SPE­CIAL­IZED S-WORKS VENGE

PRICE: R160 000 / WEIGHT: 7.03KG (54CM) / WWW.SPE­CIAL­IZED.COM

Bicycling (South Africa) - - Birth Of An Icon - – Matt Phillips

The third gen­er­a­tion of Spe­cial­ized’s Venge aero race bike is the model’s most well-rounded. Gone is the wild shap­ing that de­fined the pre­vi­ous ver­sion: the new frame looks a lot sim­pler, weighs 460 grams less, and is com­pat­i­ble with any bar and stem. It’s also smoother rid­ing, more aero­dy­namic (eight sec­onds faster over 40km at zero yaw), and has a bet­ter blend of frame and cock­pit stiff­ness. All this, and it has disc brakes (this model is com­pat­i­ble only with discs and an elec­tronic driv­e­train). The re­sult is a bike that rides like one of the bet­ter race mod­els you can buy, and not like a stereo­typ­i­cal aero bike.

BRAKE HOSES AND DRIV­E­TRAIN WIRES ROUTE ON THE OUT­SIDE, MAK­ING STEM SWAPS EAS­IER.

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