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Vitus named in Cycling Weekly

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012 7:46am
Category: News

We're proud to see that the Vitus 979 aluminium road bike has featured in Cycling Weekly magazine's '50 greatest bikes of all time' round-up.

The list of 'greatest bikes' was compiled from bicycle models produced in the last 121 years ñ the length of time the magazine has been in production ñ and explains that the Vitus 979 led the way for modern-day aluminium road bikes with the company's use of 979 Duralumin tubing:

"[Dural] was light and a lot stiffer than the old [aluminium] frames. The tubes were still bonded, but they butted directly up to the lugs, and design tweaks like a one-piece head tube and lug unit increased frame stiffness.

The lugged aluminium bikes are classics now, thanks in part to 'King' Kelly."

Click here to download the article:
http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Images/News/photos/mcnews/Seankellycyclingweeklyvitus.pdf

Click here to see the entire 2012 Vitus Bikes range:
http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/SearchResults.aspx?Search=vitus%20bikes&CategoryIDs=504,2145,2147,2149,589

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