The Kestrel 1000 has been designed for only one thing- speed. It is specifically targeted at those who are looking for a bike to participate in races. The bike comes with a high modulus super-light carbon fibre frame which makes the bike strong yet extremely light. Kestrel EMS Pro full carbon fork does a fine job in absorbing the unexpected bumps and hits from the road. Shimano 105 shifters offer efficient and seamless gear shifting. The bike offers supreme ride quality coupled with precision control and stability. This racing machine offers a fine blend of speed, control and agility with superior cornering ability and it is designed for hardcore riders who are seeking a bike which can make the difference.
The Kestrel RT-1000 is equipped with a 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 20H 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 Tiagra Cassette(12-28t); 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.
Kestrel RT 1000 is a racing machine which has been designed for hardcore riders. It is a top-notch state of the art racing machine and the set of components that has been used to construct the bike shows this. From the carbon fibre frameset and fork to the Shimano 105 shifters, every part of this bike has been carefully and judiciously chosen to make it as fast as possible and the bike delivers well to its promises. The ride quality offered by this bike is surprisingly smooth and the power transfer of this bike is awesome. As you start pedalling it for the first time, you can feel the power and speed. 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.
This bike is for the serious bikers who are looking for a bike 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.