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The AC-R is brand new to Colnago's collection for 2014 and shares its geometry with the race proven M10 and V1-R road bikes. This Exclusive model comes in a limited edition Wiggle colourway and features a Shimano 105 groupset.
Top Features of the Colnago AC-R Wiggle Exclusive 105 2014
- Stiff, lightweight carbon fibre frame and forks
- Race proven geometry taken from the Colnago M10/V1-R
- Shimano 105 10 speed drivetrain for excellent shifting and performance
- External gear cable routing
- High quality Deda and Colnago finishing kit with 31.6mm seatpost
- Exclusive Wiggle colourway
|Number of gears:||20|
|Bottle Cage Mounts:||Double|
|Front Derailleur Mount:||Braze On|
|Dropouts:||Replaceable Rear Derailleur Hanger|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
|Wheelset:||Colnago Artemis CW28CL (clincher)|
|Brake Levers/Gear Shifters:||Shimano 105|
|Front Derailleur:||Shimano 105|
|Rear Derailleur:||Shimano 105|
|Brakes:||Shimano 105 (STi), 10 speed|
|Brake Callipers:||FSA X-Brake 3|
|Chainring Size:||50 Tooth, 34 Tooth|
|Bottom Bracket:||Shimano Hollowtech|
|Cassette Range:||12-28 Tooth|
|Handlebars:||Deda RHM EL, alloy|
|Bar Tape/Grips:||Deda, white|
|Seat Post:||Black, alloy, 31.6mm x 350mm|
|Tyres:||Vittoria Zaffiro Slick 700x23c|
|Pedals:||Supplied with basic flat pedals|
The Colnago AC-R is new to 2014 and personifies everything Colnago has learned from building the best bikes on the planet for the last 60 years. It is the bike for “every rider” looking for the best overall value and experience from a road bike. The AC-R, features a full carbon fibre frame and fork and features Shimano's 105 10 speed groupset.
Whether a victory in the Spring Classics or winning atop L’Alpe D’Huez in the Tour de France, the M10 frame has proven to be a winning design. The AC-R brings this same penchant for winning in an affordable package, with similar efficiency for the steepest climbs and comfort for the roughest roads. The AC-R brings Colnago’s nearly 30 years of carbon expertise to the AC-R with a ride quality that is uniquely Colnago. The same tuned geometry and quality manufacturing that bring Colnago riders across the finish lines of professional races worldwide can be found in the AC-R.
Dependable shifting and braking performance
The AC-R is equipped with Shimano's 105 10 speed groupset and offers smooth, exceptional shifting and effective stopping power (Colnago X-Brake 3 calipers). Also featured is a compact chainset (Shimano, but not 105) and couple this with a wide ratio rear cassette on the rear wheel gives you a broad range of gears for tacking virtually any road terrain you come across. Whether it’s steep climbs, fast descents or a busy urban commute, the AC-R has you covered with the right gear choice.
Great looks and a high quality finish
Presented in this exclusive to Wiggle colourway, with subtle Colnago graphics, the AC-R has a clean, understated appearance. The Deda finishing kit provides high quality contact points for a premium cycling experience. Keeping you gripped to the tarmac are a pair of Vittoria Zaffiro Slick tyres that encase a pair of Colnago Artemis CW32 wheels. A great combination that provides excellent grip, ever-lasting durability and great strength and will see you through the toughest of rides.
The Colnago AC-R is a fine edition to Colnago's 2014 line-up featuring outstanding components and is designed for the endurance rider. It's light, looks great and performs extremely well.
Each bike is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition.
