Pedal Magazine - - Buyers Guide 2017 -

Felt VR2

The VR2 is the top-end model of Felt's En­durance Road line. The frame is made of UHC Ad­vanced + TeXtreme® car­bon fibre. The frame and fork use a 12x142mm thru-axle in the rear and 12x100mm Maxle in the front. An 11-speed Shi­mano Ul­te­gra Di2 driv­e­train with FSA SL-K Mod­u­lar Ad­ven­ture BB386EVO crankset and Shi­mano hy­draulic brakes, a 3T cock­pit and seat­post, along with Mavic Ksyrium Elite Disc All­road CL 28 wheelset com­plete the bike, for an SRP of $7,299.

Scott So­lace Premium Disc

Made us­ing HMX car­bon fibre with a Power Zone and Com­fort Zone, the So­lace Premium Disc is ready for rough roads all the way to marathon races. The bike is built with an 11-speed Shi­mano Dura-Ace Di2 group, Shi­mano hy­draulic brakes, a Syn­cros Car­bon cock­pit and seat­post and Syn­cros RP1.0 Car­bon disc wheels. The SRP is $11,399.

Cervélo C5 Dura-Ace Di2 9070

The C5 is the orig­i­nal model in Cervélo's C-series En­durance line. The bike is de­signed to be pre­dictable and sta­ble, while still re­tain­ing the per­for­mance as­pects ex­pected from a premium brand. An 11-speed Shi­mano Dura-Ace Di2 9070 group with Ro­tor 3D+ BBRIGHT crankset make up the driv­e­train, while brak­ing is han­dled by Shi­mano hy­draulic disc brakes. The bike rolls on HED Ar­dennes Plus LT Disc wheels, and has an SRP of $8,300.

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