Kestrel Legend Shimano 105 Bicycle

July 13, 2014 0

Kestrel Legend Shimano 105 BicycleThe new Kestrel Legend is another top-notch offering by Kestrel. This bike offers to you a complete package of performance, speed, control and agility. The Kestrel Legend comes with a high-modulus carbon frame which makes the bike light and extremely handy. The carbon fibre fork provides a smooth riding experience with superior control by absorbing the bumps and hits off the road.  Shimano 105 series has a proven track record of performance, excellence and durability and this bike utilizes them to provide smooth, efficient and seamless shifting. The Tektro Dual Pivot brakes offer precision braking with control and stability.  The ride position is extremely comfortable and this bike packs in a powerful punch of speed, control and power. If you are looking for a bicycle to take you to the next level, this one is your perfect choice.


Specifications
The Kestrel Legend comes equipped with  High Modulus 700K and 800K Blended Carbon Fibre Frame and Rear Traingle; Kestrel EMS Pro Full Carbon Fork with 1-1/8 inches  -  1-1/2 inches Tapered Steerer; Oval Concepts 327 Alloy Clincher Wheelset (27 millimetre Rim,20H Front and 24H Rear); Vittoria Zaffiro Pro Slick Tires (700 x 25 C); Oval Concepts 520 Alloy Compact Crankset (50/34T); Oval Concepts  Bottom Bracket (External Threaded with BB30 Adaptor); Shimano 105 Front Derailleur; Shimano 105 Rear Derailleur (10 speed); Shimano 105 STI Shifters; Shimano Cassette(11-25t); KMC x10 Chain (10 speed); Tektro Dual Pivot Brake Set; Shimano 105 Brake Levers; Oval Concepts 310 6061 Alloy Handlebar with Ergonomic Fit; Oval Concepts 313 6061 Alloy 3D-Forged Stem (31.8 millimetre, +- 6 degrees); Oval Concepts 500 Saddle with Cromoly Rails and Kestrel EMS Pro Aero Seatpost.

Review
Kestrel Legend is a has been designed for hardcore riders. It is a premiere state of the art racing machine and the set of components that has been used to construct the bike vouches for the fact. From the carbon fibre frameset and fork to the Shimano 105 shifters, every part of this bike has been carefully chosen to make it as fast as possible and the bike delivers well to its promises. The ride quality offered by this bike is smooth and the power transfer of this bike is awesome.. The ride position is also extremely comfortable.
The Shimano 105 series drivetrain lives up to its reputation and allows seamless and efficient shifting. The Tektro Dual Pivot brakeset performs fantastically and offers precision braking with supreme stability and control.
Kestrel offers a number of bikes which have almost similar specs. This bike, like some of the other offerings (e.g. Kestrel RT 1000) is for the serious bikers who are looking for a bicycle which offers speed coupled with superior performance and comfort and if you are looking for those features, it can be said with certainty that this one will not disappoint you. The bike is a supreme racing machine that could make all the difference in a race and looking at its price tag, it appears to be quite a bargain. Make sure you check out the other offerings by Kestrel in this category to choose the one that suits you the best.

 

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