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:||20|
|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 "STEALTH" graphics features some of the latest design features, innovations and components. Shimano supply the groupset thanks to their 105 10 speed and 3T supply the wheels which are wrapped with Continental Ultra Sport tyres. With 20 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 Stealth 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.
Finishing this machine off with great looks and style is 3T. 3T are placed on all key contact points ie Stem, Bars and Wheels. The wheels (Accelero 40) are a pair of 40mm alloy deep section wheels that roll well and come fitted with Continental Ultra Sport tyres. The handlebars are 3T's Ergonova alloy bars with the stem being 3T's Arx pro (alloy). Finally the seat post is thanks to FSA (K-Force, 31.6mm).
Each R838 is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition.
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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...
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||152 - 160cm||157 - 168cm||165 - 175cm||173 - 183cm||181 - 191cm|
|ft||4′ 12″ - 5′ 3″||5′ 2″ - 5′ 6″||5′ 5″ - 5′ 9″||5′ 8″ - 6′ 0″||5′ 11″ - 6′ 3″|
|Inside Leg||cm||71 - 76cm||73 - 78cm||76 - 81cm||78 - 83cm||83 - 86cm|
|inches||28″ - 30″||29″ - 31″||30″ - 32″||31″ - 33″||33″ - 34″|
|Seat Tube - Center to Top||mm||430mm||450mm||480mm||500mm||530mm|
|Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||515mm||530mm||550mm||565mm||585mm|
|Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||74.5°||74°||73.5°||73.5°||73°|
|Bottom Bracket to Fork||mm||567mm||577mm||590mm||600mm||605mm|
|Bottom Bracket Height||mm||268mm||268mm||268mm||268mm||268mm|
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