The latest iteration of the highly successful and test winning R872 (Winner of Cycling Weekly and Cycling Plus 'Best on Test' Awards). The versatile ‘sportive’ geometry results in a bike equally well suited to epic century rides, fast commutes or for beginners looking to tip their toe into the world of road racing.
The latest iteration of the highly successful, test winning R872 (Winner of Cycling Weekly and Cycling Plus 'Best on Test' awards).
The R872 Disc has a versatile ‘sportive’ geometry which results in a bike equally well suited to epic century rides and fast commutes. Flat mount disc brakes ensure, powerful, modulated stopping power in all weather conditions. With its
precision handling, stiffness and stability this is also an excellent choice for those wishing to dip their toe into the world of road racing or simply those looking for an agile and nimble road bike.
Designed in house here at Ribble HQ in Lancashire and expertly hand crafted from carbon this stylish and lightweight machine is built to offer you the perfect combination of a high-end performance road bike but with a slightly more relaxed 'sportive' geometry. The shape and dimensions of each tube have been carefully selected to offer you the most compliant ride possible for those epic rides yet not lose nothing in the bike's agility.
The sleek profiled tubing offers a perfectly blended balance between high-end performance and styling. Internal cable routing has been incorporated within the design to both improve the lines of the bike and also to keep the cables out of the elements. This, in turn, ensures that the bike preserves its clean lines for better aerodynamics enabling you to ride faster and climb better than ever before! We have made various changes to the previous R872s design to achieve an improved ride feel, these include;
An oversize profile, tapered downtube for improved torsional stiffness and power transfer.
A dropped seat stay design for vertical compliance and vibration absorption enhancing comfort.
An aero profile carbon bladed fork for precision steering.
A tapered head tube offering improved front end stiffness.
Disc Brakes for powerful, modulated braking in all conditions.
The chainstays have been lengthened slightly to provide extra stability.
Enhanced tyre clearance for additional comfort and grip.
Internal cable routing for cleaner lines and protection for the cables.
The tried and tested threaded bottom bracket design for increased durability.
R872 Disc IS FOR YOU
The R872 is the right bike for someone looking for the low weight and high-end performance characteristics of a high-end carbon road bike but at an accessible price. Whether you are looking for a bike to introduce you to the world of cycling or are thinking of dipping your toe into road racing the R872 is both a lightweight and durable choice.
THE SPEC & TECH
YOU WILL GET
A lightweight carbon frame and carbon bladed fork, built with Shimano’s ever reliable, precise shifting groupsets. A complete, matched Level 1 Alloy finishing kit, internally routed cables for cleaner lines and better aerodynamics and Level aluminium wheels.
YOU BUY THIS BIKE
The R872 Disc is a fantastic value upgrade option for anyone looking to upgrade to a carbon frame.
With its relaxed fit 'sportive' geometry, light weight, comfort and precision handling you can be sure it will be as comfortable for those all day in the saddle epics as it is quick and nimble when surmounting those pesky climbs and high-speed descents.
REASONS TO LOVE
It offers plenty of bang for your buck! A carbon frame and carbon bladed fork with a choice of Shimano groupsets for slick shifts and a complete matched Level finishing kit.
The quick and responsive ride quality will have you beaming as well as being eminently comfortable thanks to the low weight, endurance geometry and precision handling.
It’s infinitely upgradeable at a later date, should you wish to lighten it even further or add more bling. Once you have a great quality frameset you have the base for a very lightweight machine indeed.
The dropped seat stays, as well as offering better protection from road vibration also offer better power transfer thanks to the reduced section of the rear triangle. This translates into a lightning-fast bike that is equally at home on the sportive as it is on your commute.
The compact rear triangle design combined with an oversize BB and box section chainstays allows more of the power generated to be transferred directly to the road. Every watt transferred into forward motion means less power is wasted, thanks to the increased torsional stiffness provided within the frames design features .
The front end stiffness is provided by the incorporation within the design of an oversize tapered head tube, tapered fork steerer and fork profile.
You decide the design, we create the bike. Be bold and bright or stealthy as you like. With millions of
combinations, you can make a bike unique to you.
Just select customise after choosing your size.
Your Bike. Your Way
To assist you in selecting the correct size simply find you height below. The graphic below illustrates our recommendations so you can be confident that the size you order will be correct.
A Medium sized Tiagra build weighs in at approx 8.65kg, 105 8.8kg and Ultegra 8.6kg.This also factors in the weight difference between mechanical and hydraulic braking systems.
What is the warranty on the frame?
The frame carries a 3 year warranty. All other parts have the standard manufacturer’s warranty.
What size tyres does it take?
The R872 has clearance for 28mm tyres (25mm with mudguards).
How many bottle cage mounts are there?
There are mounts for 2 bottle cages.
Does it take mudguards?
Yes, the frame has discreet mounts for fitting full mudguards.
What type of bottom bracket does the frame require?
The BB shell is a traditional threaded 68mm British type.
What size seatpost does the R872 require?
The seatpost is a 27.2mm diameter with a seat clamp of 31.8mm diameter.
Can I fit a pannier rack?
No, the frame does not have rack mounts.
Are the axles quick release or thru axle?
The frame takes 12mm Bolt Thru-Axles, front 12x100mm and rear 12x142mm.
What is the maximum rider weight?
We recommend a maximum rider weight of 120kgs (264lbs).
Is the bike supplied with pedals?
Due to the many different systems people use we do not supply pedals with bikes but you can find a great array of pedals here.
Bought a CGR for myself and an R827 for my wife, we have covered over 200 miles so far, crank set has bedded in and works reliably on both, after the initial set up we have made a few tweeks to bike fit and we both find the bikes comfortable over the limited 20-25 mile rides we are doing at present.
Plus points are the build quality is good, both bikes arrived well packaged without a scratch or mark.
I specced an 11-34 cassette that was not an online option on the R827 for my wifes bike and Ribble made the change, which was good as we have a lot of climbs here in S Wales and thats worked out well.
only down side was we had to change the saddle for my wife as she could not get comfortable on the one we ordered and as saddles are an individual thing we had to just try it to see.
Bought this bike after rediscovering a love for cycling on a MTB over the summer. It came a few weeks later than expected, but totally understandable in the current circumstances. My only really minor gripe is that it would have been nice to be contacted about the delay, rather than having to chase for an update. After this first enquiry, the contact I had with Ribble was prompt and friendly and I was kept up to date on progress.
The Ribble is light and fast, with smooth gear changes and excellent disc brakes. I’ve been on 3 rides since getting the bike this week and I’m totally in love with this bike, looking forward to many more miles of riding!
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