Rondo launches 2021 assortment | Gear
Rondo has launched its 2021 assortment, introducing new fashions and upgrades to its vary.
“The brand new assortment is the model’s most versatile so far,” stated an announcement, “combining open-minded considering and progressive options to create robust, purpose-built all-road bikes with a racing character and most performance. Based to alter the best way drop bar bikes are perceived by roadies and mountain bikers, Rondo is proud to see street racing pals hit the gravel for the primary time and mountain bikers go full fuel round their native trails. With over 15 years of expertise manufacturing bikes, the brand new assortment is technically superior and designed to look in contrast to anything available on the market.
“Constructed for cyclists who race all through the seasons on and off-road, for many who trip hundreds of kilometres annually, commute to work and tear up the paths with pals on the weekend. With particular designs and options for street and cyclocross, journey and endurance, there’s a bike for the on a regular basis rider, the avid racer, and the adrenaline junkie.”
RUUT TI, RUUT CF 1, RUUT AL 1 and RUUT AL 2 – mannequin updates
The RUUT vary options the “world’s first” Vario geometry gravel design and is the model’s “most aggressive” off-road bike. With updates to 6 of the bikes inside this class, Rondo says they’re comfy sufficient for bike packing and long-distance using whereas sustaining an excellent sporty feel and look.
The mannequin updates function Spank Wing Vibrocore handlebars and new X-Vast Hunt gravel wheels guarantee superior grip on uneven surfaces. The bikes additionally function an up to date AL body and V2 fork in alloy fashions. The RUUT TI weighs 9.68kg, the RUUT CF 1 weighs 8.9kg, the RUUT AL 1 weighs 10.2kg and the RUUT AL 2 weighs 10.5kg. Costs vary from €1,599 – €4,699.
RUUT CF 2 2X and RUUT AL 1 2X – new spec
The RUUT CF 2 2X (€2,699.00) and RUUT AL 1 2X (€1,999.00) are extra road-friendly variations of the RUUT. Riders will respect the bike’s quicker rolling tyres, stated the model, 2X drivetrain with a wide range and dense gears. The RUUT CF 2 2X weighs 9.65kg and the RUUT AL 1 2X weighs 10.3kg.
RUUT X – new mannequin
The brand new carbon RUUT X (€3,699) has been constructed to serve the wants of riders who use their RUUT for quick gravel rides in addition to cyclocross, a winter race that sees opponents trip over pavement, wooded trails, grass, steep hills and obstacles. The bike weighs 8.6kg and includes a slender Easton aero carbon handlebar, light-weight elements, CX tyres, a cassette with narrower spacing, CX particular GRX gearing and Hunt aero alloy wheels.
HVRT CF 0 and HVRT CF 2 – mannequin updates
The HVRT vary is the “world’s first” Vario geometry road-plus bike. Impressed by quick group rides on the weekends and exploring quiet roads on lengthy summer time evenings, this mannequin provides riders the choice to modify out excessive profile, aero wheels for large road-plus tyres on 650b hoops.
Because of the distinctive Twintip fork, cyclists may change their using place. The primary place sits with steeper angles and a decrease entrance, perfect for racing, stated the model, and the choice fork setting, that matches massive tyres or fenders with barely slacker angles, is right for harsh and lengthy endurance rides. Costs vary from €3,599 – €6,699.
HVRT CF1 – new spec
The HVRT CF1, which weighs 8.9kg, now comes with a Shimano Ultegra mechanical groupset at a extra accessible worth level (€5,299). Geared up with Hunt limitless carbon wheels for the CF1 and CF0 fashions, and Hunt Aero Gentle wheels for CF2.
MUTT AL and MUTT ST – new colors
Consolation was the principle aim when designing the final word long-distance all-road MUTT vary, stated the model, up to date with new colourways for 2021 and that includes Vario geometry, a flex body design, plush road-plus tyres, 2x street drivetrains and fenders. Riders can swap the wheels for 700C, ditch the fenders and put the fork right into a excessive place. The MUTT AL weighs 11.1kg and the MUTT ST weighs 11kg. Costs vary from €1,999 – €2,569.
BOGAN ST – mannequin updates
Designed in collaboration with riders from the bike packing group, the BOGAN bike (€1,999) includes a new Rondo Direct 38T Crankset.
This mannequin weighs 10.8kg and is constructed for stability, sturdiness and luxury on tough roads, permitting riders to “go the gap” with 29in wheels, ahead geometry, handlebars formed for consolation with tender bartape, a brief stem and an enormous clearance. Water bottle mounts are positioned contained in the body for max quantity with attachment factors on the fork, prime tube, down tube and rear triangle.
All weights are primarily based on a medium-sized body.
The brand new 2021 assortment might be accessible in chosen stockists worldwide from mid-October.
For extra data go to http://rondo.cc/
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