The Etape is a high performance machine decked with the latest tricks to propel you to the front of the peloton. It shares the same high-tech carbon frame as the Attack, but has upgraded components throughout for a lighter weight, increased durability, and tremendous value (we gave it everything but a fancy Italian decal).
- Toray T-700 high modulus carbon fibre frame uses the latest in carbon fibre technology.
- Performance-oriented geometry.
- Oversized headtube contributes to torsional rigidity for better handling.
- FSA Energy handle bar and stem.
- BB30 bottom bracket system is stiffer and more durable.
- Carbon fibre drop out reduces weight.
- Shimano Ultegra components. 10-speed cassette.
- FSA BB30 Energy compact crank set.
- Mavic Ksyrium Elite wheel set.
- This model is not equipped with pedals.
- Bikes are covered by MEC's Rocksolid Guarantee and Bike Service Agreement. You can bring your bike to any MEC Bike Shop for free adjustments and minor maintenance for a year after purchase.
- MEC bikes were designed in Canada. Everything from the frames to the graphics was developed at the MEC Head Office in Vancouver, BC.
Geometry influences comfort, efficiency, and how the bike handles, particularly its steering.
|Frame||Toray T-700 carbon fibre|
|Stem||FSA Energy 31.8mm|
|Headset||FSA Orbit C-33 NO. 44/50CF|
|Handlebars||FSA Energy 31.8mm|
Mechanical disc brakes are more powerful than rim brakes, but less powerful than hydraulic brakes.
|Shimano Ultegra (caliper rim)|
|Brake levers||Shimano Ultegra|
|Derailleur (front)||Shimano Ultegra|
|Derailleur (rear)||Shimano Ultegra|
|Crank + rings||FSA Energy BB30 50-34T|
|Bottom bracket||FSA Mega Exo BB 30|
|Hub (front)||Mavic Ksyrium Elite|
The hub affects a bike’s rolling efficiency. Internally geared hubs require significantly less maintenance.
|Mavic Ksyrium Elite|
Cassettes with a smaller range allow you to go faster; a bigger range makes climbing hills easier.
|Shimano Ultegra 10-speed 12-25T|
|Spokes||Mavic Ksyrium Elite|
|Rims||Mavic Ksyrium Elite|
|Tires||Continental Ultra Race 700 x 23|