the Tension 1

Utilising a versatile geometry means any task from commuting to CX racing are all well within the scope of this adaptable machine.

"A Sram Apex 1 hydraulic groupset with an 11-42t cassette means the Tension can be used in more arenas than just the cyclo-cross race track."

Introducing the Tension 1

The Tension 1 kicks off the range with a high-tech hydroformed alloy frame and alloy-carbon fork. A Sram Apex 1 hydraulic groupset with an 11-42t cassette means the Tension can be used in more arenas than just the cyclo-cross race track. WTB rims give the advantages of tubeless compatibility, a boost for both newbies and experts alike, while its excellent all-round rubber comes from Challenge in the form of the UCI approved 700x33c Grifo tyres.

Highlights

Raceready mid-level aluminium Cyclcocross bike.

Lightweight double-butted, hydroformed and race-optiomized tube profiles.

Carbon fork with alloy steerer.

Sram Apex groupset with hydraulic brakes.

WTB ST i19 tubeless ready rims with Challenge Baby Limus 700c X 33c tires.

Full Ritchey finishing kit.

 

  • FRAMESET

    WHEEL SIZE 700C
    COLOR 1 Matt Black / Sand
    COLOR 2 -
    FRAME 6061-T6 double butted alloy, tapered head tube, TA dropouts, replaceable hanger, BB86 shell
    FORK carbon alloy TA disc fork, 1.1/2'' - 1.1/8'' tapered steerer
    HEADSET FSA ORBIT C40 sealed integrated aheadset, 1.1/2'' - 1.1/8''
    BB FSA MEGA EXO BB86
  • SPECIFICATION

    HANDLEBAR BOMBTRACK CX-10 drop bar, 31.8 mm, 10° flare
    GRIPS BOMBTRACK CONTROL bar tape
    STEM BOMBTRACK ROAM forged alloy stem, -7°
    LEVERS SRAM APEX 1 double tap hydraulic
    SHIFTER SRAM APEX 1 double tap 1 x 11
    BRAKES SRAM APEX flat mount hydraulic disc brakes with 140 mm rotors
    CRANKSET FSA OMEGA MegaExo alloy crank
    PEDALS -
    CHAIN KMC X11 chain, 1/2'' x 11/128'', 114L
    CHAINRING FSA OMEGA steel, narrow-wide, 40 T, 1/2'' x 11/128''
    CASSETTE SRAM PG-1130 11-speed cassette, 11 - 42 T
    FRONT DERAILLEUR -
    REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM APEX 1 rear derailleur, long cage
    FRONT HUB BOMBTRACK ORIGIN sealed disc hub, 12 x 100 mm thru-axle
    REAR HUB BOMBTRACK ORIGIN sealed hub, 11-speed, 6-bolt disc, 12 x 142 mm thru-axle
    FRONT RIM WTB ST i19 double wall, TCS 2.0, 32h
    REAR RIM WTB ST i19 double wall, TCS 2.0, 32h
    SADDLE BOMBTRACK COMP saddle
    SEAT POST BOMBTRACK BEECH alloy seatpost, 27.2 mm x 300 mm
    SEAT CLAMP BOMBTRACK ORIGIN forged alloy seatclamp, 31.8 mm
    FRONT TIRE CHALLENGE BABY LIMUS tire, 700C x 33C
    REAR TIRE CHALLENGE BABY LIMUS tire, 700C x 33C
    FENDERS -
    RACK -
    LIGHTS -
    WEIGHT 9.6 kg (size M)
  • GEOMETRY

    Bike Size S M L XL
    Seat Tube Length (C-T, mm) 500 530 560 590
    Horizontal TT length (mm) 534 552 571 586
    Seat Angle (°) 73 73 73 73
    Head Angle (°) 71 71,5 72 72
    Headtube Length (mm) 115 139 162 179
    BB Drop (mm) 65 65 65 65
    Chainstay Length (mm) 425 425 425 425
    Fork Offset (mm) 45 45 45 45
    Trail (mm) 73 71 66 65
    Wheelbase Length (mm) 1000 1014 1028 1044
    Standover (mm, center tt - ground) 768 796 820 839
    Reach (mm) 370 381 392 403
    Stack (mm) 535 560 584 600
  • EXTRA INFO

    Bike Size S M L XL
    Stem Length (mm) 80 90 100 100
    BB Standard BB86 - 86.5 mm shell width
    Fork Max Tire Clearance 700C x 40C
    Frame Max Tire Clearance 700C x 40C
    Headset Spacers 1 x 10 mm, 2 x 5 mm
    Seat Post Length (mm) 300
    Crankarm (mm) 170 170 172,5 175
    Seat Post Diameter (mm) 27.2
    Handlebar (mm, drop center-center) 420 420 440 440
    Reach (mm) 75
    Flare 10°
    Drop (mm) 116

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