Road Plus. The Revel 650b maintains the true road geometry of our disc enabled steel adventure road lineup, with the added benefit of WTB Byway Comp Road Plus 650b x 47c tires! From group rides, to weekend touring adventures, smooth the ride while keeping the speed on the road less traveled.
The Revel comes equipped with a 2X adventure drivetrain with an FSA Adventure Crankset with 30/46T rings, with an 11/32T cassette for versatile gearing that can take you anywhere, working equally well on and off road.
Road Plus adds versatility, safety and comfort opening up the ability to explore new destinations. Anything from smooth fast road rides, More adventurous road tours, long gravel adventures or dirt track touring.
Who is the Revel for ?
Road Plus, Gravel, Touring, Bike-Packing
For the person - who wants a road bike that is way more versatile and stronger than any road bike, something that is definitely NOT light duty. New routes may include gravel routes, forrest roads, rough shoulders, unmaintained bike 'paths', exposed train or tram tracks, or a tour to the wilderness, where roads may not suit a typical road bike.
The Revel is Road PLUS. For the Mixed terrain adventure seeker, long-distance gravel rider, cross-country tourer, daily year-round commuter, gravel fondo riders. The Revel is for Year round cyclists looking for a bike that will not hold them back. The Revel works for; fitness, bike-packing, short or long touring, and even for all weather commuting.
Key Features and Specs :
Frame : 6061 Butted Aluminum
Fork : 4130 Chromo Steel
Brakes : Hayes CX Mech Disc
Tires : WTB Byway 650b x 47c
Derailleurs : Shimano Claris Shifters, Claris Front & Rear Derailleur
Drivetrain : FSA Vera Pro Adventure 46/30T Crankset, Claris 8 Speed 11-32T Cassette
With on or off road adventure in mind.
The Romulus comes with 650 x 47c WTB Byway with a File tread on the edges for better off road control, with a slick centre for the pavement portion.
650b high volume tires let you tackle any terrain, inspire confidence no matter the road condition. And yet they are fast, the 47c tires give up nothing in terms of rolling resistance yet add incredible amounts of traction and improve puncture resistance. The extra volume adds generous customizability in using adjusted air pressures for your riding styles.
The 6061 Aluminum frame combined with a steel fork are built for maximum strength and ride quality while reducing weight and cost. The frame will accommodate 42-50c in a 650b wheel, or 32-37c with 700c wheels. These Road PLUS bikes fits perfectly for performance seeking adventurers who love smooth, fast steel as much as they crave asphalt, gravel & dirt.
Adventure driven drivetrain
Shimano redesigned Claris drivetrain provides reliable and precise shifting as well as good looks ! The new Claris brake lever hoods have a nice ergonomic design and feel for long distance comfort.
Hayes Mechanical disc brakes provide easy, safe and strong stopping power, on the road or on the dirt in any condition, wet or dry.
The go anywhere adventure drivetrain with an FSA Adventure Crankset with 30/46T rings, with an 11/32T cassette gives you a 1:1 gear ratio and a wide range of gearing that works just as well on the open highway as it does on the long gravel climbs even fully loaded with gear.