That’s why it features æro Flex Stays and a full carbon fork – to make the best possible use of carbon’s natural vibration-damping qualities to improve rider comfort.
But speed is important for a race bike, too, so we ensured that the tapered head tube and large cross-section down tube
give the frame the torsional rigidity it needs for every watt of your pedal input to be translated into forward progress.
Shimano’s superb 105 transmission delivers slick, reliable gear shifts mile after mile,
helped by the internally routed cables and their resistance to water and dirt ingress.
And powerful hydraulic disc brakes ensure that you have all the control and stopping power you need on even the longest mountain descents,
whatever the weather decides to throw at you.