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NEW Kestrel Talon X Triathlon LTD Bicycles
Aero Tri Carbon Bikes with Shimano 105
Limited Time/Supply: FACTORY DIRECT SALE
Yes, price is for a complete bicycle
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NEW Kestrel Talon X Triathlon Triathlon Bicycles Aero Tri Carbon Bikes with Shimano 105

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Each Talon is up to 80-90 percent assembled and factory packed for shipping (some assembly, tuning/cable routing still required)
Please allow an additional 2 to 3 days time before your tracking number shows movement

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Shimano 105, 22 Speed
Carbon Fiber Triathlon Aero Bikes

NEW Kestrel Aero Carbon
Talon X Triathlon LTD
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Complete Bicycle featuring:
Aero Carbon Seatposts, Fast Aero Tri Bars
Crisp Shifting Shimano 105 2x11
Smooth Rolling Oval Concepts Wheels

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Bikes come up to 90 percent assembled. Assembly is easy. An 11 year old customer assembled their own bike. Check out his video: CLICK HERE.How much Assembly? CLICK HERE for sample assembly instructions and videos CLICK HERE for a special price on the full Video DVD/CD and Folding Mini ToolKit
If you don't feel confident working on your bike, we suggest you take it to a local bike shop for final assembly & safety checks.

The Kestrel RT700 was Selected by Outside Magazine as Gear of the Year - click here for the article

Brand NEW Kestrel Talon X Triathlon Carbon Triathlon Bikes +NEW Shimano 105 22 Speed + Factory Authorized Promotional offer
Available now at an incredible Factory Direct discount.


The Talon X Triis the perfect choice for triathletes looking for the best bike for their first triathlon or duathlon and beyond. This bike is capable of swinging for the fences with the pros!

Since 2007, the Talon was one of the first-ever aero bikes on the market and has been immensely popular ever since for its versatility. Ahead of its time in adjustability, the Talon allows rider to choose either a road or triathlon-style position. The Talon X is constructed of Kestrel's KSL (Kestrel Super Light) 800k high-modulus carbon fiber. It's lightweight and stiff, yet also designed to offer a bit more compliance. Designed in the A2 Wind Tunnel, the stays, seat post, and seat tube are aerodynamically contoured; plus, fully internal cable routing ensures clean airflow over the entire bike.

Efficiency and aerodynamics are paramount to the Talon X and in addition to the frameset, Shimano's 105 components are the tried and true workhorse of the Shimano line, for quick, quiet and reliable shifting and control. Finally, stay aero with Oval Concepts 750 Clip-On Ergo Extension handlebars with Microshift bar-end 11-speed shifters at the helm. Whether you're climbing up hill or giving it your all on a straight away, the Kestrel Talon X Tri is built for speed and designed to win.

Features :

Kestrel KSL 800K high-modulus carbon fiber frame and KSL carbon fork
Shimano 105 11-speed components
Oval Concepts 750 Clip-On Ergo Extension handlebars with Microshift bar-end 11-speed shifters
Allows rider to choose either a road or triathlon-style position
Kestrel EMS Pro Aero Seatpost allows for the saddle to be mounted in a wide range of positions
Each of the frame sizes has unique tube lengths, diameters, shapes, and carbon layups to produce the Best possible ride quality for every size rider.

BICYCLING MAGAZINE USED A TALON ROAD FOR THE COVER AND LISTED IT AS A 'BEST BUY'. THIS SEES THE TALON GETTING AN UPGRADED FORK THAT IMPROVES AERODYNAMICS & STABILITY AS WELL AS A NEW SEAT CLAMP FOR EASIER POST ADJUSTMENTS. This Kestrel triathlon bicycle uses the same frame and adds pro-level Tri-bars and position to the mix for absolute speed when you need it.

