Orro Bikes only launched in 2014 but have quickly developed a reputation as a manufacturer of quality bicycles; a British brand known for high performance and cutting-edge road bikes.
The 2017 range is no different and includes everything from the flagship Gold gran fondo bike to the on-trend Terra gravel bike.
We’ve put together this guide to give you the lowdown on the line-up, who each bike is designed for, any up-and-coming developments to look out for, and to discover a little more about what to expect from Orro over the next 12 months.
In the shadow of Ditchling Beacon
Orro was borne of an idea from entrepreneurs Ian Wilson and Paul Butler, who wanted to build premium no-compromise bikes for the gran fondo market. And since its inception in 2009, Orro, based close to the climb of Ditchling Beacon in Sussex, has prided itself on gathering the best of British engineering know-how, as its partnership with carbon manufacturers Sigmatex demonstrates.
“It was quite simple really,” says Wilson of Orro’s genesis. “We wanted to design bikes that we would want to ride ourselves. We wanted to create the best and the most stylish bikes for serious riders, giving the best performance for real-world riders; because performance is key.
That’s evident from a quick glance at the 2017 line-up, with completed groupsets and quality components specced across the board – no corners have been cut.