Built and equipped to be your genuine "ride anywhere" gravel bike, the Vitus Substance CRX-1 Adventure Road Bike thrives on gravel, road or dirt. It has a full UD Carbon frameset at its heart and comes with a SRAM Force 1x11 groupset.
|Rear Rack Mounts:||Yes|
|Number of gears:||11|
|Frame:||Substance Carbon, UD Carbon, Mudguard Mounts, Rack Mounts, 12mm x 142mm axle, Flat Mount|
|Bike Weight:||Medium: 9.11kg|
|Fork:||Substance Carbon, UD Carbon, Tapered Steerer, 100 x 12mm, Mudguard Mounts, Bottle Mounts, Flat Mount|
|Bottle Cage Mounts:||Double|
|Wheel Size:||27.5" (650b)|
|Brake Type:||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Brakes:||SRAM Force; Rotors: SRAM Centreline, Front: 160mm, Rear: 160mm|
|Chainset:||SRAM Force 1 X Sync, 40T, XS: 165mm S: 170mm M: 172.5mm L: 172.5mm XL: 175mm|
|Chain:||KMC X11, 11-Speed|
|Cassette:||Sunrace MS8, 11-Speed, 11-34T|
|Handlebars:||Vitus 6061 Aluminium Wing, 77mm Reach, 128mm Drop, 16 Degree Flare, XS: 400mm S: 400mm M: 420mm L: 420mm XL: 440mm|
|Bar Tape/Grips:||Vitus Super Grip|
|Stem:||Vitus 6061 Aluminium, 3D Forged, Bar Bore 31.8mm, +/- 7 degrees, XS: 80mm S: 90mm M: 90mm L: 100mm XL: 100mm|
|Seat Post:||Vitus 6061 Aluminium, 27.2mm x 350mm, 15mm Offset|
|Saddle:||Vitus, Crn-Ti Rail|
|Tyres:||WTB Venture TCS Road Plus, 650b x 47, Tubeless Ready, Dual DNA Compound, UST Aramid Bead|
With a UD carbon frame, tapered headtube and full carbon forks, the Substance carbon is born tough and light. This bike can go as hard and fast as you want it to or be a lightweight friend for a long-distance relaxed epic. With the addition of mounts for luggage, mudguards and multiple bottles, it’s also capable of the biggest bike packing or touring adventures.
The Substance CRX-1 is a high-performance adventure gravel bike. Featuring SRAM’s Force 1 hydraulic groupset, it gives you a gear range that can cope with any terrain. With X-Sync technology from the chainset, powerful disc brakes and a Roller Bearing Clutch on the rear mech, your chain will always stay firmly planted, whatever the adventure.
The Substance CRX-1 is fitted with Prime Kanza Aluminium wheels, which are wrapped in big volume WTB Venture TCS 47mm tyres. 650b is perfect for adventure cycling with the large outer diameter keeping your wheels rolling over bumps, whilst the added tyre volume allows you to adjust pressures depending on the terrain for grip, comfort, and luggage weight. The finishing kit is made up of a Vitus 6061 aluminium handlebar, stem and seat post. The handlebars feature a flat top section for added comfort on and off-road, with the Substance CRX-1 featuring a 16-degree bar flare.
Please Note: This bike has a max tyre clearance of 650b x 47c Or 700 x 42c
Rest assured that each bike is fully built and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition. We supply all bikes with a set of plastic pedals, a pedal wrench and a multi-tool kit. Find out which size fits you by clicking the size chart tab.
First emerging as a frame builder in 1970s France, Vitus Bikes played a pivotal role in pioneering the design and manufacture of lugged and bonded aluminium frames, the most iconic being the 979, groundbreaking at the time and still prized among collectors today. In 1982 we engineered and developed the 979 Carbone, one of the very first frames to take carbon fibre technology from the aerospace industry and apply it to bikes. Their tradition of innovation continued throughout subsequent decades with frames which included the 1991 ZXI monocoque carbon frame, the spirit of which lives on in their latest generation of monocoque road bikes. Without exception, each of the bikes – from their singlespeed commuter to the high-end carbon road model – won plaudits for their ride quality, build and great value. The reviews confirmed what they knew all along, and they intend to improve on these already test-winning models as Vitus push forward with the development of this great brand of bikes. “Credit has to be due to a brand that has come back from the ashes and rather than milk the prestige of the old days, has set its sights on the biggest players on the scene.” CYCLIST magazine. Vitus bikes have been tested in many of the top cycling titles and websites across all disciplines. Their bikes have won group tests across Europe and are regarded as some of the best on the market.
|1. Seat Tube - Center to Top||mm||490mm||520mm||540mm||560mm||580mm|
|2. Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||525mm||535mm||545mm||560mm||575mm|
|3. Front Centre||mm||589mm||595mm||595mm||606mm||615mm|
|5. Head Tube||mm||120mm||140mm||150mm||170mm||190mm|
|6. Fork Rake||mm||50mm||50mm||50mm||50mm||50mm|
|7. Fork Length||mm||395mm||395mm||395mm||395mm||395mm|
|8. Head Tube Angle||Degrees||70.5°||71°||71.5°||72°||72°|
|9. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||73.5°||73.5°||73°||73°||72.5°|
|10. Chainstay Length||mm||435mm||435mm||435mm||435mm||435mm|
|11. Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||68mm||68mm||68mm||68mm||68mm|
|14. Stem Length||mm||70mm||70mm||80mm||90mm||90mm|
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