The Nashbar Carbon is a full carbon monocoque road bike which is all ready to set the roads ablaze with its sexy looks and lightening fast pace. It comes with a carbon frameset with a full carbon fork which makes the bike extremely light Shimano Tiagra front derailleur and Shimano 105 rear derailleur make shifting fast and seamless. The bike comes with Tektro R520 dual pivot brakes which provide ample braking force and offer superior stability and control. The full carbon fork efficiently absorbs the hits and bumps off the road and offers awe-inspiring ride quality. The seatpost, stem and saddle are made of alloy and offer strength and durability. The saddle is extremely comfortable and offers superior comfort. This bike offers a complete package of speed, style and comfort at an unrivalled price and if you are looking for a full carbon bicycle within a small budget that offers speed, performance, durability and style, this one is your perfect option.
The Nashbar Carbon Comes with a Monocoque Carbon Frame; Full Carbon Fork with 1-1/8th Carbon Steerer; 1 1/8th Headset; Compact CNC Rings (2 –piece, 50/34T); FSA MegaExo Bottom Bracket; Shimano ST 4600 Tiagra Shifters; Shimano Tiagra Levers; AL6061- T6 Handlebar; Al-6061 Cold Forged Stem (28.6 millimetre); Shimano FD 4600 Tiagra Front Derailleur; Shimano RD-5700 105 10 speed Rear Derailleur; Shimano CS-5700, 105 Cassette (10-speed, 12-25t); Tektro R520 Dual Pivot Brakes; Shimano R500 Wheelset; Vittoria Rubino Pro Tires (700×23); 6061 T6 Alloy Seatpost (31.6 x 300 millimetre) Seatpost; Velo Saddle with Chromoly Seapost; KMC DX10 SC Chain and Velo Gel Grips.
If you are a looking for full carbon bike and have a budget to deal with, the Nashbar Carbon can be a great choice for you. The bike comes with a carbon frameset and a full carbon fork. It is extremely light and as a result, handling the bike is quite easy. The fork does a good enough job in absorbing the hits and bumps off the road and provides smooth ride quality coupled with fun and comfort.
The bike uses Shimano components for gearing and they do a fairly good job; shifting is quite smooth and seamless. The Tektro brakes provide ample power to stop the bike in time. The bike does not ship with pedals and that is one of the downsides of this bike. Keep that in mind while shopping for this one. The wheel quality is pretty good and the saddle also is quite comfortable.
It is capable of clocking fairly high speeds and the ride quality being extremely smooth and comfortable, this can also be used as a commuter. The bike performs well on all fronts and offers to you a complete package of speed, durability and endurance. If you want to switch to carbon bikes without much investment, this one can be the ideal choice.