In the market for a new road bike? Check out today's post on the Felt Z5 and become a member of the Felt Mafia! The Z5 is equipped with Shimano 105 level components and a Mavic wheelset. It is a very solid road bike that would serve you well for many seasons of racing without the need for upgrading.
Let's see what Felt has to say about their Z5:
With a UHC Performance carbon fiber frame and fork, plus a comfortable mix of performance componentry including a Shimano 105 drivetrain, Felt hubs and Mavic rims, the Z5 is an incredibly versatile all-around performer. Stiff enough to accelerate instantly, compliant enough to take the edge off during longer rides.
Weight: 18.15lbs | 8.25kg *based on 56cm frame size
Frame: Felt Endurance Road UHC Performance MMC carbon fiber w/ 3KP weave, machined threaded aluminum BB shell, external cable routing, forged aluminum dropouts & replaceable derailleur hanger
Fork: Felt UHC Performance fork, carbon fiber steerer tube, crown, blades, & forged aluminum dropouts, 461g
Headset: FSA 1.125"" integrated, w/ aluminum 25mm conical spacer, 2 X 10mm aluminum headset spacers, 1 x 5mm aluminum headset spacer, Felt VA aluminum top cap & 7075 anodized aluminum bolt
Stem: Felt VA 6061 aluminum 3D forged +/-16° or +/-4° rise, Ø31.8mm bar clamp, custom eccentric variable angle adjustable shim, 173g; 51cm=80mm, 54cm=90mm, 56cm=100mm, 58cm=110mm, 61cm=110mm
Handlebar: Felt VS 6061 aluminum w/ Felt Variable Shape ergonomic drop, Ø31.8mm, 51cm=400mm, 54cm-56cm=420mm, 58cm-61cm=440mm
Grips: Felt gel tape w/ Felt logos
Bar Ends: Felt bubble-tech ""F Wing"" icon end plugs
Shifters: Shimano 105 STI
Front Derailleur: Shimano 105 braze-on
Rear Derailleur: Shimano 105 SS short cage
Crankset: Shimano 105 Compact, 50/34T; 51cm=170mm, 54cm-56cm=172.5mm, 58cm-61cm=175mm
Bottom Bracket: Shimano Hollowtech-II
Chain: Shimano 10 speed
Freewheel: Shimano 12-30T
Brake Levers: Shimano 105 STI
Brakes: Shimano R561 Super SLR dual pivot w/ cartridge brake pads
Cables: Felt Slick brake & derailleur
Saddle: Felt VS road saddle w/ nylon injection molded base, superlight multi-density foam, embossed cover, & hollow Cr-Mo rails
Seat Post: Felt UHC Performance carbon fiber post, forged aluminum head, lightweight twin side clamp bolt design, Ø27.2mm, 330mm
Seat Post Clamp: Ø30.6 6061 forged aluminum, Cr-Mo 5mm x 0.8mm bolt, stainless steel nut-bar, 21g
Rims: MAVIC CXP-22S aluminum w/ machined UB Control braking surface & wear indicator laced 32H front, 32H rear
Front Hub: Felt premium sealed bearing forged aluminum w/ Felt quick release, 32H
Rear Hub: Felt premium sealed bearing forged Shimano 9/10 speed compatible freehub w/ Felt quick release, 32H
Spokes: Swiss stainless steel laced radial front, 3x rear w/ aluminum nipples
Tires: Vittoria Zaffiro Pro Slick, 700c x 25c
We have a few 2012's in stock and 1 2011 left over as well.
Tom's Sale Price: 2012 - $1,999.00 Size 51, 54, 58
Tom's Sale Price: 2011 - $1,899.00 Size 58
Come in the shop and mention the blog post and pick up the 2012 for $1,900 and if the 2011 fits you that will run $1,800.00. Remember you must mention this blog post and sale price is for in-stock merchandise only. We have 2013 coming in so if we don't have your size in either of the 2011 or 2012 we will definitely have it with the 2013 model.