Genesis Volare Stainless Road Bike 2015

Product Code: 142773
£2099.00 WAS £3,399.99 Save 38% GBP
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Drawing upon everything we’ve learnt from 3 seasons of racing steel in the pro peloton, the Volare Stainless combines the outstanding good looks and stainless durability we’ve grown to know and love with truly top-drawer componentry to create a capable, somewhat more accessibly priced stainless steel road rocket to sit just below our Reynolds 953 flagship model.We've called upon new frame material partner KVA to utilise their outstanding MS3 cold-drawn, seamed stainless steel tubeset and kitted it out with one of the most technologically advanced amateur road race gruppos available - Shimano's revolutionary 11speed electronic Ultegra Di2. The frame is fully internal Di2-specific with x3 discreet wire entry/exit ports and a seatpost mounted battery making for a clean and uncluttered aesthetic.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 MS3’s high tensile strength (1400MpA) we’re able to offset the increase in diameter with thinner walls thicknesses (down to 0.4mm in places), gaining the necessary increase in stiffness without the weight penalty.Whilst the lower section is concerned primarily with delivering unrivalled stiffness, the slender seatstays, Ø27.2mm seatpost and bi-oval toptube all work together to form a nice buffer between the road and rider, adding in some much needed compliance to make long days in the saddle a breeze.

Stainless. Electronic. Awesome.

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  • Frame : KVA MS3 DB Stainless Steel 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 : Shimano Ultegra Di2 ST-6870
  • Rear derailleur : Shimano Ultegra Di2 RD-6870-SS
  • Front derailleur : Shimano Ultegra Di2 FD-6870
  • Chainset : FSA Energy MegaExo, 52/36T
  • Bottom Bracket : FSA BB-CF86 Press-Fit
  • Chain : KMC X11
  • Cassette / Freewheel : Shimano CS-5800, 11-28T, 11sp
  • Wheelset : Fulcrum Racing 5 LG CX
  • Tyres : Continental Grand Sport Race, 700x25c
  • Brakes : Shimano Ultegra BR-6800
  • Brake Levers : w/ Shimano Ultegra Di2 ST-6870
  • 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 : 8.80kg (56cm w/o pedals)


Volare Stainless 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