Closeout on 2016 Colnago CX Zero ALU Ultegra
Aluminum, as a frame-building subject material, helps to keep getting better and better. The alloys keep making improvements to, as do the methods for manipulating the tubes. As such, the fabric is almost the equal of carbon fiber, as builders as good as Colnago can get very as regards to the shapes created out of carbon fiber, thus delivering a bike that may be almost the equal of the carbon-fiber frame it’s based off of, more durable, and at a fraction of the associated fee. For this reason the Colnago CX Zero Alu is this kind of hot frame.
The Alu version shares a geometry with the CX Zero EVO. Bang off, it puts you in a comfortable, powerful position, similar to the bike that gets used on the WorldTour. The geometry is something Colnago is rightly proud of. They were amongst the primary companies to develop a frame for Paris-Roubaix, and have evolved the design as their knowledge has grown with feedback from top riders. The geometry is designed to come up with a smooth, stable ride over rough roads. It also works to come up with a smooth, stable ride wherever you go.
As their knowledge base increased, In addition they learned find out how to further use the frame tubes to advance the ride quality. The swooping chain stays and skinny seat stays work to soak up vibrations and bumps, their rear end working hard to avoid wasting yours. In addition they made sure to keep tire clearance generous, 28mm tires will have to fit, in order that your rolling rubber can aid within the suspension and efficiency of the ride.
The rest of the frame may be helping minimize the effect rough roads can have on the rider whilst maximizing the ability used to drive the bike. Of particular importance are the taller, tapered head tube, shorter, flattened top tube, the thin seatstays, and the swoopy chainstays. The top tube, hiding a 1 1/8” to 1 ¼” steerer minimizes weight and maximizes lateral strength. The flattened top tube allows for vertical flex whilst resisting lateral flex. The rear end gives a variety of room for vibrations to play out before reaching the seat post and your saddle.
Many more of the design features of the carbon bike are found within the Alu as well. There’s a BB86 bottom bracket, which helps with both weight and stiffness. There’s Colnago’s proprietary headset, where the tapered steerer runs on bearings pressed into removable cups. And a carbon, straight-blade fork.
The Colnago CX Zero Alu gets you within the game.
- Bottom Bracket Shimano
- Brake Calipers Colnago X-Brake 3
- Cassette Shimano 105 5800, 11-28
- Chain Shimano
- Crankset Shimano Ultegra 6800, 50/34
- Fork Colnago CX Zero Carbon
- Frame Material Aluminum
- Front Derailleur Shimano Ultegra 6800
- Handlebar Deda RHM EL
- Headset FSA No.44E/51
- Pedals Not Included
- Rear Derailleur Shimano Ultegra 6800
- Saddle Selle Italia Q-Bik
- Seatpost Colnago Alloy
- Shifters / Levers Shimano Ultegra 6800
- Stem Deda EL
- Tires Continental Ultra Sport II, 700x25c
- Wheel – Front Shimano WH-RS010
- Wheel – Rear Shimano WH-RS010
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