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Just in: Wilier GTR Team 105 Endurance

Just in: Wilier GTR Team 105 Endurance

1 / 28 Wilier GTR Team.jpg A £1,649 carbon road bike with a geometry that’s tweaked just a touch for endurance

Wilier’s new £1,649 GTR Team 105 Endurance bike has just arrived at for review, equipped with a Shimano 105 groupset – the clue’s in the name – and Mavic Aksium wheels. Let’s have a quick look at it before we take it out on the road.

The GTR used to be just a single frame, but Wilier has changed things massively this year. We’ll get into how it has done that in a mo. Wilier GTR Team Essentially, the existing GTR is based on Wilier’s Cento1 high-end race bike, but with about 10mm of extra height in the head tube. Wilier feel that it’s better to add a little length to the head tube than to have most riders putting a spacer underneath the stem to bring the handlebar up higher. It’s a stiffer and neater solution, and Wilier reckons that the design still manages to retain a front end that feels planted. The straight GTR stays in the range for 2016, available in a choice of either Shimano Tiagra (£1,299) or Campagnolo Veloce (£1,350) builds. Beyond […]

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