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Thor Hushovd saddles up with Norwegian bike brand, Fara Cycling

Thor Hushovd saddles up with Norwegian bike brand, Fara Cycling

Former world road race champion Thor Hushovd has this week received his new Signature Series F/RD bike from the Oslo-based, Norwegian bike brand, Fara Cycling…

Wednesday, Jun 08

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Former world road race champion Thor Hushovd has this week received his new Signature Series F/RD bike from the Oslo-based, Norwegian bike brand, Fara Cycling .

Hushovd, who is a Fara Cycling brand ambassador, received his new bike in Monaco, delivered in person by Fara’s founder Jeff Webb.

Hushovd’s new Signature Series F/RD is a special limited edition colourway of the yet to launch F/RD frameset, one which features his own signature. The bike was made available to a small number of customers of the F/RD bike during a pre-order phase.

‘The F/RD itself is Fara’s race-ready, performance road bike that’s designed with adventure in mind. The lightweight carbon frame features aero-optimised Airfoil tube shaping across the head-tube, down-tube, seat-tube and seat-stays. While the wide-stance aero-optimised fork legs reduce airflow pressure around the wheel for drag-reduction.

‘The frame weighs in at under 900g for a size 54cm making it a lightweight racey option but with endurance perks. Curved seat stays add vertical compliance and therefore more comfort, while increased tyre clearance allows for up to 32mm tyres to be fitted meaning you can easily turn off the tarmac and explore.’

Fara Cycling also committed to donating one Buffalo Bicycle for each of the Signature Series F/RD frames sold, resulting in 20 bikes being donated through World Bicycle Relief.

Hushovd, who has been involved with the Norwegian brand since its inception said “I’m really impressed by the design of the new bike.“Compared to the previous model, the handling and responsiveness is much […]

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