The insanely aero Ribble Ultra SLR road bike makes its UCI racing debut

The Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling Team (RWPC) introduced they might be racing on Ribble’s amazingly aerodynamic Ultra SL R Team Edition throughout the 2022 season. The Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling Team is a UCI Continental squad and can race an entire home program and different UCI race alternatives. The crew welcomes eight new faces for the 2022 season, together with the Tanfield brothers, who look to realize success underneath the Ribble Weldtite flag.


The Ribble Ultra SL R stands out from the pack in just a few methods, particularly with its distinctive one-piece bar/stem combo.

The Ribble Weldtite Pro Cycling Team has it lined so far as gear. The crew has the complete Ribble catalog, spanning aero bikes, endurance, and time trial machines. The gear crew at Ribble Weldtite has narrowed down the choice to one of the best that Ribble has to supply and leaning into its latest aero providing, the Ribble Ultra SL R.

Ribble Weldtite Ultra SL R Team bike stem detail

The Ribble Ultra SL R is an aerodynamically optimized and absolutely UCI-approved machine, launched final August with massive aerodynamic claims and wind tunnel knowledge to again it up. The new crew bikes will function a customized paint scheme that includes a Midnight Ink, Fresh Mandarin, and Alpine White palette with a metallic end.

Ribble Weldtite Ultra SL R Team bike bars front

You’re in luck for those who’re trying to snag a crew version colorway frameset or bike. The crew at Ribble is releasing a choose variety of bikes within the RWPC paint scheme, together with Ultra SL, Ultra SLR, Ultra Tri, Endurance SL, Endurance SL Disc, Endurance SL R, Endurance SL R Disc, Endurance SL e, and Ultra TT frameset.

Ribble Weldtite Ultra SL R Team bike upgraded rear mech

The Ribble Weldtite Team will experience Nova Ride OSPW oversize jockey wheels searching for even quicker using

“As a British team, we are really excited by the return to a full domestic program. The Tour Series is a major objective for the team, as defending champions. The British National Championships remain a key goal, especially following the team’s success there in 2021. September sees the team return to the Tour of Britain which will be the pinnacle event of our season. Throughout the year we will continue to compliment the domestic program with key races across Europe” — Tom Timothy Ribble Weldtite supervisor.

Ribble Weldtite Ultra SL R Team bike bars top

The Ultra SL R bar/stem might look totally different but it surely’s very environment friendly within the wind and crafted for consolation.

Before flying out to Calpe for pre-season coaching, the crew was introduced with their new race machines at Ribble’s flagship showroom in Clitheroe. RWPC shall be racing on Ribble’s Ultra SL R, Endurance SL R, and Ultra TT fashions all through the 2022 season, beginning with the UCI Europe Tour at Dorpenomloop Rucphen (UCI 1.2) within the Netherlands on the thirteenth of March.

Ribble Weldtite Ultra SL R Team bike front disc

Andy Smallwood, Ribble Cycles CEO, says: “The team had me on the edge of my seat in 2021 with some amazing performances in the UK and abroad – and 2022 is set to be an even more exciting year. The combination of Ribble’s R&D and a stronger than ever rider lineup sees our Ultra SL R being raced by the leading British-based team on the world stage. Our involvement with RWPC allows us to gain essential product feedback and insights into real-world racing conditions and will inform our R&D as we continue to develop and innovate in the creation of world-class racing machines. The distinctive aerodynamically optimized lines and new colorway will help the team really stand out from the pro peloton”.

Ribble Weldtite Ultra SL R Team bike back

Ribble Weldtite Ultra SL R Team Edition bike spec.

  • Frameset: Ribble Ultra SL R
  • Bar/stem: Ribble Ultra handlebars
  • Components: Shimano Ultegra Di2 groupset
  • Wheels: Mavic SL R 65 / SL R 45 wheels
  • Tires: Continental GP5000 tubeless
  • Upgrades: Nova Ride OSPW oversize jockey wheel
  • Weight: 7.8kg (17lbs.)

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