Cinelli's explosive mid-range monocoque frame for the highly evolved amateur is now equipped with the Columbus monocoque Solida fork. Completely designed by the Columbus Carbon Lab for unparalleled reliability and efficiency in this weight division.
The shape of the frame's joints, key points of structural stress, have been studied to minimise the level of the specific stress (Low Sigma Transition) in the transition points significantly increasing the reliability and fatigue resistance of the frame.
Top tube has been aggressively thinned out into a skeletal structure (Skeletal Efficiency Philosophy) with carbon material arranged in the paths of maximum stress. Constant arc from the top tube to the chains stays has been designed in order to exercise the inherent laminate qualities of the material under vertical deformation for progressive control of the flexion of stays and top tube (Progressive Flexion Control) creating a noticeably smoother and more consistent ride quality.
All the tube's sections of the main triangle increase according to the size of the frame for greatest efficiency and suitable ride quality. Material savings from top tube and seatstays are redistributed to the bottom bracket area and 'swollen' chainstays which has been considerably bulked up, producing a relatively high level of stiffness relative to weight, while maintaining strong and certain progressive handling.
“Saetta” literally translates from Italian as flash of lightning. The clean curvature and lines of this frame are just like an electric bolt streaking across the sky, cutting through the air at high speed. It is said that red is the fastest colour and the matt grey of the Saetta Radical is coated in gloss red accents.
It should be noted that the Saetta Radical is not just the younger sibling of the Radical Plus, taking a slice of the performance and technologies from the Plus, but specifically designed for use only with mechanical groupsets.
The accentuated sloping top tube makes the Saetta Radical responsive and agile, suitable for a wide range of riding from long sportives to racing.
The carbon frame and carbon fork blades with aluminium steerer, make The Saetta Radical extremely appealing to riders who want to step up to carbon, with its excellent performance/price ratio.The Cinelli Saetta Radical Veloce 2016 Features are:Frame
: Columbus Monocoque Fork
: Columbus Monocoque/Carbon with alloy steerer 1-1/8" - 1-1/4"Headset
: Columbus Compass 1-1/4"Bars
: Cinelli DNAStem
: Cinelli DNASpeed
: 20Front Mech
: Campagnolo VeloceRear Mech
: Campagnolo VeloceShifters
: Miche Team Evo Max 50/34Bottom Bracket
: Threaded BSAFront Brake
: Campagnolo VeloceRear Brake
: Campagnolo VeloceRims
: Miche Reflex 700cFront Hub
: Miche ReflexRear Hub
: Miche ReflexSpokes
: Miche ReflexTyres
: Vittoria Zaffiro 700x25c Front, Vittoria Zaffiro 700x25c RearSeatpost
: Cinelli DNASaddle
: Selle Italia X1 Flow
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