De Rosa Idol R8050 (Ultegra) Road Bike. The De Rosa Idol R8050 is the perfect blend of functionality and elegance and is perfect for road cyclists who want the shifting performance, accuracy and reliability of the Shimano Di2 electronic drivetrain system but aren’t looking for disc brakes. It’s perfectly suited to the steepest climbs in the mountains, rough cobbled street riding, fast sprint sections and long days in the saddle. This bike provides efficiency, reliability and comfort during any riding situation, whatever the distance or weather conditions Shimano Di2 Gear Shifting Accuracy. The Shimano R8050 groupset is a fully electronic drivetrain, meaning gear shifts are instant, require minimal effort and are more efficient, especially when under load. This groupset is one of the highest performing systems ever produced by Shimano, engineered to ensure shifting accuracy and reliability. It provides superb levels of efficiency with consistent power-transfer, which makes any ride faster and more rewarding Comfortable and Modulated Braking Performance. The elegant design of the dual control shift levers enables shifting gears at the push of a button and they’ve been optimised to improve comfort, control and braking performance. The lever body has been redesigned to increase ergonomics, which increases the ease of braking and modulation even when on the hoods, and likewise when tucked in the racing position. The levels of shifting and braking performance these levers and this entire Di2 system offers is what every cyclist dreams of Efficient Rolling Performance and Traction. To complete the build, De Rosa have equipped this version of Idol with a finishing kit that combines top level Deda Zero and Prologo components to complement your contact points with the bike. To enhance rolling performance and traction, this bike is equipped with Fulcrum Racing 400 wheels, known for their efficiency and reliability, and Continental Grand Sport Race tyres, which provide exceptional grip and are very durable, all-around use road tyres Features: Material: Carbon Fibre Blend (T1000 (70%) and T800 (30%)) Shifters: Shimano Ultegra Di2 8070 Derailleurs: Shimano Ultegra Di2 8070 Brakes: Shimano Ultegra Rim Chainset: Shimano Ultegra 36-52T Cassette: Shimano 11-30T Wheels: Fulcrum Racing 400 Tyres: Continental Grand Sport Race 25c Stem: Deda Zero Handlebars: Deda Zero Saddle: Prologo Kappa RS Bar Tape: Prologo Plain TouchEasy Assembly. When you order a bike, one of our trained mechanics will carefully prepare and pack your bike for shipping. Upon delivery, the assembly is simple and all necessary tools are conveniently included in the box Depending on the delivery service and destination, bikes will either be delivered in a large or a small box. Below is a guide as to how your bike will arrive: All bikes for delivery within the UK and Republic of Ireland will be delivered in a large box, except for kids’ bikes and BMX bikes, which are always delivered in manufacturer’s boxes. All bikes for delivery within the EU on a standard service will be delivered in a large box. If an express delivery option is chosen, your bike will be packed into a small box. Again, the exception is kids’ bikes and BMX bikes, which are always delivered in manufacturer’s boxes. All bikes for worldwide delivery outside the EU will be delivered in small boxes This video demonstrates assembly from a SMALL BOX This video demonstrates assembly from a LARGE BOX Buy De Rosa Bikes from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.