Kestrel Talon
Triathlon Tri Carbon Bikes with Shimano 105
FINAL FACTORY DIRECT CLEARANCE SALE
Yes, price is for a complete bicycle and NOT a bare frameset
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Carbon fiber Road Bikes - Custom Kestrel Talon Tri Bikes with Shimano 105

Detailed Specs | Geometry Chart | Sizing Guide
Each Talon is 80-90% 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
NOTE: Some parts may differ slightly from pic. No Choice / Cannot choose. See Specs for details.

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Shimano 105/ Dura Ace, 20 Speed
Carbon Fiber Triathlon Bikes

Kestrel
Talon Carbon Triathlon
SALE $1099.95
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(Compare at $2500)
YES, Price is per bicycle NOT a bare frameset

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Complete Bicycle featuring:
Shimano 105 Group
Profile Tri Bar, Oval Concepts Wheels


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Compare to $2500 Giant, Trek or Specialized Road Bikes

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This bike comes 90% assembled. 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. 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

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

Brand NEW Kestrel Talon Carbon Triathlon Bike +NEW Shimano 105 20 Speed + Factory Authorized Promotional offer

Available now at an incredible Factory Direct discount.

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."  

FEATURING

Shimano 105 20 Speed Drivetrain - Shimano 105 Cranks, Shimano 105 Derailleurs and Dura Ace Shifters, Profile Tri-Bar, Kestrel Carbon Aero Seatpost and Oval Concepts Wheelset too!

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.

Highest Technology
This Talon is formed from an even more weight-shaving Enhanced Modulus 700k Carbon fiber hybrid into a Modular monocoque aerodynamic frame design.

* Constantly varying tube sections and optimized shapes throughout, for increased torsional rigidity and bottom bracket stiffness
* Semi-sloping top tube for lower center of gravity and stiffer main triangle
* Structurally optimized one-piece modular Monocoque main triangle
* Size-specific, proportionally scaled tube and junction profiles for consistent ride quality and superior stiffness in every size
* Aero-sculpted and sleek, for solo breakaways
* Reinforced bottom bracket and chainstays for power transfer
* IMPROVED Kestrel EMS Carbon fork, co-engineered with the frame for balanced handling feel and precision

* Full Internal cable routing
* Semi-integrated headset for a low profile, optimal stiffness and full replaceability
* Ultraclean rear brake cable exit integrated into seatpost binder
* Proprietary, dropouts and fork
* Replaceable derailleur hanger
* Sculpted H-shape seatstays are tuned to damp vibration so less road buzz reaches the saddle
* Precision-tuned fork for cutting fast downhill bends or criterium corners

Frame weight = 1.2kg* (approx avg.)

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

General 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.
Sizing is a personal preference, the final choice is up to you


Frame Enhanced Modulus Hybrid 700k Carbon Fiber - Structurally optimized one-piece modular Monocoque main triangle, Reinforced bottom bracket and chainstays for power transfer, 2xH2O bottle mounts, replaceable derailleur hanger,Frame weight = 1.2kg*
Fork Kestrel EMS PRO SL 700k CARBON STEERER 1.125" tapered to 1.25"
Crankset SHIMANO 105 53/39T
Bottom Bracket Shimano 105
Pedals None
Front Derailleur Shimano 105, Braze-on
Rear Derailleur Shimano 105
Shifters SHIMANO DURA ACE BAR END
Cassette/Freewheel SHIMANO 105 10sp 11-25T
Chain SHIMANO 105 10spd
Front Hub  OVAL W530
Rear Hub OVAL W530
Spokes 20/24 Stainless steel
Rims OVAL W530
Tires No Choice/Cannot choose: VITTORIA RUBINO OR ZAFFIRO PRO Slick 700x23
Brake Set No Choice/Cannot choose: Profile Silver or OVAL R500 Red
Brake Levers OVAL A700
Headset FSA #44E 1 1/8" TOP 1 1/4" BOTTOM, Sealed Cartridge Bearing Threadless
Handlebar PROFILE T2 WING w/PROFILE T1+ AEROBAR
Stem No Choice/Cannot choose: Profile or OVAL R300 31.8mm Aluminum threadless
Tape/Grip No Choice/Cannot choose: Red or White Kestrel Custom cork wrap
Saddle No Choice/Cannot choose: Red Tri or Black Tri
Seat Post Kestrel EMS PRO Carbon
Seat Clamp Ritchey Design Clamp System
Sizes 48cm, 52cm, 55 cm, 57 cm, 60 cm Geometry Sizing Chart
Colors Black+Red (as shown)

           SPECIAL FACTORY DIRECT PRICE  Save over $900 from $2499 MSRP!

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