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Vitus Bikes Zenium VR Road Bike

Looking for race-ready performance with all-day comfort? Look no further...

The 2013 Zenium range features an all-new 6061-T6 hydroformed alloy frameset which boasts improved aesthetics and mimics our top-end carbon frames in styling and geometry.

A carbon fork with tapered alloy steerer comes as standard on all models and brings a new level of performance to the range, offering greatly improved handling and comfort.

Compact and rider-friendly geometry means the Zenium VR will cruise in comfort just as easily as it will sprint to the line, making it the perfect companion for club group rides, cyclosportive events, year-round training or just general leisure riding.

Triple-butted 6061 aluminium frame and full HM-UD carbon fork
Our new 6061-T6 aluminium frame with custom-drawn aerospace tubing delivers a ride that is light, stiff and responsive. A UD carbon fork with tapered alloy steerer reduces road buzz and provides precise and predictable handling on all road surfaces.

Shimano Tiagra/FSA groupset
The Zenium VR features a Shimano Tiagra 20-speed drivetrain which provides crisp and precise shifting, time after time. An FSA Gossamer Pro compact 50t x 34t chainset and 12t-25t cassette offer a gear ratio that will cover all bases, from cyclosportive events to midweek club races.

Finishing Kit
FSA finishing kit provides a comfortable base for longer days in the saddle with reliable, robust aluminium components. Shimano R501 wheels are stable performers whilst the Schwalbe Lugano tyres offer low rolling resistance and surefooted grip even in the wet, increasing confidence and enhancing your riding experience.

Brought to you exclusively by Chainreactioncycles.com, the Vitus Zenium VR delivers an optimum blend of performance and value for all-round road riding.

Specifications:

  • Frame: Custom Hydroformed 6061-T6 alloy
  • Frame Certification: CE EN14781
  • Forks: High-modulus T700 HM-UD carbon with tapered alloy steerer
  • Wheelset: Shimano R501
  • Hubs: Shimano
  • Tyres: Schwalbe Lugano PP, 700x23c
  • Brakes: FSA Gossamer
  • Chainset: FSA Gossamer compact, 50t x 34t
  • Bottom Bracket: FSA Press Fit 30
  • Chain: Shimano Tiagra 4601, 10-speed
  • Cassette: Shimano Tiagra 4600, 12t-25t, 10-speed
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra 4601
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra 4600
  • Shifters: Shimano Tiagra 4600
  • Handlebars: FSA Omega compact
  • Stem: FSA OS-190
  • Handlebar Tape: Cork cushion
  • Headset: FSA Orbit C-40-ACB
  • Saddle: Vitus
  • Seatpost: FSA SL-280
  • Seatclamp: Alloy
  • Weight: 9.2kg (54cm)

Vitus Bikes

At Vitus Bikes we can look back on a proud heritage that stretches back into the annals of cycling history and shares links with some of the true icons of the sport. Today Vitus Bikes benefits from being a member of the Chainreactioncycles.com family and benefits from all of the passion, innovation and expertise that has made CRC the world’s largest online bike store.

At Vitus Bikes we’re riders first and foremost. Road riders, XC riders, DH riders. Boy riders, girl riders, fast riders, slow riders. But riders all. The bikes we make are the bikes we want to ride, and our direct-sales business model means maximum cost benefit for riders just like us. Riders like you, in fact.

By choosing Vitus for your next bike you’re assured of the innovation in design that comes from true passion, and the great value that comes from cutting out the middle man.

Vitus Bikes and Seán Kelly

In the history of the Vitus marque the name of one rider dominates – that of Seán Kelly, known to many as “The King” and regarded by many as the finest Classic rider of all time.

80% of Kelly's 193 professional victories, which included a record eight Paris-Nice wins, were achieved astride a bike bearing the Vitus badge.

Today Kelly proudly represents Vitus as brand ambassador, providing valuable insight and input into the development of our top-end road bikes and adding his name to our flagship LTD Edition Seán Kelly road bike.

2013 – Vitus sponsors An Post race team

For 2013 Vitus is pleased to extend its association with Seán Kelly by sponsoring the An Post Seán Kelly UCI Continental Race Team which will be riding Vitus Bikes at European and Pro Tour road race events.

The An Post team are riding 2013 Vitesse carbon road and Chrono carbon time trial frames and forks that have been approved to UCI standards for competition use - the same as are available for sale in our 2013 Vitesse and Chrono models.

