This De Rosa R838 Athena 2013 is no longer available although you may find similar or newer versions below:
Lightweight Hi-Modulus Monocoque carbon frame and fork with attractive lines make this Italian thoroughbred almost irresistible to look at. This bike is much more than and "entry level" bike, the R838 is elegant and built with top quality cycling brands.
|Number of gears:||22|
|Steerer:||Tapered 1 1/8 - 1 1/4|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
The De Rosa tuned geometry strikes the perfect balance making it excellent for head down racing or just embarking on an epic sportive ride. Manufactured from Hi modulus carbon fibre, the frame is light, yet stiff. The bike, with its stunning and head-turning graphics features some of the latest design features, innovations and components. Campagnolo supply the groupset thanks to their Athena 11 speed carbon set and Fulcrum supply the wheels which are wrapped with Vittoria Rubino Pro tyres. With 22 gears available to you, you should find a gear for every cycling occasion or challenge.
Also, the BB30 chainset is a compact and provides lower gearing for better climbing and means even on hillier terrain you shouldn't find yourself longing for a triple.
The R838 Athena is a must for the rider wanting more out of their cycling be it from racing or competing in a sportive event and is a pleasure to ride. The R838 begs to be ridden fast and offers more than enough quality to the enthusiast road rider looking to upgrade.
Each R838 is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure you're bike arrives in perfect condition. To find out which size fits you use the size chart below.
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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...
|Size Guide (De Rosa R838 Road Bikes)|
|Frame Size||Rider Height (cm)||Inside Leg (cm)|
|43cm||152 - 160||71 - 76|
|45cm||157 - 168||73 - 78|
|48cm||165 - 175||76 - 81|
|50cm||173 - 183||78 - 83|
|'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!'|
|Sizes (Seat Tube (C-T)):||43cm||45cm||48cm||50cm||53cm|
|Seat Tube Angle:||74.5||74||73.5||73.5||73|
|Front (Fork) - Centre (BB):||56.7||57.7||59||60||60.5|
|Unless stated, all measurements are in centimetres.|
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