Genesis Volare 40 Road Bike 2015

Product Code: 142779
£1598.99 WAS £1,999.99 Save 20% GBP
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Product Description

The harmonious pairing of British and Italian cycling stalwarts in a performance-orientated package that balances modern features with classic looks. Using the superlative 853 tubeset from Birmingham’s Reynolds Technology and the beautiful, recently updated 2015 Athena groupset from Vicenza based Campagnolo, the Volare 40 combines some of the finest of both British and Italian cycling heritage.

Like bacon and eggs, Bert and Ernie, Bonnie and Clyde, the pairing of Campagnolo to a steel road frame just ‘goes’. Alas, we know that looks are only a part of the equation and the bike has to deliver in the riding stakes too. Well, you’ll be pleased to know that we’ve got that covered too…

It all begins with the BB86 Press-fit BB shell, forming the building block to the lower assembly of the frame, engineered with the sole purpose of providing maximum stiffness. Not only does it form the basis for a wide and stout efficient pedalling platform is also provides the real estate we need to run beefy Ø22.2mm oval chainstays and a ‘big-for-steel-road’ Ø34.9mm downtube. There’s normally a trade-off for the additional stiffness provided by these large diameter tubes, never more so than when using steel, however, thanks to 853’s high tensile strength (1250-1400MpA) we’re able to offset the increase in diameter with thinner walls thicknesses (down to 0.5mm in places), gaining the necessary increase in stiffness without the weight penalty.

Future-proofed with full internal Di2 capability, the Volare 40 is complemented by a ‘pro-compact’ (52/36T) Gossamer Pro chainset and Fulcrum’s highly regarded Racing 5 wheelset with upgraded C17 23/17mm new-school wide profile and CX hub sealing.

The ideal road rocket for amateur racers and speed demons after a rugged and robust classy crit racer or something a little different to the ‘norm’.

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  • Frame : Reynolds 853 Heat-Treated & Air-Hardened Cromoly w/ Ø44mm oversize headtube & BB86 Press-Fit BB
  • Fork : ADK Full Carbon Road Race w/ 1.5" - 1-1/8" Tapered Steerer
  • Headset : FSA Orbit ITA-A Sealed Cartridge
  • Shifters : Campagnolo Athena Ergopower
  • Rear derailleur : Campagnolo Athena
  • Front derailleur : Campagnolo Athena
  • Chainset : FSA Gossamer Pro MegaExo, 52/36T
  • Bottom Bracket : FSA BB-CF86 Press-Fit
  • Chain : KMC X11
  • Cassette / Freewheel : Campagnolo Chorus, 12-27T, 11sp
  • Wheelset : Fulcrum Racing 5 LG CX
  • Tyres : Continental Grand Sport Race, 700x25c
  • Brakes : Campagnolo Non-Series Skeleton Dual-Pivot
  • Brake Levers : w/ Campagnolo Athena Ergopower
  • Handlebars : Genesis Road Compact (125mm Drop x 70mm Reach)
  • Grips / Tape : Genesis Microfiber Anti-Slip w/ VexGel
  • Stem : Genesis Road, 31.8mm x +/-7°
  • Saddle : Genesis Road Race
  • Seatpost : Genesis, 27.2 x 350mm
  • Pedals : Nil
  • Weight : 8.90kg (56cm w/o pedals)



Volare 40 Geometry

FRAME SIZES50cm52cm54cm56cm58cm60cm
1 - Horizontal Toptube Length (mm)524538549561577591
2 - Seat Angle (°)7473.573.573.257372.7
3 - Headtube Length (mm)110125135145165180
4 - Head Angle (°)7272.57373.373.373.5
5 - Seat Tube Length (C-T, mm)470490510530550570
6 - BB Drop (mm)727272707068
7 - Chanstay Length (mm)407407410410410410
8 - Fork Offset (mm)454545454545
9 - Trail (mm)625956545453
10 - Wheelbase Length (mm)96897398098710001013
11 - Standover (mm)731748763778796814
12 - Stack (mm)525541553561581594
13 - Reach (mm)373377385392399406
Stem (mm)100100110110120120
Handlebar (mm)400400420420440440
Crankarm (mm)170170172.5172.5175175