The Battaglin S11 offers the feel and function of a performance road bike at an outstanding price point. With a stiff alloy frame, carbon fork and a Shimano Sora groupset, the S11 is an affordable introduction to the speed and freedom of road cycling.
|Number of gears:||18|
|Front Axle Type:||9mm QR|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
Frame and Fork
The S11 is built on a heat treated 7005 alloy frame for a combination of lightness, stiffness and efficient power transfer. The fork legs are made from a 3K carbon fibre weave in a uni-directional lay-up, offering a further weight saving and improving acceleration and climbing performance. The geometry focuses on versatility and encourages a more relaxed posture, helping you stay comfortable over long distances.
Shimano Sora Groupset
The S11 comes equipped with Shimano Sora groupset components including brake levers/gear shifters, front and rear derailleurs and brake callipers. Sora offers smooth, serviceable shifting across 18 gears, dependable braking performance and neat, unobtrusive cable routing beneath the bar tape.
The wheelset is provided by Battaglin, it features light weight 30mm deep profile alloy rims for fast acceleration and high performance looks. The wheels also feature quick release axles for easy maintenance and storage, and Michelin Dynamic Sport tyres for dependable traction and durability.
Each S11 is fully built, tested and tuned by our team of qualified mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition.
Battaglin S11 Sora 2013 Specification
|Material||7005 aluminium alloy|
|Bottle Cage Mounts||Double|
|Front Derailleur Mount||Braze on front derailleur with clamp|
|Dropouts||Replaceable forged aluminium rear dropout and derailleur hanger|
|Blades||T800 3K weave Carbon Fibre|
|Battaglin 30mm deep section rims, clincher|
|Brake Levers/Shifters||Shimano Sora|
|Chainset||Shimano Sora compact 50x34|
|Bottom Bracket||Shimano Hollowtech|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano Sora|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Sora|
|Brake Calipers||Shimano Sora, cartridge type rubber insert|
|Chain||Shimano Sora 9 speed|
|Cassette||Shimano Sora 9 speed|
|Handlebar||Uno, alloy, compact, 31.8mm|
|Bar Tape||Battaglin, black|
|Stem||Uno, alloy, 31.8mm|
|Seat Post||Uno, alloy, 31.6mm|
|Saddle||Selle Aventis 3|
|Tyres||Michelin Dynamic Sport, 700 x 23c|
|Supplied with basic flat pedals, Wiggle recommend using dedicated clip-in pedals and shoes|
|3 year frame warranty, 12 month parts warranty|
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.
First we should mention the man behind the bikes, Giovanni Battaglin. As a neo Pro he came third in the Giro D’Italia in 1973. This was pretty impressive in its own right but considering that the two spots above him were occupied by Eddy Merckx and Felice Gimondi (first and second respectfully) it makes the result doubly impressive. The highlight of his career was winning the Vuelta a España and the Giro d'Italia in 1981, a feat that the great Eddy Merckx had only achieved before. He went on to set up the bicycle business in 1982 and retired from the peloton at the end of the 1984 season. Battaglin has been at the forefront of design and has been ahead of fashion in developing bicycles like the ‘Pirana’, an aerodynamic carbon fibre machine developed with the sole intention of beating the clock. Tests showed it to be 3 seconds a kilometre faster than conventional designs of the day. This was back in 1985, before the UCI strict rules on bicycle shape and design but the organizers did not allow Visentini to ride it as it proved a clear disadvantage to the other Teams. Visentini ended up coming second on the stage, seven seconds behind Moser. Today Battaglin continues to focus on research and development in their quest to make a better bicycle. The research aspect focuses on materials and shapes to improve both ride and quality. Extensive road testing in a real environment with junior development squads help to fine tune the product. This goes beyond the normal methods of testing on a rig and puts the bicycles into a real world scenario. This gives Battaglin a great platform to test new products before it gets to the end user. Battaglin today produces bicycles in both aluminium and three different levels of carbon fibre. We have chosen four bicycles from their extensive range that best represents a wide range of price points for all riders. The Stealth is the starting point and a SRAM Rival groupset mates well with the purposeful lines of this Italian racer. Next up in the hierarchy is the Racer equipped with a Shimano 105 groupset. This is the first of the carbon framed machines which offers lower weight and greater comfort. Next in line is the C12 frame which comes with two groupset options for different persuasions, one being the Campagnolo Centaur and the other Shimano Dura Ace. The C12 frames uses a T1000 High Modulus Carbon for the frame to further lower the weight and add to rider comfort.
At Wiggle we measure each of our bikes to build accurate size charts. When you place an order for a bike, we ask for your height and inside leg measurements. Our team of qualified mechanics will check your measurements against the size chart to make sure that the size you choose will fit you correctly.
|Height||cm||160 - 170cm||171 - 178cm||179 - 185cm||186 - 195cm|
|Inside Leg||cm||73 - 79cm||80 - 84cm||85 - 89cm||90 - 96cm|
|A. Seat Tube - Center to Center||mm||480mm||510mm||540mm||570mm|
|B. Virtual Top Tube||mm||530mm||550mm||575mm||590mm|
|C. Top Tube||mm||515mm||535mm||560mm||575mm|
|D. Head Tube||mm||125mm||150mm||172mm||200mm|
|E. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||74.5°||74°||73.5°||73°|
|G. Bottom Bracket to Fork||mm||586mm||595mm||610mm||620mm|
|H. Bottom Bracket Height||mm||270mm||265mm||265mm||265mm|
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