Created for the greatest adventure cycling efficiency, enjoyment and dependability, this Vitus Substance CRX Adventure Road Bike features a carbon construction, SRAM Apex 1x11 drivetrain, hydraulic disc brakes and is 700c and 650b wheel compatible.
|Rear Rack Mounts:||Yes|
|Number of gears:||11|
|Frame:||Substance Carbon UD T700 Internal cable routing, 142 x 12mm rear end, mud-guard mounts, rack mounts, 3 bottle cage mounts|
|Fork:||UD Carbon Full Carbon tapered steerer, 100 x 12mm, mud-guard mounts. Utility mounts (bottle cage or rack)|
|Bottle Cage Mounts:||Double|
|Wheel Size:||27.5" (650b)|
|Brake Type:||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Brakes:||SRAM Rival HRD, Centreline RT 160mm 6-Bolt rotors|
|Brake Callipers:||SRAM Rival HRD|
|Chainset:||SRAM S-Series 350 X-SYNC 40T|
|Chain:||KMC X11 116 Links 11-Speed|
|Cassette:||SRAM 1150 11-42T, 11-Speed|
|Handlebars:||Vitus 6061 16 degrees Flared Adventure, 128mm drop x 77mm reach|
|Bar Tape/Grips:||Vitus EVA cork|
|Stem:||Vitus 6061 Aluminium, 3D Forged, bar bore 31.8mm, +/- 7 degrees|
|Seat Post:||Vitus 6061 Aluminium, 12mm offset|
|Tyres:||WTB Venture 650b x 47 TCS Road Plus, Tan Sidewall, Dual DNA Compound, Lightweight Tubeless Casing, TCS Aramid Bead|
An adventure road bike for any terrain, in all weathers, no matter how far journey or demanding the route. This go-anywhere lightweight and robust carbon journey companion is kitted out with mounting points for luggage carriers, mudguards and multiple water bottles, this sensational gravel-inspired bike is perfect for bike packing, touring, commuting and exploring far off the beaten track.
Powered but a SRAM Rival 1 groupset with a wide-range 10-42T cassette to get you up the steepest climbs and hydraulic disc brakes to control your momentum on the descents. Gliding through its gears with superior smoothness and precision and applying sensational stopping-power when needed, this bike dominates all terrains and weathers on every stage of your cycling expedition.
This ride rolls aboard Prime Kanza Carbon 650b wheels and large volume WTB Venture TCS tyres. This wheel/tyre duo is Tubeless Ready and rolls with outstanding pace, stability and control as it finds grip and traction anywhere thanks to its wide tyres. Easy to set up tubeless, this wheelset comes supplied with tubeless valves, so if you want the wheels to roll faster and with more grip, all you need to do it install the valves, apply your preferred sealant and begin your adventure.
Vitus has created a formidable and elegant bike for every adventure cyclist seeking comfort, pedalling-efficiency and style, this Substance CRX Adventure Road Bike is every touring and bike packers dream ride. Vitus has also kitted it out with a superb finishing kit that includes an aluminium flat top-sectioned handlebar for superb comfort in all sitting positions, plus, a stem and seatpost to match. And, a Titanium-rail Vitus saddle enhances this rides comfort, reliability and low weight even further.
Rest assured that each bike is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition. 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.
The size chart below will get you on the right size bike. Experienced riders may also wish to refer to the geometry chart for more detail.
Getting the Right Fit
At Wiggle we measure each of our bikes to build accurate size charts for our customers. Our qualified team of mechanics then individually check each order, against measurements supplied by you, to ensure the size chosen is correct. Another reason you can have complete confidence when buying a bike from Wiggle!
If you are on the change over between sizes both options will fit. Racers and experienced riders would usually select a smaller size as this offers quicker handing. A larger bike offers more stability and is more suited to new and intermediate riders.
|Height||cm||163 - 170cm||170 - 178cm||178 - 185cm||185 - 192cm||192 - 200cm|
|ft||5′ 4″ - 5′ 7″||5′ 7″ - 5′ 10″||5′ 10″ - 6′ 1″||6′ 1″ - 6′ 4″||6′ 4″ - 6′ 7″|
|Inside Leg||cm||70 - 74cm||74 - 82cm||82 - 86cm||86 - 90cm||90 - 94cm|
|inches||28″ - 29″||29″ - 32″||32″ - 34″||34″ - 35″||35″ - 37″|
|Seat Tube - Center to Top||mm||490mm||520mm||540mm||560mm||580mm|
|Seat Tube - Center to Center||mm||0mm||0mm||0mm||0mm||0mm|
|A. Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||525mm||535mm||545mm||560mm||575mm|
|E. Head Tube||mm||120mm||140mm||150mm||170mm||190mm|
|B. Head Tube Angle||Degrees||70.5°||71°||71.5°||72°||72°|
|C. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||73.5°||73.5°||73°||73°||72.5°|
|D. Chainstay Length||mm||435mm||435mm||435mm||435mm||435mm|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||68mm||68mm||68mm||68mm||68mm|
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