This De Rosa King RS Frame and Fork 2013 is no longer available although you may find similar or newer versions below:
Refined lines and purity of form. Elegance has always been De Rosa's primary objective both in the design and the graphics. Cleanliness, elegance, technical content, perfect geometry, what more can you ask.
|Steerer:||Tapered 1 1/8 - 1 1/2|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
The best, this is what De Rosa want to offer all customers because this is their philosophy. The best in materials, the best in geometry and in choice of sizes, the best in form, in design, in graphic appeal.
Materials: A composition of 3 materials, an expert blend of 3 fibres employed and carefully measured to obtain a precise goal. The aim was to increase stiffness without impairing comfort, to lighten whilst maintaining a unique stability. The composition is made up of 55% TI 800 fibre, 35% TI 1000, and 10% XN60. The KING RS increases the STW (stiffness to weight) value by 25% compared to traditional competition racing bikes.
Road frames have come a long way in recent years with new advancements in technology and materials. Carbon fibre, aluminium and titanium are all widely used now as well as the more traditional steel tubesets. They all have their own advantages: aluminium offers good performance at a reasonable price, titanium offers ultimate performance at a premium price while carbon fibre offers superb comfort and performance at intermediate cost. It is not uncommon for the materials to be mixed to give the benefits of all the materials in one frame - a carbon fibre rear end on an aluminium frame, for example. Here at Wiggle we list a selection of road frames to suit most budgets, from the affordable aluminium frames right up to the technically advanced carbon and titanium frames from leading manufacturers.
Few bike brands can claim to be as beautifully crafted or as lovingly made as De Rosa – so we're understandably excited about stocking them @ Wiggle. Formed in 1953, De Rosa is synonymous with everything cyclists know and love about Italian bikes: passion, master craftsmanship, skill and precision. Whether it's the hand-finished steel Neo Primato frameset which catches your eye or the Merak Carbon, all bikes are created with the same close attention to detail by the family-run De Rosa company, which is based in Milan. These are the bikes which Ugo de Rosa dreamt of building as a teenager. More than half a century later, his dreams are reality and countless champions have ridden – and still ride – his prestigious bikes. His love and enthusiasm for cycling is reflected in every single bike made. A De Rosa bike is the kind of bike you buy and keep forever...
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