%100 made in italy
Weaknesses: No integrated front brake housing stop like the ridley, have to use one that goes on the steerer tube.
Super stiff and comfortable frame. Ive raced it both cross, and in road/crit races. The 2013 frame i have, has the top tube/seattube designed for comfortable carry during cross racing. Integrated rear brake housing stop on the frame makes it easy to route the cable. All the tubes are really beefy, and the frame just looks great. Not to say its one of the only Italian manufacturers still make frames %100 in Italy, unlike Colnago, pinarello, DeRosa as far as i know.
I only recently started bike commuting and my race bike had no eyelets for fenders or racks, and could not take bigger tires than 25. So I swapped it for a Cyclocross bike that has all those things and 35mm tires.
Identical commute time, virtually identical average speed. More comfo ... Read More »
anyone ride a cyclocross bike (road tires) on group rides? i imagine the smaller gears may pose a problem. I've pretty much put away my road bike for the winter and will be racing cross and riding my CX bike on the road.Read More »
So I got an email from the yeti guys today. Here is there new cross bike, the Arc CX. Had also seen some pics from Sea Otter.
Little worried about the placement of the rear brake stops though.
Here are a couple of pics....priced at 1099 with Easton carbon fork and CK headset...not a bad d ... Read More »