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Carrera Virtuoso Road Bike - 51, 54cm Frames

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  • Description
    • Carrera Virtuoso Road Bike

      Fly down roads at speed and lap up the miles with the Carrera Virtuoso Road Bike. Its light aluminium frame matched with hi-tensile steel forks ensure the Virtuoso is both responsive and comfortable, while its 16 speed Shimano Claris gearing makes building up speed an absolute piece of cake. Topped off with Tektro R312 Caliper brakes to control your speed and Kenda tyres, the Virtuoso is perfect for any aspiring road cyclist!

      • Frame: Stiff but light aluminium frame means you convert more of your power into speed
      • Forks: Hi-tensile steel fork for extra strength and control
      • Gears: 16 Speed Shimano Claris gears, more precise and lighter weight
      • Brakes: Tektro R312 Caliper brake for controlled stopping in all conditions
      • Wheels: Narrow 700c double wall aluminium wheels for the fastest speed on tarmac

      Carrera Virtuoso Road Bike Extra Info

      • FREE build
      • Unlimited lifetime safety checks
      • Lifetime guarantee on frames and rigid forks*
      • Leisure Cable Cyclecare available

      *Please see our T&C's here

      Click here to find out more about the Carrera range

      Size Guide

      Height (Inch) Height (cm) Frame Size
      5' 3" - 5' 9" 162 - 177 51cm
      5' 8" - 6' 2" 175 - 183 54cm
  • Specification
    • Approximate Weight (KG): 11kg
      Brake Type: Dual Pivot Caliper Brakes
      Forks: Hi-tensile Steel
      Frame Material: Alloy
      Gender: Mens
      Number of Gears: 16
      Pedals Included: Yes
      Suspension: Rigid
      Wheel Size: 700C
      Bottom Bracket: Sealed Square Taper
      Cassette/Freewheel: Shimano HG50 11-28T 8 Speed
      Chain: KMC-Z72 8 speed
      Chainset: Prowheel 50/34Tooth
      Front Brake: Tektro R312 Caliper brake
      Front Hub: KT Alloy
      Front Mech: Shimano Claris
      Gear Shifters: Shimano Claris 2x8
      Geometry: Road
      Grips: Cork Tape
      Handlebar Type: Dropped
      Handlebars: Carrera Alloy
      Headset: FSA NO.10 Semi Intergrated
      Pedals: Vp Plastic Road
      Quick Release Front Wheel: Yes
      Quick Release Rear Wheel: Yes
      Rear Brake: Tektro R312 Caliper brake
      Rear Hub: KT Alloy
      Rear Mech: Shimano Claris
      Rims: Carrera Double Wall
      Saddle: Carrera Road
      Seatpost: Carrera Alloy
      Stem: Carrera Alloy 100mm
      Type: Road Bikes
      Tyre Size: 700 x 25c
      Tyres: Kenda K1018
  • Reviews
    • Carrera Virtuoso Road Bike - 51, 54cm Frames is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 71.
      Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT FIRST TIMER! Bought mine mid July 2018 been using it almost every work day (5 days a week) for 5.5 mile each way to and from work, superb value for money and an absolute joy to sail past my work colleagues on their hybrid and mountain bikes, had to take mine back the day after purchase and have the gears adjusted due to them acting different when you actually pedal on it as oppose to them having it on a rack. Its alot of bike for the price 100% NO REGRETS!!
      Date published: 2018-09-20
      Rated 5 out of 5 by from 400 miles in a week without a hiccup Bought one of these for my18 year old son who has so far been on three rides: 10 miles to try it, 40 miles test ride with luggage on cheap Aldi rack and then 400 miles with same luggage from the north of England to southern Germany via the Newcastle to Amsterdam ferry. I oiled the chain and pumped up the tyres before the 400 mile journey, arrived in Germany without any further attention or issues. The bike is now back home and all it needs is a clean.
      Date published: 2018-08-03
      Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing bike Amazing bike, got this bike couple days ago only thing I would change about it is the frame size and seat I got the 54 frame as I’m short person 54 frame is a bit big but it’s okay if your 5’3
      Date published: 2018-05-26
      Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent First Road Bike I have had a Boardman hybrid bike for sometime and wanted to try a road bike but didn't want to spend too much money incase I didn't like the riding position. I spend months researching different manufactures and comparing to the spec against my hybrid bike. I saw this bike in Halfords and tried it for size which looked perfect. First time out was a 40 mile charity cycle ride and totally love the bike,wish I had got one years ago.
      Date published: 2018-05-14
      Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's a good 'un For the money, you really can't go wrong. Built mine myself and the gears required no fine tuning out of the box, which is a first. I was looking for a commuter so didn't want or need carbon forks, sora running gear etc. This is nice and sturdy (but light) and gets down the road with little fuss. Performance wise, I can't tell the difference between this and my Giant Defy (£400+). I've fitted full length SKS mudguards and flipped the stem for a slightly better view of the road and SMIDSY's. The stock kenda tyres are trash and were replaced with Vittoria Zaffiro's and I fitted SPD pedals as the ones fitted are only "get you home" quality. Still not particularly keen on the paint scheme (reminds me of a Mars bar wrapper!) but makes it look less flash for tea leaves and is more practical than the more usual white I go for.
      Date published: 2018-05-08
      Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great looking bike Grest product would highly recommend to anyone who is novice or expert.
      Date published: 2018-05-03
      Rated 5 out of 5 by from 3000 mile review I am posting this very honestly and I hope it helps 3000 miles since July last year and I'm still happy with my virtuoso. Replaced pedal virtually straight away with red flats off Amazon - the original ones with toe clips are awful Replaced original Kendall tyres with Marathon Plus at 1700 miles as wall had perished. Replaced BB with Shimano at 2000 miles under warranty Replaced original chain with Clarks at 2000 miles due to stretch and I'm going to put Shimano HG chain on anytime now as well as new sprockets Rear hub has a little play but a quick service will sort that out. All in all, for a 2x8 Claris and 11kg this is a GREAT bike - especially when it drops well below £300 as it regularly does. Do not hesitate to buy this bike - I am happy doing 5000 miles in a year on this and replacing the wear and tear items
      Date published: 2018-04-29
      Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Bike I needed to upgrade my ancient racer for something more modern when I decided to do a triathlon in middle age after a long gap. Although I have cycled occasionally throughout my life, it was my first new cycle bought for purpose, and I didn't have unlimited funds. This cycle is comfortable, fast and light, and is exceptional value for money. It is making my cycle rides a pleasure and if not effortless then much easier.
      Date published: 2018-04-27
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