This Basso Astra Athena 2011 is no longer available although you may find similar or newer versions below:
A race orientated model (compact race design), the Astra offers the perfect balance of rigidity and comfort and is built using Campagnolo's Athena 11 speed groupset with MicroTech wheels and parts completing the package.
|Number of gears:||22|
|Steerer:||Tapered 1 1/8 - 1 1/2|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
Made using HM carbon and featuring Campagnolo's Athena 11 speed groupset and MicroTech wheels and parts, the Astra simply offers truly unbeatable value for the rider keen to increase their speed and mileage on the bike. A tapered steerer and a 1-1/2" bottom headset cup improves power whilst reducing stress on the head tube and a new four leaf clover shaped tubing adds strength to the frame.
The frame is manufactured from a High Modulus carbon and with the carbon fork, makes the foundation for the perfect balance in weight, stiffness and comfort. The Basso frame also features double bottle cage mounts, replaceable aluminium rear dropout and an integrated head tube (1 1/8 - 1 1/2).
The Astra also features a compact chainset. The wide range cassette (12-28) and compact chainset (50-34) provides you with a bike that is capable of getting you up the most demanding of climbs when out on the open road. Ideal for those sportive events or when out on a endurance ride with friends.
This bike is fast, light and comfortable and features a great selection of parts from popular cycling brands. Whether you are an experienced sportive veteran or novice looking to enter their first event with an amazing bit of kit, the Basso Astra is unbeatable value for a full carbon framed bike with Campagnolo componentry.
The Astra also features a pair of the popular MicroTech wheels and are reliable and robust for most on-road cycling conditions. Add a pair of Maxxis Detonantor 700x23c tyres and this combination gives great stability, grip and confidence when at speed or going around corners. MicroTech components (bars, stem, and seat post) feature at all the contact points and provide the finishing touches to the Astra.
Each Astra is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle’s team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure you’re bike arrives in perfect condition.
To find out which size fits you use the size chart below.
Wiggle has a comprehensive range of road bikes to suit all types of cycling. Including racing bikes and triathlon racing bikes, along with a comprehensive range of ladies road bikes and mens road bikes for competitive racing or leisure cycling. Wiggle’s range of road racing bikes are lighter and faster than other styles of bikes making them the ideal choice for many different cycling activities. Available in standard sizes, Wiggle’s road bikes offer outstanding value for money across our extensive ranges.
If you are looking for an Italian bike which oozes style, performance and beauty, look no further than Basso Bikes, which are now available @ Wiggle.The Basso brand has been built on decades of knowledge, passion, racing and innovation and is true to the tradition of Italian cycling. The company is large enough to source only the finest materials – most of which are derived from the aerospace industry then developed and engineered specifically for cycling – yet small enough to care that every customer receives a bike perfectly tailored to their needs. Whether you are drawn to the aesthetics of these beautiful bikes or intrigued by the materials used in their development, the Basso brand never fails to impress. Basso Bikes were created by Alcide Basso for whom cycling was an integral part of family life: as a boy he watched his brother develop into a world champion while competing at a high level himself. Using that knowledge and, perhaps most importantly, that love and enthusiasm for all things bike-related, he has created bikes for those who, like him, love cycling so much they make it an important part of their lives. Whether it's the Devil Xenon custom design alloy bike or the racy carbon monocoque frame of the Astra Ultegra, every Basso combines Italian style, high performance and unbeatable value.
|Size Guide (Basso Road Bikes)|
|Frame Size||Rider Height (cm)||Inside Leg (cm)|
|45cm||152 - 160||66 - 73|
|48cm||157 - 168||71 - 76|
|51cm||165 - 175||73 - 78|
|53cm||173 - 183||76 - 81|
|56cm||180 - 190||78 - 83|
|58cm||188 - 198||81 - 86|
|61cm||195 plus||83 plus|
|'Size matters! That's why at Wiggle we measure each of our bikes to build accurate size charts for our customers. Our qualified team of mechanics then individually check each order against measurements supplied by you to ensure the size chosen is correct. Another reason you can have complete confidence when buying a bike from Wiggle!'|
|Frame Geometry (Diamante/Astra/Reef/Devil/Titanio)|
|Seat Tube Length:||43||46||49||51||54||56||59|
|Top tube Length:||50.5||51.5||52.5||54.5||56||57.5||59|
|Head Tube Angle (deg):||72||72||72||72||73.5||73.5||74|
|Seat Tube Angle (deg):||76||75||75||74||73.5||73||72.5|
|Head Tube Length:||10.5||11.3||13.8||15.2||17.6||19.4||22.8|
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