Comfier, more stable, more capable and blisteringly fast descender
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...Read more
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. 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
Stiff, fast, agile, and extraordinarily light carbon frame.
Thin seat stays increase compliancy over the bumps, increasing comfort without sacrificing stiffness and speed.
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:||Avid Centreline Rotor / 160mm|
|Front Mech:||Sram Force 22 Front Derailleur|
|Rear Mech:||Sram Force Rear Derailleur / 22 / Medium|
|Rear Shifter:||Sram Force 22 Shifters / Hydraulic / Right / Flat|
|Chainset:||Sram Force 22 Crankset GXP / 172.5mm / 50 34|
|Bottom Bracket:||Sram GXP Bottom Bracket / Standard|
|Chain:||Sram PC1170 Chain / 118 Links|
|Cassette:||SRAM PG1170 Cassette / 11 / 11-32|
|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:||Sonder Spitfire / 420mm|
|Wheels:||Sonder Alpha 700c Aero / HG|
|Front Tyre:||Panaracer Gravelking SS TLC / 700 / 32 / Tan|
|Rear Tyre:||Panaracer Gravelking SS TLC / 700 / 32 / Tan|
|Tubes:||WTB Inner Tube / 700 / 28-38|
|Frame:||S: 1.46kg; M: 1.47kg; L: 1.52kg; XL: 1.54kg|
|Built:||S: 8kg; M: 8.52kg; L: 8.7kg; XL: 8.7kg|
|Pedals not included with full builds|
|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.