The design of the Aero 883 Disc has been optimised to reduce drag, with a Kamm Tail shaped seat tube and down tube and an integrated seat clamp built into the frame. This disc-equipped frame can accommodate the latest Direct mount disc brake calipers offering what Ribble claim to be ‘the best stopping power possible’.
The aerodynamic tube profiles of the Aero 883 Disc are shaped to minimise drag and the rear wheel is tucked up behind the partially curved seat tube creating a shorter wheelbase.
The aero head tube features integrated shrouds to direct air flow around its base and the shorter top tube means riders can easily fit a pair of tri-bars to give them a lower tri position for aerodynamics.
A blend of high-end T1000 and T800 unidirectional carbon composites ensures that the frame is both light and stiff and has precise handling characteristics.
The Aero 883 was developed in association with Performance Engineered Solutions (PES) of Sheffield, a company whose core skills have been developed in the Formula 1 and MotoGP motorsport environments. Performance improvements at elite level are, according to PES, about understanding the ‘sum of all parts’.
Advanced computer simulations have resulted in a frameset of varying aerodynamic profiles; each optimised according to location to reduce turbulence across a wide range of wind directions (yaw angles).
The Aero 883 Disc is available from £1,599 with the Recommended Spec featuring Shimano Ultegra Hydraulic groupset, Mavic Pro Carbon Disc wheelset and Deda Zero 100 finishing kit, priced at £2,899.
All Ribble Cycles come with a 6-year warranty and a 30-day no-questions-asked returns policy.
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