EN­DURANCE UN­DER $3,000

Pedal Magazine - - Buyers Guide 2017 -

Devinci Sil­ver­stone SL 4

When creating the Sil­ver­stone SL 4, Devinci sought to keep the bike lively and fun to ride while still main­tain­ing the qual­i­ties ex­pected in an En­durance road bike. An al­loy frame and car­bon fork of­fer a durable and light­weight plat­form. The build is com­pleted with 11-speed Shi­mano 105, Tek­tro R315 dual-pivot brakes and V2 Pro rims laced to For­mula hubs. The SRP is $1,799.

Miele Svelto RS

From the clas­sic brand Miele, the Svelto RS is an En­durance ge­om­e­try road bike that won't break the bank. The frame is con­structed out of sturdy 6061 al­loy and uses in­ter­nal rout­ing to keep the bike look­ing clean and the ca­bles func­tion­ing op­ti­mally. A Miele car­bon fork with al­loy steerer com­pletes the frame. Shi­mano Sora and Svelto Race Lite wheels com­plete the build. The SRP is $999.

Can­non­dale Slate Apex

Cat­e­go­rized by Can­non­dale as a “New Road” bike, the Slate Apex is an ad­ven­ture bike ca­pa­ble of rid­ing a wide va­ri­ety of ter­rain. The plat­form is based around the 650b wheel size. The frame is con­structed of SmartForm C1 Premium al­loy and is paired with a Can­non­dale Solo Rigid al­loy fork. The build fea­tures an 11-speed SRAM Apex driv­e­train, SRAM Apex 1 HRD brakes and 42mm tube­less-ready tires by Pa­naracer. The SRP for the Slate Apex is $2,699.

Marinoni Primo Ti­a­gra

The Primo Ti­a­gra is built by leg­endary Que­bec man­u­fac­turer Marinoni with Colum­bus Life and Zona tub­ing and a car­bon fork. The price is kept af­ford­able with the re­li­able Shi­mano Ti­a­gra groupset. The build is com­pleted with a Cadence seat­post and stem and a Deda Ele­menti bar. With Ful­crum Rac­ing Sport wheels, the SRP is $2,000.

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