The Ridley Noah 1303 is a full carbon, ISP, race machine that features Dura Ace components, FAST technology and a striking frame design. A true Belgium race machine capable of slicing through the air with ease thanks to it's aerodynamic features.
|Number of gears:||20|
|Steerer:||Tapered 1 1/8 - 1 1/2|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
The Noah incorporates 2 of Ridley's FAST-Concept technologies (F-Splitfork and F-Surface). These combined technologies offer up to 2km/h advantage in the sprint and up to 15 watts less power input needed to average a 40km/h breakaway.
F-Splitfork: Most turbulence created by the bike is caused by the wheels (and spokes). At the top of the wheels the spokes are moving forward while colliding with the frontal wind. This causes a major turbulence, creating drag and slowing down the bike. With Ridley's splitfork they have guided the incoming frontal air away from the spokes and created an airstream away from the wheels. In this way, they have reduce the interaction of the airstream with the spokes which results in reduced turbulence and drag.
F-Surface: The frontal wind has to "pass around" the tubes of the bike, and has to change its direction to follow the profile of the bike. To make it easier for the airstream to follow the profile of the bike and stay close to the bike, the tubes are designed in a droplet shape.
However, even then it's not possible to keep the airstream in touch with the frame at every location. At various locations, the airstream comes away from the frame, creating a wake which increases the drag. Therefore Ridley did extensive wind tunnel testing and used oil mapping technology to locate the places where the wind comes away from the frame. To avoid this, Ridley applied a structure surface on various defined locations in order keep to the wind close to the frame. This has helped to reduce drag optimising the speed a bike can obtain.
The Noah, manufactured from 50/40/30 ton carbon fibre, also comes fitted with Shimano's Dura Ace groupset and provides very accurate and precise shifting delivering superb performance. Fitted to the Noah is a compact chainset and coupled with the rear cassette this gives you a broad range of gears suited for hill work as-well-as speed work.
Taking you along the tarmac are a set of Fulcrum Red Wind clincher wheels, which will reward you with a quick and precise ride that can transform the feel of a bike. Fulcrum have built up a good reputation for wheels that are both dependable and offer good levels of performance.
The wheels feature an aluminium braking surface, so can be used in all weathers, a 50mm carbon deep section rim, and laced up with aero steel spokes. In total a very good set of wheels that will provide you with endless hours of troublefree use and coupled with the Continental Grand Prix tyres, excellent grip.
Finally, the finishing kit (saddle, handlebars, and stem) are all 4ZA components (Cirrus Pro), which are all built inhouse by Ridley. This helps to keep the price down, but still provides you with good quality components.
Each Noah 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.
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.
Flanders, the Flemish region of Belgium is infamous for serving up the harshest cycling conditions where driving rain, cobbled non-category climbs, snow and ice are the norm for its 6,000 racing clubs. This place, the pounding heart of a passionate cycling nation where the most revered Spring Classics unfold, is the cold steel anvil where flesh and bone are forged into the greatest racers of all time. This is Belgium, home to Ridley Bikes, and it is here where our products are engineered, hammered into raw form by the roads themselves, and where we refine them in competition. This is Ridley. We are Belgium.
|Size Guide (Ridley Road Bikes)|
|Frame Size||Rider Height (cm)||Inside Leg (cm)|
|XX-Small||155||70 - 75|
|X-Small||169||75 - 80|
|Small||172||80 - 85|
|Medium||177||85 - 90|
|Large||184||90 - 95|
|X-Large||191||95 - 100|
|'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!'|
|A-Seat Tube (c-c):||440||470||500||530||560|
|B-Seat Tube (c-t):||670||700||740||770||800|
|C-Top Tube (actual):||510||530||550||570||585|
|C-Top Tube (effective):||525||545||565||585||600|
|E-Seat Tube Angle (deg):||74||73||73||72||72|
|F-Head Tube Angle (deg):||72||73||73||73||74|
|Unless otherwise specified, all measurements are in mm's|
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