zoom Wilier La Triestina Cross 2011
The ideal bike for a new cyclocross rider or a great winter training bike. This bike will ably introduce you to the joys of cross, help you keep your 'Sunday Best' bike shiny or just handle the daily commute with aplomb.
|Number of gears:||20|
|Fork Material:||Aluminium Alloy|
|Bottle Cage Mounts:||Double|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
|Chainset type:||Cyclocross Specific|
Fulcrum wheels wrapped with Michelin Cyclecross Jet tyres will get you over the hard, or muddy, terrain with ease and a reliable selection of quality kit means you won't have to upgrade too soon either. If you're just setting off on a journey of experience in cyclocross or just setting of for work the La Triestina cross is a great choice ride.
Note: Manufacturer may reserve the right to change the specification of that listed or shown on this page.
|Seat Tube C-C:||43||45||48||50||52||54|
|Head Tube Angle:||71||71||71||72||73||73|
|Seat Tube Angle:||75||75||74||74||73||73|
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.
Wilier was born in 1906 thanks to the brilliant idea of a trader from Bassano, Pietro Dal Molin, of building bicycles on his own account. His forge or "Steel horses" rose as a small workshop along the banks of the river Brenta, at Bassano del Grappa, and it became more and more successful by keeping up with the increasing demand for bicycles.
|Size Guide (Wilier La Triestina)|
|Frame Size||Rider Height (cm)||Inside Leg (cm)|
|X-Small||152 - 163||66 - 73|
|Small||163 - 168||71 - 76|
|Medium||168 - 175||73 - 78|
|Large||175 - 183||76 - 81|
|X-Large||183 - 188||78 - 83|
|XX-Large||188||81 - 86|
|'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!'|
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