"At Kestrel, there is a philosophy. “If you commit to the process, the results will follow”. The designers at Kestrel recognize that if you focus on only the end results, you are setting yourself up for failure. Just as you as a rider are committed to consistent training, diligent nutrition and racing hard, Kestrel is dedicated to building the best bicycles in the world - bikes that are worthy of your commitment as an athlete to be the vehicle that transfers your training into proven, tangible, results. Each Frame design, every part of every bike, is meticulously designed to make you go faster. You are putting in the time, so Kestrel is putting in their time too. Together, with Kestrel’s respective commitments to their craft, and your abilities as a rider, your riding accomplishments will be lifted to new heights."  

Highest Quality Carbon
Since 1987, Kestrel has been meticulously hand-building their carbon frames using the tightest quality control standards in the industry. Their goal - perfecting the science of speed. Kestrel was the first to launch an all carbon bike and thus wrote the book on bicycle performance: weight, stiffness, efficiency, and even the shape of the bicycle itself. With over 20 years of carbon fiber experience under their belts, Kestrel is a name you can feel confident in.

Superb Ride
Kestrel's geometry has been painstakingly refined to maximize ride comfort and handling grip. Every Kestrel frame comes with a matching, frame-specific fork that's engineered and ride tuned for perfectly balanced handling with a sensitive road feel and superb ride comfort. The Talon has been said to have one of "the most aero frames you can legally race".

As in the award winning RT700, the Talon uses Kestrel's unmatched carbon fiber know-how for a superior riding experience. Superb stiffness, superior strength, durability and Kestrel's legendary aerodynamic geometry lend to a road-smoothing ride with precise handling and efficient power transfer. Size-specific tuning optimizes the ride for every size, so you get the same precise handling with a responsive feel regardless of how big you are or where you ride.

The Kestrel RT700 chosen by Outside Magazine as Gear of the Year - click here for the article

Factory Direct Pricing
Other online retailers are selling comparably equipped bikes for $2,500 and up.

Order yours while we still have them - We only have a very limited number of these available at this clearance price

Each Talon is up to 80-90 percent assembled and factory packed for shipping (some assembly, tuning/cable routing required)
Please allow an additional 2 to 3 days time before your tracking number shows movement

Kestrel Talon Tri Sizing Guide
48cm - 5'5" to 5'7"
52cm - 5'7" to 5'10"
55cm - 5'10" to 6'
57cm - 6' to 6'3"
60cm - 6'3" to 6'5"

This is a general guide, please consult the geometry chart. Between sizes? If you size up you may touch when you straddle the bike. Sizing is a personal preference, the final choice is up to you

Frame Kestrel Super Light (KSL) 800K high-modulus carbon fiber, PF30 BB
Fork KSL Carbon, 1 1/8" - 1 1/2" tapered carbon steerer
Crankset Oval 300, 50/34T
Bottom Bracket Praxis PF30 Conversion Sealed Bearings
Pedals None
Front Derailleur Shimano 105, Braze-on
Rear Derailleur Shimano 105, 11-speed
Shifters Microshift BS-A11 bar-end, 11-speed
Cassette/Freewheel SunRace, 11-28T, 11-speed
Chain KMC X11 w/MissingLink, 11-speed
Wheelset Oval Concepts 327, 700c 20/24H rims
Tires Vittoria Zaffiro Pro, 700 x 25c, folding
Brake Set Tektro direct mount (most aero option)
Brake Levers Oval Concepts 701, forged alloy lever
Headset FSA integrated 1 1/8" top, 1 1/2" bottom
Handlebar Oval Concepts 750 6061 alloy base bar, Oval Concepts 750 6061 alloy clip-on Aero bar
Stem Oval Concepts 313, 3D-forged 6061 stem body, +/-7°
Tape/Grip Prologo Plaintouch cork (synth)
Saddle Oval Concepts 344, Steel rail
Seat Post Kestrel EMS Aero Pro, reversible
Seat Clamp Ritchey Design Clamp System
Sizes see pull down Geometry Sizing Chart
Colors (as shown)

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This bike comes up to 90 percent assembled.  
We suggest you take it to your local bike shop for final assembly & safety checks.