Trail tested: The lightning-fast Vitus Rapide!

The Vitus Rapide is a stunning looking bike built for speed! It’s got a superlight carbon frame and modern geometry too. Ready for cross-country epics, trail centre blasts and everything in between.

We’ve put it to the test in this episode of Down the Line:

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More about the Vitus Rapide:

As well as its lightweight frame, the Rapide has a RockShox SID SL Ultimate suspension fork with 100mm of travel and a remote lockout – perfect for locking it out as you ride and helping you climb faster.

Shimano’s 1×12 XT wide range drivetrain ensures you have enough gears for even the steepest climbs and that’s paired with Shimano’s M8100 brakes offering enough confidence inspiring stopping power for the way down.

A Schwalbe Racing Ray and Racing Ralph tyre combo provides the perfect blend of speed and grip and their laced to a pair of lightweight WTB KOM rims – which are tubeless ready.

A handlebar, stem, and seatpost combo from Ritchey complete this race ready package.

Vitus Rapide image gallery

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