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Your complete guide to 2016 Vitus road bikes

Your complete guide to 2016 Vitus road bikes

Everything you need to know for choosing the right bike for you Vitus started out as a French bike manufacturer famous for its steel and aluminium framesets in the 1970s and 1980s. Ireland’s Sean Kelly reckons that he won 75-80% of his career victories on Vitus bikes.

Online retailer Chain Reaction Cycles (CRC) bought the brand and relaunched it in 2009. CRC sells bikes direct to the consumer, cutting bike shops out of the equation, and that allows it to offer some very low prices.

As a rule, CRC sells bikes at RRP for about a month, then drops the prices by 10%, so we’ll give you both the RRP and the reduced selling price for each bike.

Vitus – pronounced ‘vee-tus’ – has a range that covers road, city, cyclocross and mountain bikes. We’ll talk you though the entire road range. Vitesse Evo

The Vitesse Evo is the race bike ridden by the AN Post-Chain Reaction UCI continental cycling team (link is external) . The team riders wanted greater frame stiffness than the original Vitesse offered, and that has been addressed with the Evo version. The Vitesse Evo is made from T700 and T800 unidirectional carbon-fibre. Like a lot of […]

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