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Men’s national road champs podium bike on sale at big discount

Posted on: November 28th, 2017

Chris McGlinchey Vitus Vitesse Evo Team

The bike carried Chris McGlinchey to a medal in the elite road race at the National Road Championships in Wexford in July. It’s now being offered for sale at a hefty discount despite having been used for a matter of months earlier this year.

 

Chris McGlinchey Vitus Vitesse Evo Team discounted sale

 

Having ridden to silver in the elite men’s race at the National Road Championships back in July, Chris McGlinchey is selling the bike he used on the day.

The former top downhill rider turned road international was 2nd in Wexford to Ryan Mullen.



It was a terrific championships for Mullen of course, as he took both the TT and road crowns.

But McGlinchey’s silver was a triumph for him; the domestic amateur riding out of his socks on the day.

Now his 2017 Vitus Vitesse Evo Team 56cm race bike – with carbon wheels and Dura Ace – is up for sale.

It would retailed new at just over £3,000 but is being offered for sale at £1,200.

It has just been fitted with a new Ultegra 6800 Chainset and new Dura Ace 9100 rear derailleur.

 

Chris McGlinchey Vitus Vitesse Evo Team

Chris McGlinchey, leading, on the attack at the champs just ahead of Nicolas Roche.

 

You can have a look at the bike on eBay by following this link.

And the rest of the specifications and more photos are below.

  • Frame: High-modulus T700 HM-UD carbon – 56cm
  • Forks: High-modulus T700 HM-UD carbon with tapered carbon steerer
  • Brake/Shift Levers: Shimano Dura Ace 9000
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano Dura Ace 9000, braze on
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Dura Ace 9100
  • Brakes: Ultegra 6800
  • Chainset: Brand New Ultegra 6800 11sp 172.5mm 53,39t
  • Handlebars: FSA SL-K compact, 125mm Drop, 80mm Reach
  • Headset: FSA Orbit C-40-ACB (No. 42/ACB) integrated, 1.1/8″ – 1.5″
  • Stem: FSA SL-K, +/- 6 degree rise
  • Saddle: PROLOGO Scratch 2
  • Seatpost: FSA SL-K, UD carbon shaft with bonded alloy head, 20mm offset, 27.2mm x 350mm, Di2 compatible
  • Seatclamp: Vitus bolt
  • Wheelset: Prime RP-35 Carbon Tubular Road Wheelset as pictured, with continental competition 25mm tubular tyres and Ultegra 11-28t cassette

Some of the pictures show FSA Chainset, but it will come with Shimano Ultegra as in description.

 

Chris McGlinchey Vitus Vitesse Evo Team

Chris McGlinchey Vitus Vitesse Evo Team

Chris McGlinchey Vitus Vitesse Evo Team

Chris McGlinchey Vitus Vitesse Evo Team

Chris McGlinchey Vitus Vitesse Evo Team

 

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