PALACE:R

PALACE:R

Regular price £620.83 Sale

£745.00 inc VAT
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Pin sharp performance from our focused speed machine. A superlight aluminium frame ready to go, performing beyond your expectation whenever you kick on. It is so much #MoreThanARaceBike

  • 6069-T6 triple butted frame
  • Toray HM, full carbon, tapered steerer fork
  • Di2 compatible, removable cable guides
  • Forged 1-1/8th" to 1.5" tapered head-tube
  • Asymmetric chainstays
  • FlareSquare seat tube
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THE PALACE R

MORE THAN A RACE BIKE?

Learning from what made the first Palace great, we’ve kept the award winning geometry, refined small details, totally revised the whole tube-set and the Palace is reborn – we give you: The Palace:R.

A bike as at home on the hairpins of the Col De Soller as it is on dead man’s turn at the race circuit from which its name derives.

The Palace R is everything you could need from a speed-focused, road machine.

DETAILS

6069-T6 triple butted frame

Toray HM, full carbon, tapered steerer fork

Di2 compatible, removable cable guides

Forged 1-1/8th” to 1.5″ tapered head-tube

Required seatpost size: 27.2mm

Asymmetric chainstays

FlareSquare seat tube

upto 28c Tyre clearance

WHATS INCLUDED?

  • Frame and Fork

  • Headset

  • Expanding plug, Topcap, Bolt

  • Seat Clamp

  • Cable guides, etc.

WHAT SIZE FRAME SHOULD I RIDE?

We would always recommend getting good fitting advice from someone who’s opinion you trust, possibly a professional fitter who will be able to interpret our geometry data to determine what size is best for you.

Each person has a preferred riding style and bike set-up so nothing is set in stone when it comes to sizing. The chart below shows a guide for which size of Bowman frame we recommend based purely on height and inseam:

For more information on this, check out our sizing page

GEOMETRY TABLE

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Any Questions?

What size and type of front mech do i need?

braze on front mech

What size tyres can I run?

Some of our Palace:R customers recently gave their experiences using various rim and tyre combinations on this post on our Facebook page:bit.ly/FBPalRTyreFor those of you non-Facebook users here is the original post and a few comments:Post:“Heard a little bit of the chatter about clearance when using 25mm tyres on the Palace:R, so thought would give my verdict. I run a set of Knights + GP4000s. The rim widths are 18mm internal and 28mm external and there is plenty of room. I’m 80kgs (on a good day) and ride the bike pretty hard. I am constantly in and out the saddle on climbs and I’ve barely noticed any rub. There’s a little bit on occasion for sure but nothing major at all.”Comments on post:- I'm on Hunt wide wheels (19int/24out) and considering the Palace:R.
Seen anecdotal posts on forums RE chain-stay bridge clearance issues (on wider rim widths) but it sounds like GP4000s (25c) should be OK given you're on 19.6mm internal.
- My 2 penneth worth, Mavic Ksyrium Pro Exalith hoops with YKSION PRO Powerlink 25mm's. Plenty of clearance & zero rub.
- Ample clearance on my Palace:R/Fulcrum Quattro LG (17C int/23.2mm ext)/Vittoria Rubino Pro III 700x25

- DT-Swiss Di-Cut Oxic with 25mm GP4000Sii - works well.


Another customer asked this question on our Facebook page regarding tyre clearance:Q: Will a 27mm rim with a 25mm tyre fit ok on a Palace:R?A: The external width of a rim isn't a great measurement to use, as the internal width varies dependant on manufacturer, and material - carbon sidewalls can be 2mm plus thick, alloy less. Internal width gives a far better comparison on how a tyre will measure up once fitted. Two brands with 18mm internal width will likely come up a similar size, whereas two 27mm external rims can vary widely.

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What headset do I need?

The Palace:R (and all Bowman Frames) come with a headset.

Once this has reached the end of its life, the following bearings will fit the headset parts and headtube

  • Top bearing: TH-871 ACB
  • Bottom bearing: ACB TH-073E

What size and type of bottom bracket do I need?

Threaded BSA BB

Do direct mount brakes fit the Palace:R?

No, the Palace:R frameset uses standard-drop caliper brakes.

What does the Palace:R frame weigh?

(includes carbon fork weight of 0.355kg)

Where and how to buy

Do you have dealers?

We currently only sell our frames direct via our website – this way you can ensure you get the best price.

 

Can I visit to see the bikes?

We have a range of demo bikes which are available to test if you are local to us - or would like to visit – at our headquarters in Brockley, South East London. We can promise great coffee (and tea is available if that’s your thing). We also occasionally meet customers in Central London if you are unable to get to us.

Do I pay VAT/ Taxes on an International sale?

For International orders outside of the E.U, tax is automatically removed from your sale at the checkout based on your billing and delivery address location, you will however be liable for import tax/duty based on your own country's laws when the item reaches your country, this is usually based on a percentage of the items total value. These charges are not included in the amount you pay to us for shipping and you are responsible for taxes and any import fees. Your order will be held by your local customs office or the courier until this is paid so it may delay your order.

How much is Shipping?

We ship worldwide on all products, shipping costs are:

Free - UK

£25 - EU and Western Europe

£35 - Rest of Europe

£75 - America, Africa, Arabia

£85- Asia, Oceania, Rest of World

Customers in Malaysia and Singapore should contact our Malaysian distributor The Cyclist Wardrobe. We can't ship to these countries.

Aftercare

Warranty

We offer a five-year warranty against material or workmanship failure for the original owner. Your statutory rights are not affected by these terms.

 

Returns

If you have a problem with your frame set and the issue cannot be resolved via email (email is always the fastest way of getting in touch with us, so please do try this first) and your frame needs to be returned to us, you are responsible for the shipping cost. Once we have checked the frame over and determined the cause of the problem we will inform you how it can be resolved.

If the problem is deemed to be a material or workmanship issue we will then offer either repair, wherever possible, a replacement or a full refund. We will also refund the cost you as the customer paid to have the frame returned to us. Any warranty replacement will be shipped free of charge, even for international customers.  

Refunds

If you paid via PayPal and we action a refund, please allow one working day for the funds to credit your account.

If you paid for your frame using a credit card and have been informed by us that we have actioned your refund, the refund can take 3-8 working days. We have no control over this timeframe. Once we release the funds the length of time the funds take to credit your account is determined by the relationship between your bank/card company and the secure 3rd party payment gateway we use (Stripe Payments). Times may vary, so please check with your bank/credit card company first. You should be able to see that a payment in due to your account, even if it has not shown on your statement

If the problem is deemed to be a material or workmanship issue we will then offer either repair, wherever possible, a replacement or a full refund. We will also refund the cost you as the customer paid to have the frame returned to us. Any warranty replacement will be shipped free of charge, even for international customers.  

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

There are more answers to questions other people wanted answers to over on our Frequently Asked Questions page

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