TALON X SHIMANO 105 TRI

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$1699

The Talon X is constructed using our highest grade 800K ultra high-modulus carbon fiber for a light, but incredibly strong platform. Shimano's 105 drivetrain is matched to Oval Concepts 327 wheels providing lightweight performance. Each frame size has unique tube lengths, diameters, shapes, and carbon layups to produce the best possible ride quality for every size rider.

  • BLACK
  • 19.05 lbs / 8.65 kg

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Aerodynamic

The new Talon X with integrated fork and all new shaping cheats the wind.

Reversible seatpost

The Talon X seatpost is reversible to allow either road or triathlon positioning

Shaped Seatstays

Shaped seat stays provide reduced road vibration for enhanced ride quality

Specifications

Details

Color(s)BLACK
Weight19.05 lbs / 8.65 kg

Frameset

Sizes48cm, 52cm, 55cm, 57cm, 60cm
FrameKestrel Super Light (KSL) 800K high-modulus carbon fiber, PF30 BB
ForkKSL Carbon, 1 1/8" - 1 1/2" tapered carbon steerer

Wheels

WheelsetOval Concepts 327, 700c 20/24H rims
TiresVittoria Zaffiro Pro, 700 x 25c, folding

Drivetrain

CranksetOval 300, 50/34T
Bottom BracketPraxis PF30 Conversion
Front DerailleurShimano 105, braze-on
Rear DerailleurShimano 105, 11-speed
ShiftersMicroshift BS-A11 bar-end, 11-speed
CassetteSunRace, 11-28T, 11-speed
ChainKMC X11 w/MissingLink, 11-speed

Components

PedalsN/A
Brake LeversOval Concepts 701, forged alloy lever
HeadsetFSA integrated 1 1/8" top, 1 1/2" bottom
HandlebarOval Concepts 750 6061 alloy base bar, Oval Concepts 750 6061 alloy clip-on
StemOval Concepts 313, 3D-forged 6061 stem body, +/-7°
SaddleOval Concepts 344, Steel rail

Geometry

Rider Height Size*
5'3"-5'5" 160cm-165cm
XS
5'5"-5'7" 165cm-170cm
S
5'7"-5'9" 170cm-175cm
M
5'9"-5'11" 175cm-180cm
L
5' 11'- 6'2" 180cm-188cm
XL

*Kestrel's Size Guide shows suggested sizes. For the most accurate sizing please visit your local authorized Kestrel retailer for a bike fit and a test ride.

XS (48cm) S (52cm) M (55cm) L (57cm) XL (60cm)
A Seat Tube Center To Center 480 520 550 570 600
B Seat Tube Effective 508 525 556 576 600
C Top Tube Center to Center 510 533 555 570 595
D Head Tube Length 103 115 142 162 189
E Seat Tube Angle 75.7° 74.5° 74° 73° 72.5°
G Headtube Angle 72.4 73 73.2 73.5 74
H Chainstay Length 410 410 410 410 410
I Wheelbase 975 986 989 993 1012
J Bottom Bracket Drop 69 68 68 68 68
K Fork Offset 52 52 43 43 43
L Trail 54 50 59 57 54
M Stack 507 520 548 568 593
N Reach 378 391 395 395 409
O Standover 760 780 808 830 850
Stem 80 80 90 100 100
Handlebar Width 420 420 420 420 420
Crank 170 170 172.5 175 175
Wheel Size 700c 700c 700c 700c 700c
Seat Post Diameter N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
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