The Valence Aluminum delivers refined, long-distance comfort in a sleek package. It delivers unrivalled vibration dampening, while maintaining a stiff pedaling platform for punchy accelerations and a highly responsive ride feel – rewarding the riders who like to get up out of the saddle. Endurance geometry means confidence-inspiring stability and control at high speeds.
Strong, lightweight X6 aluminum frameset with carbon forks. Fatiguing vibrations are dampening by the curved and ovalized seat stays, bent chain stays, thinned seat tube, top tube, and optimized fork blade design.
A slightly upright riding position ensures comfort on long rides. The head angle and rear center length make for stable handling characteristics.
Oversized head tube junction, downtube, BB shell and chain stays deliver lateral stiffness for maximum power transfer as improved handling in tight corners.
Proven Shimano drivetrains with 50/34 chainrings and 11-32T cassettes provide a wide gear range; the 28c tires provide a great balance of comfort and rolling efficiency.
Our GIZMO internal cable routing system keeps out water and debris, prevents any rattling, and allows for easy setup and maintenance.
Traditional caliper brakes deliver reliable and easy-to-service stopping power.