2014 Kestrel Talon Sprint Shimano 105-48cm

Regular price $1,599.00 Sale price $1,449.00
SKU: 590-KB14-TALON-SPRINT-48

The Kestrel Talon is the very first aero bike designed
for both road and triathlon use. When tested against
the top aero road bikes in the industry, it’s the
outright winner. Designed to transition from a road
to triathlon bike, the Talon series fits all levels of
athlete, from the budding roadie to the tri vet.


MAIN FEATURES



  • Aerodynamic tubing designed in the A2 Wind Tunnel for extraordinary speed.

  • Blend of 800K high-modulus carbon fiber with 700K intermediate-modulus carbon fiber frame and fork for the perfect combination of lightweight and stiffness.

  • Dual-platform geometry for a stable ride with both road and triathlon configuration.

  • Kestrel EMS Pro seatpost for a wide range of saddle positions for both road and triathlon use.




Specifications





Features




Color(s):




Main frame:

Blend of 700K & 800K High Modulus Carbon Fiber



Rear triangle:

700K Carbon Fiber With Replaceable Derailleur Hanger



Fork:

EMS Pro SL Aero, Full Carbon, 1 1/8” - 1 1/4” Tapered Steerer



Crankset:

Oval Concepts 730 Alloy Compact 50/34T (48cm, 52cm: 170mm; 55cm, 57cm: 172.5mm; 60cm: 175mm)



Bottom bracket:

Oval Concepts Integrated, External Bearings



Front derailleur:

Shimano Tiagra, Braze-on



Rear derailleur:

Shimano 105, 10-sp



Shifters:

Shimano 105 STI



Cassette:

Shimano Tiagra, 11-25T



Chain:

KMC X10 Nickel-plated 10-sp



Wheelset:

Oval Concepts 327 Alloy Clincher, 27mm rim, 20H Front, 24H Rear



Tires:

Hutchinson Equinox 700 x 23c Folding



Brake set:

Tektro Dual Pivot



Brake levers:

Shimano 105



Headset:

FSA Integrated, 1 1/8” Top, 1 1/4” Bottom with 15mm Top Cover



Handlebar:

Oval Concepts 310 6061 Alloy, Ergonomic Fit (48cm, 52cm: 40cm; 55cm, 57cm: 42cm; 60cm 44cm



Stem:

Oval Concepts 313 6061 3D-forged Alloy, 31.8mm +/- 6 degrees (48cm, 52cm: 90mm; 55cm: 100mm; 57cm, 60cm: 120mm)



Tape/grip:

Kestrel Suede Tape



Saddle:

Oval Concepts 500 w Cr/Mo Rails



Seat post:

Kestrel EMS Pro w/ Ritchey Clamp System



**Specifications come directly from the manufacturer and are subject to change without notice.**




  • bike-type: Road
  • bike-view: Yes
  • brakes: Tektro Dual Pivot
  • color: BLACK
  • crankset: Oval Concepts 730 Alloy Compact 50/34T (48cm, 52cm: 170mm; 55cm, 57cm: 172.5mm; 60cm: 175mm)
  • fork: EMS Pro SL Aero, Full Carbon, 1 1/8" - 1 1/4” Tapered Steerer
  • frame: Blend of 700K & 800K High Modulus Carbon Fiber
  • front-derailleur: Shimano Tiagra, Braze-on
  • Type: Sporting Goods > Outdoor Recreation > Cycling > Bicycles > Road Bicycles
  • geometry:

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      Description Size 1 Size 2 Size 3 Size 4 Size 5
    FRAME SIZE 48cm 52cm 55cm 57cm 60cm
    Seat Tube, Center to Center 50.5 54.5 57.5 59.5 62.5
    Top Tube, Center to Center 51 53.3 55.6 57 59.5
    Head Tube 9 10.2 12.9 14.9 17.6
    Seat Tube Angle 75.5° 74.5° 73.5° 73° 72.5°
    Forward Seatpost Effective Angle 78.5° 77.5° 76.5° 76° 75.5°
    Head Tube Angle 72.7° 73° 73.5° 73.5° 74°
    Chain Stay 41 41 41 41 41
    Wheel Base 96.3 97.4 98.6 99.4 100.8
    Bottom Bracket Height 26.4 26.4 26.4 26.6 26.6
    Bottom Bracket Drop 71 71 71 68 68
    Stand Over Height, at Top Tube Center 74.2 76.5 79.1 81.2 83.9
    Fork Rake 43 43 43 43 43
    Trail 58.4 57.1 55.3 54.1 51
    Front Center 56.4 57.5 58.6 59.3 60.8
    Reach 37.4 38.8 39.3 39.7 40.9
    Stack 50.8 52.2 54.8 56.5 59.3



    Geometry supplied by bicycle manufacturer




  • rear-derailleur: Shimano 105, 10-sp
  • shifters: Shimano 105 STI
  • size: 48cm
  • tires: Vittoria Zaffiro Pro 700 x 23c Folding
  • wheelset: Oval Concepts 327 Alloy Clincher, 27mm rim, 20H Front, 24H Rear