Meet the FR. There’s a reason it’s our flagship race bike. Actually, there are dozens of reasons. But here’s all you need to know: If you’re looking for the best-handling, fastest-climbing, smoothest-riding road racing bike in the world, you’ve found it.
BUY IT IF:
You’re looking for a road racing bike that can climb like an angel, descend like a beast, and sprint like Usain Bolt.
DON’T BUY IT IF:
You long for the classic feel of mechanical shifting. In which case, we’ve got you covered with both a Shimano Ultegra- and a Shimano 105-equipped model. Or, perhaps you want to save every gram of weight at the expense of a few extra dollars. If so, check out the no-holds-barred FR FRD | Ultimate model.
Advanced-level frameset with TeXtreme carbon
Clearance for up to 28mm tires
Electronic shifting and disc brakes
UPGRADES OVER FR | ADVANCED | ULTEGRA:
Shimano Ultegra Di2 Electronic Shifters and Derailleurs
Shimano Ultegra R8000 Crankset