Introducing The Ribble CGR Titanium Gravel Bike

Introducing The Ribble CGR Titanium Gravel Bike

Ribble CGR Titanium Gravel Bike is one gravel bike with titanium base material that you will love. It has Shimano GRX technology and uses a 650B wheel. The wheel width is 47mm and has rock and impact protection.

This Gravel bike is made of titanium which has a sports body. This CGR is a gravel bike that is very smooth and can withstand all the harsh impacts of rock.

The titanium frame on this CGR is the best and is very slim. Wherever you use this gravel bike, whether, on extreme roads or highways, you can safely ride.

You can use a control gravel bike that has been very well designed to ride on various types of roads.

FOR THE PERFECT ADVENTURE

The CGR Ti is a highly versatile machine that is designed to do it all, a bike that excels when the ride heads off-road yet is fast enough to keep pace with the pack when dirt meets tarmac. 

This gravel grinding build is specifically equipped with high-quality components that boost its off-road credentials. 

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Shimano’s GRX 1x drivetrain is the ideal choice to complement the premium ride feel of a Titanium frame, designed to cope with the unique demands of off-road riding GRX sets a new benchmark for all-terrain comfort, performance and versatility. 

No matter the surface, no matter the terrain a combination of Mavic’s Allroad SL tubeless-ready, gravel wheelset matched with WTB Byway tyres offers a plush ride feel and ample traction to help you stay more comfortable and in control. 1

SPECIFICATIONS

Groupset

Shimano GRX RX810 was designed with one thing in mind, gravel. GRX features off-road optimised ergonomics for improved control over bumpy surfaces. A gravel optimised gear range provides ample assistance to help conquer any mixture of terrain and surfaces and powerful GRX hydraulic disc brakes provide total braking confidence.

Shimano GRX RX810 1×11 Speed.
Shifters – Shimano GRX RX810 Hydraulic Disc.
Brakes – Shimano GRX RX810 Flat Mount Hydraulic.
Chainset – Shimano GRX RX810,1×11, 42T.
Bottom Bracket – Shimano BB-R60 Threaded BSA .
Cassette – Shimano XT M8000 11-42T.
Chain – KMC X11 with MissingLink.
Rotors – Shimano RT800 Centrelock 160mm.
Rear Derailleur – Shimano GRX RX812 Shadow RD+.

Wheelset

Mavic’s Allroad SL 650b wheelset are extremely rugged and in conjunction with WTB Byway 650b tyres provide incredible comfort and traction over varied surfaces. With a smooth central tread and diamond shaped knobs on the shoulders, the Byway tyres ride with impressive efficiency on tarmac, hardpack, gravel or dirt.

Wheels – Mavic Allroad SL Disc 650B, 12x100F/12x142R Thru-Axles.
Tyres – WTB Byway Road TCS Plus, 650Bx47, Tan Wall.

Frameset

Titanium is a material that can be guaranteed for life. Back to the reason why titanium can be chosen as a gravel bike is because it will not corrode.

Titanium is an extremely strong, fatigue-resistant, and impact-resistant material. So the shape of this titanium gravel bike is of course very slim and elegant.

Frame – 3AL/2.5V Titanium, Triple-Butted, Seamless Weld.
Forks – CGR Ti Disc, Full Carbon, Tapered Steerer.
Headset – LEVEL 44, a choice of anodised colours is available in BikeBuilder.

Finishing Kit

The finishing kit consists of Level Flared alloy bars for more control when riding off-road with a lightweight Level 2 stem and Level 2 UD carbon seatpost. Providing additional comfort through the contact points are a Fiizik Aliante R5 saddle and Level embossed handlebar tape.

Bars – LEVEL Flared Alloy, Black.
Stem – LEVEL 2 3D-Forged, 6061 Alloy, Black.
Bar Tape – LEVEL Embossed, Black.
Seatpost – LEVEL 2 Carbon/Alloy, 27.2mm, 350mm.
Saddle – Fizik Antares R5 Kium Rail, Black.

This longterm gravel build has been bubbling away for a while now with parts being stockpiled in the office. Now I, Rachael, have my own adventure build complete, I’ve matched a Ribble CGR Ti frame to a Shimano GRX RX600 groupset.

Ribble CGR Titanium Gravel Review

The Ribble CGR Ti provides the gliding ride that is expected from titanium resulting in a luxurious-feeling and looking machine that’s fast and engaged enough to double up as both a road- and off-road option 2

Pros

  • Beautiful glide ride
  • Responsive ‘relaxed road’ handling
  • Sweet detailing
  • Corrosion and scratch-proof finish
  • Rack and guard mounts
  • Grippy 650b tyres

Cons

  • Narrow bar

Video Ribble CGR Titanium Gravel Bike

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References

  1. https://www.ribblecycles.co.uk/ribble-cgr-ti-grx/
  2. https://www.cyclingnews.com/reviews/ribble-cgr-ti-gravel-bike-review/