Bike of the Week: Cipollini RB1K The One

Stiff, sculpted, speed

CIPOLLINI RB1K THE ONE

The One is just the sort of bike that former world champion Mario Cipollini would put to good use for one of his always impressive sprint wins. The sculpted monocoque carbon frame is a work of art and is designed to be as stiff as it is aero. A 99.3cm wheelbase paired with a steep 72.5 degree head tube angle gives the RB1K quick and deliberate handling characteristics, to fit the overtly aggressive design. In the last update, Cipollini opted for direct-mount caliper brakes to increase the frame’s tire clearance from 25mm to 28mm.  This race machine is only available as a frameset and is offered in a variety of blacked-out colorways and seven sizes.

Price: $6000 (frameset)

www.mcipollini.com

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