Thursday, February 12, 2015

Circle City Top Ten Bikes - 2015 Boardman Air 9 Review with Video



2015 Boardman Air 9.0

Raise the bar at your next race with all-new 2015 Boardman Elite AiR TT 9.0 Triathlon Bike.

"If you aspire to race, for the money there’s little that can touch the superlative 9.0."
Source: Bike of the Year Cycling Plus







FEATURES

- New AiR Aerodynamic Racing frame, fork and seatpost

- Full high modulus carbon fibre monocoque construction

- Wind tunnel developed tube profiles for real world conditions

- Down tube, seat tube and seatpost shaped for maximized airflow and reduced wind resistance in real world head and cross wind conditions

- Forks and seat stays have flat inside and curved outside surfaces for enhanced airflow interaction between the frame and wheel. This is further enhanced when using deep section wheels

- Full internal cable routing with cables entering behind the headtube for further airflow enhancement and clean lines

- Rear brake positioned underneath chainstay

- Mould design incorporates one piece PF30 bottom bracket and optimized oversize box section chainstays with steep taper at dropout for maximized power transfer and strength

- 4 position seat post to ensure that riding position can be dialled from 73º-75º for either Road, TT or Triathlon disciplines

- Stable, predictable geometry to cope with all race situations

- Full carbon fork with tapered fork steerer for increased stiffness and steering precision

- Mechanical and Di2 compatible cable routing





Size
XS, SM, MD, LG, XL
Colour
Metallic Race Red
Frame
AiR ultralight full carbon monocoque, tapered headtube, PF30, internal cable routing
Fork
AiR ultralight full carbon, tapered steerer
Shifters
Shimano 105
Front Mech
Shimano 105 - 2 speed
Rear Mech
Shimano 105 - 10 speed
Brakes
Shimano 105
Chainset
Shimano R565 - 50x34t
Cassette
Shimano 4500 - 12-25
Chain
Shimano 4501
Bottom Bracket
PF30 with Shimano adaptor
Rims
Mavic Aksium
Hubs
Mavic
Spokes
Mavic
Tires
Continental Ultra Race
Handlebars
CBoardman Elite alloy
Stem
CBoardman Elite alloy
Headset
FSA Integrated
Spacers
Carbon
Seatpost
Boardman AiR Carbon with 4 position clamp
Saddle
Fizik Ardea





Circle City Bicycles and Fitness
5506 Madison Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46227
(317) 786-9244

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