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Kinesis - Frameset - R2

Regular price $861.00

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Colour: Black
Size
Cyclist Height (cm) 160-172 170-178 176-184 182+
Cyclist Height (feet) 5'3" - 5'8" 5'7" - 5'10" 5'9" - 6'1" 5'8" +
Recommended Bike Size Small (51cm*) Medium (54cm) Large (57cm) XLarge (60cm)

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Introducing the new Kinesis R2 – a modern road frameset designed for riders seeking a balanced blend of speed and versatility.

Drawing on two decades of aluminium frame design, we crafted the R2 with a lightweight double-butted 6061 alloy tube blend, delivering a responsive and agile ride. High-quality alloy frames offer superior ride quality compared to lower-end carbon frames.

Our meticulous weld quality and attention to detail are standard. The internal down tube cable routing keeps the R2 looking clean and makes servicing practical. The custom full UD carbon fork at the front minimizes weight and dampens road vibrations while maintaining precise and responsive handling. Additionally, rack and guard mounts enable year-round riding, and the frame provides ample clearance for larger tyres with full guards.

The R2 frameset has been praised by Cycling Plus magazine for its "understated class and excellent ride quality" and by BikeRadar.com for its "instant zing when pressing the pedals." Looking for instant zing? Look no further.

Features

Frame — Lightweight double butted 6061 Alloy tube blend that delivers a light and responsive ride feel.
Fork — Custom full “UD carbon” fork keeps weight low and takes out road buzz whilst feeling direct and accurate at all times.
Tyre Clearance — Clearance for up to 32c tyres (30c with mudguards) provides all day comfort.
Geometry — Kinesis Rider Fit Geometry ensures a great fit whatever your height.

Specification

FRAME: Hydroformed 6061 Aluminium frame.
FORK: R2 Disc Thru Axle carbon monocoque fork.
AXLES: 142x12mm Thru Axle rear spacing.100x12mm Thru Axle front spacing.
TYRE CLEARANCE: Clearance for up to 32c tyres (30c with mudguards).Two bottle cage mounts.
MOUNTS: Mudguard and rack mounts.
BOTTOM BRACKET: 68mm threaded BB.
SEATPOST: 27.2mm seat post required.
FRONT MECH: 31.8mm front mech clamp required
WARRANTY: 5 years (for all frames purchased after Jan 1st 2019)
FRAME SUPPLIED WITH: fork, headset, seat clamp, front & rear through axle and cable guides.

Geometry - R2

Frame Size Seat Tube Small (51*) Medium (54) Large (57) XLarge (60)
 
Seat Tube Length C-T 490 540 570 600
Top Tube Length Effective 532 545 561 580
Head Length 130 146 172 204
Head Tube Angle 71 72 72 72
Seat Tube Angle 74 74 74 74
Bottom Bracket Drop 70 70 70 70
Chain Stay Length 420 420 420 420
Front Centre 590.7 595 611.8 631.8
Wheelbase 1001 1005 1022 1042
Stack 538 557 582 612
Reach 378 385 394 404
Fork Axle to Crown 378 378 378 378
Fork Rake 45 45 45 45
 
*Semi-Sloping

Additional Info

22mm long flat mount disc brake bolts are required for the frame.
Colour: Black Gold.Sizes: 51 / 54 / 57 / 60.
Weight: Frame 1840g (57cm), Fork 480g.

A Perfect Combination

A lightweight double-butted 6061 alloy tube blend provides a light and responsive ride, while a custom full UD carbon fork reduces weight and dampens road vibrations, ensuring precise handling.

Tyre Clearance

Clearance for up to 32c tyres (30c with mudguards) provides all-day comfort, and our unique Kinesis Rider Fit Geometry ensures a great fit regardless of your height.

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