the Audax

using components selected for performance but with the solid reliability required for endurance riding.


"The original Audax heads upmarket for this year: T47 bottom bracket standart, hydraulic discbrakes, an uprated Ultegra derailleur, a sub-compact crankset, Hunt wheels and Ritchey parts."


Introducing the Audax

The original Audax heads upmarket for this year. Shimano's latest hydraulic 105 groupset takes care of both braking and shifting duties. This is boosted by an uprated Ultegra clutch derailleur which ensures chain retention on the roughest roads, while an FSA sub-compact crankset helps conquer the steepest hills. Hunt provides the wheels and Ritchey complete the picture with handlebars, stem, and seatpost. In common with many of our bikes, the Audax also changes to the durable T47 bottom bracket standard – suiting its punchy steel chassis perfectly.


Columbus steel all-road frame with T47 BB and tapered full carbon fork.

Frame features new casted chainstay yoke as well as rack/fender mounts, x3 cage mounts and internal brake routing.

50 mm rake fork and 650B tires offer more control over steering, especially in the smaller frame sizes.

Straight blade extra wide full carbon fork with triple cage mounts and 12mm thru-axle.

All new Shimano 105 drivetrain and hydraulic brakes plus new Ultegra RX8000 clutch derailleur.

FSA sub-compact 32/48 crankset and wide range 11 - 32 Shimano cassette.

Tubeless Hunt Adventure Sport disc wheelset, with double butted spokes and asymmetric rims.

Ritchey finishing kit, including Pave bar-tape.

WTB Byway / Horizon TCS folding tires.


    COLOR 1 Grey / Black
    COLOR 2 -
    FRAME COLUMBUS CROMOR double butted tubing, tapered head tube, TA dropouts, replaceable hanger, 86 mm T47 shell
    FORK BOMBTRACK EXT full carbon disc fork, TA, 1.1/2'' - 1.1/8'' tapered steerer, with fender / triple cage mounts
    HEADSET FSA NO.21/12/44 sealed external aheadset, 1.1/2'' - 1.1/8''
    BB  FSA 386EVO T47 BB for T47 x 86 mm  

    HANDLEBAR RITCHEY COMP STREEM II drop bar, 31.8 mm, 4.7° backsweep
    STEM RITCHEY COMP 4-AXIS forged alloy stem, -6°
    LEVERS SHIMANO 105 ST-R7020 STI hydraulic
    SHIFTER SHIMANO 105 ST-R7020 STI 2 x 11
    BRAKES SHIMANO 105 BR-R7070 flat-mount hydraulic disc brakes with 160 mm rotors
    PEDALS -
    CHAIN KMC X11EL chain, 1/2'' x 11/128'', 114L
    CHAINRING FSA GOSSAMER alloy, subcompact, 48 / 32 T, 1/2'' x 11/128''
    CASSETTE SHIMANO 105 CS-R7000 11-speed cassette, 11 - 32 T
    FRONT DERAILLEUR SHIMANO 105 FD-R7000-B front derailleur
    REAR DERAILLEUR SHIMANO ULTEGRA RD-RX8000-GS rear derailleur, clutch, medium cage 
    FRONT HUB HUNT ADVENTURE SPORT sealed hub, 6-bolt disc, 12 x 100 mm thru-axle
    REAR HUB HUNT ADVENTURE SPORT sealed hub, 11-speed, 6-bolt disc, 12 x 142 mm thru-axle
    FRONT RIM HUNT ADVENTURE SPORT double wall asymmetric rim, TLC, i20, 28h
    REAR RIM HUNT ADVENTURE SPORT double wall asymmetric rim, TLC, i20, 28h
    SEAT POST RITCHEY COMP 2-BOLT alloy seatpost 27.2 mm x 400 mm
    SEAT CLAMP BOMBTRACK ORIGIN forged alloy seatclamp, 29.8 mm
    FRONT TIRE WTB BYWAY folding tire, 650B x 47C 
    REAR TIRE WTB HORIZON folding tire, 650B x 47C 
    RACK -
    LIGHTS -
    WEIGHT 10.4 kg (size M)

    Bike Size S M L XL
    Seat Tube Length (C-T, mm) 490 520 550 580
    Horizontal TT length (mm) 527 551 570 585
    Seat Angle (°) 74,5 74 74 73,5
    Head Angle (°) 72 72 72 72
    Headtube Length (mm) 100 130 160 185
    BB Drop (mm) 68 68 65 66
    Chainstay Length (mm) 420 420 420 420
    Fork Offset (mm) 48 48 48 48
    Trail (mm) 60 60 60 60
    Wheelbase Length (mm) 996 1015 1037 1047
    Standover (mm, center tt - ground) 761 781 811 835
    Reach (mm) 379 389 401 404
    Stack (mm) 535 563 589 613

    Bike Size S M L XL
    Stem Length (mm) 90 100 100 110
    BB Standard T47 - 86.5 mm shell width
    Headset Standard (S.H.I.S.) EC34 / 28.6 | EC44 / 40
    Fork Max Tire Clearance 650B x 47C / 700C x 35C
    Frame Max Tire Clearance 650B x 47C / 700C x 35C
    Headset Spacers 1 x 10 mm, 2 x 5 mm
    Seat Post Length (mm) 400
    Crankarm (mm) 170 170 172.5 175
    Seat Post Diameter (mm) 27.2
    Handlebar (mm, drop center-center) 400 420 420 440
    Reach (mm) 78
    Flare 4.7° backsweep, 0° flare
    Drop (mm) 128

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