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Description

At Vitus bikes we pioneered many of the technologies that have helped carbon fibre make the leap from space-age aeronautics into the pro peleton, its blend of light weight, stiffness and vibration-damping comfort being perfectly suited to the needs of the elite racer.

Now we are helping to engineer another jump for carbon – out of the hands of the professional elite and within the grasp of ordinary riders, bringing its performance advantages to the masses at a price that not long ago many would have thought impossible.

We present the Dark Plasma. Carbon fibre frame. Quality components. Top performance. Affordable price.

Don’t believe us? Check out the specs: Custom moulded high-modulus carbon frame with 12k weave finish; matching carbon fork; 18-speed Shimano Tiagra transmission including compact double chainset; lightweight Pro-Lite wheelset with Schwalbe race tyres and finishing kit from Vitus and Controltech. That’s a lot a lot of bike for your buck.

You’ll notice the difference, whatever you ride – club races and tri training, long-distance group spins or higher-level competition.

Dark Plasma. Pro-level technology for riders like you.

Specification


FrameRoad Carbon HM
ForksFull Carbon
Shock
ChainsetShimano Tiagra
Bottom Bracket
ShiftersShimano Tiagra
Front Derailleur
Rear Derailleur
CassetteSRAM PG950
ChainKMC Z9000
Rims
Front Hub
Rear Hub
Spokes
TyresSchwable Blizzard Kevlarguard
Front BrakeShimano Tiagra
Rear BrakeShimano Tiagra
HandlebarsControltech One
StemControltech One
HeadsetSemi-Integrated
SaddleVitus Cr-Mo Rail
SeatpostControltech
Seatclamp34.9
Weight8.56kg (56cm)

Size

Size (cm) 50cm 53cm 55cm 58cm
Rec. Rider Height (ins)
Rec. Rider Height (cm)
Rec. Inside Leg (ins)
Rec. Inside Leg (cm)
Seat Tube Length
Top Tube Length
Effective Top Tube 522.3mm 533.6mm 549.4mm 570mm
Reach
Chainstay Length 406mm 406mm 406mm 406mm
Head tube Length 125mm 145mm 160mm 180mm
Head Tube Angle 72° 72° 72.5° 73°
Seat Tube Angle 74.5° 74° 73.5° 73°
Bottom Bracket Drop
Wheelbase
Seat Post Diameter
Bottom Bracket
Headset
Front Mech
Rear Axle
Frame Material
Fork Material

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