Vitus Substance VR-2 GRX 400 Alloy Adventure Gravel Bike 2021

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Adventure Bike with a Lightweight and Tough Aluminium Frame Featuring a T6-6061 double-butted aluminium frame and carbon fork designed to take both 700c and 650b wheels & tyres, the possibilities are endless.

  • 2021 Vitus Alloy Gravel Frame
  • 27.5" Disc Brake Wheels
  • 20 Speed (GRX Groupset - 2 x 10)
  • Was available in M & L in Blue.
  • Weighs 10.55kg

2021 Vitus Substance VR-2 GRX 400 Adventure Bike

This Substance Aluminium bikes take inspiration from their carbon and steel siblings, delivered in a more affordable package, but equally as capable.

Shimano GRX 400 Gravel Bike Groupset Featuring a tapered headtube and full T-700 UD carbon forks, the Substance steel is born tough.

This bike is made for round-the-world adventure or dependable and comfortable commuting. With the addition of mounts for mudguards, luggage and multiple bottles it's also capable of going anywhere for any amount of time. The Substance VR-2 is fitted with Shimano's GRX 400 groupset - the world's first dedicated gravel groupset.

Paired with the GRX 600 chainset, this 10 speed 2X groupset delivers a smooth and quiet drivetrain, specifically tuned for gravel/adventure riding. Wide, High-Grip WTB Gravel Tyres The Substance VR-2 is fitted with WTB ST i23 TCS rims, laced to Alex Bear Pawl hubs and fitted with big volume WTB Byway 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 VR-2 featuring a 3-degree bar flare.

Frame: Substance Aluminium.

Fork: Substance UD Carbon, 12x100mm axle.

Drivetrain: Shimano GRX 400 2x10-Speed.

Shifters: Shimano GRX ST-RX400.

Front Derailleur: Shimano GRX FD-RX400, Band-On.

Rear Derailleur: Shimano GRX RD-RX400, 10 Speed, Long Cage, Shadow Plus.

Chainset: Shimano GRX FC-RX600 46/30T, 2x10-Speed.

Brakes: Shimano GRX 400 hydraulic disc brakes. Wheels:.

Front Rim: WTB ST i23 TCS 2.0, 650b, 32 Hole, Tubeless Ready.

Rear Rim: WTB ST i23 TCS 2.0, 650b, 32 Hole, Tubeless Ready.

Front Hub: Alex Bear Pawls BRD-50312F, 32 Hole, 12 x 100mm Thru Axle, Centre Lock.

Rear Hub: Alex Bear Pawls BRD-50412B, 32 Hole, 12 x 142mm Thru Axle, Centre Lock, 11 Speed, HG Freehub.

Frame: Substance Aluminium, 6061-T6 Double Butted Aluminium, Internal Cable Routing, 1X Dropper Post Compatable, Mudguard Mounts, Rack Mounts, 12mm x 142mm axle, Flat Mount.

Fork: Substance Carbon, UD Carbon, Tapered Steerer, 100 x 12mm, Mudguard Mounts, Flat Mount.

Fork Material: Carbon.

Steerer: Tapered.

Bottle Cage Mounts: Double.

Cable Routing: External.

Mudguard Mounts: Yes.

Rear Rack Mounts: Yes.

Groupset Manufacturer: Shimano.

Number of gears: 20.

Chainset: Shimano GRX 600 FC-RX600 46/30T, XS: 165mm S: 170mm M: 172.5mm L: 172.5mm XL: 175mm XXL: 175mm.

Chainset type: Compact.

Chain: KMC X10, 10-Speed.

Cassette: Sunrace MS0, 11-34T, 10-Speed.

Wheel Size: 27.5" (650b).

Tyres: 650b x 47, WTB Byway TCS Road Plus, Tubeless Ready, Dual DNA Compound, UST Aramid Bead.

Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc Brake.

Brakes: Shimano GRX 400 ST-RX400, Hydraulic Disc, Flat Mount.

Rotors: Shimano RT64, Front: 160mm, Rear: 160mm.

Bar Tape/Grips: Vitus EVA Cork.

Handlebars: 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: 100mm XXL: 110mm.

Seat Post: Vitus 6061 Aluminium, 27.2mm x 350mm, 12mm Offset.

Saddle: Vitus, Steel Rail.

Model Year: 2021.

Weight: Medium: 10.55kg.

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Substance VR-2 GRX 400 Adventure Bike Specification

Bike TypeGravel Bikes
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Lowest Price£1199.99

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As far as I'm aware, this Vitus Substance VR-2 GRX 400 Adventure Bike deal has expired.

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This Vitus deal was originally found at Wiggle, costing £1199.99 and was last updated on 1st June 2021.

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