2022 Felt IA FRD Ultimate Dura-Ace Di2 - FRD

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Weight:
45.00 LBS
Width:
58.00 (in)
Height:
10.00 (in)
Depth:
32.00 (in)
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OUR MOST AERO BIKE. EVER

Our very first bike was made for one of the greatest triathletes in history—Paula Newby-Fraser—who rode her stealth black Felt B2 to multiple world championship victories. Since then, we’ve never stopped pursuing the ideal triathlon racing machine. The IA is the culmination of 30 years of iterative design and painstaking development, and its results at the highest level of competition speak for themselves. So we can tell you that the IA is the most aerodynamic bike in the world. We can also say that it’s the best-handling triathlon bike on the planet. But what we should really mention is that the IA won the Kona World Championship a staggering six times in a row, and it holds both bike and overall course records across the lava fields of Hawaii. So, really, what else do you need to know?

  • Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 electronic drivetrain
  • Zipp 454 NSW and 858 NSW carbon wheels
  • Hydraulic disc brakes

AERODYNAMICS

Every racecourse is different, with varying elevation gains, road curvature, and, of course, an endless variety of wind, both in terms of velocity and direction. After endless simulated modeling, wind tunnel testing, and real-world riding of prototypes, countless new designs were scrutinized, updated, and tested again, the cycle repeating anew. The result is a bike worthy of carrying on the legendary IA name, one also featuring the improved performance that disc brakes bring to the riding experience. It's not merely fast in a straight line-it's faster in all conditions.

DISC BRAKES & THRU-AXLES

Disc brakes are the best means of controlling a bicycle. Period. Plus, they perform better in adverse weather conditions. Wherever the road takes you, and in whatever conditions you find yourself, the disc brake-equipped IA gives you the confidence to tackle any racecourse. To accommodate the added stopping forces provided by disc brakes, the IA features thru-axles rather than traditional quick-release skewers. It's a proven design that provides a more secure interface between the bicycle frame and the wheel, which also enhances the stiffness of the frame-and-wheel connection. We also offer a version of the IA with rim brakes for athletes who still prefer that classic feel.

STORAGE SOLUTIONS

The IA comes equipped with Felt's latest top tube storage solution, the integrated CALpac 2.0. This storage unit features ample space for all of the riding essentials to which a rider needs quick and easy access. Likewise, the IA includes the BTSpac storage device, located behind the seat tube. This unit is ideal for a flat tire repair kit and/or on-the-go tool kit, or any other items that a rider doesn't require while pedaling on the bike. It's shape has been aerodynamically optimized for the IA, meaning that it creates no penalty in terms of aerodynamic drag.

