Sportive Bikes

Endurance focused bikes for more comfort on longer rides

Our Sportive bikes are a very popular choice for the many riders who want to test themselves out on the roads in challenge rides and sportives, but who don’t intend to compete in races. These are road racing-style bikes designed for a slightly more relaxed riding position ideal for longer rides, sportives and fast commuting. These Ribble Sportive bikes have won awards for class leading performance and value-for-money.

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Ribble R872 Matt Black Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $2,064.17

From: $1,237.76

The R872 is our signature carbon road race bike. New for 2017, our next generation R872 has been made stiffer with updated tube profiles and advanced carbon layups as well as gaining increased tyre clearance. The Ribble R872 is a performance, race-bred, road bike. It has been technically engineered to optimise power transfer, meaning less energy is lost through frame flex. With the short wheel base this keeps ride handling precise and agile.  The R872 is now available in stealthy Matt Black and a new Matt Silver colourway. If you are looking for a fast, efficient and competitive bike for racing, targeting key sportives, or taking part in triathlons then this bike is ideally suited to your needs. Looking good and racing well - the R872 is the bike for you. “Excellent. Featuring full Ultegra and lightweight Mavic Ksyrium hoops – a great foil for the racy geometry. Reprofiled tubes and chainstays with a claimed ten per cent improvement in stiffness.” RoadCyclingUK

Ribble CGR Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $1,175.81

From: $989.96

An exciting new arrival in the 2017 Ribble range is the versatile CGR – so named because of its ability to do everything and tackle all surfaces and conditions – Cross, Gravel and Road. The CGR is a light yet robust 7005 aluminium bike with disc brakes and clearance to take 35mm tyres. This cleverly designed frame could easily become the key do-it-all bike that you are looking for!

Ribble Gran Fondo Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $1,547.51

From: $1,113.86

The new Gran Fondo 2017 raises the bar for carbon sportive bikes with a perfect riding position and comfort over longer rides its top priorities. Gran Fondo is the Italian term for “Big Ride” and we want you to be comfortable whether your next big ride is 10 miles or 110 miles.

Ribble Endurance Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $1,760.62

From: $1,237.76

The new Endurance is a smooth-riding, full carbon bike with excellent disc brake stopping power designed for longer distance riding. With slightly relaxed geometry the Endurance Aero is for eating up the miles on long rides or sportives, but it will also perform well as a ‘super-commuter’ and with tyre clearance up to 25mm it will tackle the odd dirt road or stretch of cobbles with ease. “Insanely good value for long distance ride fans.” 4.5/5 - Bike Radar

Ribble Sportive Racing Black Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $1,609.46

From: $1,237.76

Cycling Plus Magazine ‘Bike of the Year’ Award winner. With a full, top-end carbon frameset, the Ribble Sportive Racing is a highly versatile road bike which is equally at home in challenging sportives and even some road racing. The Sportive Racing has already showed its class leading ability and value-for-money to win the Cycling Plus Magazine ‘Bike of the Year’ Award in the ‘Best Value’ category. 

Ribble Evo Pro Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $1,180.77

From: $989.96

The Evo Pro is newly redesigned and improved for 2017 and is our popular entry-level carbon sportive road bike. Whilst the most noticeable change might be the new bright paint finish, the real difference is the more comfortable riding position. The Evo Pro has often been a first step into the world of cycling or maybe a cyclist’s first experience of the lightweight responsiveness of carbon so we have acknowledged that by increasing the head tube for a more upright and comfortable position.  “The tube profiles have been updated, most notably around the head tube, top tube and seat stays, giving the frame a much sleeker appearance.” RoadCyclingUK

Ribble R872 Matt Silver Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $2,064.17

From: $1,237.76

The R872 is our signature carbon road race bike. New for 2017, our next generation R872 has been made stiffer with updated tube profiles and advanced carbon layups as well as gaining increased tyre clearance.  The Ribble R872 is a performance, race-bred, road bike. It has been technically engineered to optimise power transfer, meaning less energy is lost through frame flex. With the short wheel base this keeps ride handling precise and agile.  The R872 is now available in stealthy Matt Black and a new Matt Silver colourway. If you are looking for a fast, efficient and competitive bike for racing, targeting key sportives, or taking part in triathlons then this bike is ideally suited to your needs. Looking good and racing well - the R872 is the bike for you. “Excellent. Featuring full Ultegra and lightweight Mavic Ksyrium hoops – a great foil for the racy geometry. Reprofiled tubes and chainstays with a claimed ten per cent improvement in stiffness.” RoadCyclingUK

Ribble Sportive Racing Green Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $1,621.85

From: $1,237.76

Cycling Plus Magazine ‘Bike of the Year’ Award winner With a full, top-end carbon frameset, the Ribble Sportive Racing is a highly versatile road bike which is equally at home in challenging sportives and even some road racing. The Sportive Racing has already showed its class leading ability and value-for-money to win the Cycling Plus Magazine ‘Bike of the Year’ Award in the ‘Best Value’ category. 

