Ibis Silk SL
Matt Matte 61cm
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The 2011 Ibis Silk SL uses a refined layup of high modulus carbon fiber, fine tuning prior year's weight savings and gain in strength. The carbon fiber headcups keep the weight down, resulting in a 58cm frame weight of about 2.2 lbs. The Silk SL is stiff but remarkably smooth riding - what you get is the responsiveness of a large tube aluminium bike combined with the suppleness of a Ti frame. Not only stiff and light but also very strong the Silk SL can survive a 900 pound frontal impact (at the front axle) before a failure of the down tube, stronger than many full-suspension mountain bikes! We also think you’ll find the understated graphics package a refreshing change in a world of gaudy team replicas.

Features of the Silk SL

  • 2.2 lb frame weight (size 58)
  • Low weight and high performance for moderate cost
  • A great road race or century bike that is also at home in a criterium
  • Investment cast bronze head badge
  • Custom forged and CNC’d then nickel plated seat binder
  • New matte clear ultra understated color option this year
Accessory Mounts Bottle Mounts
Bottom Bracket Thread 68mm English
Brake Type Caliper
Color Matt Matte
Derailleur Clamp Type 34.9mm Clamp
Dropout Type Vertical
Frame Spacing 130mm Spacing
Head Tube Size 1 1/8" IS
Material High Modulus Carbon Fiber
Seat Post Size 31.6mm
Size 61Cm
Type Road
Weight 2.2 Lbs.
Wheel Size 700C
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