A Close-Up Look at Ventum’s $29,000 Dream Bike

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The Ventum Dream bike retails for $29,000 as it sits.

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The Ventum Dream bike boasts a Pioneer powermeter mated to Dura-Ace cranks.

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A CeramicSpeed cage and pulley wheel help with reducing friction.

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The Ventum Dream Bike normally comes equipped with Lightweight wheels, but this version sports a Ventum-branded disc.

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The Dream Bike uses Shimano Di2 electronic shifters and Ventum house aerobars.

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An ultra sleek aero profile is a hallmark feature of the Ventum One—the shrouded TRP TTV brakes are almost completely removed from the wind.

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Ventum’s built-in hydration system is not only aerodynamic, but also places the water’s weight low and back on the frame for better handling.

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This handmade custom Dash saddle/seatpost combo helps keep weight at a minimum while still retaining a super aero profile.

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The Dura-Ace Pioneer power system runs through a CeramicSpeed bottom bracket.

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Before running through the CeramicSpeed derailleur pulley, the chain passes through a KCNC full-titanium cassette.

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The rear brake cable runs through Nokon cables and housing.

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Eduardo Blanco’s custom creation was also at the Ventum booth for us to see. It retails for about $11,000 as it sits.

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Ventum’s brand new transparent built-in hydration compartment not only looks cool, but also provides a window into your fluid levels as you drink.

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This custom-painted Ventum One comes equipped with a Pioneer SGY-PM910VR-integrated Dura Ace FC-R9100 crankset.

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Custom touches like this hand-airbrushed frog below the shrouded TRP TTV front brakes make this bike on-of-a-kind.

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The bike’s owner, Eduardo Blanco, gave no instructions to the artist who airbrushed his frame except, “Make it Costa Rica themed.” The paint job alone on this ride cost approximately $1,600.

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Like many of the bikes on the Big Island this week, this Di2 Dura-Ace rear derailleur is equipped with a CeramicSpeed oversized rear cage and pulley for minimal friction along the chainline.

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The front end of this custom Ventum uses their branded aerobars and Di2 shifters and brake levers. The small raised square on the right extension is an integrated magnet to hold a hydration straw.

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This custom One comes equipped with an ISM PL 1.1 Cromoly saddle.

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Another angle of the sleek front end and custom-painted detail.

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This Costa Rican beauty is adorned with HED Stinger 5 wheels.

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HED Stinger 5 wheels are wrapped in Tufo S33 Special tubular tires.

Race week at the Ironman World Championship is always full of a few fun surprises, and these two bikes from Ventum are no exception. We stopped by the Ventum booth to get a look at the brand’s $29,000 “Dream Bike”, as well as the super custom bike of one Kona age grouper.

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