FIRST LOOK: BLUE COMPETITION CYCLES HOGBACK RACE

Blue Competition Cycles has two versions of the Hogback—this standard model and the Hogback Race, which is an aero-optimized frame. This model features a Shimano GRX Di2 build with Spinergy hoops. A Hogback frame starts at $1995, but by utilizing Blue’s “Build Your Own” program, you can build the bike of your dreams. Five sizes available that fit up to 42mm tires.

Price: $5495

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  • Frameset: Frame and Fork BLUE-TEC High Modulus UD T-800 Carbon Fiber
  • Wheels: Wheels: AERUS 35 GR Carbon Disc Wheels (700c 35mm depth and 30mm wide. Supports 28mm to 45mm tires). Includes 140R/160F disc 6-bolt rotors. PowerWay CX 27 24h/24h hubs with thru-axles and Pillar PSR Aero spokes
  • Tires: Donnelly Gravel X’Plor MSO 700 x 38 foldable bead, tubeless compatible (setup with tubes for shipping)
  • Shifters/Brake Levers: Shimano GRX RX-815 Di2 electronic with Hydraulic Braking, 2×11 Speed
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano GRX RX-815 Di2
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano GRX RX-815 Di2 with Built-in Clutch, 34T Max, 11 Speed (the new clutch provides for increased chain tension on rough roads and is important for off-road riding)
  • Crankset: FSA SL-K Modular AGX 386 EVO Carbon 48-32
  • Cassette: Shimano HG 11-32, 11 Speed
  • Brakes: Shimano GRX Hydraulic Flat-Mount Disc Brakes
  • Chain: Shimano HG 11 Speed
  • Saddle: Velo Road Saddle
  • Handlebar: Aerus Wing Carbon Road Bars with Di2 internal cable routing
  • Stem: FSA ACR Alloy Road for Internal Cable Routing
  • Seatpost: Aero Carbon
  • Includes Di2 internal battery within seat post and USB charger
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