For Sale – from one of the UK’s leading retailers of quality pre-owned stock!
Still waiting on the long drawn out backdated delivery dates on a new bike? Why not consider one of our pre-owned models and get your bike delivered to your door within 4-5 working days, all at a healthy discount to the new price.
A fantastic example of the Basso Astra 105 Carbon Road Bike – 2019.
Fabulous condition throughout – previous owner reported that he’d only ever used it a few times on a turbo and condition reflects that! It looks as new really.
Quality Shimano 105 5800 11 Speed groupset with Basso’s Microtech wheels and finishing kit.
Frame size is 56cm
Best suit rider 5’10” – 6’1″
Frameset only retailed for £2200 new
and the complete bike in this spec would be around the £3K mark (proof of ownership and ID taken), so here is a chance to own a beautifully presented model for a significant discount – it will be even cheaper on our own website.
This is for UK based buyers only, it will not be shipped abroad!
The buyer can reasonably expect to receive the bike within 4-5 working days of payment being received.
The bike is ready to go and nothing needs replacing in the near future. The Basso Astra bike will receive a pre-sale mechanical check from one of our mechanics.
Endurance road is an idea as much as a category. Long miles, ridden hard, up, down, around, all terrain, all conditions. The Basso Astra is a more traditional racing bike than their Diamantes, with a slightly more stable, smoother ride, as well as offering a bit more stack and less reach. If you’re short of WorldTour flexibility, this is a smart choice, as the comfort provided, as well as the efficiency in the system, helps you go faster. This is still very much a race bike. Just one you can slam the stem on, which is a plus for front-end stiffness and steering precision.
The bike, despite the cutting-edge production and shaping, rides very much like a classic Basso. The geometry as well as the tubing shapes and carbon plies work together to result in a bike that helps you feel in control whether sprinting out of a sharp corner or zooming down a steep, straight road.
The frame is made entirely of carbon, with no aluminum reinforcements anywhere. This saves weight, and with Basso, they more than made up the strength by using three types of carbon fiber placed at three different orientations to maximize the strengths of the material. The bulk of the fiber mix is headlined by Torayca High Modulus Carbon Fiber T700-MR60. They’ve even added 3K plies on the inside of the heat tube and bottom bracket juncture to increase stiffness without adding weight.
Several of the frame tubes have been sculpted to slice the wind. They’re slippery, with a bladed head tube and Kamm-tail style downtube, and a slight cutout at the bottom of the seat tube to better shroud the rear wheel and fit larger tires—25-28mm depending on the rim and tire combo.
But the aerodynamics hasn’t been maximized because they wanted to balance out aero with stiffness and compliance. The aero is here to compliment the rest of the ride. That’s why the downtube flares wide to the BB86 bottom bracket, which also helps keep the chainstays as wide as possible, for better lateral bracing still. But these features aren’t at the expense of road compliance. They’ve flattened and bowed the seat stays to take up road vibrations and chatter. And the included seatpost is round, 31.6mm in diameter, because the shape works better at dealing with bump absorption. The top tube is also designed for compliance, starting big in front, and flattening and narrowing as it travels back to the seat cluster.
The bike comes with a 350mm long seatpost possessing 15mm of setback. It also includes a tapered 1 1/8” to 1 ½” headset to match the tapered steerer. They have thrown in a Basso stem and three 5mm Basso stack spacers, which are designed to match the stem and maximize aerodynamics. Whether you’re running mechanical or electronic shifting, the Astra can handle it, with stops and plugs included, allowing you to choose the shifting mode you prefer.
The Basso Astra is a classic road bike built out of carbon-fiber, marrying a classic ride with modern materials.
|Tel 01332 291747|
|Bike Model||Basso Astra 105 Carbon 2019|
|New Price||£3K complete bike in this spec|
|Shifters||Shimano 105 5800 11 Speed|
|Chainset||Shimano 105 5800 50/34T 172.5mm|
|Brakeset||Shimano 105 5800|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano 105 R7000|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano 105 5800 11 Speed|
|Cassette||Shimano 105 5800 11/28T|
|Tyres||Michelin Pro 4 Service Course 25mm|
|Saddle||San Marco Mantra|
|Stem||Basso Alloy 110mm|
|Bars||Microtech Alloy 42cm c-c|
The postage price quoted is for MAINLAND UK only. UK based buyers only.
The bike can also be collected in person from our city centre store by prior arrangement. We have a stock of quality approved used road bikes, triathlon bikes and mountain bikes for sale – please check our eBay listings and Bikeworks Derby website ‘Used Bikes’ section for our latest offerings and super prices.
As a ‘used’ bike, we are happy to offer a 3 month in-house warranty from the date of the sale against manufacturing defects (crash damage and general wear and tear not included).
Questions may be directed to 07949 406775
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