De Rosa like to offer class and style with their bikes and the 2016 Idol 6800 covers both. Its full Ultegra gear and brake caliper setup give it drive and control, while the frame and fork give it the style and feel needed to conquer the roads ahead.
|Number of gears:||22|
|Front Axle Type:||9mm QR|
|Frame:||Idol Super Hi-modulus carbon frame|
|Fork:||Idol Super Hi-modulus carbon fork|
|Bottle Cage Mounts:||Double|
|Front Derailleur Mount:||Braze On|
|Dropouts:||Replaceable Rear Derailleur Hanger|
|Wheelset:||Fulcrum Racing Sport|
|Brake Levers/Gear Shifters:||Shimano Ultegra|
|Front Derailleur:||Shimano Ultegra|
|Rear Derailleur:||Shimano Ultegra|
|Brakes:||Shimano Ultegra levers|
|Brake Calipers:||Shimano Ultegra|
|Chainring Size:||50 Tooth, 34 Tooth|
|Cassette:||Shimano 11 speed|
|Cassette Range:||11-28 Tooth|
|Stem:||3T ARX Pro OE|
|Seat Post:||3T Stilo Pro 25|
|Saddle:||Prologo Kappa 3|
|Tires:||Continental Gran Sport Race|
|Pedals:||Supplied with basic flat pedals|
|Warranty:||2 year frame warranty, 12 month parts warranty|
The De Rosa Idol is reintroduced to the De Rosa range for 2016 and returns encompassing the many new trends in road bike design. The design, geometries and materials used are all optimized for the utilization. The Idol also offers a frame and fork manufactured using Super High-Modulus carbon fiber and features full internal cable routing.
Two types of Super High-Modulus carbon fiber are used in the manufacture and both maintain a balance between structural rigidity, vibration absorption and weight. The frame is a blend of T1000 (70%) and T800 (30%) carbon, thereby guaranteeing structural rigidity, absorption capacity and lightness to a very high level. The result is a lightweight and comfortable, modern frame that features the unique style and flair that comes with owning a De Rosa.
This year De Rosa have spec'd up the Idol with the new Shimano Ultegra 6800 11 speed. With its light action and smooth indexing allows you to push that little bit further but supply you with the confidence and the reliability that Shimano offer with their products.
De Rosa have polished the Idol off with a set of Fulcrum Racing Sport wheels. These are sealed cartridge bearing hubs with double-walled alloy rims, with these combined you get a smooth rolling, low rotational and overall weight making it that little bit more easier to role along the open road. To top it of the wheelset has been rapped with a pair of Continental Gran Sport Race tires to give you maximum grip around the corners.
3T and Prologo supply the components needed for the Idol's finishing kit. The bike has 3T Ergonova handlebars and a 3T ARX stem with Prologo Kappa saddle and bar tape. A great finishing kit bundle that gives you complete comfort and reliability whilst out on the roads.
Each bike is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure you're bike arrives in perfect condition. To find out which size fits you click on the size guide tab above.
Wiggle has a comprehensive range of road bikes to suit all types of cycling. Including racing bikes and triathlon racing bikes, along with a comprehensive range of ladies road bikes and mens road bikes for competitive racing or leisure cycling. Wiggle’s range of road racing bikes are lighter and faster than other styles of bikes making them the ideal choice for many different cycling activities. Available in standard sizes, Wiggle’s road bikes offer outstanding value for money across our extensive ranges.
Few bike brands can claim to be as beautifully crafted or as lovingly made as De Rosa – so we're understandably excited about stocking them @ Wiggle. Formed in 1953, De Rosa is synonymous with everything cyclists know and love about Italian bikes: passion, master craftsmanship, skill and precision. Whether it's the hand-finished steel Neo Primato frameset which catches your eye or the Merak Carbon, all bikes are created with the same close attention to detail by the family-run De Rosa company, which is based in Milan. These are the bikes which Ugo de Rosa dreamt of building as a teenager. More than half a century later, his dreams are reality and countless champions have ridden – and still ride – his prestigious bikes. His love and enthusiasm for cycling is reflected in every single bike made. A De Rosa bike is the kind of bike you buy and keep forever...
The size chart below will get you on the right size bike. Experienced riders may also wish to refer to the geometry chart for more detail.
Getting the Right Fit
At Wiggle we measure each of our bikes to build accurate size charts for our customers. Our qualified team of mechanics then individually check each order, against measurements supplied by you, to ensure the size chosen is correct. Another reason you can have complete confidence when buying a bike from Wiggle!
If you are on the change over between sizes both options will fit. Racers and experienced riders would usually select a smaller size as this offers quicker handing. A larger bike offers more stability and is more suited to new and intermediate riders.
|Height||cm||162 - 168cm||166 - 172cm||170 - 178cm||176 - 185cm||183 - 188cm||186 - 194cm|
|ft||5′ 2″ - 5′ 6″||5′ 5″ - 5′ 8″||5′ 7″ - 5′ 10″||5′ 9″ - 6′ 1″||6′ 0″ - 6′ 2″||6′ 1″ - 6′ 4″|
|Inside Leg||cm||68 - 72cm||72 - 78cm||76 - 82cm||80 - 86cm||85 - 89cm||86 - 92cm|
|inches||27″ - 28″||28″ - 31″||30″ - 32″||31″ - 34″||33″ - 35″||34″ - 36″|
|Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||74.2°||73.9°||73.6°||73°||73°||72.7°|
|Head Tube Angle||Degrees||71°||72°||72.6°||73°||73.1°||73.3°|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||mm||70mm||70mm||70mm||70mm||70mm||70mm|
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