2020 Vitus Substance CRS-1

Mid-range component level carbon frame gravel bike

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2020 Vitus Substance CRS-1
  • MSRP £1,899
  • Frame Carbon
  • Fork Carbon
  • Wheels 650b
  • Drivetrain 1 × 11
  • Groupset 
    SRAM Apex
  • Brakes Hydraulic Disc

1 × 11 — 11 speed

2020 Vitus Substance CRS-1
30 mph
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The 2020 Substance CRS-1 is easier to ride up hills than similar bikes.

The 2020 Substance CRS-1 won‘t keep up with similar bikes while riding downhill or sprinting.

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FrameSubstance Carbon UD T700
ForkUD carbon, Full carbon tapered steerer, 100 x 12mm, mud-guard mounts. Utility mounts (bottle cage or rack)
Bottom BracketXSYNC 40T, Crank Lengths XS:165mm S:170mm M:172.5mm L:172.5mm XL:175mm, BSA Threaded
HeadsetFSA NO.42, tapered 1 1/8
StemVITUS 6061 Aluminium, 3D Forged, bar bore 31.8mm, +/- 7 degrees, XS:80mm S:90mm M:90mm L:100mm XL:110mm
HandlebarVITUS 6061 16° Flared Adventure, 128mm drop x 77mm reach, XS:400mm S:400mm M:420mm L:420mm XL:440mm
SeatpostVITUS 6061 Aluminium, 27.2mm x 350mm (300mm for XS and S), 12mm offset
Rear DerailleurSRAM Apex, SRAM Apex
ShiftersSRAM Apex HRD
CrankSRAM Apex 1, XSYNC 40T, Crank Lengths XS:165mm S:170mm M:172.5mm L:172.5mm XL:175mm
CassetteSunRace CSRX8 11-42T, 11spd
ChainSRAM PC1110, 116 Links with Power Lock 11 speed
BrakesSRAM Apex HRD, Cenrteline RT 160mm 6-BOLT Rotor
RimsWTB SpeedTerra, Tubeless tape installed, Tubeless valves supplied
Front HubWTB SpeedTerra, 12 x 100mm, Sealed Enduro radial bearings, 6-bolt
Rear HubWTB SpeedTerra, XD Driver ,12 x 142mm, Sealed Enduro radial bearings, 6-bolt
TiresWTB Venture 650b x 47 TCS Road Plus, Tan Sidewall, Dual DNA Compound, Lightweight Tubeless Casing, TCS Aramid Bead

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