Passoni Top Genesis

Passoni Top Genesis
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2019 Passoni Top Genesis

Go back to where it all started with the Passoni Top Genesis. This handmade, fully customizable titanium racing frame will ensure that you will always be comfortable on the road without sacrificing any of the peppy get up and go that must be the soul of any racing bike.

When you choose a Top Genesis, you are likely interested in more than just getting a fast bike. You are interested in design, technical skill and beauty. Passoni is a brand unabashed to promote the importance of the individual craftsman and frame builder. Nothing is to be hurried, nothing left to chance, no detailed ignored. Sure you pay a premium for that, but you also end up with a bike that will ride as well and look as elegant twenty years from now as it does today. This is a bike that you can hand down to the next generation with full confidence that your heirs will have as much enjoyment riding it as you have had. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves. The reason why this bike can have that sort of longevity is because Passoni have made it using the highest quality alloys, expertise workmanship and advanced methods of welding. They have turned to grade 5 titanium for nearly all the tubes, which means that the tubes will offer the frame builder a perfect combination of strength, weldability and corrosion resistance.

The elegantly sized tubes will offer plenty of rigidity for those days you are looking to topple some PRs, but most importantly they will ensure that velvety smooth ride that is the hallmark of titanium frames. The rear triangle also uses slim tubes both with the seat stays and the ovaled chainstays tapered to provide the necessary rigidity without losing the desired compliance. This is what titanium does really well. And if this is going to be your first titanium bike after a decade on carbon, then you will be amazed at just hoe comfortable a bike can be without losing any of that snappy efficiency we all love in our racing bikes. Contributing to the solid, stable handling, the head tube has been made from grade 9 titanium with a traditional 1"1/8 headset, so that it offers the perfect mix between an easily weldable material and a super strong alloy. Combine that with the customized Passoni Columbus Minimal carbon fork, and you can rely on the predictable handling up front while still enjoying the vibration absorption promised by the curve of the carbon fork.

As wonderful as the ride will be on this bike, what you really might enjoy most is just looking at it parked in your hallway. Be prepared to get a lot of comments at the coffee shop as well. The hand glazed tubes positively glisten in the sun, and the graphics have been sandblasted onto the titanium, so will look as sweet today as ten years from now. The Top Genesis is a bike that you can order completely customized, though you may be lucky enough to fit one of the five stock sizes that are also available. You can also order it with internal rear brake cable routing if you prefer. The Passoni Top Genesis will not only live up to but exceed your greatest expectations about how amazingly a beautiful ti bike can ride.

  • Frame: Titanium grade 9 (3Al / 2.5V) and Titanium grade 5 (6Al / 4V)
  • Fork: Columbus Minimal, customized Passoni
  • Rear Stay: Titanium
  • Fork Axle: QR x 100mm
  • Steerer Tube: 1 1/8”
  • Headset Included: Yes, traditional
  • Bottom Bracket Type: 68mm | English threaded
  • Cable Routing: External, internal rear brake cabling available
  • Front Derailleur Mount: 31.8mm
  • Front Derailleur Pull Type: Bottom pull
  • Front Derailleur Swing Type: Bottom swing
  • Wheel Size: 700c
  • Brake Type: Caliper
  • Seatpost Diameter: 27.2mm
  • Seatpost Included: No
  • Seat Collar Included: Yes
  • Rear Axle: QR x 130mm
  • Sizes: 50cm | 52cm | 54cm | 56cm | 58cm | Custom sizing and geometry (+$0)
  • Colors: Pure Titanium, Custom paint +$795

  • Top Genesis Frame Finishing Kit +$850
  • 2 Elite Ciussi Inox bottle cages
  • 2 Passoni water bottles
  • Passoni Custom Cinelli Dinamo stem
  • Passoni Custom Cinelli Neos carbon handlebar
  • Passoni Custom PMP carbon or titanium seatpost
  • Please select the Top Genesis stem, Top Genesis Handlebar, and Top Genesis seatpost from the drop down menus to add the complete finishing kit to your order. Bottle cages and bottles will be automatically included.

  • WARRANTY: 3 yr
  • If you have any questions about this frame or bike, please contact our Passoni Team:

    Chris Ginsburg
    Toll Free: 866-497-3624 ext. 213
    International | Direct +1 510-529-3055

    Tim Medina
    Toll Free: 866-497-3624 ext. 209
    International | Direct +1 510-529-3040

    * Individual experiences and results may vary.

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