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The Felt Breed Carbon is an aero-optimised gravel bike with big tyre clearances and a vibration-damping seatpost sleeve

The Felt Breed Carbon is an aero-optimised gravel bike with big tyre clearances and a vibration-damping seatpost sleeve

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Felt has announced the Breed Carbon, a new aerodynamically optimised gravel bike designed for gravel racing .

The Breed Carbon is said to be “bred for speed across any terrain” and to offer “road bike-like manners”, when it comes to handling, and a riding position optimised for efficiency and speed.

With clearance for up to 50mm tyres on 700c wheels , or 2in tyres on 650b or 29in wheels , multiple bottle and storage mounts, a vibration-damping seatpost sleeve and a non-integrated front end, though, the Breed Carbon does make some concessions to comfort and practicality.

The Breed Carbon can also be run with mechanical or electronic groupsets , in 1x or 2x form. Felt has also implemented a removable front derailleur hanger to improve aerodynamic efficiency when running a 1x setup. Thoroughbred for gravel

The Breed Carbon features a full carbon frameset, with truncated aerofoil tube shapes throughout.

Though Felt hasn’t provided any specific figures to back up the aero claims, the American brand has a long history making aerodynamic bicycles (such as the AR aero road bike , DA time trial bike and FA TRD left-hand drive track bike ), so it’s probably fair to assume it knows what it’s doing in this regard.While gravel riding is often thought of as a more chilled-out, IPA-drinking, plaid […]

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