Throughout his career, Mario Cipollini was known for his relentless sprinting and ability to attack the pace. It is only appropriate that the new Bond2 reflects his lack of fear of a challenge. The Cipollini Bond2 takes the lightweight build of a climbing bike and adds the stiffness and aggression needed to push the pace. This well-rounded machine does not sacrifice handling or maneuverability in its quest for speed, however. The Bond2 is easy to control at high speeds and is even more compliant than the typical road bike. With a sleek new look for the company?™s tenth anniversary, this special edition frame is sure to turn heads. The Cipollini Bond2 is made for the rider who is not afraid to get ahead of the pack.
Low weight is always an essential characteristic of a carbon road bike. This frame comes in just below the 1,000 gram mark, making it a capable climber for such a fast road bike. It utilizes a T800 high modulus carbon which is known for its low weight and incredibly stiffness. This stiff material helps the frame accelerate quick out of the gate and handle brilliantly. When testing the Bond2, riders were blown away by the snappy handling of the frame at the highest speeds. This version accommodates rim brakes to even further lower the overall weight and provide reliable stopping at the highest speeds.
On top of the speed-promoting material of the frame, the Cipollini Bond2 is built in an aerodynamic manner that is perfect for an aggressive rider. A tapered headset extends to an aerodynamic fork which promotes both speed and reactive handling at high speeds. On top of its aero nature, the monostay rear triangle provides extra compliance for comfort over long rides. It absorbs vertical shock while pedaling to help avoid fatigue and keep up the pace from start to finish. The Cipollini Bond2 Frameset helps passionate cyclists create one of the most versatile bikes on the market to test their skills.
The Cipollini Bond2 Rim Frameset fuses the lightweight build of a climbing bike with the aerodynamics, strength, and flexibility of an aero road bike. This bike is made to test the limits of the boldest riders in terms of pure speed and consistency. The frame works with any modern electronic or mechanical groupset and can utilize an offset seatpost, so how you ride is completely up to you. Stainless steel hardware and a PressFit bottom bracket to off the long lasting and reliable construction of this bike. Any rider who is not afraid of a challenge and wants to put their body to the test will get the most out of the Cipollini Bond2.
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