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Aethos Sw Di2

Aethos Sw Di2

Description

For once, we’re not in it to win. With Aethos, we stopped worrying about winning, or the way things are supposed to be done, and instead chased the greatest expression of ride quality ever made. Well, we did it, and in staying true to keeping that promise, we broke every design, ride, and race rule along the way. And we’re not sorry. Aethos: Break the Rules.

Top off the world’s lightest frame with Shimano’s legendary Dura-Ace Di2 groupset and Roval’s featherweight Alpinist wheels and you’re left with a perfectly balanced, top-tier ride that delivers everything in the name of performance.

  • A featherweight frame is useless without confidence-inspiring ride characteristics, which is why we’ve developed the Aethos to have the perfect balance of front and rear stiffness combined with exceptional ride quality. By studying the flexing and breathing of carbon fiber, we were able to discover groundbreaking findings about how forces flow through frames. Just a few pedal strokes and you’ll realize this sublime ride sets a new standard.
  • Every detail, from the derailleur hangers to the fork expander plug have been designed with style, weight, and durability in mind. We’ve also spec’d it with Roval’s all-new Alpinist carbon seatpost and wheels, further saving weight and improving ride characteristics. Everything in pursuit for the perfect ride.
  • The Aethos frame has been designed with the perfect combination of ultimate ride feel, light weight, and style—from accelerating up steep pitches and descending technical descents, to all-day saddle comfort on even the longest coffee rides, the Aethos hits the mark. But how, you ask? By reinventing the traditional road shape found on bikes of the past, we’ve subtly altered these shapes to deliver massive gains in stiffness and balance, all without affecting weight or durability. Pair that with an entirely-new layup and process that we’ve perfected over multiple decades and you have the lightest frame out there (585 grams, S-Works, size 56cm). The Aethos is more than just a new bike, it’s the first of a new breed.

Specifications

Front Wheel Roval Alpinist CLX, 21mm internal width carbon rim, 33mm depth, Win Tunnel Engineered, Roval AFD hub, 21h, DT Swiss Aerolite spokes
Rear Wheel Roval Alpinist CLX, 21mm internal width carbon rim, 33mm depth, Win Tunnel Engineered, Roval AFD hub, 24h, DT Swiss Aerolite spokes
Front Tire Turbo Cotton, 320 TPI, 700x26mm
Rear Tire Turbo Cotton, 320 TPI, 700x26mm
Inner Tubes Turbo Ultralight, 48mm Presta valve
Frame S-Works Aethos FACT 12r Carbon, Rider First Engineered™, Threaded BB, Electronic cable routing only, 12x142mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
Fork S-Works FACT Carbon, 12x100mm thru-axle, flat-mount disc
Handlebars S-Works Short & Shallow
Stem S-Works SL, alloy, titanium bolts, 6-degree rise
Tape Supacaz Super Sticky Kush
Saddle Body Geometry S-Works Power, Carbon Fiber Rails, Carbon Fiber Base
Seatpost Roval Alpinist Carbon Seatpost
Seat Binder Specialized Alloy, 30.0mm, titanium bolt
Front Brake Shimano Dura-Ace R9170, hydraulic disc
Rear Brake Shimano Dura-Ace R9170, hydraulic disc
Shift Levers Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 Disc R9170
Front Derailleur Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 R9150, braze-on
Rear Derailleur Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 R9150, 11-speed
Crankset Shimano Dura-Ace R9100, HollowTech 2, 11-speed, Dual-sided Powermeter, 52/36T
Chain Shimano Dura-Ace, 11-speed
Satin Carbon/Red Gold Chameleon/Bronze Foil $12,500
Flake Silver/Red Gold Chameleon Tint/Brushed Chrome $12,500

Geometry

49 52 54 56 58 61
Stack 514 527 544 565 591 612
Reach 375 380 384 395 402 408
Head Tube Length 109 120 137 157 184 204
Head Tube Angle 71.75 72.5 73 73.5 73.5 74
BB Height 266 266 268 268 268 268
BB Drop 74 74 72 72 72 72
Trail 63 58 58 55 55 52
Fork Length, Full 369 369 369 369 369 369
Fork Rake/Offset 47 47 44 44 44 44
Front Center 574 577 579 591 606 613
Chainstay Length 410 410 410 410 410 410
Wheelbase 973 975 978 991 1005 1012
Top Tube Length, Horizontal 508 531 540 562 577 595
Bike Standover Height 705 728 748 769 796 824
Seat Tube Length 431 462 481 504 532 567
Seat Tube Angle 75.5 74 74 73.5 73.5 73