Road / Group Rides - Racing - Centuries

Road bikes are customized to match your body proportions, weight, and riding style. An excellent ride quality, strength, and durability are priorities when designing each frame. Bikes are built to be ridden and built to last. The “feel” of the ride is customized for each bike using custom tubing. Road bikes can be tailored for a stiff sprinters platform, a lightweight frame for a mountain goat, or a comfortable go-fast frame for group rides and centuries.


“The ride quality is brilliant. None of the frames I’ve ever used can match the Appleman… It’s like you were reading my mind when you were building this frame.

To conclude, it is the most amazing frame I have ever ridden. I’ve changed my attitude towards custom frames. I would never believe how the simple looking bike with all round tubes without any deceiving designs can ride this great. Thank you very much for building me such a great frame.”

- Neo, Thailand

Appleman Bicycles: Custom Carbon Road Bike

Base price for frame and fork is $4500.  

Complete bicycles are a great compliment to a custom frame.  Contact me for a quote on components.


Standard Features

  • Custom Geometry
  • Custom tubing to tune the “feel” of the bike
  • Full UniDirectional joints and tubing
  • Carbon Everything: Dropouts, Logos, and Brake Bridge
  • Carbon Fiber press fit BB30 bottom bracket shell
  • Fork: Enve 2.0 or Enve 1.5″ Tapered
  • Internal Cable Routing (fully guided, no fishing!), no charge
  • Smooth tapered joints
  • Nude Finish
  • Logos: carbon, titanium, decal, or wood
  • 25 Year Warranty



  • Enve 1.0 Carbon Fork, $200
  • Integrated Seat Post (extended seat tube), no charge
  • Disc brakes, no charge
  • Di2/EPS internally routed electronic shifting, no charge
  • Custom Carbon Fiber Finishes & Accessories, by quote
  • AppleStem Integrated Handlebar
  • Threaded Titanium Bottom Bracket insert, $50
  • Gloss clear coat, $500
  • Tandem, by quote

Photo Gallery

Rick’s Road Bike

Rick wanted a super comfortable rocket.  Rick allowed me total freedom with the design as long as it was simple.  Since Rick is a vintage car aficionado, I used stainless steel for the logos and integrated my apple logo into an Alfa-Romeo grill for the...

Koen's Custom Appleman: The American Dream
Koen’s American Dream Bike

Originally from Belgium, Koen is living in the USA and wanted a bike that was truly American made!  A stealthy Appleman offered the level of customization he required.    Built with Appleman custom tubing, this frame was fine tuned for a stiffer front end while...

Rob’s Stiff Disc Road Bike

Rob had three requests: Make it stiff, make it mango, and make it disc. Being a strong, Australian sprinter, Rob needed stiff tubes.  I designed an entirely new tube set to maximize stiffness.  The tubes are extra (extra) oversized! -Stiff frame + 1.5″ tapered Enve...

The “DNA Bike”

The DNA bike is a masterpiece of excruciating detail.  Carbon overlay wraps the tubes in a double helix at the same angles and proportion as human DNA!  This was the first bike utilizing Appleman’s Carbon Everything Design.