Vitus Substance VRS-1 Apex Alloy Adventure Road Bike 2021

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The 2021 Vitus Substance VRS-1 Apex Alloy Adventure Road Bike 2021 features an aluminium frame, 11 speed Apex disc groupset (1 x 11), 27.5" wheels, weighs 10.31kg and is finished in red.

2021 Vitus Substance VRS-1 Apex Adventure Bike

  • 2021 Vitus Men's Alloy Gravel Frame
  • 27.5" Disc Brake Wheels
  • 11 Speed (Apex Groupset - 1 x 11)
  • Available in XL in Red.
  • Weighs 10.31kg

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.

This Substance Aluminium bikes take inspiration from their carbon and steel siblings, delivered in a more affordable package, but equally as capable. SRAM Apex 1x11 Speed 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 VRS-1 is fitted with SRAM's Apex 1 hydraulic groupset, giving you a gear range that can cope with any terrain. X-Sync technology from the chainset and a Roller Bearing Clutch on the rear mech means your chain will always stay firmly planted, whatever the adventure.

Wide, High-Grip WTB Gravel Tyres The Substance VRS-1 is fitted with WTB ST Light i23 TCS rims, laced to Alex Bear Pawl hubs, and fitted with 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 VRS-1 featuring a 16-degree bar flare.

Frame: Substance Aluminium.

Fork: Substance UD Carbon, 12x100mm axle.

Drivetrain: SRAM Apex 1x11-Speed.

Shifters: SRAM Apex.

Rear Derailleur: SRAM Apex 11-Speed.

Chainset: SRAM APEX X-Sync, 40T.

Brakes: SRAM Apex 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, 6-Bolt.

Rear Hub: Alex Bear Pawls BRD-50412B, 32 Hole, 12 x 142mm Thru Axle, 6-Bolt, 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: SRAM.

Number of gears: 11.

Chainset: SRAM APEX X-Sync 40T, XS: 165mm S: 170mm M: 172.5mm L: 172.5mm XL: 175mm XXL: 175mm.

Chainset type: Single.

Chain: SRAM PC 1110, 11-Speed.

Cassette: Sunrace MS8, 11-Speed.

Wheel Size: 27.5" (650b).

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

Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc Brake.

Brakes: SRAM Apex Hydraulic Disc, Flat Mount.

Rotors: Front: 160mm, Rear: 160mmSRAM Centreline,.

Bar Tape/Grips: Vitus Super Grip.

Handlebars: Vitus 6061 Aluminium Wing, 77mm Reach, 128mm Drop, 16 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.

Bike Weight: Medium: 10.31kg.

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