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Arguably one of the most anticipated bikes from a South African Bicycle brand , the new VIPA is the result of a collaboration between MOMSEN BIKES and Patrick Morewood ( founder of MOREWOOD BIKES ).
Local cycling media and industry insiders have been “ chomping at the bit” to release details about this new “Superbike” which will be the first full-carbon, full suspension bike to be Designed and Developed in South Africa.
The bike was recently launched at the 2013 Cycle Tour Expo in March.
To find our more about the project and how it started – see the below clip:
The new full carbon bike has been in development for more than 2 years and includes a range of features selected specifically for it’s intended purpose of Stage Racing / Marathon / XC
• Short Travel Design – 80mm wheel travel
• Low Leverage Ratio for “bottomless” feel
• Carbon construction for lightweight
Final prototypes are now being tested and the scheduled market release is July / August 2013.
Full Specifications and Builds will be released in May 2013. Dealers will have final pricing and information in May 2013.