Hardway V2 Frame
FBM Hardway V2 Frame - Trans Red
FBM Hardway V2 Frame - Clear
FBM Hardway V2 - Black

Designed for Street Riding with a Steep 75.5 Degree Head Tube Angle, a Short 13" Rear End, No Brakes, and Clearance for Wide 2.4" Tires.

New for the V2 are a shorter rear end, smaller diameter chainstays for improved tire and sprocket clearance, a taller standover height, and no brake mounts.

Handcrafted in the FBM Machine Shop in Ithaca, New York, USA

FRAME OPTIONS
Colors Gloss Black, Clear, Trans Red
Top Tube Lengths 20-1/2", 20-3/4", 21", 21.25"
FRAME GEOMETRY
Head Tube Angle 75.5 degrees
Bottom Bracket Height 11-7/8"
Seat Tube Angle 71 degrees
Standover Height 9"
Rear End Length 13" (slammed)
FRAME WEIGHT
Weight
5lbs
FRAME COMPONENTS
Head Tube Integrated - Externally machined 4130 Chromoly
Head Tube Height 120mm
Top Tube 1-1/4" O.D. Double Butted 4130 Chromoly
Top Tube Gusset 3D laser cut 4130 Chromoly
Down Tube 1-3/8" O.D. Double Butted 4130 Chromoly
Down Tube Gusset 3D laser cut 4130 Chromoly
Bottom Bracket Mid - Internally machined 4130 Chromoly
Seat Tube Internally Butted 4130 Chromoly
Seat Post Clamp Integrated
Seat Stays 3/4” O. D. x 0.035" Wall tapered to 5/8" OD
4130 Chromoly
Chain Stays Single Bend
3/4” O. D. x 0.049" Wall tapered to 5/8" OD
4130 Chromoly
Seat Stay Bridge 5/8" OD tube bridge 4130 Chromoly
Chain Stay Bridge 3/4" OD tube bridge 4130 Chromoly
Capped Stays Yes
Dropouts Heat treated 3/16" thick 4130 Chromoly for 14mm axles
Brake Type None
WARRANTY INFO
Rear axle positions (with new chains)
  • 25/9, 28/10 at 13.25" without a half link and 13.5" with a half link
  • 28/9 at 13.125" with a half link and 13.375 without a half link