Ribble CX5 Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $1,707.34

From: $1,361.66

Experience the thrill of fast, off-road riding - or cyclocross racing - with the lightweight and sprightly, full carbon Ribble CX5. The CX5 is our new, top of the range, race ready, off-road adventure package. We’ve used all our ‘cross experience to tick all the boxes with the CX5 including the very latest flat mount disc calipers - the new standard for consistent braking. “A competitive package if you want to get into cyclocross” road.cc

Ribble Sportiva Carbon Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $1,547.51

From: $1,113.86

The Sportiva Carbon is our flagship women’s road bike that offers an excellent, comfortable position for riding that’s perfect for sportives and rides over all distances. Designed with female specific geometry, a shorter top tube and importantly a low standover height give the rider greater confidence and control. “The bike ate up the miles with ease – bumps in the road were easily dampened and that same effect continued into longer solo trips. Cue: sunny, happy, summer smiles.” Total Women's Cycling

Ribble Ti Sportive Racing Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $2,352.86

From: $1,547.51

The Ti Sportive Racing frame takes our award-winning Sportive Racing geometry and applies it to the unique ride quality and feel of Titanium. Boasting an incredible strength-to-weight ratio, not to mention a durable core that rivals that of steel, our Ti Sportive Racing road bike is perfect for riders looking for a sharper, whippier ride. Although lightweight, Titanium has great longevity and also gives a more forgiving ride than say carbon. “Titanium is a notoriously expensive frame material for a bicycle, but Ribble manages to offer this Ti Sportive Racing Frame, with a Shimano Sora groupset, for just £1,249. That’s cheaper than some titanium frames!.” Road.CC

Ribble Reynolds 525 Steel Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $1,183.25

From: $866.06

The Ribble 525 is our versatile steel bike that is designed for a multitude of practical uses. Our love affair with steel frames has been going on for decades, but that’s not to say we haven’t moved on – far from it. Today, our steel 525 road bike is built for the modern era, meaning you can expect plenty of comfort and durability as well style. “Some bikes just feel good? The 525 is like that.” The Guardian newspaper

Ribble 7005 Sportive Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $903.23

From: $779.33

The Ribble 7005 Sportive offers the perfect mix of good value and light weight and is designed to give you an excellent position for riding sportives or being comfortable on other longer distance rides. The 7005 Sportive has received great reviews and could be your perfect introduction into the world of cycling. “At only a little over £750 for the build you see here, the Ribble 7005 Sportive represents exceptional value for money, especially with comfy but still lively ride and the full Shimano 105 groupset.” Cycling Weekly

Ribble Gran Fondo Disc Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $1,862.22

From: $1,485.56

The brand new Gran Fondo Disc raises the bar for lightweight carbon disc bikes for longer endurance riding. It has been designed with sporting geometry with your perfect position on the bike the upmost priority. Gran Fondo is an Italian term which loosely translates to “Big Ride” - we want you to be comfortable whatever you call a big ride, whether that is 10 miles or 110 miles. “Slackening the head tube should add a little more stability to the handling with s-bend seat stays introduced to add a little more comfort into the frame.” RoadCyclingUK

Ribble Sportiva Carbon Disc Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $1,733.36

From: $1,361.66

The Sportiva Carbon is our flagship women’s road bike that offers an excellent, comfortable position for riding that’s perfect for sportives and rides over all distances combined with the excellent stopping power of disc brakes. Designed with female specific geometry, a shorter top tube and importantly a low standover height give the rider greater confidence and control. “The bike ate up the miles with ease – bumps in the road were easily dampened and that same effect continued into longer solo trips. Cue: sunny, happy, summer smiles.” Total Women's Cycling

Ribble 7005 Sportiva Womens Bike Builder

Recommended Build: $954.03

From: $816.50

Serving as a perfect introduction to the Ribble range of sportive bikes, the Sportiva 7005 offers women an excellent, comfortable position for riding that’s perfect for sportives and other longer distance rides. The Sportiva 7005 is designed with female specific geometry which results in a shorter top tube and importantly a low standover height.

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