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With performance enhancing design characteristics filtered down from the top level bikes, the Race is a versatile and package for the rider who wants to discover riding.
Top Features of the Boardman Race
|Number of gears:||18|
|Cable Routing:||Internal & External Mix|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
The lightweight alloy frame (with sportive geometry) is constructed of triple butted tubing and finished with lovely smooth welds at all the joints. The frame has an abundance of key features which include: a aerodynamic down tube profile, oversize box section chainstays (for increased power transfer), internal rear brake cable routing, curved wishbone seatstays (for enhanced comfort), and the compatibility for full length mudguards.
The compact chainset, with a wide range of sprockets on the cassette, gives you a large choice of gears for speed and for climbing. Many sportives events incorporate some nasty/steep climbs on the route so having a compact chainset makes life a little bit easier.
Note: Manufacturer may reserve the right to change the specification of that listed or shown on this page.
About Road Bikes
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.
About the Boardman brand
The latest exciting range of Boardman bikes inspired by a true
From mountain and road to performance hybrid and track bikes there is
something in the range for everyone - so no matter what kind of bike you
ride, or what level you’re at, Boardman keep your cycling experience at the
forefront of their minds.
Chris Boardman MBE, record holder of the fastest ever Tour de France Prologue, achieved many victories throughout his illustrious career including World Champion, National Champion (at both Junior and Senior level winning over 30 titles) and his iconic Olympic Gold Medal winning performance aboard the famous Lotus track bike.
Chris has represented his country at four Olympic Games, the Commonwealth Games and the World Championships, and went on to work at the cutting edge of bike design with the record breaking Beijing Olympic track team and now brings his expertise to you through Boardman Bikes.
|Size Guide (Boardman Comp, Race, Team, Team Carbon, CX Series and TK series)|
|Frame Size||Rider Height (cm)||Inside Leg (cm)|
|X-Small||155 - 163||69 - 74|
|Small||163 - 170||71 - 76|
|Medium||170 - 178||74 - 81|
|Large||178 - 183||79 - 86|
|X-Large||183 plus||84 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!'|
|Top Tube Length:||525||540||555||570||585|
|Seat Tube Length:||500||515||530||555||570|
|Head Tube Length||100||130||150||170||185|
|Head Tube Angle||72||72.5||73||73||73|
|Seat Tube Angle:||74||73||73||73||73|
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Far too many folks, including those who should know better, advise small males, females and kids to ride frames that are too high or too long for them. Don't! First, it's unsafe to ride a frame that's too big. Second, after ten kms or more, your neck will be likely killing you. It's impossible for a novice cyclist to get a good fit on a commuting frame that's too high and too long.
For a cheap bike for short distances, you still need to be able to stand comfortably and safely over the frame when dismounted from the saddle. The fit's then not so crucial. If you're commuting 45 minutes each way, however, then you will need a properly fitted, good quality, lightweight bike frame, with drop handlebars and dérailleurs, designed for the typical female build, with a shorter top tube to accommodate the shorter arms that females have on average compared to a male of the same inside leg.
Would it be possible to upgrade the shifter only to Tiagra? Also, what level of assembly is required when shipped to Japan? I read on the site that Wiggle assembles and tests the product first and then ships it in two boxes, one for the body and another for the wheels. Will it be just as simple as putting the wheels back when I receive it? Can you also configure the seat height, etc.? Thanks.
I am about to purchase the Boardman Race as my first Triathlon bike but am unsure which size to buy.
Can you give me some idea of how the sizing works. Do you have a chart somewhere?
Many thanks for your assistance.
If you go to the 'Description' tab and scroll down there is a table that contains the 'Sizing Information'. That should help you make your decision.
Do you think the small or medium frame would be more suitable?
I'm thinking of buying this as a winter bike, my current road bike is a medium frame (53/54 cm#, frame size is fine height wise but I'm a bit stretched on it #that is also down to my lack of flexibility!)
- Crank: Shimano 105 5700 Hollowtech II Double Chainset, 53/39T
- Rear D.: Shimano RD-5701 105 10-Speed Rear Derailleur
- Front D.: Shimano 105 5700 10 Speed Front Derailleur (D) - Braze
- Cassette: Shimano 105 10 Speed Cassette
- Chain: 105 CN-5701 10 Speed Chain
- Shifters: Shimano 105 5700 STI Double 10 Speed Road Lever Set
Thanks in advance
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