Ridden and reviewed here at Glory the Helium SL came out as one of the best bikes we had ever ridden, it's lightewight 800g frame had no weakness to it. It checcked all the boxes in the dream bike category. Light, stiff comfortable, practical, afordable and very cool looking.
Use of extremely high modulus aerospace carbon in combination with nano resin to save weight without reducing stiffness.
Tubes, designed following Ridley’s “form follows function” philosophy.
Carbon rear dropouts with a reinforced steel plate for increased durability.
Specially designed oversized press fit BB30 bottom bracket offers a very high level of stiffness for maximal power transfer.
Tapered 1-1/8 1-1/4 head tube with angular contact bearings.
Flex seat stays provide comfort without sacrificing stiffness.
Compatible with electronic and mechanical shifting
Curved fork blades, specially designed to combine good stiffness, low weight and the right amount of comfort.
Frame: 60, 40, 30 ton high modulus carbon
Frame weight: 750g(XS) to 850g (XL)
Bike Weight 14lb 8oz Size Medium
Ridley Helium SL SRAM Red Build Specifications
Frame/Fork/Headset: Ridley Helium Sl
Shifters: SRAM Red
Front Derailleur: SRAM Red Yaw with chain catcher
Rear Derailleur: SRAM Red Short cage
Brake Calipers: SRAM Red Aerolink
Crank: SRAM Red BB30 53/39 XS-170mm Small-170mm Medium-172.5mm Large-172.5mm XLarge-175mm