Simon from Stanforth Bikes and Sean have known each other for a few years.
Sean loves steel bikes and fast touring, having cycled the world on a steel bike in 2012. Simon has been a big fan of Sean’s adventures over the years, in particular his long distance bike tours.
One conversation led to another about creating a bike that delivered on Sean’s needs; “it has to be steel, relatively lightweight for a steel tourer, robust, able to carry some lightweight bags/panniers, disc brakes, good tyre clearance and pacey. Oh and I want to break trans-continental record on it..."
A year later after three prototypes, testing, tweaking and fine tuning; the Stanforth Conway is here.
Stanforth Conway touring bike hand made in England
Hand built in England with Reynolds 853 tubing