Whether you're looking for adventure, expanding your riding possibilities, or just want to take the most direct route to work, the Vitus Substance V2 is your new go-to bike. The Substance V2 will tackle every surface you choose.
|Rear Rack Mounts:||Yes|
|Number of gears:||11|
|Frame:||4130 double butted cromoly|
|Fork:||Full Carbon Tapered|
|Steerer:||Tapered 1 1/8 - 1 1/2|
|Bottle Cage Mounts:||Double|
|Wheel Size:||27.5" (650b)|
|Brake Type:||Hydraulic Disc Brake|
|Brake Callipers:||SRAM Apex|
|Chainset:||SRAM Apex 50cm- 165mm, 52/54-170mm, 56/58cm-175mmL|
|Handlebars:||Vitus flared adventure road bar 50cm-400mm,52cm-420mm, 54/56/58cm-440mm|
|Seat Post:||27.2mm Alloy|
|Tyres:||WTB Byway 650bx47c|
Sporting 650b wheels, 47c tyres, flat mount brakes, Apex 1x11 gearset, as well as a full carbon fork, this CrMo gravel bike is ready for any adventure. The Substance V2 Gravel Bike is versatile, allowing you to switch to 700c wheels and tyres if the mood strikes. The Substance V2 offers a new way to ride and opens up more terrain to explore.
The Substance V2 is born tough with its 4130 CrMo tubing and with mounts for racks and mudguards it's also capable of the biggest bike packing adventures.
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||155 - 163cm||163 - 170cm||170 - 178cm||178 - 185cm||185 - 192cm||192 - 200cm|
|ft||5′ 1″ - 5′ 4″||5′ 4″ - 5′ 7″||5′ 7″ - 5′ 10″||5′ 10″ - 6′ 1″||6′ 1″ - 6′ 4″||6′ 4″ - 6′ 7″|
|Inside Leg||cm||68 - 73cm||70 - 74cm||74 - 82cm||82 - 86cm||86 - 90cm||89 - 94cm|
|inches||27″ - 29″||28″ - 29″||29″ - 32″||32″ - 34″||34″ - 35″||35″ - 37″|
|Seat Tube - Center to Top||mm||500mm||520mm||540mm||560mm||580mm||600mm|
|Seat Tube - Center to Center||mm||462mm||482mm||502mm||522mm||542mm||562mm|
|Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||522mm||535mm||550mm||562mm||578mm||595mm|
|Head Tube Angle||Degrees||70.6°||71.3°||71.5°||71.5°||71.5°||71.8°|
|Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||74.2°||74°||73.5°||73.5°||73.2°||73.2°|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||70mm||70mm||70mm||70mm||70mm||70mm|
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