Kinesis CX1 11-speed Cyclocross Bike: 700c (45cm up) Junior/Youth/Adult
Kinesis have an unrivalled reputation in the UK cyclocross market and its easy to see why with their CX 1. With a frame at just 1.44kg for the 45cm, its perfect for U10/U12 riders approx 9yrs old and up with its low standover and short top-tube at 48cm. The full range includes sizes up to 60cm, all with flat mount disc brakes.
The 45cm and 48cm sizes are designed specifically for Junior and Youth riders and make perfect entry-level cyclocross or Triathlon bikes, built around a quality Fulcrum Racing 6 wheelset, Tektro disc brakes, Microshift short-reach groupset and child-specific #HUPcc components throughout.
Frame & Forks 45 & 48cm (51cm up based on Shimano 105 5800 11sp 2x build):
Aluminium alloy frame and fork with 1 1/8" tapered alloy steerer, 68mm BSA English BB.
Blue or Red with black forks - to check availability: CLICK HERE
HUP 340mm bars (45cm) or 360mm (48cm) on HUP 50mm (45cm) or 60cm (48cm) alloy stem with carbon-fibre spacers on Black bar tape
Saddle & Post:
HUP saddle with HUP carbon-fibre seatpost & alloy clamp
HUP lightweight 145mm (45cm) or 155mm (48cm) narrow Q-factor alloy cranks
Microshift XCD SB-M110 11-speed short-reach shifters
104 BCD ‘narrow-wide’ single: 32T (45cm) or 34T (48cm) - 30T, 32T, 36T and 38T available, see below
KMC X11 11-Speed chain (chain guide available, see below)
Microshift 11-speed XCD cassette 11-40t
Microshift XCD 11-speed clutched rear mech
Tektro C510 Mech disc brakes on 140mm rotors
Fulcrum Racing 6 wheelset @ 1690g (upgrades available, see below)
Michelin 700c road tyres
Approx 8.95kg (upgrades reduce weight)
Delivery: Bikes are built to order* for either collection in person (allow 5 working days from order) or UK wide courier for (+£35) dispatched in approx 5 working days
Age Range: from approx 9-years old+ (45cm)
Recommended Min Inside Leg: 64cm (45cm) or 66cm (48cm) bare-foot
(We measure our bikes from the floor up to the top-tube, in-front of the saddle, then minus 2cm for shoes)
Upgrades, modifications and customisation:
There is a large number of potential specifications of wheelsets/cassette/derailleur/chains/shifters that can be created - too many to list here. CONTACT US to discuss your requirements. These are a few examples of our popular upgrades;
- WHEELS: Novatec CXD Disc @ 1465g: +£220 (approx 230g lighter)
- TYRES: Michelin Power Comp tyres +£20
- TUBES; Challenge Latex tubes (road) +£26 - Challenge Latex tubes (CX) +£28
- CHAINS: KMC SL chain +£25 (10sp) or £35 (11sp) - KMC DLC chain: +£60 (10sp) or +£75 (11sp) - RPS chain guide: +£25
- COCKPIT: Syntace Negative stem (short riders on drops): +£70 - HUP Titanium saddle: +£8
- GROUPSETS: We can upgrade to any SRAM or Shimano groupsets - please Contact Us
If you intend to Road Race or Triathlon (on gear restricted events) let us know your child’s British Cycling/British Triathlon age category and we can specify the correct chainring, cassette & tyres to maximise the available gearing. Above images are for illustration purposes. Bike is built to the spec listed above. *Build times vary through the year due to demand, please contact us to confirm.