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Specialized - Aethos Comp - Rival eTap AXS - 2022

SKU 97222-5154
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Original price $6,900.00
Original price $6,900.00 - Original price $6,900.00
Original price $6,900.00
Current price $6,210.00
$6,210.00 - $6,210.00
Current price $6,210.00
Color: Satin Carbon/Teal Tint Fade/Flake Silver
Size: 54

What if we used every ounce of experience we’ve gained serving riders over the past 46 years and built a bike made simply for the love of riding? The Aethos is designed to straddle the line between perfect ride quality, extreme lightweight, and undeniable style. The Aethos Comp model is no exception.

With low-maintenance, wireless SRAM Rival eTap AXS electronic shifting and hydraulic disc brakes paired with bomb-proof DT Swiss R470 Disc wheels, you have the perfect steed to excite you out on the road.

  • The Aethos frame has been designed with the perfect combination of ultimate ride feel, light weight, and style—from accelerating up steep pitches and descending technical descents, to all-day saddle comfort on even the longest coffee rides, the Aethos hits the mark. But how, you ask? By reinventing the traditional road shape found on bikes of the past, we’ve subtly altered these shapes to deliver massive gains in stiffness and balance, all without affecting weight or durability. Pair that with an entirely new layup and process that we’ve perfected over multiple decades and you have the lightest frame out there (585 grams, S-Works, size 56cm). The Aethos is more than just a new bike, it’s the first of a new breed.
  • The Aethos frame has been designed with the perfect combination of ultimate ride feel, light weight, and style—from accelerating up steep pitches and descending technical descents, to all-day saddle comfort on even the longest coffee rides, the Aethos hits the mark. But how, you ask? By reinventing the traditional road shape found on bikes of the past, we’ve subtly altered these shapes to deliver massive gains in stiffness and balance, all without affecting weight or durability. Pair that with an entirely new layup and process that we’ve perfected over multiple decades and you have the lightest frame out there (585 grams, S-Works, size 56cm). The Aethos is more than just a new bike, it’s the first of a new breed.
  • A featherweight frame is useless without confidence-inspiring ride characteristics, which is why we’ve developed the Aethos to have the perfect balance of front and rear stiffness combined with exceptional ride quality. By studying the flexing and breathing of carbon fiber, we were able to discover groundbreaking findings about how forces flow through frames. Just a few pedal strokes and you’ll realize this sublime ride sets a new standard.
  • Every detail, from the derailleur hangers to the fork expander plug have been designed with style, weight, and durability in mind. We’ve also spec’d it with Roval’s all-new Alpinist carbon seatpost, further saving weight and improving ride characteristics. Everything in pursuit for the perfect ride.
FRAMESET
FRAME Aethos FACT 10R Carbon, Rider First Engineered™, Threaded BB, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
SUSPENSION
FORK FACT Carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
COCKPIT
HANDLEBARS Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp
STEM Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
TAPE Supacaz Super Sticky Kush
SADDLE Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails
SEATPOST Roval Alpinist Carbon Seatpost
SEAT BINDER Specialized Alloy, 30mm
BRAKES
FRONT BRAKE SRAM Red eTAP AXS, hydraulic disc
REAR BRAKE SRAM Red eTAP AXS, hydraulic disc
DRIVETRAIN
SHIFT LEVERS SRAM Rival eTap AXS
FRONT DERAILLEUR SRAM Rival eTAP AXS, braze-on
REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM Rival eTap AXS, 12-speed
CASSETTE SRAM Rival, 12-speed, 10-36t
CRANKSET SRAM Rival
CHAINRINGS 48/35 T
BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM DUB BSA 68
CHAIN SRAM Rival 12-speed
WHEELS & TIRES
FRONT WHEEL DT Swiss R470 rim, 20mm internal width, tubeless ready, 24h, Specialized full sealed bearing thru axle hub, centerlock disc, DT Swiss Champion 14G stainless steel spokes, DT Swiss brass nipples.
REAR WHEEL DT Swiss R470 rim, 20mm internal width, tubeless ready, 24h, Specialized full sealed bearing thru axle hub, centerlock disc, DT Swiss Champion 14G stainless steel spokes, DT Swiss brass nipples.
FRONT TIRE Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x26mm
REAR TIRE Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x26mm
INNER TUBES Presta, 48mm valve

