The GRAN FONDO reader survey is coming to an end and this year you can win something special! It’s the BMC Roadmachine 01 ONE from our 2021 road bike group test with a custom spec worth € 10,499 – the actual bike we took to Tuscany. Don’t miss your chance! Keep reading to find out all about the bike.
Given the current supply constraints, it is not so easy to buy a new bike. So how about winning one? And a pretty exclusive one as well? Sounds good? Then take part in our reader survey and get the chance to win the BMC Roadmachine 01 ONE from our 2021 road bike group test with a custom spec worth € 10,499! On top of that, you help us make our magazine even more relevant for you. Win-Win!
BMC Roadmachine 01 ONE Custom-Tune
No expense has been spared on this canary yellow custom build. With the BMC Roadmachine 01 ONE, the Swiss bike brand sends a versatile road bike with a 1×12 SRAM RED eTap AXS groupset and premium ENVE wheels into the test. No matter if you’re a novice or a professional, this bike convinces everyone looking for high-speed road bike fun.
BMC Roadmachine 01 ONE 2021
Seatpost BMC 01 Premium Carbon D-Shape 15 mm
Brakes SRAM RED eTap AXS HRD 160/160 mm
Drivetrain SRAM RED eTap AXS GS-RED-E-B1 1 x 12
Stem BMC ICS 01 110 mm
Handlebar BMC RCB01 Carbon 420 mm
Wheelset ENVE SES 3.4 AR Disc 12 x 100/12 x 142 mm Thru-Axle
Tires ENVE SES29 TL 29-622 (700x29C) 31
Cranks SRAM RED AXS PM-RED-D1 172,5 mm
Cassette SRAM RED CS-XG-1290-D1 10–33
Size 47 51 54 56 58 61
Weight 7.15 kg
fully-integrated/no visible cables
mounts for top tube bag
1×12 drivetrain with integrated power meter
mudguard mount integrated into D-shape seatpost
This special build of the BMC Roadmachine 01 ONE in its unusual “Canary Yellow” finish is, like the series bike, based on the second generation Roadmachine frameset. The semi-integrated, two-part ICS cockpit relies on the in-house, 420 mm wide RCB01 carbon bars and routes all cables internally. The stem also includes an integrated mount for your GPS as well as a GoPro. For the 1×12 SRAM RED eTap AXS groupset fitted to the bike, BMC have put modularity and simplicity first. With a 44 t chainring and the 10–33 t cassette, the bike has approximately the same gear range as most of its counterparts with a 52/36 t crankset and 11–28 t cassette. The drivetrain and included power meter fit incredibly well into the tidy and modern concept.
With the ENVE SES 3.4 AR Disc wheels and ENVE SES29 TL 700 x 29C tires the BMC team have chosen a rim-tire combination that is tuned to work as a system – it turns out to be not just a theoretically sound approach as it also proved itself during our testing. The large volume of the tires and their inherent damping significantly improved comfort. The price for the complete build of this 7.15 kg star (size 56) comes to € 10,499.
On flat and rolling terrain, the big gearing combined with the aerodynamics of the bike, reveals its full potential. You’ll still be able to pedal at high speeds, where the BMC Roadmachine generates speed efficiently and willingly and scores with its good level of stability. It demands speed out of every corner and eggs you on to pedal out of the saddle. beginners and more leisurely riders will appreciate the good-natured and slightly slower handling. On smooth road surfaces, the bike remains completely predictable and only conveys more security as speeds increase.
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