The X-Fire 20 is a full carbon cross bike built for racing. With internal cable routing, strong disc brakes, lovely black/white finish & good quality components from Shimano and FSA, this beauty will get you through your event with relative ease.
|Number of gears:||20|
|Steerer:||Tapered 1 1/8 - 1 1/2|
|Bottle Cage Mounts:||Double|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
|Brake Type:||Cable Disc Brake|
|Chainset type:||Cyclocross Specific|
|Warranty:||5 year frame warranty, 12 month parts warranty|
The frame is manufactured from high modulus unidirectional carbon fibre which features a BB30 PressFit bottom bracket, tapered headtube (for added control), internal cable routing, which keeps the bike nice and clean, and double water bottle bosses.
The X-Fire also comes kitted out with Shimano components, predominantly Shimano 105, and an FSA Gossamer chainset that is cross specific (46x36). This provides you with the ability to tackle virtually any slope or flat section with ease whilst maintaining a high pedal cadence so to keeping you in control. Keeping you in control are a pair of Avid BB7 mechanical disc brakes. The front features a 160mm rotor, with the rear having a 140mm rotor. Disc brakes give you that be more stopping power and when the ground is muddy, far more versatile than cantilever brakes.
A pair of 4ZA Cirrus cross specific disc wheels, fitted with Challenge Grifo 700x32c tyres provide the strength and grip needed for cross - and they match the frame beautifully.
Finally, the finishing kit (bars, stem, saddle, and seatpost) are all in-house (4ZA Stratos) and this does help to keep the price sharp. The X-Fire is a sure bet if you want a winning cross bike that will help you achieve your goals within cyclocross racing.
Each X-Fire is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition.
Ridley X-Fire 20 Disc Specification
|Material||Hign modulas unidirectional carbon|
|Bottle Cage Mounts||Double|
|Front Derailleur Mount||Braze-On|
|Dropouts||Replaceable forged aluminium rear dropout and derailleur hanger|
|Blades||Oryx carbon monocoque, disc|
|4ZA CX, disc|
|Brake Levers/Shifters||Shimano 105 10 Speed|
|Chainset||FSA Gossamer PF30 46/36|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano CX-70|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano 105|
|Brake Calipers||Avid BB7 Mechanical disc (F-160mm/R-140mm)|
|Chain||KMC X10 - 10 speed|
|Cassette||Shimano 105, 10 speed, 12-28|
|Bar Tape||4ZA, black|
|Seat Post||4ZA 31.6mm x 350mm|
|Tyres||Challenge Grifo, 700 x 32c|
|Supplied with basic flat pedals, Wiggle recommend using dedicated clip-in pedals and shoes|
|3 year frame warranty, 12 month parts warranty|
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.
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.
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||158 - 168cm||168 - 173cm||171 - 178cm||176 - 183cm||181 - 188cm||186 - 194cm||192 - 198cm|
|ft||5′ 2″ - 5′ 6″||5′ 6″ - 5′ 8″||5′ 7″ - 5′ 10″||5′ 9″ - 6′ 0″||5′ 11″ - 6′ 2″||6′ 1″ - 6′ 4″||6′ 4″ - 6′ 6″|
|Inside Leg||cm||72 - 77cm||77 - 79cm||79 - 81cm||81 - 83cm||83 - 84cm||84 - 87cm||87 - 90cm|
|inches||28″ - 30″||30″ - 31″||31″ - 32″||32″ - 33″||33″ - 33″||33″ - 34″||34″ - 35″|
|Seat Tube - Center to Center||cm||410cm||480cm||500cm||520cm||540cm||560cm||580cm|
|Seat Tube - Center to Top||cm||450cm||520cm||540cm||560cm||580cm||600cm||620cm|
|Seat Tube Angle||cm||74.5cm||74.5cm||74cm||73.5cm||73.5cm||73.5cm||73cm|
|Head Tube Angle||cm||72cm||72cm||72cm||72cm||72cm||72cm||72cm|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||cm||53cm||57cm||57cm||59cm||61cm||61cm||61cm|
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