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All NEW for 2016; we have brought the Venon range to the forefront of the latest technological developments to incorporate disc brakes across all models with a revised frameset which offers enhanced performance and comfort levels!
The 2016 Venon VR has been redesigned from the ground up to offer ultimate comfort; ultimate performance; ultimate control; ultimate enjoyment! If century rides and Gran Fondos are your thing, the Venon VR will surpass your greatest expectations!
The Venon VR features a Shimano Ultegra groupset; TRP Spyre disc brakes; Fulcrum Racing 5 Disc Brake wheelset and Vitus finishing kit to complete the package.
Lightweight T700 HM-UD Disc Brake Specific Carbon Frame & Fork
The all NEW 2016 Venon disc brake specific frameset features T700 HM-UD construction for lightweight and durability with full internal cable routing which is compatible with both mechanical and electronic shifting set ups. We have completely revised the frameset to improve vertical compliance and enhance comfort levels without compromising on lateral stiffness and power transfer. The addition of slender seatstays and a 27.2mm seatpost results in increased vertical compliance which translates into a smoother ride and reduced road vibration. The bottom bracket area is oversized to improve lateral stiffness and improved power transfer; up front the tapered headtube increases front end stiffness for improved tracking and handling.
A matching T700 HM-UD full carbon fork with tapered steerer adds comfort and enhanced steering precision; our revised lay-up further reduces road buzz to offer added comfort on rougher sections of road.
We have incorporated through axles front and rear for enhanced braking performance and improved handling to counteract the brake forces which are transmitted through one side of the frame and fork. We have adopted the 100mm x 15mm front and 142mm x 12mm rear axle standards. The rear dropouts can be changed to alter the rear axle configuration to 135mm x 9mm QR via the use of our QR dropout set which is available to purchase separately.
Our endurance geometry features a more relaxed riding position with the addition of slightly taller headtubes to maintain all day comfort and reduced lower back stress. This offers an optimum centralized riding position for improved stability and also enhances the overall handling characteristics.
|Frame||High-modulus T700 HM-UD carbon|
|Forks||High-modulus T700 HM-UD carbon|
|Chainset||Shimano Ultegra 6800|
|Bottom Bracket||Shimano Ultegra 6800|
|Shifters||Shimano Ultegra 6800|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano Ultegra 6800|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Ultegra 6800|
|Cassette||Shimano 105 5800|
|Rims||Fulcrum Racing 5|
|Front Hub||Fulcrum Racing 5|
|Rec. Rider Height (ins)||5’3″ – 5’5″||5’5″ – 5’8″||5’7″ – 5’9″||5’9″ – 5’11”||5’11” – 6’1″||6’1″ – 6’4″|
|Rec. Rider Height (cm)||160cm – 165cm||165cm – 172cm||170cm – 175cm||175cm – 180cm||180cm – 185cm||185cm – 193cm|
|Rec. Inside Leg (ins)||27″ – 29″||29″ – 30.5″||30″ – 31″||31″ – 32″||32″ – 33″||33″ – 34.5″|
|Rec. Inside Leg (cm)||68cm – 74cm||74cm – 78cm||76cm – 79cm||79cm – 81cm||81cm – 84cm||84cm – 89cm|
|(A) Effective Top Tube||525mm||535mm||545mm||559.6mm||575mm||590mm|
|(E) Head tube Length||115mm||120mm||140mm||155mm||175mm||195mm|
|(B) Head Tube Angle||72˚||72˚||73˚||73˚||71˚||71˚|
|(C) Seat Tube Angle||74.5˚||74.5˚||73.5˚||73.5˚||71˚||71˚|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||72mm||69mm||69mm||69mm||69mm||69mm|
|Seat Post Diameter||27.2mm||27.2mm||27.2mm||27.2mm||27.2mm||27.2mm|
|Bottom Bracket||68mm BSA||68mm BSA||68mm BSA||68mm BSA||68mm BSA||68mm BSA|
|Headset||IS42/28.6 • IS52/40||IS42/28.6 • IS52/40||IS42/28.6 • IS52/40||IS42/28.6 • IS52/40||IS42/28.6 • IS52/40||IS42/28.6 • IS52/40|
|Front Mech||Braze on type||Braze on type||Braze on type||Braze on type||Braze on type||Braze on type|
|Rear Axle||10mm x 130mm QR||10mm x 130mm QR||10mm x 130mm QR||10mm x 130mm QR||10mm x 130mm QR||10mm x 130mm QR|
|Frame Material||T700 HM-UD Carbon||T700 HM-UD Carbon||T700 HM-UD Carbon||T700 HM-UD Carbon||T700 HM-UD Carbon||T700 HM-UD Carbon|
|Fork Material||T700 HM-UD Carbon||T700 HM-UD Carbon||T700 HM-UD Carbon||T700 HM-UD Carbon||T700 HM-UD Carbon||T700 HM-UD Carbon|