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 this new Viking Scirocco is the bike for you. The Scirocco is the second bike in the 2013 Viking road range and named after the Mediterranean wind that comes from the Sahara and reaches hurricane speeds in North Africa and Southern Europe (Thankyou Wikipedia). The Scirocco is aluminium framed version of the entry level Viking Jetstream, it has the usual relaxed road race geometry with sloping top tube but comes in slightly lighter than the entry model. Shimano handlebar indexed shifters are fitted for effortless gear changing. Highlights include 36 hole Viking deep section alloy rims with quick release front hub and Shimano derailleurs. This version of the Scirocco is aimed at the budding junior racer, it's fitted with 20" wheels with narrow 28C tyres and higher gearing make it easier to achieve and maintain higher speeds than a mountain bike or hybrid. This junior Scirocco comes with the same spec gear as the adult version and is equipped with a 14 speed transmission using a 14-28 Shimano freewheel on the rear and a 38-48 double chainset. Powerful alloy calliper brakes are fitted to slow the bike in all conditions. An ideal entry level aluminium bike for the budding junior racer. Model Type: Boys lightweight 14 speed road/race bike. Frame Construction: Lightweight aluminium frame with bottle bosses and rear mudguard clearance. Junior road geometry with sloping top tube. Forks: Hi Tensile steel bladed with mudguard clearance. Wheel Size: 20" with 28c all black wall road tyres. Gears: Shimano 14 speed indexed gears with Shimano SL-A050 stem shift control levers. Shimano 7 speed 14/28T freewheel. Chainset: Prowheel double road 38/48T chainset with 150mm alloy cranks. Chainring chainguard. Sealed cartridge bottom bracket. Wheel Specification: Viking A-350 36 hole deep section alloy rims with small flange hubs and black rustless spokes. Front quick release hub. Machined braking surfaces with wear level indicators. Brakes: Promax alloy side pull calliper brakes with alloy levers. Handlebar and Stem: Promax alloy quill type stem with 35cm alloy road handlebars. Under tape cable routing. Viking black cork tape. Additional: Viking padded saddle, black seatpost. Alloy seat clamp. Frame Colour: Black. Fork Colour: Neon Green. Weight: 10.7kg. Frame Size: 30cm (12") Inside leg measurement 20-25". Cycle Condition: New. This bike is shipped 90% assembled in a sealed box. Inflation of tyres, fitting of pedals, stem, handlebars, front wheel, saddle and seatpost are necessary. Gears and brakes may require some adjustment prior to riding.