Felt Speed 22 Hybrid Bike

5/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $1149.00


Product Description



SIZES (cm): 700c x 51 / 54 / 56 / 58 / 61
COLOR: Midnight Blue
WEIGHT: 20.1 lbs. (56cm)

OVERVIEW:
The Speed 22 takes the Speed 33?s best features and builds on them. It adds a carbon fiber fork for better handling and vibration damping plus a 20-speed drivetrain featuring a 105 rear derailleur for smooth shifting over a broad range of gears and any terrain. Other upgrades include the Felt 2.3 saddle with double density foam and CRMO rails, clipless pedals and Felt/Mavic/DT custom wheels for a lighter, smoother ride.

FRAME:
Felt SpeedBike Exclusive 7005 F-Lite custom-butted aluminum tubing. Externally relieved integrated head tube, forged dropouts with replaceable hanger

FORK:
Felt Carbon Fiber Speed Fork with Aluminum Steerer and Linear Pull brake mounts

DRIVETRAIN:
Shimano 20 speed rapidfire plus Shifters and Flat Bar control Front Derailleur
Shimano 105 Rear Derailleur
Shimano 2-PC Aluminum with 50/34T Chainrings
Shimano 11-25t 10 speed cassette

WHEELSET:
Felt/Mavic/DT Custom SPEEDBike Wheelset
Vittoria Zaffiro Folding Tire

COMPONENTS:
Felt 6061 Butted Aluminum Flat Bar
Felt 2.1 3D-Forged Stem with +/-8? or +/-16? Adjustability
Felt 2.3 Saddle with Double Density Base with CRMO rails
Felt 1.3 Carbon Seatpost
Linear Pull Aluminum Brakes with Cartridge Pads
Clipless Aluminum dual purpose pedals

MSRP: $1149


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by geeman9000 a Commuter

Date Reviewed: August 15, 2009

Strengths:    It's fast, light for this type of bike, and has secure road performance.

Weaknesses:    shifting requires frequent initial adjustments, which is probably endemic to the 105 performance group. Front derailleur also has a half way adjustment that takes some getting use to.

Bottom Line:   
I wanted a bike that I could commute with. So I went with a flat bar road bike and I think this is among the best of it's type. The componants are all of the medium grade shimano 105 road set. The weight is a reasonably light 20.8 pounds, I added shimano double sided clipless pedals, continental touring plus tires, and a topeak bike rack. With the more durable continentals, I feel more confident I can make my commutes without flats. After work, I like to go out for about a daily 22 mile bike homes, instead of my usual 8.5 mile trip. I take it on a fairly hill but not mountainous route. The gear range is adequate and does not require me to use more than 5-6 gears of the rear deraileur's range. It's not as fast as my bianchi road bike but is not as prone to flats and has a more comfortable riding position for me. It is stable and not prone to any shimming at 35+ mph. It rides on packed gravel and I use it for road trips of 60+ miles.

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Favorite Ride:   Felt Speed 22

Price Paid:    $899.00

Purchased At:   Budget Bicycle

Similar Products Used:   fuji absolute 1.0

Bike Setup:   COLOR: Midnight Blue
WEIGHT: 20.1 lbs. (56cm)

OVERVIEW:
It has a carbon fiber fork for better handling and vibration damping plus a 20-speed drivetrain featuring a 105 rear derailleur for smooth shifting over a broad range of gears and any terrain. Other upgrades include the Felt 2.3 saddle with double density foam and CRMO rails, clipless pedals and Felt/Mavic/DT custom wheels for a lighter, smoother ride.

FRAME:
Felt SpeedBike Exclusive 7005 F-Lite custom-butted aluminum tubing. Externally relieved integrated head tube, forged dropouts with replaceable hanger

FORK:
Felt Carbon Fiber Speed Fork with Aluminum Steerer and Linear Pull brake mounts

DRIVETRAIN:
Shimano 20 speed rapidfire plus Shifters and Flat Bar control Front Derailleur
Shimano 105 Rear Derailleur
Shimano 2-PC Aluminum with 50/34T Chainrings
Shimano 11-25t 10 speed cassette

WHEELSET:
Felt/Mavic/DT Custom SPEEDBike Wheelset
Added continental touring plus 28 mm tires

COMPONENTS:
Felt 6061 Butted Aluminum Flat Bar
Felt 2.1 3D-Forged Stem with +/-8? or +/-16? Adjustability
Felt 2.3 Saddle with Double Density Base with CRMO rails
Felt 1.3 Carbon Seatpost
Linear Pull Aluminum Brakes with Cartridge Pads
added shimano clipless dual sided



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Will a SRAM Yaw 22 FD work with a 10 speed setup?

Or are the throw and cage spacings incompatible with a 10 speed chain/wheel?Read More »

11-12-13-22-36 speed aargh

Shimano -Campy..Please no more cassettes ,I know your runnin outta ideas but please concentrate on somethin else,we need a revolution not an evolution of ideas,ex:everyone was trying to improve tape then outta left field the CD came out,get my point,seems like too much follow the leader goin on,just ... Read More »

Average speed 22.7 mph.

Honest, but only for the 1st mile, it went down after that :p September is such a great month. It starts out hot, but the humidity goes down, at least where I live. The cool nights are great for sleeping with the windows open. I'm usually in my best shape of the year, and riding is fun when you fee ... Read More »

felt speed 22

took one of these out last weekend. it was $862...had an issue with the gears not changing very well. the guy said the mechanic could look at it. i thought the bike was great - it was really fast, and felt great. any thoughts?Read More »

My Felt Speed 22 Takes on the Long Beach Grand Prix!

Riding down to the beach I noticed the gates were open to the street course. Note the Long Beach Grand Prix is this weekend. I asked a couple of people working there if I could ride a short section of the track, the part closed to street traffic. "No problem" was their reply so off I went. Now I did ... Read More »

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