Ribble CustomColour

Ribble CustomColour allows you to get creative within BikeBuilder, change the colours, add gradients or mix fades for a design that suits you. In so doing, creating a bike unique to you. Your Bike, Your Way!

CustomColour is not currently set up on every model that you see on the website. We are however adding more models daily. If you do see a bike that you wish to order and would like to add a CustomColour simply get in touch. We can then advise you how best to proceed. You can contact us via email at [email protected] or call us on +44 1772 963400. Below is a step by step guide on how to add a CustomColour to your dream Ribble bike and what the various options refer to.

How to add CustomColour

  • Choose your bike and click on ‘buy this bike’.
  • This loads up our famous BikeBuilder configurator.
  • Select your frame size and then click on the ‘Customise Bike’ button at the bottom of the screen.
  • Select the ‘style’ option with the custom colour logo.
  • Click on the Ribble CustomColour option. Please note: You must click on this, when you do so a tick will then appear and the option will be highlighted in Blue.
  • To bring up the configurator, click on the cog icon on the right which also states EDIT below the cog icon
  • You are then provided with various options and below we take you through what these refer to and how they affect the design.

Each time you select a different option on the configurator the image changes to reflect your choices. Plus you can also download an image of your complete masterpiece to share with family and friends too!

This image shows how the configurator appears. Each time you make a selection on the left the image changes to reflect your choice.

Paint Finish

An example of a metallic finish without gradient and with Accents 1,2 and 3 in White.

A CustomColour adds £299 to the price of the bike for either a Gloss or Metallic paint finish. Gloss is a standard paint with lacquer over the top which provides the gloss aspect of the finish. A Metallic colour reflects light more than gloss and results provides a little bit of of sparkle and adds more colour depth.

Ribble Pro Cycling’s Endurance SL R Series with Glitter colour scheme.

The Matt finish costs an additional £50 on top of the £299 CustomColour cost for a total upgrade price of £349. The final option is the glitter colourway which can be seen on Ribble Pro Cycling’s team bike. This option costs an additional £200 on top of the CustomColour upgrade price of £299. This finish looks stunning when in direct sunlight.

A close up of the sensational glitter finish.

Options

Frame Colour – Select the main colour of the frame and forks. You can opt for a single colour or a 2 tone finish (gradient).

The downtube decals are also available in a variety of colour options.

Decal Colour – This allows you to change the colour of the Ribble decals that run along the downtube. (see image above).

Orange frame colour with a 0° Gradient and Black as the second colour choice, with White decals and no frame accents.

Gradient – Gradient is a fade effect and allows you to mix 2 colours for a 2 tone frame and fork combination.

This bike features a Light Blue into Dark Blue 45° fade, White decals and a mix of White and Dark Blue accents

Gradient Angle – The standard gradient option has 1 solid colour at the top which gradually fades vertically into a second colour. There are also 45°, 90° and 135° options available which changes the angle of where on the frame the fade occurs.

This image perfectly illustrates a Grey Gloss frame paint with Shock Pink decals and accents.

Accents – The accents are the transfers mounted on the seat tube and forks. There will normally be 3 or 4 accents, dependant upon the frame. The colour of each accent can be independently selected so they can even all be different colours! Or, if you prefer you can choose to have no accents at all (see image below).

A popular choice for Australians and South Africans? A Green frame with 135° Gradient into Yellow and no accent colour selected.

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