A single user complained of the amount of assembly required for their Fenix A Tiagra. Within the Ridley stable, it sits between the climber’s favourite, the featherweight Helium SL and the aero Noah-Fast SL, with the Belgian brand describing it as an “all-round endurance platform, and reliable partner for long tough days in the saddle”. For me, it’s really a “one bike for all terrain” that I can use anywhere. This bike was considered to be very stiff, a factor increased in the chainstays by a wide bottom bracket. On the Ultegra Mix, a disappointed expert recommended fixing tires no wider than 25mm to the narrow rims. If there are other Kanzo riders out there, let us know your comments on the bike. Call Us On +34 972 754 301 Or Toll Free From The USA & Canada On, René Herse Tyres: The Pursuit of Comfort & Speed, A Mechanic’s Guide to Winter Bike Maintenance, Bikes in the Breakaway – Tour de France 2020, Bikepacking 101: Preparing for Badlands 2020, Fantasic tyre clearance – 47 mm on 700 c, 50 mm on 650b wheels, Internal cabling for a sleek look & no interference from mud & water, Pure Line custom paint available for a personal bike, Fantastic price point – from €2,999 for a complete bike (Ultegra) to €3,799 (Force 1). The bike was put through its paces on some long rides. While not featherweight, it’s light enough to take to the high mountains, conquer the cobbles and is even capable of delivering André Greipel to the line first in a bunch sprint. All of them have received consistently positive reviews from most experts and owners. In this price range, bikes … Weight: 7.1kg You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies.

The flex zones in the rear stays also add extra comfort by filtering the vibrations from all the different surfaces encountered on your adventure. Rich bought a Kanzo a few months back to enjoy a winter season of riding Girona on both the road & trails. Shops that trash other brands are just bad people. R-Flow technology focuses on one specific issue of bicycle aerodynamics. The Kanzo Adventure cabling is all internal – preventing mud & water from ruining shifting (not that there’s much mud & water in Girona this time of year!). The ride on the SL was viewed as ‘somewhat firm’. The components are all carbon, lightweight and of high quality. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. Its purposeful ride rewards powerful riders and it’s suited better to bigger stature pilots.
Stem: 4ZA Cirrus Pro Size tested: Medium Forza RC31 Wheels cought crosswinds and seemed slow on climbs. When I swap out the wheels and tires for my set of Hunt road wheels (takes 5 minutes), this allows me to go out on long road rides with my friends. Ridley bikes are great. A reviewer of the Classic Ultegra noted that it wasn’t as light as a pure race superbike. Users said 105 kit was easy to adjust and SRAM AXS groupsets were amazing. We are debating 2x vs 1x for our next batch of gravel bikes – I guess it depends on the terrain the rider most enjoys. Tyres: Continental Grand Prix 4000S II, 25C 30mm tire-clearances were appreciated. On the SLX Disc, Campagnolo Potenza Brakes offered great modulation. Ridley Kanzo Adventure Review – High Speed, All Terrain Ridley has a long heritage of designing bikes that work on rough Belgian roads – unpaved, cobbled or poorly surfaced. In all, the Fenix SL is a damn fine machine at a good price. They traveled widely and experienced all kinds of adventures, which they turned into stories about knights & love. Some found it mean and rad. The Fenix SL had certainly delivered on its endurance and comfort claims. On the Ultegra, users said discs were quiet and easy to modulate. Continental GP4000s came pinned to the SL10 and received praise. We have read all expert and user reviews on the Ridley Fenix. In general, the Fenix was viewed as decently priced for its versatility and full carbon frame. Hundreds of gravel events have sprung up across the world, in a few short years the Strade Bianche has become one of the most important races on the UCI calendar & in January the UCI said it was looking into introducing a Gravel World Championship. Ridley have also added extra bottle cage mounts on the fork, top tube and below on the downtube give huge flexibility for carrying your gear – this is a bike which was made for stripped down, fast days out in the saddle, or epic multi-day bike-packing adventures.