The De Rosa Protos represents the pinnacle of technology, performance and beauty in cycling. Equipped with Campagnolo Super Record EPS for instant, effortless shifting, and Fulcrum Racing Speed XLR wheels, the Protos is a formula fit for the Grand Tours.
|Number of gears:||22|
|Steerer:||Tapered 1 1/8 - 1 1/4|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
The Protos frameset offers a unique combination of supreme comfort and absolute responsiveness on the road. Precision engineered with an expert blend of 3 carbon fibre weaves, the frameset boasts an outstanding stiffness to weight ratio for incredible efficiency, climbing and sprinting ability. The geometry is optimised for top-level stage racing, offing the comfort needed for long 200km + stages, lightness for the mountain stages and aerodynamic performance for time trials and sprints.
The innovations in chassis design are coupled with stunning form and appearance, the large section downtube, full internal cable routing, angular profile and subtle Italian graphics combine seamlessly for a truly eye-catching aesthetic.
Campagnolo Super Record EPS Groupset
The De Rosa Protos is equipped with Campagnolo Super Record EPS electronic groupset components for their unparalleled lightness, instant, effortless shifting and their distinctive, exclusive beauty.
The EPS System features a Multi Shift function, allowing you to shift multiple sprockets across your entire cassette in a single action, the right gear is only a single click away - perfect for courses with challenging elevation profiles.
Super record components are constructed from the lightest, strongest and most advanced materials including titanium, carbon fibre and composites. They are engineered for absolute precision, flawless, reliable performance and ergonomic comfort; Super Record is simply the most desirable groupset in the market.
Fulcrum Racing Speed XLR Tubular Wheel set
To compliment the top-level frameset and groupset, the Protos features a Fulcrum Racing Speed XLR wheelset. With a 50mm deep section profile and a full carbon construction, Racing Speed XLRs offer the highest levels of smoothness, handling, aerodynamics and reactive acceleration.
The tyre profile is engineered to fit Tubular tyres for a rotational weight saving and pinch-flat puncture resistance. The braking surface is machined to remove all imperfections leading to less heat build-up and consistent braking in all weather conditions.
The hubs feature a carbon body and CULT ceramic bearings for minimal weight, minimal rolling resistance and a long service life.
De Rosa Protos Super Record EPS 2014 Specification
|Material||T800, HS40, and XN60 Carbon Fibre Weaves|
|Bottle Cage Mounts||Seat tube and down tube|
|Front Derailleur Mount||Braze on front derailleur with clamp|
|Dropouts||Replaceable forged aluminium rear dropout and derailleur hanger|
|Steerer||Carbon fibre - Tapered 1 1/8" - 1 1/4"|
|Fulcrum Racing Speed XLR, Carbon tubular|
|Brake Levers/Shifters||Campagnolo Super Record EPS 22 speed|
|Chainset||Campagnolo Super Record, 39 - 53 tooth|
|Bottom Bracket||Campagnolo BB30|
|Front Derailleur||Campagnolo Super Record EPS|
|Rear Derailleur||Campagnolo Super Record EPS|
|Brake Calipers||Campagnolo Super Record, dual pivot, cartridge type rubber insert|
|Cassette||Campagnolo 11-25 tooth|
|Stem||FSA K-Force, 31.8mm|
|Seat Post||FSA K-Force|
|Saddle||Selle Italia SLR, De Rosa design|
|Tyres||Vittoria Open Corsa Evo CX tubular|
|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.
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...
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||151 - 157cm||157 - 163cm||163 - 168cm||168 - 173cm||173 - 178cm||178 - 183cm||183 - 188cm||188 - 192cm|
|ft||4′ 11″ - 5′ 2″||5′ 2″ - 5′ 4″||5′ 4″ - 5′ 6″||5′ 6″ - 5′ 8″||5′ 8″ - 5′ 10″||5′ 10″ - 6′ 0″||6′ 0″ - 6′ 2″||6′ 2″ - 6′ 4″|
|Inside Leg||cm||66 - 69cm||69 - 71cm||71 - 73cm||73 - 76cm||76 - 78cm||78 - 81cm||81 - 83cm||83 - 86cm|
|inches||26″ - 27″||27″ - 28″||28″ - 29″||29″ - 30″||30″ - 31″||31″ - 32″||32″ - 33″||33″ - 34″|
|A. Seat Tube - Center to Top||cm||47cm||50cm||52cm||54cm||55cm||57cm||59cm||61cm|
|B. Top Tube (Virtual)||cm||50cm||52cm||53.5cm||54.5cm||55.5cm||56.5cm||57.5cm||59cm|
|C. Head Tube||mm||110mm||120mm||125mm||130mm||145mm||155mm||170mm||190mm|
|D. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||75°||75°||74.5°||74°||73.5°||73°||72.5°||72.5°|
|E. Chainstay Length||mm||402mm||402mm||404mm||406mm||407mm||409mm||411mm||411mm|
|F. Bottom Bracket to Fork||mm||570mm||575mm||580mm||580mm||585mm||590mm||600mm||610mm|
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