Chain pip neatly holds the chain on the chainring whilst the wheel is removed for travelling
To celebrate the launch, Mason is making a limited collection of 10 “Launch Edition” frames in two exclusive colourways: DarkRoom Red Metallic and DiffuserBlack Metallic. These builds are based around a Campagnolo Chorus 12-speed drivetrain, your choice of Schwalbe, WTB, Vittoria, Rene Herse, or Continental tires, and a HUNT All-Road Disc wheelset. This build costs £4,285 (~$5,626 USD) and the frameset price £1,995 (~$2,619 USD). There is no price difference for the “Launch Edition” frameset.
Learn more at MasonCycles.cc.
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