We’ve already seen some pretty top end Process builds but Arran has definitely stepped it up a notch with this one. When he approached the guys at Boost Bike Hub and told them he not only wanted to order a top of the range 2019 Process 153 CR/DL 27.5, but that he also wanted to equip it with Shimano’s brand new XTR 12-speed drivetrain, brakeset and hubs, they naturally couldn’t wait to get started!

Other trick upgrades include DT Swiss EX511/471 rims, Joystick carbon handlebar/stem combo, Ergon grip, and SQlab saddle.

Before he could even ride it, it had to also be Invisiframed in order to protect that sweet paintjob. Arran lives in the U.K. but frequently takes his bikes down to the Alps in France so they need to be transport safe.

The ultimate starting block for any Dream Build – The Process Frame

Arran chose to run Raceface’s Sixc Carbon Crankset mated to a Burgtec 12-speed Narrow/Wide Ring
The best that Shimano has to offer – XTR 12-Speed
10-51T . . . That’s a lot of gears!
Arran chose to swap out the red DT Swiss graphics for the stealthy black option
These XTR hubs are still a rare sighting but damn do they look awesome
Maxxis Minions with all the bells & whistles
Some serious braking force going through these calipers
New shiny Shimano levers sit nicely on these Joystick carbon handlebars
150mm Travel Fox Transfer post is the perfect length for Arran
SQlab 611 Saddle with some nice detailing
A 2019 Dreambuild wouldn’t be complete without the 30th Anniversary top cap