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  • The Ribble Rebellion squadron is set to make waves at the Armed Forces Cycling Classic, racing two distinctive machines that pay homage to two iconic WWII fighter planes.

  • Honouring History with Speed and Style

  • Sporting a distinctive colour clash kit and that distinctive aero-optimised Ultra SL R, Ribble Rebellion has been tearing up the US crits recently. Stealing podiums at Redlands and US Speed Week, our squad is currently on manoeuvres ahead of another rip-roaring challenge. But this time, they'll be racing some distinctive race machines designed to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

  • Special Edition Bikes

  • The highlights of our race day lineup include two exceptional bikes: the Ribble Ultra SL R P-51 Mustang Edition, also known as the "Rebellious Ribble," and the Ultra SL R Forces Edition. Both designs seek inspiration from the iconic fighter planes that flew during World War II and were tasked with protecting the Allied beachheads on that historic day.

  • Ribble Ultra SL R P51 Mustang Special Edition 'Rebellious Ribble'

  • Cole Davis will race the 'Rebellious Ribble', which draws artistic inspiration from the iconic P-51 Mustang fighter plane of WW2. In keeping with the 'Cadillac of the skies, ' the bike features Allied D-Day invasion stripes, a striking yellow nose, and USAF insignia, in addition to a D-Day anniversary tribute on its sleek silver fuselage. Fittingly, the design has been applied to Ribble's flagship road model, the aerodynamically optimised Ultra SL R - one of the fastest bikes in the world.

    The Mustang Edition spec list reads:

    • Frame: Toray T1000/T800 Carbon Monocoque
    • Bars/Stem: Ultra Aero Carbon Integrated
    • Groupset: Shimano Ultegra Di2 R8100 with Rotor 56/44T chainrings
    • Wheels: Zipp 454 NSW Tubeless Disc
    • Tyres: Pirelli P-Zero Race Tubeless 700x28 Tan Wall
    • Seatpost: Ultra SL R 10mm Layback
    • Saddle: Selle Italia SLR Boost
  • Ribble Ultra SL R Forces Edition

  • The Force Edition takes its artistic interpretation and cue from the legendary WWII Spitfire aircraft livery, adorned with D-Day invasion stripes and an RAF roundel set on the green fuselage. It creatively represents the armed forces and honours all service men and women involved in the historic undertaking to liberate Europe. Identically to the Mustang Edition, the design has been applied to our flagship road model, the aerodynamically optimised Ultra SL R - one of the world's fastest road bikes as tribute. The Force Edition features an authorised one-off Royal British Legion logo adorned with a Kapz Titanium Top Cap to seal the brand union.

    The Forces Edition spec list reads:

    • Frame/Forks: Toray T1000/T800 Carbon Monocoque
    • Bars/Stem: Ultra Aero Carbon Integrated
    • Groupset: Shimano Ultegra Di2 R8100 with Rotor 56/44T chainrings
    • Wheels: Mavic Cosmic SL 65 Tubeless Disc
    • Tyres: Continental GP5000 AS TR Tubeless 700x28 Black
    • Seatpost: Ultra SL R 10mm Layback
    • Saddle: Selle Italia SLR Boost

    Additional features: Royal British Legion Kapz Titanium Stem Top Cap

  • Meet the Ribble Rebellion Riders

    • Cole Davis (US) - Riding the Ultra SL R P-51 Mustang Edition
    • Matt Bostock (UK) - Racing the Ultra SL R Forces Edition
    • Jim Brown (UK)
    • Cam Fitzmaurice (Can)
    • Max Rushby (UK)
  • The Armed Forces Cycling Classic

  • This prestigious cycling event has been a fixture on the US racing scene since 1998, honouring military history while celebrating athletic prowess. Find out more about the event here.

  • Supporting TAPS

  • We are also supporting TAPS, an organisation providing compassionate care to all those grieving the loss of a military loved one. More information about TAPS can be found here.

  • Auction for a Worthy Cause

  • The bikes will be auctioned off to support veterans and their families, with the auction going live on May 30th. Find the auction link here. Join us as we honor the past and race towards the future at the Armed Forces Cycling Classic. Keep an eye out for our "Rebellious Ribble" and cheer on the Ribble Rebellion squadron! 🚴‍♂️🇺🇸🏁

  • Above Images: From drawing board to the road, Rebellious Ribble gains a life of its own.


  • Discover how Ribble Rebellion established themselves as one of the most dominant teams on the US crit scene at US Speedweek. Check out our roundup blog for further details.

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