Roux - Etape 250
The classic touring bike enhanced by recent innovation in component design. A fully laden touring bike takes some slowing especially on a wet alpine descent. With the advent of disc brakes and their application to touring the ride is now a lot more relaxed. The hand welded steel frame does not turn its back on traditional values and the ride is as you would expect for a thorough bred.
Frame – Cro-mo steel with two main tubes butted to save weight and improve ride feel.
Geometry – Classic touring geometry with taper blade forks.
Gearing – Shimano chainset triple (50x39x30) rear cassette 11/32 9 speed.
Chainset – Shimano Octalink fitting for precise alignment.
Gears – Shimano Acera 9 speed and Sora front triple. For full Shimano compatability of the drive.
Gear controls – Shimano Triple Sora STI.To ensure correct function this bike has fully compatible Shimano parts.
Brakes – Avid BB5 mechanical disc brakes. The ball bearing pivot adds an extra dimension of control and smoothness to the operation and feel of the brake system.
Comfort – Deep padded touring saddle and gel infused bar tape for long days on the bike.
DetailsFrame Cr-Mo Double butted main frame tubes Fork High carbon ferrous alloy Rear gear Shimano Sora Freewheel Shimano Sora 9sp cassette 12/27 Gear shifter Shimano Sora 18sp Brakes Tektro Wheels Triple chamber aero rims, Q.R hubs Chainset Shimano triple 50/39/30 octalink Tyres Continental sport contact 700×32 Stem Kalloy ahead road Handlebars Kalloy anatomic Saddle DDK deep padded race Extras Mudguards, rear carrier, full gel bar tape Sizes c/t 52/55/58