High performance aluminium has been the staple of club racers and long distance mile munchers for many years, and rightfully so; with low weight and supreme durability at a fraction of the cost of carbon counterparts; what’s not to like! The Zenium VR features a superlight alloy frame with a full carbon fork; 105 10 speed gearing and Easton AXR wheelset; if performance and value are your deciding factors the new Zenium VR has it covered on all fronts!
Super Light 6061-T6 Triple Butted Alloy Frame With T700 HM-UD Carbon Fork
New and improved for 2014; our all new super light 6061-T6 triple butted alloy frameset with smooth welds has been optimised for power transfer and vertical compliance to combine the best of both worlds; up front a tapered headtube and oversized hydroformed tubing culminate in razor sharp handling; the oversized PF30 BB enhances power transfer to the rear wheel ensuring every ounce of energy is transmitted to the road. Our semi-sloping endurance geometry and slender seatstays increase vertical compliance adding comfort and a balanced ride resulting in reduced rider fatigue and confidence inspiring handling. The T700 HM-UD full carbon fork features a tapered carbon steerer for increased steering precision with reduced road buzz from rough road surfaces.
Shimano 105 & FSA Groupset
Shimano 105 5700 shifters and derailleurs are proven performers offering slick and precise gear changes time after time. An FSA Omega compact chainset with 50t x 34t rings offers a wide gear ratio when paired up with the 12t – 28t Tiagra cassette. Tektro R315 dual pivot brakes offer reliable, predictable stopping power.
Easton AXR Wheelset & Vitus Finishing Kit
The new Easton AXR combines durability and stealthy looks for a great performing fit and forget wheelset. Additional enhancements include the all new V5 hubset which offers improved durability and reduced maintenance. Continental Grand Sport Race 25c tyres offer added comfort and a larger contact patch for improved grip. Vitus finishing kit completes the components package. Our alloy bars, stem and seatpost provide a lightweight and dependable components package which have been colour coded to match the frame decals.
Frame:Hydroformed 6061-T6 Triple Butted Alloy
Frame Certification: CE EN14781
Forks: High-Modulus T700 HM-UD Carbon With Tapered Carbon Steerer
Chainset:FSA Omega Compact, 50t x 34t
Bottom Bracket: Press Fit 30 (PF30)
Brake/Shift Levers:Shimano 105 5700
Front Derailleur:Shimano 105 5700
Rear Derailleur:Shimano 105 5700
Cassette:Shimano Tiagra 4600, 12t-28t, 10-Speed
Chain:KMC X10, 10-Speed
Tyres: Continental Grand Sport Race, 700 x 25c
Front Brake:Tektro R315 Dual Pivot
Rear Brake:Tektro R315 Dual Pivot
Handlebars: Vitus Compact, 6061 Alloy
Handlebar Tape: Cork Cushion
Headset:Token A83M Integrated, 1.1/8” – 1.5”
Stem: Vitus, 3D Forged 6061-T6 Aluminium, +/- 7 Degree Rise
Seatpost:Vitus Alloy, 6061-T6, 15mm Offset, 31.6mm x 350mm
Weight: 9.3kg/20.6lbs (54cm)
Why Buy a Vitus Bike?
Direct Sales = Value for you
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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