Geometry

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VERSION:
IA | 1
MODEL:
IA FRD | Ultimate | Dura-Ace Di2
MODEL CODE:
FB-21A-IAFRD-FRD-FA
SIZES:
5 | 48, 51, 54, 56, 58cm
FRAME TECHNOLOGIES:
MMC / InsideOut / Felt CALpac 2.0 top tube storage with Felt AEROpac 2.0 top tube storage cover
BRAKE TYPE, REAR:
Disc, Flat Mount | 25mm thickness, ø140mm minimum rotor
DERAILLEUR HANGER TYPE, REAR:
Standard Mount | TA 12x142 TRI/TT, horizontal, replaceable, aluminum
PROTECTOR TYPE:
Steerer stop integration for head tube protection / Felt ChainPlate for chain suck protection / Clear vinyl for chain slap protection
SEAT POST / CLAMP TYPE:
Felt Aero TRI InternaLoc 1.0 | integrated with titanium bolts
TIRE MAX (CLEARANCE):
28mm (4mm)
HEADSET:
IS (IS-2)
AXLE, REAR:
TA 12x142, horizontal
BRAKE TYPE, FRONT:
Disc, Flat Mount | ø140mm minimum rotor
HEADSET SPECIFICATION:
Top Cap: stem integrated / Top Cover: stem integrated / Bearings: FSA Ceramic integrated sealed cartridge, MR115 / Spacers: stem integrated (30mm, 15mm) / Compression Device: Felt for carbon steerer tube / Compression Ring: FSA H2145 / Crown Race: fo
AXLE, REAR SPECIFICATION:
Devox AxleTA 172-9 L | 163mm + 9mm head, M12 x P1.0 x 19mm for Syntace X-12, with SL02 Switch hollow lever
SHIFTERS:
Basebar: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 R9180, TRI/TT / Extensions: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 SW-R9160, TRI/TT
DERAILLEUR, REAR:
Shimano Dura-Ace R9150 Di2, short cage
BOTTOM BRACKET:
CeramicSpeed BSA for Shimano Road
CHAIN:
Shimano Dura-Ace HG901
BRAKE LEVERS:
Shimano Dura-Ace R9180, TRI/TT, hydraulic
BRAKE ROTORS:
Shimano Dura-Ace RT900, Center Lock, 140mm
TIRES:
Continental Grand Prix 5000 TL, 700x25c
RIMS:
Carbon
STEM:
Felt Dagger Direct | SuperLite aluminum
HANDLEBAR CLAMP DIAMETER:
Direct Mount
STEM CLAMP DIAMETER:
Direct Mount
STEM LENGTH:
90mm
SEATPOST:
Felt Aero TRI IL 1.0 VM | UHC Advanced + TeXtreme carbon fiber
SEATPOST OFFSET:
0mm
SEATPOST PARTS & TECHNOLOGIES:
Integrated / Compliance Channels with aero covers / Aero TRI InternaLoc 1.0 seatpost clamping system / Patented VariMount (VM) saddle rail clamping system
WEIGHT:
19.83 lb, 9.02 kg
SPECIFICATION DISCLAIMER:
Specifications subject to change without notice.
SERIES:
IA FRD DISC (1.0)
MARKET:
Global
FINISH:
Black / Matte TeXtreme (Geo, Blue)
MODEL # M3:
BBJCA13
FRAME:
Felt IntegratedAero Disc 1.0 | UHC Ultimate + TeXtreme carbon fiber
BOTTOM BRACKET TYPE:
Threaded | BSA 68mm
DERAILLEUR HANGER TYPE, FRONT:
Brazed-On | integrated backup plate, non-replaceable, aluminum
HEAD-TUBE TYPE:
Felt Aero | 1.125";ROUTING TYPE=Semi-Hidden | convertible for electronic or mechanical"
WHEEL TYPE:
700c
FORK:
Felt IntegratedAero Disc 1.0 - Dagger | UHC Ultimate + TeXtreme carbon fiber
AXLE, FRONT:
TA 12x100
FORK TECHNOLOGIES:
Monocoque construction / Integrated crown race / Felt Dagger carbon fiber cover for Junction or BlipBox storage and hidden brake hose routing
FORK OFFSET:
48, 51cm: 50mm / 54, 56, 58cm: 45mm
AXLE, FRONT SPECIFICATION:
Devox AxleTA 123.2 | 118mm + 5.2mm head, M12 x 1.5P x 13mm, Switch lever compatible
DRIVETRAIN:
2x11-speed
DERAILLEUR, FRONT:
Shimano Dura-Ace R9150 Di2, braze-on
CRANK:
Shimano Dura-Ace R9100, 52/36T
CASSETTE:
Shimano Dura-Ace R9100, 11-28T
CRANK LENGTH:
48, 51cm: 165mm / 54, 56cm: 170mm / 58cm: 172.5mm /
BRAKE CALIPERS:
Shimano Dura-Ace R9170, hydraulic disc, flat mount
WHEELS:
ZIPP 454/858 NSW Carbon Tubeless Disc-brake, SRAM/Shimano
TIRE COMPATIBILITY:
Tubeless Ready+
HANDLEBAR:
Basebar: Devox Dagger Direct | UHC Ultimate + Nano / Extensions: Devox -Bend | carbon fiber, 3-position
GRIPS / TAPE:
Felt Dimpled gel pads, Felt VelvetGel tape, and Felt bar end plugs
HANDLEBAR WIDTH:
42cm
STEM ANGLE:
-6°
STEM PARTS & TECHNOLOGIES:
Integrated / Integrated top cap / Integrated headset top cover / Integrated fork cover mounting / Integrated cable routing
SADDLE:
ISM PS1.0 Ti
SEATPOST LENGTH:
300mm
EXTRAS:
Felt BTSpac seat tube storage box / Felt Dagger Direct stem cover with 1/4-turn Garmin Mount / Shimano SM-BCR2 battery charger / ZIPP tubeless valve stems (1x80mm, 1x100mm) / Compliance Channel aero seatpost covers / Carbon assembly paste
WEIGHT DISCLAIMER:
The most accurate way to determine a product's weight is to have your local dealer weigh it for you. Because we understand that weight is an important metric, we strive to list it when possible. When listed, weight is based on a single sample in a sp