* Specifications are subject to change without notice

495254565861
Crank Length165170172.5172.5175175
Handlebar Width380400420420440440
Stem Length8090100100110110
Saddle Width155155143143143143
Seatpost Length300300360360360360
Stack514527544565591612
Reach375380384395402408
Head Tube Length109120137157184204
Head Tube Angle71.7572.57373.573.574
BB Height266266268268268268
BB Drop747472727272
Trail635858555552
Fork Length, Full369369369369369369
Fork Rake/Offset474744444444
Front Center574577579591606613
Chainstay Length410410410410410410
Wheelbase97397597899110051012
Top Tube Length, Horizontal508531540562577595
Bike Standover Height705728748769796824
Seat Tube Length431462481504532567
Seat Tube Angle75.5747473.573.573

All bikes purchased from iRIDE will have been pre-assembled by our mechanics and test ridden. You will also receive a multi point checklist of all the safety checks and bike build elements we work through to ensure you bike is correctly assembled, and then tested so that it runs as it should. Bikes being sent to a customer who is unable to collect it from iRIDE, will have it boxed, wheels, saddle and bars generally off and re-packaged.

The delivery of bikes will be organized once a freight fee can be determined based on weight and delivery location.

Assembly should take no longer than 10-20 minutes. It is recommended that a skilled mechanic assemble, or check the bike. If possible your local bike shop is likely best placed to do this from a safety perspective to ensure all is as it should be. If a rider is having any issues we can hook up an online video chat, or talk over the phone. If this service is required email us at workshop@iride.net.nz to organise a time that suits all parties.

  • DESCRIPTION
  • FEATURES
  • SPECIFICATION
  • GEOMETRY
  • BUYING A BIKE
  • What if we used every ounce of experience we’ve gained serving riders over the past 46 years and built a bike made simply for the love of riding? The Aethos is designed to straddle the line between perfect ride quality, extreme lightweight, and undeniable style. The Aethos Comp model is no exception.

    With low-maintenance, wireless SRAM Rival eTap AXS electronic shifting and hydraulic disc brakes paired with bomb-proof DT Swiss R470 Disc wheels, you have the perfect steed to excite you out on the road.

