- Felt F55X 2013
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Felt F55X 2013
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The Felt F55X is a sturdy, robust and reliable cross bike made from Superlite 7005 aluminium, yet still having carbon forks. Lightweight and strength are the key features here as well as the Shimano components and Fulcrum Racing 7 wheels.
Top Features of the Felt F55X 2013
- Superlite 7005 aluminium frame
- UHC Performance carbon fork
- Shimano Ultegra groupset with FSA Energy cross chainset
- Felt CXR wheelset
- Vittoria Cross XG Pro tyres
|Number of gears:||20|
|Steerer:||Tapered 1 1/8 - 1 1/2|
|Bottle Cage Mounts:||Double|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
|Chainset type:||Cyclocross Specific|
The F55X is lightweight, efficient, and confident and is the choice for any cycloscross racer looking to up their game. Built using Felt’s Superlite aluminium, the frame is engineered to maximize strength and minimize weight while also accommodating the unique challenges faced by cross racers. A shoulder friendly top tube makes carrying a breeze, while the tyre clearance at the fork and stays allows for optimal mud clearance. With Ultegra components and Fulcrum wheels, the F55X is ready for any cyclocross course.
Felt FX bikes blends all the features of a serious cyclocross race bike with real-world versatility so that it’s perfectly capable of doing a race one weekend and an epic dirt-road ride the next. FX is game for any adventure where you might encounter pavement, dirt and who knows what else.
Each FX 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 Cyclocross Bikes
Cyclocross bikes are similar to road bike, they are lightweight, with narrow tyres and drop handlebars. However, they also share characteristics with mountain bicycles in that they utilize knobby treaded tyres for traction, and cantilever style brakes for the clearance needed due to muddy conditions. They have to be lightweight because competitors need to carry their bicycle to overcome barriers or slopes too steep to climb in the saddle. The sight of competitors struggling up a muddy slope with bicycles on their shoulders is the classic image of the sport, although un-ridable sections are generally a very small fraction of the race distance. Cross bikes also make good winter bikes or commuters, their frames have plenty of clearance which allows for mudguards, while the upright angles make them agile around town, meaning you can hit the trails at the weekend and then fit some road tyres and commute on them during the week.
About the Felt brand
Felt is an American bicycle manufacturer based in Irvine, California. In the early 1990s the company was founded by Jim Felt who designed some of the very first triathlon bikes that propelled many of the worlds greatest athletes to Iron Man victories. High profile sponsorship has remained an intrinsic part of Felt’s strategy highlighted by their association with the Garmin Transitions professional road team and Olympic Triathletes Jan Frodeno and Emma Snowsill.
With a strong product focus Felt has gone from strength-to-strength, going from just six bike models in the USA to over 150 bike models, sold in over 30 countries. Felt have created a niche group of highly skilled and dedicated people who work together to create bicycles that consistently exceed their riders’ expectations by providing a sense of individuality, inspiration and pride in ownership.
Felt are not governed by their competitors’ measurements of success - the desire to push beyond the limits of technology never allows Felt to rest on their laurels. As their universal mission statement suggests, Felt’s reason for existing is “To design, develop, and deliver the best bicycles in the world. Period.”
|Size Guide (Felt FX (Cross Bike) Series)|
|Frame Size||Rider Height||Rider Height (cm)|
|47cm||5'0" - 5'5"||152 - 166|
|50cm||5'3" - 5'8"||159 - 173|
|53cm||5'7" - 5'9"||169 - 179|
|55cm||5'9" - 6'11"||174 - 189|
|57cm||6'0" - 6'3"||182 - 191|
|60cm||6'2" - 6'5"||187 - 195|
'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!'
|Head Tube Angle:||71||71.5||72||72||72||72||73|
|Seat Tube Angle:||75||74.5||73.5||73.5||73||73||73|
|Top Tube (horizontal):||510||525||540||560||580||605||615|
|Top Tube (centre/centre):||495||510||525||543||562||590||603|
|Head Tube Length:||110||120||130||150||170||195||200|
|Seat Tube (centre/top):||470||500||530||550||570||600||630|
|Seat Tube (centre/centre):||410||440||470||490||510||540||570|
|Bottom Bracket Drop:||65||65||65||65||65||65||65|
|Seat Post Diameter:||27.2||27.2||27.2||27.2||27.2||27.2||27.2|
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