Blue Competition Cycles RC6AL Road Bike

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $4750.00

Product Description

The RC6 is the latest lightweight offering from the engineers at Blue Competition Cycles. It features Aerus Composites Conquest high modulus carbon tubing bonded to al new Aerus Composites carbon fiber lugs. Combined with the redesigned stays and machined dropouts the RC6 is lighter, stiffer, and begs to be pushed to your absolute limit. the all new Aerus multidirectional fork is lighter and increases stiffness taking cornering to a new level of performance. Aerus Composites Conquest High Modulus Carbon Tubeset - Aerus Composites Lightweight High Modulus Carbon Lugs - Aerus Composites Carbon Fork - Aerus Integrated Headset - Monobox Chainstay and Wishbone Seatstay Offers Both Increased Lateral Rigidity and Comfort COMPLETE BIKE WEIGHT: 14.9 lbs / 6.76 kg All weights taken from MD size.

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by armyfsa a Recreational Rider

Date Reviewed: November 18, 2007

Bottom Line:   
this bike is amazing. i can't say enough about the Blue RC-6. it's extremely light and responsive. the componentry is top notch and the wheels are incredible. i definitely recommend this set of wheels to anyone looking for a great carbon bike and a good price.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Kallisti a Road Racer

Date Reviewed: July 7, 2007

Strengths:    Stiff, light, responsive, aggressive geometry

Weaknesses:    Not good for people who want an upright position. MAde in Taiwan, so Cannondale owners might mock you.

Bottom Line:   
I hadn't heard of Blue Competition when I first saw this bike, but I was in the market for a new road bike, and looking for a carbon number, so I figured I'd give this a demo ride. WOW. It is an amazing bike to ride. The geometry is very aggressive; that's something I've been looking for, because most bikes nowadays have you sitting up so high you might as well be on a cruiser (this is particularly horrid mistake on "women's geometry" bikes). The frame is stiff, climbs like nobody's business, and spry without being overly twitchy. The carbon is delightful, in that it soaks up all the chatter and vibrations from the road, yet never makes you feel disconnected from the road.
And this bike is FAST. I mean it. I've been riding for over 25 years and I never top 60 mph until I met this bike. The combination of the stiffness of the frame and the awesome Ascent II wheels just make this baby want to scream down the mountain. It will basically go as fast as you let it. Good thing it's a point and shoot bike.

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Favorite Ride:   The one I did today

Similar Products Used:   Cannondale Women's Synapse, Cannondale System Six, Orbea Opal

Bike Setup:   Standard Dura Ace Package that comes with the bike. Switched to Salsa Poco Handlebars, and CR Quattro pedals.

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