The selection of Vitus Bikes by the An Post team is an endorsement of the quality and performance of our bikes and the feedback of these professional riders will help us continue to refine and develop our range.

Buy Vitus Bikes Zenium VR Road Bike at Chain Reaction Cycles, the World's Largest Online Bike store.

 
Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 5 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Quality and finish is exceptional This is my first road bike so didn’t want to pay a lot, I did a lot of research before making my purchase and this was the best value for money given the component specs. The build quality and finish is exceptional and I was pleasantly it was pearlescent white which isn’t obvious from the photos. Normally I would part strip a bike and assemble it myself to make sure all the critical bolts are torqued to the correct specs, because this came with a PDI report and CRC claim all are checked before dispatch I didn’t feel this was necessary; after 5 miles riding the left crank arm fell off, the self extracting bolt had fallen out, after retracing my tracks I managed to find it a little worse for wear, I’ve now replaced these with SL-K cranks which makes a big difference. I would advise anyone purchasing a bike regardless of PDI to check the bike over before riding. Had it not of been for the crank falling off it would have got 5 stars. 15 October 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by couldn't be more delighted I know other people will spend far more on a bike- but spending that amount of money was a big deal for me but I am very pleased I did. Handles beautifully and is extremely comfortable; you just want to be out on it all the time. Had a query at one point and yet again Chain Reaction demonstrated that they are a great company to deal with. 09 October 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Seriously understated in the descriptions! I have been looking for a mid to entry level bike for months and I finally found what I have been looking for. This bike has it all. This is possibly the most exiting and satisfying cycle related purchase I have ever made. The bike looks like a work of art, It takes off like a jet plane, it changes gear like an F1 car, It makes me want to ride even when I'm tired! Its not white btw, its shimmering pearlescent pearly metallic, deep, slightly to the left white... I'm in awe of it (and I never get exited by man-made things!) I'm keeping it in the house, its too good for a shed! Oh and for the RECORD it puts the similar priced specialized secteur and allez to bitter shame. ASTOUNDING. All topped off with the usual customer care that CRC are known for... free multi tool, bottle, pedal spanner, more alan keys and the list goes on... Vitus road bikes are amazing, get one! 04 October 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by great road bike!:-) Just got this bike yesterday, great bike for the price! Lookin foward to many runs out with my mate mr castelli as i call him!!! But i really wana say a huge thanks to stephen p for sorting out a very worried man!!!!! Stephen couldin have been more helpfull and spent time with me makin sure everything was right hes a very pleasent chap indeed and he got me a coffee also!!! So huge thanks to stephen p for all his time, staff like this is very hard to come by!!!!! 20 September 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by A bike for a joyride Just one week for delievery in Kazakhstan,thanks DHL. I was afraid any damage because of long way, but everything is absolutly saved.10 minutes for unpacking,15 minutes for assembling and 45 minutes for looking at my shining Vitus.It is realy looks great and ready to ride.OK,the first ride. Lightweight is good,gear shifting is good,wheel rolling is good. I could stop to ride. Great choice for money. 11 September 2013
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Hi,

This bike is listed as being fitted with Shimano 105 dérailleurs and shifters etc can you confirm this is correct.

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Hi, Paul.

The specifications which are listed above are for the Vitus Zenium VRS - 105 Road Bike 2013.

The specifications for the Vitus Zenium VR - Tiagra Road Bike 2013 are as follows :

Frame : Custom Hydroformed 6061-T6 alloy
Forks : High-modulus T700 HM-UD carbon with tapered alloy steerer
Headset : FSA Orbit C-40-ACB

Wheelset : Shimano R501
Tyres : Schwalbe Lugano PP 700x23c

Chainset : FSA BB30 Gossamer Compact 50t x 34t /110mm BCD
Cassette : Shimano Tiagra 4600 11-25T 10-speed
Chain : Shimano Tiagra 4601 10-speed
Front Derailleur : Shimano Tiagra 4600 / Band On
Rear Derailleur : Shimano Tiagra 4601
Shifters : Shimano Tiagra 4600
Brakes : FSA Gossamer

Handlebars : FSA Omega compact
Stem : FSA OS-190
Seatpost : FSA SL-280 / Alloy
Saddle : Vitus

Weight : 9.2kg (54cm)
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Why no spec sheet on this bike?

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The components and technologies are listed on the 'Description' tab, and the full geometry can be seen by following the 'Size Guide' link above the 'Add to Basket' button, and scrolling down; the Zenium /VR /VRS is the first frame geometry listed.
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