The Xelius is the quintessential mountain bike. First to reach the Alpe d’Huez summit during the 2015 Tour de France race with Thibaut Pinot at the helm, the Xelius SL has already won an impressive number of titles at major competitions. Highly versatile and featuring an outstanding weight/stiffness tradeoff, it will undoubtedly enable you to achieve your ambitions. Lightweight and comfortable, this model preserves its rider during climbs regardless of their difficulty, allowing you to grind through the kilometers under the best of conditions. For climbers and versatile racers seeking to take on the legendary mountain climbs.
The seat stays directly incorporated into the upper tube serve to transfer all vibrations stemming from the road straight to the upper tube without adversely affecting the cyclist. Our 3D Tubular technology also makes it possible to reduce the mechanical stresses, thanks to an assembly of extremely lightweight carbon fibers. Through this process, the Xelius SL 500 DISC has gained renown as an industry reference in terms of comfort, weight reduction and efficiency. This bike features a robust and lightweight, 100% carbon fork mount with transverse shaft for improved steering and braking stiffness.
By integrating an 11-speed, Shimano 105 52/36 transmission designed for intensive use plus an 11-28 cassette, it is the ideal accomplice when facing the most difficult climbs. The 140-mm 431 creates an undeniable advantage during long downhill stretches. They offer optimal braking power, with reduced weight and better cooling. Its dynamic handling is perfectly controlled by the Shimano RS10 wheels mounted with Continental Ultra Sport tires. The comfort of the Fizik Antares saddle is a real asset during your adventurous outings.
- Superlight Technology. Carbon layup ready for competition.
- Powerbox Technology for efficient pedaling.
- 3D Tubular Technology : reduced weight and improved comfort.
- UCI approved.