If you have every yearned to go a little faster? A little further? Or just got tired of the feeling of riding in quicksand on a mountain bike? Then perhaps the new Viking Race bikes are the bikes for you. Constructed from lightweight aluminium and equipped with top quality components, they offer a practical alternative to sluggish mountain bikes. Specifically designed for female riders and weighing in at just under 12kgs, the 2013 Viking Elysee features a 14 speed transmission with Shimano STI gear shifters. 23c slick tyres are fitted to 36 hole Viking double wall deep section rims laced to alloy hubs. The gear system comprises of a 14-28 freewheel on the rear and a double 52-42t alloy chainset. Alloy brake levers and alloy calliper brakes are fitted to slow the bike in all conditions. Model Type : Ladies specific lightweight road bike.. Frame Construction : Female specific geometry. Handcrafted 6061 aluminium with mudguard clearance. Replaceable gear dropout. Forks :Hi-Ten steel with tapered blades and mudguards clearance. Wheel Size :700c with 23c all black slick road tyres. Gear System : 14 speed Shimano STI gear/brake integrated shifters. Shimano front and rear derailleurs. Prowheel alloy double 52/42T chainset with alloy 170mm cranks. 14-28 Shimano freewheel. Cartridge sealed bottom bracket. Wheel Specification :36 hole Viking 700c double wall deep section alloy rims with CNC walls. Black spokes. Alloy hubs, quick release front axle. Brakes : Shimano STI brake levers. Alloy side pull dual pivot calliper brakes. Handlebar and Stem : Promax alloy white ahead stem with Promax 42cm race bars. Low stack headset. White cork tape. Additional Information :Viking ladies race saddle, micro adjust alloy seat pin. Steel caged pedals with toe clips and straps. Weight: 11.90 kg. Frame Colour : Gloss White. Fork : Gloss White. Cycle Condition : New. This bike is shipped 90% assembled in a sealed box. Inflation of tyres, fitting of pedals, stem, handlebars, front wheel, front brake cable, saddle and seatpost are necessary. Gears and brakes may require some adjustment prior to riding.