• De Rosa R838 Athena Bike 2013

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De Rosa R838 Athena Bike

“Rarely do we get to ride a bike that lets us forget where we are and dream so much. In case you hadn’t guessed, the De Rosa is worth the money – and then some. You certainly get what you pay for.”

It’s extremely sorted and stylish, the sweeping lines the result of a blend of form and function

All hail the clubman’s Race bike of the Year: winner from an all-day, solo breakaway: the awesome De Rosa r838

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  • Lightweight Hi-Modulus Monocoque Carbon frame and fork with incredibly attractive lines make this Italian thoroughbred almost irresistible to look at. The De Rosa tuned geometry strikes the perfect balance making it excellent for head down racing or just embarking on an epic mountain ride.
  • Tapered 1-1/8” to 1-1/4” Fork and Headtube - An incredibly stable and responsive front end giving predictable attacking handling.
  • Brand new head turning graphics - You’ll be the envy of the club ride
  • Hybrid Electronic Frame – Supplied with all fittings for internally routed mechanical or electronic cables allow a stunningly clean look and hassle free set-up.
  • BB30 press fit bearings - Efficient power transfer


  • Finishing Kit - FSA Wing Bar, FSA SLK Stem with Carbon faceplate, FSA K-Force Carbon De Rosa Post, Selle Italia SLR Saddle
  • Includes Elite Bottle Cage
  • Sizes - 43, 45, 48, 50, 53 cm, BB-top of seat tub
  • Crank Lengths (mm) - 170 on 42, 45cm, 172.5 on 48, 50cm, 175 on 53cm
  • Stem Sizes (mm) - 90 on 43cm, 100 on 45, 48cm, 110 on 50cm, 120 on 53cm
  • Bar Sizes (cm outside to outside) - 40 on 43cm, 42 on 45,48cm, 44 on 50, 53cm
  • Includes Bottle Cage

Buy De Rosa R838 Athena Bike from Chain Reaction Cycles, the world's largest online bicycle store.

  • Delivery costFREE
  • Delivery toUSA
  • 365 Days return or exchange

    If you're not completely satisfied with an item you may return it within 12 months of purchase. We'll give you a full refund if the item hasn't been used or the component hasn’t been fitted.

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