Ridley Damocles CR2 GF Road Bicycle - Unisex 5039-781

Ridley Damocles CR2 GF Road Bicycle - Unisex


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Fit for a king but available to all, the Damocles offers top level performance without sacrificing comfort. The GF HM carbon frame is built from individual tubes that are finely tuned and tweaked at each joint. The somewhat relaxed geometry creates an incredibly smooth and comfortable ride. As you ascend, the Shimano 105 drivetrain shifts smoothly to maintain your cadence. The lightweight 11-speed components offer efficient power transfer and shares some of the same technology – but not the price – of the Ultegra line. When the speed picks up, the oversized headtube gives front end stiffness and precision steering and the Tektro caliper brakes help reign in your ride.

  • Ridley Damocles GF high modulous carbon frame, uses unidirectional 24 ton carbon (one square centimetre of carbon withstands pressure up to 24 and 30 tons) to create a frame that's light, quiet and smooth.
  • Damocles aero HM carbon fork.
  • Shimano 105, 11-speed power train.
  • 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.
  • Ridley was born in Flanders, Belgium, a region infamous for harsh cycling conditions. Against this backdrop Ridley engineers, tests and refines their frame construction, race technology, tube profiles and their own branded component line, 4ZA.

Tech specs

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Ideal for Performance and race road cycling
Frame Ridley Damocles GF HM carbon
Fork Damocles aero HM carbon
Stem 4ZA 31.8mm
Seatpost 4ZA
Headset FSA Orbit
Handlebars 4ZA 31.8mm
Grips/tape 4ZA Cork

Mechanical disc brakes are more powerful than rim brakes, but less powerful than hydraulic brakes.

Tektro R312 (caliper rim)
Brake levers Shimano 105
Shifters Shimano 105
Derailleur (front) Shimano 105
Derailleur (rear) Shimano 105
Crank + rings FSA Omega 50-34T
Bottom bracket Shimano Ultegra
Pedals Sold separately
Hub (front) 4ZA
Hub (rear)

The hub affects a bike’s rolling efficiency. Internally geared hubs require significantly less maintenance.


Cassettes with a smaller range allow you to go faster; a bigger range makes climbing hills easier.

Shimano 105 11-speed 11-28T
Chain KMC X11
Spokes Stainless
Rims 4ZA
Tires Continental Grand Sport Race 700 x 23
Saddle 4ZA
Made in Taiwan