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 Colnago brand
Ernesto Colnago was born in Cambiago, a small rural village twenty kilometers east of Milano on February 9, 1932. Ernesto was just 13 years old, but to start work, he had to be at least 14. He changed the date on his working papers and so was hired as an assistant welder. It was 1954 when Colnago went out on his own in a tiny little workshop, his bicycles have been used by more than 100 professional team, 2,500 professional racers, who have won more than 7,500 wins worldwide. Champion riders of the caliber of Fiorenzo Magni, Gastone Nencini, Eddy Merckx, Giuseppe Saronni, Gianni Motta, Gibì Baronchelli, Michele Dancelli, Gianni Bugno, Oscar Freire, Johan Museeuw, Tony Rominger, Pavel Tonkov, Yaroslaw Popovych, Erik Zabel e Alessandro Petacchi, and many others, have ridden Colnago Bicycles to victory. As the great researcher and innovator he is, Colnago created the first frameset in carbon fibre in collaboration with Ferrari Engineering in 1986. The next year, the innovative straight-blade “Precisa” was created. In 1989, two years later, the dramatic Colnago “C35” emerged, an innovative monocoque carbon fibre frame in road racing & mountain bike versions. 1994 was a hallmark year when Colnago introduced the ground-breaking “C40” carbon fibre frameset for his 40th anniversary and still a reference point today. No other frame has won as much as the Colnago C40: 5X Paris-Roubaix and many World Championships. In 2000 another remarkable model emerged from Colnago’s atelier: the limited edition CF1, created in collaboration with Ferrari that quickly became a major success. Next was the CF2 dual-suspension mountain bike in 2002. After ten years of success in every segment, Ernesto Colnago launched the “C50” in 2003. It was the Fiftieth Anniversary of his company, a brand that has become synonymous with the best bicycles the world over, synonymous with the best products Made in Italy. This new carbon fibre composite frame quickly found success in both the competition and sales arena. And for 2004, for the official anniversary of Colnago, a special collectors item bicycle was created, the “50th Anniversary”. Ernesto Colnago continues to dream about and create bicycles appreciated by riders passionate about cycling all over the world. Don’t ask Colnago which of his bicycles is the best: his answer is always the same. “I’ve made a lot of bicycles, but the most beautiful is the one that is yet to come.” For more info on Colnago please feel free to view Bike Radar's article on them.
The size chart below will get you on the right size bike. Experienced riders may also wish to refer to the geometry chart for more detail.
Getting the Right Fit
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!
If you are on the change over between sizes both options will fit. Racers and experienced riders would usually select a smaller size as this offers quicker handing. A larger bike offers more stability and is more suited to new and intermediate riders.
|Height||cm||154 - 162cm||159 - 167cm||164 - 172cm||169 - 177cm||174 - 181cm||179 - 186cm||184 - 191cm||189 - 196cm|
|ft||5′ 1″ - 5′ 4″||5′ 3″ - 5′ 6″||5′ 5″ - 5′ 8″||5′ 7″ - 5′ 10″||5′ 9″ - 5′ 11″||5′ 10″ - 6′ 1″||6′ 0″ - 6′ 3″||6′ 2″ - 6′ 5″|
|Inside Leg||cm||66 - 71cm||69 - 73cm||72 - 78cm||75 - 81cm||78 - 83cm||81 - 86cm||84 - 89cm||87 - 92cm|
|inches||26″ - 28″||27″ - 29″||28″ - 31″||30″ - 32″||31″ - 33″||32″ - 34″||33″ - 35″||34″ - 36″|
|A. Seat Tube - Center to Top||mm||420mm||450mm||480mm||500mm||520mm||540mm||560mm||580mm|
|B. Seat Tube - Center to Center||mm||390mm||420mm||450mm||470mm||490mm||515mm||525mm||540mm|
|C. Top Tube||mm||491mm||503mm||515mm||526mm||536mm||550mm||565mm||577mm|
|D. Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||504mm||515mm||527mm||537mm||550mm||565mm||580mm||590mm|
|E. Seat Tube Offset||mm||99mm||111mm||121mm||131mm||141mm||151mm||156mm||160mm|
|F. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||75.6°||75.1°||74.5°||74°||73.6°||72.8°||72.7°||72.8°|
|G. Bottom Bracket to Fork||mm||580mm||582mm||584mm||589mm||593mm||596mm||606mm||615mm|
|H. Chainstay Length||mm||398mm||399mm||402mm||405mm||408mm||411mm||412mm||414mm|
|I. Head Tube||mm||124mm||127mm||130mm||146mm||166mm||181mm||190mm||206mm|
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Magazine reviews for Colnago AC-R Wiggle Exclusive 105 2014
Review from Bikeradar
Colnago bikes, whatever their price, are defined by their long-standing geometry, and that gives the bikes a beautifully balanced ride. The straight-legged, sharp-angled fork makes for a swift response without dipping into twitchy nervousness. The result, when married to a taut-feeling rear end, is a bike that has stability at its core. This gave us huge amounts of confidence, making us push the Colnago that bit harder on descents and to get out of the saddle to sprint as often as we could.
AC-R is the best base model bike Colnago has ever produced, and if you've always wanted to own a Colnago but couldn't afford the ticket price, the AC-R might be just what you've been looking for.
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