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    • Vitus Substance VR-2 Gravel Bike (GRX 400) 2022

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  • Vitus Substance VR-2 Gravel Bike (GRX 400)

    The Vitus Substance VR-2 offers an agile, durable and lightweight cycling experience that's suited to gravel racing and off-road riding. It features an aluminium frame, carbon forks and a Shimano GRX400 groupset with hydraulic disc brakes. It also rolls upon Tubeless Ready DT Swiss G 1800 Spine wheels wrapped in Vee Rail Sport all-terrain tyres.

    Versatile and Stylish Gravel Road Bike

    The Vitus Substance loads your ride with freedom and choice. It expands your world, opening up new possibilities to ride and explore where otherwise you might not have looked. Unshackled from the same old routes, each ride reveals new ways ahead, like a fresh map - that bridleway to who-knows-where, the gravel track through the woods or the rougher shortcut that you know is quicker but that other bikes couldn’t handle.

    Fast, Efficient and Reliable Gravel Bike

    Whether embarking on a fast-paced gravel race or simply staying light for a mixed-terrain local loop, the Substance VR-2 with Shimano GRX components is capable of adapting to suit your ride. At its core, a double-butted aluminium frame and carbon fork are tuned for comfort on long days and across varied surfaces, aided by big volume tyres that soften the bumps and add traction over rutted or loose tracks. With compatibility for 1X or 2X drivetrains and either 700c or 650b wheels, you can really fine-tune the setup to best fit where you are riding. And if ultra-racing or multi-day expeditions are your thing, the frame has mounts for luggage, waterbottles and mudguards. For those remote rides where water, food and spares might be hard to come by, you can always load up with whatever you need to reach the next supply point.

    This isn’t simply about the same cliches of getting off the beaten track or going in search of the road less travelled, because the Substance is more than a gravel road race bike. It broadens your horizons, delivering richer experiences and powerful lasting memories. It’s a bike that enables you to do more. It’s a bike that gives you options. The Substance empowers a new mindset, one that entices you to break away from routine and to ride where you want to ride, unrestricted.

    Features:

    • Frame: Substance Aluminium, 6061-T6 Double Butted Aluminium, Internal Cable Routing, 1X Dropper Post Compatible, Mudguard Mounts, Rack Mounts, 12mm x 142mm axle, Flat Mount
    • Fork: Substance Carbon, UD Carbon, Tapered Steerer, 100 x 12mm, Mudguard Mounts, Flat Mount
    • Headset: ACROS Aix-Low R3, Sealed Bearings, OD48, 1 1/8” – 1 ½”, 41.8 / 28.6 – 52 / 40
    • Handlebar: Vitus 6061 Aluminium Wing, 77mm Reach, 128mm Drop, 3 Degree Flare, XS:400mm S:400mm M:420mm L:420mm XL:440mm XXL: 440mm
    • Stem: Vitus 6061 Aluminium, 3D Forged, Bar Bore: 31.8mm, +/- 7 degrees, XS:80mm S:80mm M:90mm L:100mm XL:110mm XXL:110mm
    • Grip(Tape): Vitus, EVA Cork
    • Wheelset: DT Swiss G 1800 Spline, 700c, Tubeless Ready, 100 x 12mm Front, 142 x 12mm Rear, 6 Bolt, HG Freehub
    • Front Rim: DT Swiss G 1800 Spline, 700c, Tubeless Ready
    • Rear Rim: DT Swiss G 1800 Spline, 700c, Tubeless Ready
    • Front Hub: DT Swiss 370, 12x100mm, 6 Bolt
    • Rear Hub: DT Swiss 370, 142x12mm, 6 Bolt, HG Freehub
    • Front Tyre: Vee Tire Co. Rail Sport, 700c x 40c, MPC Compound, Skin Wall
    • Rear Tyre: Vee Tire Co. Rail Sport, 700c x 40c, MPC Compound, Skin Wall
    • Spoke: DT Swiss, Prolock Nipples
    • Chain: KMC X10, 10 Speed
    • Crankset: Shimano GRX 600, FC-RX600, 46/30T, 10 Speed, XS:165mm S:170mm M:172.5mm L:172.5mm XL:175mm XXL:175mm
    • Bottom Bracket: Shimano BB-RS500, BSA Threaded, 68mm, English
    • F/brake Set: Shimano GRX 400, ST-RX400, Hydraulic Disc, Flat Mount
    • R/brake Set: Shimano GRX 400, ST-RX400, Hydraulic Disc, Flat Mount
    • Rotors: Shimano RT64, Front: 160mm, Rear: 160mm
    • Front Derailleur: Shimano GRX 400, FD-RX400, 2 x 10 Speed
    • Rear Derailleur: Shimano GRX 400, RD-RX400, 10 Speed
    • Left Shifter: Shimano GRX 400, ST-RX400-L, 2 x 10 Speed
    • Right Shifter: Shimano GRX 400, ST-RX400-R, 10 Speed
    • Freewheel: Sunrace MS0, 10 Speed, 11-34T
    • Saddle: Vitus, Steel Rail
    • Seat Post: Vitus 6061 Aluminium, 27.2mm x 350mm, 12mm Offset
    • Seat Screw: Aluminium 31.8mm, Stainless Steel Bolt
    • Weight: Medium: 10.6kg

    Easy Assembly

    When you order a bike, one of our trained mechanics will carefully prepare and pack your bike for shipping. Upon delivery, the assembly is simple and all necessary tools and plastic pedals are conveniently included in the box.

    Depending on the delivery service and destination, bikes will either be delivered in a large or a small box. Below is a guide as to how your bike will arrive:

    • All bikes for delivery within the UK and Republic of Ireland will be delivered in a large box, except for balance bikes and BMX bikes, which are always delivered in manufacturer’s boxes.
    • All bikes for delivery within the EU on a standard service will be delivered in a large box. If an express delivery option is chosen, your bike will be packed into a small box. Again, the exception is balance bikes and BMX bikes, which are always delivered in manufacturer’s boxes.
    • All bikes for worldwide delivery outside the EU will be delivered in small boxes.

    This video demonstrates assembly from a SMALL BOX.

    This video demonstrates assembly from a LARGE BOX.

    Please note that due to ongoing issues in the global bike supply chain, manufacturers may substitute certain component items due to availability. In this situation, they will be replaced with the same quality or better performing parts.

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    Specs

    • Colour: Caramel Latte
    • Frame Size: XXL, L, XS, M, XL, S
    • Wheel Size: 700c
    • Gender: Unisex
    • Speed: 10 Speed Double
    • Material: Aluminium

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