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Forte

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Description

The Flanders Forte is a culmination of countless months our R&D department and race development program have invested. Resulting in some major changes from our previous model. Including a refined carbon lay-up shaving 200g and a new monocoque fork which has shaved a further 100g while maintaining stiffness and ride quality. Our 54cm frame weight is 980g and fork is 380g. Other major changes include switching to flat mount callipers which make for better braking and weight saving. We stuck with the 160mm rotor up front to maximise braking power while decreasing the rear rotor to a 140mm to increase control in slippery conditions. We have adopted thru axle 100x15mm front and 142x12mm rear to increase lateral stiffness and because of the safety benefits. Complete internal cable routing makes for a clean design and will maintain optimal gear shifting in adverse condition. Catering for the gravel grinders we have increased tyre clearance to allow a 45C tyre front and back. We have also increased our sizing option XS, S, M, L, XL . Along with all these changes we still offer a custom build which includes stem, bar and crank options at no extra charge. All of our build options come with tubeless wheel and tyres and SRAM 1x drive system.

Specifications and Custom Options

Frame:Uni directional monocoque carbon frame, full carbon monocoque fork, fully integrated gear and brake cables, tapered head tube (1 1/8 ” – 1 1/2”), 160mm front and 140mm rear disc brake rotors, 100x15mm front axle, 142x12mm rear axle, maximum 45c tyre clearance, race refined geometry
Frame Sizes:X Small (49cm), Small (52cm), Medium (54cm), Large (56cm), X Large (58cm)
Frame Colour:Race Team (turquoise/grery), Kern Team (orange/black)
Groupset:SRAM Apex 1,  PG-1130 11-32T Cassette, 170, 172.5, 175mm CranksSRAM Rival 1

(Apex levers) 11-32T  PG-1130 Cassette, 170, 172.5, 175mm Cranks

SRAM Force 1, 11-32T PG-1170 Cassette, 170, 172.5, 175mm Cranks

SRAM Force AXS x1     PG-1270 Cassette, 170, 172.5, 175mm Cranks

Wheels:DT Swiss C 1800 Spline 23 TubelessZipp 30 Course DB Clincher Zipp 30 Course DB Tubular
DUKE Carbon Baccara 35C

  • Clincher Tubeless Rim
  • DT Swiss 350 SP Hubs
  • Sapim D-Light Spokes
DUKE Carbon Baccara 35T Tubular

  • Tubular Rim
  • DT Swiss 350 SP Hubs
  • Sapim D-Light Spokes
Zipp 202, 303 Firecrest

  • Clincher Tubeless Rim
  • Absolute Black decals
Seat:Fabric Scoop shollow sport
Handle Bars:Zipp Service Course 420, 440mmZipp Service Course SL 420, 440mm
Head Stem:Zipp Service Course 90, 100, 110mmZipp Service Course SL 90, 100, 110mm
Seat Post:Zipp Service Course 0mm Setback, 20mm SetbackZipp Service Course SL 0mm Setback, 20mm Setback
Tyres:Maxxis Mudwrestler TR 33cMaxxis All Terrain TR 33cMaxxis Rambler TR 40c
FORTE ON REVIEW
By Sean Couley
from Australian CX Magazine
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Geometry

SizeX SmallSmallMediumLargeX Large
Seat Tube500520540560580
Effective TT (mm)5115535556575595
Head Tube (mm)120130145160175
Head Tube (deg)
70.57171.57273
Seat Tube (deg)
73.573.5737372.5
BB Drop (mm)
6565656565
Chainstay (mm)
425425425425425
Reach (mm)
355366381392402
Stack (mm)
540554570582596
Wheelbase (mm)
9961002101710391054
Fork Length (mm)
396396396396396
Fork Offset (mm)
4545454545