    • The Aethos frame has been designed with the perfect combination of ultimate ride feel, light weight, and style—from accelerating up steep pitches and descending technical descents, to all-day saddle comfort on even the longest coffee rides, the Aethos hits the mark. But how, you ask? By reinventing the traditional road shape found on bikes of the past, we’ve subtly altered these shapes to deliver massive gains in stiffness and balance, all without affecting weight or durability. Pair that with an entirely new layup and process that we’ve perfected over multiple decades and you have the lightest frame out there (585 grams, S-Works, size 56cm). The Aethos is more than just a new bike, it’s the first of a new breed.
    • The Aethos frame has been designed with the perfect combination of ultimate ride feel, light weight, and style—from accelerating up steep pitches and descending technical descents, to all-day saddle comfort on even the longest coffee rides, the Aethos hits the mark. But how, you ask? By reinventing the traditional road shape found on bikes of the past, we’ve subtly altered these shapes to deliver massive gains in stiffness and balance, all without affecting weight or durability. Pair that with an entirely new layup and process that we’ve perfected over multiple decades and you have the lightest frame out there (585 grams, S-Works, size 56cm). The Aethos is more than just a new bike, it’s the first of a new breed.
    • A featherweight frame is useless without confidence-inspiring ride characteristics, which is why we’ve developed the Aethos to have the perfect balance of front and rear stiffness combined with exceptional ride quality. By studying the flexing and breathing of carbon fiber, we were able to discover groundbreaking findings about how forces flow through frames. Just a few pedal strokes and you’ll realize this sublime ride sets a new standard.
    • Every detail, from the derailleur hangers to the fork expander plug have been designed with style, weight, and durability in mind. We’ve also spec’d it with Roval’s all-new Alpinist carbon seatpost, further saving weight and improving ride characteristics. Everything in pursuit for the perfect ride.
  • FRAMESET
    FRAME Aethos FACT 10R Carbon, Rider First Engineered™, Threaded BB, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
    SUSPENSION
    FORK FACT Carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
    COCKPIT
    HANDLEBARS Specialized Shallow Drop, 6061, 70x125mm, 31.8mm clamp
    STEM Specialized Pro SL, alloy, 4-bolt
    TAPE Supacaz Super Sticky Kush
    SADDLE Body Geometry Power Sport, steel rails
    SEATPOST Roval Alpinist Carbon Seatpost
    SEAT BINDER Specialized Alloy, 30mm
    BRAKES
    FRONT BRAKE SRAM Red eTAP AXS, hydraulic disc
    REAR BRAKE SRAM Red eTAP AXS, hydraulic disc
    DRIVETRAIN
    SHIFT LEVERS SRAM Rival eTap AXS
    FRONT DERAILLEUR SRAM Rival eTAP AXS, braze-on
    REAR DERAILLEUR SRAM Rival eTap AXS, 12-speed
    CASSETTE SRAM Rival, 12-speed, 10-36t
    CRANKSET SRAM Rival
    CHAINRINGS 48/35 T
    BOTTOM BRACKET SRAM DUB BSA 68
    CHAIN SRAM Rival 12-speed
    WHEELS & TIRES
    FRONT WHEEL DT Swiss R470 rim, 20mm internal width, tubeless ready, 24h, Specialized full sealed bearing thru axle hub, centerlock disc, DT Swiss Champion 14G stainless steel spokes, DT Swiss brass nipples.
    REAR WHEEL DT Swiss R470 rim, 20mm internal width, tubeless ready, 24h, Specialized full sealed bearing thru axle hub, centerlock disc, DT Swiss Champion 14G stainless steel spokes, DT Swiss brass nipples.
    FRONT TIRE Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x26mm
    REAR TIRE Turbo Pro, 60 TPI, folding bead, BlackBelt protection, 700x26mm
    INNER TUBES Presta, 48mm valve

    * Specifications are subject to change without notice

  • 495254565861
    Crank Length165170172.5172.5175175
    Handlebar Width380400420420440440
    Stem Length8090100100110110
    Saddle Width155155143143143143
    Seatpost Length300300360360360360
    Stack514527544565591612
    Reach375380384395402408
    Head Tube Length109120137157184204
    Head Tube Angle71.7572.57373.573.574
    BB Height266266268268268268
    BB Drop747472727272
    Trail635858555552
    Fork Length, Full369369369369369369
    Fork Rake/Offset474744444444
    Front Center574577579591606613
    Chainstay Length410410410410410410
    Wheelbase97397597899110051012
    Top Tube Length, Horizontal508531540562577595
    Bike Standover Height705728748769796824
    Seat Tube Length431462481504532567
    Seat Tube Angle75.5747473.573.573
  • All bikes purchased from iRIDE will have been pre-assembled by our mechanics and test ridden. You will also receive a multi point checklist of all the safety checks and bike build elements we work through to ensure you bike is correctly assembled, and then tested so that it runs as it should. Bikes being sent to a customer who is unable to collect it from iRIDE, will have it boxed, wheels, saddle and bars generally off and re-packaged.

    The delivery of bikes will be organized once a freight fee can be determined based on weight and delivery location.

    Assembly should take no longer than 10-20 minutes. It is recommended that a skilled mechanic assemble, or check the bike. If possible your local bike shop is likely best placed to do this from a safety perspective to ensure all is as it should be. If a rider is having any issues we can hook up an online video chat, or talk over the phone. If this service is required email us at workshop@iride.net.nz to organise a time that suits all parties.

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