Ready to tackle the competition head on; from solo break aways to out sprinting your opposition to the finish line; the Vitesse Team will help you attain your greatest expectations!
During the 2013 race season Vitus racked up numerous wins across Europe and the UK through the efforts and dedication of the An-Post Chain Reaction Sean Kelly team. This collaboration has allowed Vitus to refine the already successful Vitesse platform and fine tune it to facilitate the requirements of their professional race team. The Vitesse Team is the replica team race bike which is the same model as used by Sam Bennet to win stage 5 of the 2013 Tour of Britain; race proven; race winning; race ready!
Our race proven frameset has been revised and updated for 2014 in conjunction with the An Post Chain Reaction Sean Kelly Team. Using a mix of T700 and T800 HM-UD carbon and fine-tuned the carbon lay-up has increased lateral stiffness in the bottom bracket and chainstay area for improved power transfer whilst retaining the vertical compliance that gives the Vitesse a high degree of comfort on harsh road surfaces.
A matching T700 HM-UD full carbon fork with a tapered steerer has also been revised for increased front end stiffness and improved handling with pinpoint accuracy allowing you to push the boundaries on fast paced descents. The semi-sloping race inspired geometry instils confidence with every ride to further enhance your riding experience.
Shimano Dura Ace & FSA Groupset
Gear selection is taken care of by Shimano’s top tier Dura Ace 9000 shifters and derailleurs offering flawless shifting time after time. FSA S-LK takes care of accelerating and stopping; an S-LK Light carbon chainset with standard 53t x 39t rings provides the driving force at the heart of the transmission. The S-LK dual pivot brakes combine superior stopping power with lightweight to help you maintain control in any situation.
A Vitus chain catcher comes as standard on all of our carbon frame models.
Easton EA90 SL Wheelset & FSA S-LK Finishing Kit
Easton have given their top aluminium wheelset an overhaul for the 2014 season with the launch of the all new Echo hubs and wider rim profiles. The new Echo hubs have been created with improved durability and performance in mind. An extra-wide bearing stance places the bearings further apart which translates into increased bearing life due to a reduction in stress and flex. The hub body has also been enlarged to boost torsional stiffness and increase power transfer.
The rims have also undergone some enhancements and now feature a wider 17.5mm (internal) rim width. The rims are also fully certified Road Tubeless compatible.
The wheels are wrapped in Continental UltraSport II 700 x 23c rubber for low rolling resistance and predictable handling.
A custom coloured Prologo Scratch Pro saddle offers comfort and performance for long days in the saddle.
FSA S-LK components complete the finishing kit. The S-LK carbon bars and seatpost offer supreme light weight and additional comfort due to carbon’s ability to reduce vibrations being transmitted from uneven road surfaces through the contact points to the rider.
Vitus offers direct sales through Chain Reaction Cycles. There is no middleman which means you deal direct with us and we can keep our prices low. Vitus develop and deliver your bike without any wholesalers or retail outlets. This allows us to offer you the best bike at the best possible price.
Direct Customer Contact
We are always there for you both before and after you make a purchase. We’ve designed, built and delivered your bike which means if you need assistance you can speak to exactly the right person. We offer a full tech back-up service through Chain Reaction Cycles including our online size and geometry charts and video bike fit guides.
Innovation and Design
By choosing Vitus you are assured of technological innovation and design that comes from true passion. Our in-house research and development team work with the latest technologies and materials, combining these with inspiration from our rich heritage and feedback from our test riders to produce bikes that are high in quality and value.
Pre Delivery Inspection
All Vitus bikes receive a full delivery pre-inspection from our Cytech trained mechanics – preparing and packaging your bike so you can get out on the trails or tarmac with the least amount of fuss. As part of this process we ensure your gears and brakes are working correctly and check your spoke tension to ensure your wheels stay in shape.
You can be confident that your bike has been safely built whatever your mechanical skill level and we provide you with the necessary tools and simple instructions to get you rolling in no time. Our easy-to-follow videos are available on our website 24/7 to guide you along the way should you need them.
Secure Worldwide Shipping
Vitus Bikes are shipped through Chain Reaction Cycles: The World’s Largest Online Bikestore. All bikes are shipped fully insured and as mentioned above require minimal assembly on arrival.
We accept payment via credit card, bank transfer or Paypal and every transaction is safe and secure.
5 Year Warranty
All Vitus frames are offered with a 5 year warranty. On top of this we also offer an extended 2 year warranty on all components.
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