I got to build my dream gravel bike

Speccing a no-holds-barred gravel superbike with help from Jenson USA

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Given the opportunity, how would you build your dream bike? The nice folk at Jenson USA gave me free rein to build a gravel bike using literally any parts it sells, so I chose a list of eye-wateringly expensive components, aiming for a classy, up-to-date build with a bit of retro charm thrown in.

The basis for my build was the very lovely Ibis Hakka MX, a full-carbon gravel frameset that accepts 650b or 700c wheels.

Aiming for a super-light build with the newest, shiniest components possible, I opted to build the Ibis with SRAM’s latest 12-speed RED eTap AXS groupset and some choice wheels and finishing kit from Enve.

The jewel in the crown is a set of insanely expensive and beautiful Cane Creek eeWing cranks, while stainless steel Arundel cages add a touch of retro class.

Watch the video for a full rundown on this dream build, and let us know how you’d spec your dream machine.

Ibis Hakka MX dream build spec

  • Frame: Ibis Hakka MX  — Buy now
  • Wheels: Enve G23 (centerlock) with XDR driver — Buy now
  • Tyre: Panaracer GravelKing SK 700 x 43 — Buy now
  • Groupset: SRAM Red eTap AXS Hydro — Buy now
  • Brake rotors: SRAM Centerline 160mm front / 160mm rear — Buy now
  • Cranks: Cane Creek eeWings Ti All Road 170mm — Buy now
  • Chainring: Wolf Tooth Direct Mount 34t — Buy now
  • Cassette: SRAM Red AXS 10-33t — Buy now
  • Chain: SRAM RED AXS — Buy now
  • Bar: Enve Road Compact 42cm — Buy now
  • Stem: Enve carbon road 110mm — Buy now
  • Bar tape: Arundel Gecko Pave — Buy now
  • Saddle: Specialized S-Works Romin Evo 143mm — Buy now
  • Seatpost: Enve 25mm zero-offset 31.6mm — Buy now
  • Bottle cages: 2x Arundel Stainless — Buy now
  • Pedals: Shimano XTR M9100 SPD standard axle — Buy now
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Fancy building your own dream bike? Head over to Jenson USA.