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Description

Somewhere before the last bend you dropped the panting chasers that were struggling to stay on your wheel.

You crest the hill and the road unravels in a ribbon of twists. You listen to your pounding heart, the buzz of your tyres on the tarmac, the constant click of your freewheel, the whip of the breeze on your sleeves.

You smile to yourself and stand on the pedals, one last haul for home, plenty more left in the tank.

You can’t beat that feeling. We know that feeling too. Introducing the Dark Plasma VR. A bike for riding. Because we understand what riding means to you, and we understand what you need from the bike you ride.

Sharing the same custom-moulded high-modulus12k carbon frame as its Dark Plasma brother, the VR raises the bar in terms of componentry, matching it with a full carbon fork including carbon steerer; Shimano 105 20-speed groupset providing crisp, reliable shifting with a wider gear ration; compact double 105 chainset for optimum climbing range; quality Pro-Lite Merano wheelset for snappy acceleration and Schwalbe race tyres for confidence and grip. As one rider once said – it’s not about the bike. But the right bike helps.

Specification


FrameRoad Carbon
ForksFull Carbon
Shock
ChainsetShimano 105
Bottom Bracket
ShiftersShimano 105
Front Derailleur
Rear Derailleur
CassetteShimano 105
ChainShimano 105
Rims
Front Hub
Rear Hub
Spokes
TyresSchwable Blizzard Kevlarguard
Front BrakeShimano 105
Rear BrakeShimano 105
HandlebarsControltech Viento
StemControltech Estro
HeadsetSemi integrated
SaddleVitus Cr-Mo Rail
SeatpostControltech M Post
Seatclamp34.9
Weight8.22kg (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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