How to add a 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!

If you have a particular CustomColour design that you would like to have applied to a bike but it is not available through the configurator, please feel free to get in touch. We will always work with you to help you create the perfect bike for you. . Below is a step by step guide to CustomColour, how to add your own unique design and what the various options are;

How to add CustomColour

To add a CustomColour it is necessary to access out BikeBuilder customisation tool.

  1. Once you have selected the bike that you would like to add CustomColour to, select CHOOSE SIZE to load BikeBuilder.
  2. Choose your frame size, each size has a height range to help you select the right one for you.
  3. When you have chosen your size, click the ‘Customise Bike’ button that appears at the bottom of the screen.
  4. Select ‘style’.
  5. Select CustomColour to enter the configurator tool.

The CustomColour Configurator

This handy tool offers almost unlimited customisation to help you design your dream Ribble bike. Each time you select an option the image will change to reflect your current selections. Plus, you can also download an image of your completed masterpiece to show off to friends and family too!

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

Step 1. Paint Finish

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

Gloss/Metallic

The cost of a Gloss or Metallic finish is £299. Gloss paint adds a lovely sheen that reflects light. Metallic paint is essentially a normal solid paint with powdered metal added to better reflect the light for a more vivid shine and more colour depth.

Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling Team’s custom Endurance SL R. A bit of a looker.

Matt

Give your new bike a lovely matt look with a Matt finish colour scheme that costs an additional £50 on top of the standard £299 CustomColour cost, for a total upgrade price of £349.

The glitter paint finish deserves a close-up.

The final option is the glitter colourway (see image above) and costs an additional £200 on top of the CustomColour upgrade price of £299 (£499 total). This finish looks sensational as it positively sparkles in direct sunlight.

Step 2. Frame Colour

Select the main colour of the frame and forks. You can opt for a single solid colour throughout or a 2 colour fade (gradient, more on gradient below).

A Gloss Anthracite finish with Shock Pink decals and accents.

Step 3. Decal Colour

Choose the colour of your downtube decals, there are 16 in total to choose from!

Choose your decal colour, there are 16 options to choose from.

Step 4. Gradient

Feeling adventurous? Why not opt for a Gradient finish which offers you the option to select 2 colours and have them gradually fade into each other for a stunning two-tone finish.

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

Step 5. 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 change the angle of where on the frame the fade occurs.

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

Step 6. 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 Green frame with 135° Gradient into Yellow and no accent colour selected.

Step 7. Colour match cockpit

The final option for that final touch of bling is to add some colour to the cockpit (handlebar/stem). If the bike is fitted with the LEVEL 5 integrated handlebars system then the entire handlebars and stem will be painted. They will be painted to match whichever colour you have specified for the frames headtube area. If you would like to specify a different colour please get in touch and we will work with your to ensure you get your preferred colour choice.

It is worth noting that if the bike is fitted with a traditional handlebar and stem only the stem is painted.

A LEVEL 5 handlebar system painted in Blue to match the front end of the bike.

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7 Comments
  1. How long would it take to get road bike like the pink and white one but with glitter finish it’s for my partner who is 5ft 4

  2. Hi,
    Thanks for getting in touch, Unfortunately not sorry. All of our framesets are painted at the factory so we do not keep stock of raw frames here in the UK for sale to customers.
    Regards
    Team Ribble

  3. Is it possible to have custom paint on a Endurance AL Disc, as the option doesn’t appear in the build my bike section

  4. Hello,

    I was playing with your custom paint… Its really nice.
    But how can i know what is the real color, for example Light blue…
    Do you have a table that associate the color to its Pantone number?

    thx
    Gil

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