A rouleur of a road bike with disc brakes and bolt through axles for stiffness and four-season stopping power. Take it to the Alps for the grand tour cols, ride the UK’s best roads, the bike of choice for the TCR and epics. A ridiculously competent descender to tackle the steepest climbs. Unique full carbon road fork design with more tyre clearance for a comfier ride.
At A Glance
- Light, strong and fast full carbon road bike frame and fork.
- Drivetrain: Shimano 105 / 2 x 11 / 11-34
- Brakes: Shimano 105 flat mount hydraulic disc brakes
- Wheelset: Vision Team 35 Wheelset / Thru / Shimano
- Tyres: WTB Exposure TCS / 700c / 30c
- Bigger tyre clearance than a caliper bike for a comfier ride
- Bolt through axles for stiffness.Tapered steerer and headtube for precision in corners
- Longer chainstay for comfortable climbing and confidence-inspiring descents
Feel fresher for longer with Colibri full carbon disc brake road bike. Its modern performance geometry is specifically tuned in for all-day riding comfort and speed on UKs varied roads. The road bike for Alpine adventures, fast and stable descents, and long days in the saddle; the bike for UKs best roads and toughest climbs, endurance racing and 4 season rides...Read more
With clearance for up to 32 mm tyres (Reef forks) or 28 mm tyres (Nemo forks), Colibri is responsive and comfortable: a rewarding ride that eats up billiard-table smooth bitumen. It’s at home on UK’s back lanes and can more than handle odd sections of unplanned grit.
A 4 season endurance racer, Colibri takes on all road conditions making it ideal for the Fred Whitton or the mountain climbs of the Tour de France. This is the bike for Galibier, Ventoux, Glandon, Alpe d’Huez, Bealach Na Ba, Bwlch-y-Groes, Hardnott, the list is endlessRead less
Carbon frame and fork
Stiff, fast, agile, and extraordinarily light carbon frame.
Endurance race inspired geometry
Thin seat stays increase compliancy over the bumps, increasing comfort without sacrificing stiffness and speed.
Internal cable routing
Full internal routing means tidy cables, clean lines, and reduced potential for cable snags.
Tapered steerer and headtube gives more precise cornering and increases feedback when riding.
Clearance for up to 32 mm tyres (Reef forks) or 28 mm tyres (Nemo forks)
A longer wheel base promotes stability and comfort on the downhills.
|Frame:||Colibri Frame and Fork|
|Headset:||FSA Orbit C-40-ACB Headset / 7.8mm Spacer|
|Rotors:||Shimano RT66 Rotor / 6 Bolt / 160mm|
|Front Mech:||Shimano 105 [R7000] Front Derailleur / Braze On / Black|
|Rear Mech:||Shimano 105 [R7000] Rear Derailleur / GS / Black|
|Rear Shifter:||Shimano 105 [R7020] STI Shifter / Hydraulic / Right / Flat|
|Chainset:||Shimano 105 [R7000] Crankset / 172.5mm / 50-34t / Black|
|Bottom Bracket:||Shimano RS500 Bottom Bracket|
|Chain:||Shimano HG601 Chain / 11 / 118 Links|
|Cassette:||Shimano 105 HG700 Cassette / 11-34|
|Stem:||Love Mud Storc 31.8mm / 80mm|
|Seatpost:||Love Mud Membar / 27.2mm / 400mm|
|Saddle:||Love Mud Abode / Black|
|Tape/Grips:||Love Mud Reels / Black|
|Handlebar:||Love Mud Spitfire / 440|
|Wheels:||Vision Team 35 Wheelset / Thru / Shimano|
|Front Tyre:||WTB Exposure TCS / 700 / 30|
|Rear Tyre:||WTB Exposure TCS / 700 / 30|
|Tubes:||WTB Inner Tube / 700 / 28-38|
|Frame:||S: 1.46kg; M: 1.47kg; L: 1.52kg; XL: 1.54kg|
|Built:||S: TBC; M: TBC; L: TBC; XL: TBC|
|Pedals not included with full builds|
SizingGenerally we recommend:
- Riders between 5ft 2in and 5ft 7in
- Riders between 5ft 6in and 5ft 10in
- Riders between 5ft 9in and 6ft 2in
- Riders 6ft 2in and over
|Frame weight: S: 1.46kg; M: 1.47kg; L: 1.52kg; XL: 1.54kg|
|Fork weight - uncut: 420g|
|Sonder Colibri Frame (Toray T-700)|
|700c Sonder Colibri Carbon Fork (Toray T-700)|
|Seat Post: ø 27.2 mm|
|Headtube: 1-1/8” – 1-1/2” Tapered|
|Spacing: Bolt-Thru 12 x 142 mm|
|Bottom Bracket: 68 mm BSA Threaded|
|Full internal cable routing|
|Front derailleur type: Direct mount|
|Flat mount disc brake only|
Author: Cycling Plus
The winning package of versatility, accessible price, value for money and longevity deservedly goes to the Sonder Colibri, a bike that I found myself reaching for time and again.