If you’ve all the time wished a Ridley Noah Fast or Helium SLX however put the price was slightly an excessive amount of, right here’s your likelihood. Previously, these fashions have been solely accessible within the Elite sequence or plainly — the identical model as utilized by the Lotto-Soudal workforce.
As of at this time, the Belgian bike producer is now providing the Noah and Helium on the Essential stage. The Ridley Essential Series goals for a similar trip high quality and stiffness because the Elite sequence, however with a slight weight enhance due to a modified carbon lay-up.
The aim for Ridleys Essential Series is to provide comparable rider expertise and know-how of the Elite sequence at a lesser price.
Noah Essential Series
The Noah takes fairly a number of cues from its aero brother, the Noah Fast. The Noah Essential Series carries over most, if not the entire Noah Fast aero options like; F-Surface Plus which sculpts the body, F-Steerer which hides all of the cables by the steerer, F-Wings to streamline turbulent air close to the hubs, and the tremendous cool one-piece built-in Noah Fast aero handlebars.
Ridley Noah Essential Series Geometry
The geometry for the Ridley Noah is identical because the Ridley Noah Fast and will likely be accessible in XXS-XL.
Noah construct choices
The Noah and the Helium will likely be accessible in three totally different construct choices; SRAM Rival AXS, Shimano Ultegra 2×11, and Shimano 105 2×11.
The parts mirror the assorted ranges, with deep carbon wheels for the SRAM Rival AXS providing and Shimano RS171 for the Shimano 105. Keeping the Essential Series bikes reasonably priced and sensible.
The Ridley Noah will likely be accessible in two colours; Deep darkish blue and silver, with a beginning price of $4,100.
Helium Essential Series
The Ridley Helium, just like the Helium SLX, receives the identical conventional spherical tube shapes and slim seat stays.
The Essential model carries over a number of the aero stylings of the SLX, just like the F-Steerer (which permits cables to run inside) and dropped seat stays to clean out the roads.
A standout characteristic for the Helium SLX is the burden. The Essential Series model stays shut to dwelling, coming in with a sub-1000g body.
Ridley Helium Essential Series Geometry
The geometry for the Ridley Helium is identical because the Ridley Helium SLX and will likely be accessible in XXS-XL.
Helium construct choices
The Ridley Helium, just like the Noah, will likely be accessible in three totally different construct choices; SRAM Rival AXS, Shimano Ultegra 2×11, and Shimano 105 2×11.
The Ridley Noah will likely be accessible in two colours, Pearl Merlot and Black/Belgian Blue, with a beginning price of $3,600.
Both fashions can even be accessible within the Ridley Configurator, the place you may modify design, colours, or specs to create your distinctive dream bike.
For extra data and buying particulars try, Ridley-bikes.com