Are the cables internally routed?
Yes, the integrated handlebars, in combination with the frameset, enable all the cables to be fully hidden. Maintaining the sleek lines of the frameset to reduce wind resistance and maximise drag savings.
What brake levers are compatible with the direct mount handlebars?
All standard brake levers are compatible. The clamp that is normally used to affix the lever to conventional handlebars is removed and the lever is then bolted directly into the handlebars.
What is the maximum tyre size?
The frame is aero-optimised around 28mm tyres but can accommodate a maximum of 32mm.
Can I fit a power meter?
Yes, the Ultra SL R is compatible with all of the popular power meters on the market.
Does the bike come fitted with handlebar tape?
The ergonomic design and textured finish of the Ultra Aero handlebar means that bar tape is not required. Testing has been carried out in various conditions to ensure that they perform as well in the wet as they do in the dry. However, if you prefer the feel of bar tape it's easy to retrofit.
Does the Ultra require a specific type of bottle cage?
No, the Ultra's testing was conducted with a standard water bottle cage and bottle. The frame is actually optimised to be faster with these fitted than without.
How many bottle cage mounts are there?
Two, situated on the down tube and seat tube.
Are the axles thru-axle or quick release?
The frame requires thru-axles of 100/125/M12*P1.5 front and 142/173/M12*P1.5 rear.
Is it compatible with mudguards?
Due to the Ultra SL R being a speed-centric aero bike, mudguard mounts have not been incorporated into the frame's design.
What is the maximum rider weight?
We recommend a maximum rider plus bike weight of 120kgs.
How do I attach the Ultra carbon tri bar extensions?
The carbon extensions bolt into the underside of the handlebars, using the 2 holes that would normally be reserved for an out-front computer
mount. If you wish to fit a cycle or GPS computer with the extensions fitted, you can attach the computer directly to the central section of the extensions .
Can I fit a computer to the handlebars?
Yes, the handlebars have two holes in the underside which enable out front style computer mouts to be bolted directly to the bars.
Is it possible to fit the Ultra Clip-On extensions and out front mount at the same time?
It is only possible to fit the extensions OR an out-front mount, not both together.
How heavy are the extensions?
They are extremely light, tipping the scales at a mere 120g.
Is there a weight limit for the extensions?
The extensions do not support any body weight so any ride weight limit recommendation applies to the bike only.
Is the bike supplied with pedals?
Due to the many different systems that people use, we do not supply pedals with bikes. But you can find a great selection of pedals here.