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The Raven is FAST! Now with 2, count them, one, two, 700c wheels!
The Raven, now sporting dual 700c wheels, is the smooth, stable flagship of the CGR line. Long and stable and built for speed with top-shelf components. The 700c front wheel bridges gaps and bumps to dramatically smooth out the ride and its size maintains your momentum as well. And nobody minds carrying just one size of inner tube! The frame is built tough without being heavy (the whole bike weighs just 32 lbs.) and it efficiently transfers power to the rear wheel. The brakes are customizable to either disc or v-brakes, so your fast bike can be converted to tour. The low crank height and wide range of seat adjustability give this bike the most accomodating cockpit in the industry- it fits up to 50" X-seams. This is more than the most comfortable bike in the store, it's one of the fast ones!
Fill your water bottle, turn off the cell phone, and hit that long, quiet road you've been dreaming about.
This machine is built to chase horizons and breezes alike.
Frame/Fork Aluminum Frame & Fork
Rear Derailleur Sram X-9 w/alloy body
Front Derailleur MicroShift Triple 9 spd bottom pull
Brake Calipers Tektro Quartz w/ Carbon Fiber Inserts
Brake Levers Tektro Eclipse Carbon Fiber Levers
Crank Truvativ Elita Alloy Road Cranks w/ 52t/42t/30t Chainrings
Bottom Bracket Truvativ ISIS Cartridge Sealed Precision Bearing
Rims Alex D22 Alloy Double Wall w/Machined Side Wall, 700c
Hubs Alloy Sealed Precision Bearings and Alloy Quick Release Levers
Spokes 15ga. Stainless Steel with Brass Nipples
Tires CST 100psi Black Skin Side Wall
Pedals Alloy single sided clipless w/9/16" axle
Chain KMC 9-speed w/quicklink
Rear Cogs SRAM X-7 9spd Cassette (11-13-15-18-20-22-24-28-32)
Shifters Sram X-7 27 speed Twist Grip Shift
Handlebars Custon Alloy w/ 2 Bottle Cage Mounts
Stem Custom Alloy w/ Adjustable Height
Headset Alloy Sealed mechanism
Seat Custom 6 Way Adjustable, Contoured Foam Base & Mesh Back w/ 2 Storage Pockets
Colors Midnight Black or DeLorian Brushed Aluminum*
Size One size fits most Riders 5'1" to 6'5"