Colibri Al 105

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Colibri Al 105

Aluminium disc brake endurance road bike

€1.749

Feel fresher for longer. Colibri's modern performance geometry is tuned in for all-day riding comfort and speed on Britain’s varied road surfaces. Colibri Al is for Alpine adventures, exploring new roads, riding in the summer and for riding through the winter, where you’ll get out, no matter what the weather’s doing. It’s the bike for every day of the year.

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Stock arriving Early 2023

Description

Light, fast, responsive and smooth. Really smooth. The Colibri Al glides up long climbs and it’s an assured and confident descender. Quick when you want it to be, relaxed and easy to pilot when you want to take it easy. It’ll take up to 36mm tyres or 32mm with mudguards. And talking of guards, there are all the mounts you need for guards and racks, which means this really is a bike you can ride every day of the year. And love it.

A 4 season endurance road bike, Colibri Al takes on all road conditions making it ideal for the Fred Whitton or the mountain climbs of the Tour de France. This is the bike for Galibier, Ventoux, Glandon, Alpe d’Huez, Bealach Na Ba, Bwlch-y-Groes, Hardnott, the list is endless.

At a Glance

  • Light, strong and fast aluminium frame with internal cable routing and carbon monocoque fork
  • Drivetrain: Shimano 105 / 2x11 / 11-32t
  • Brakes: Shimano 105 flat mount hydraulic disc brakes
  • Wheelset: Sonder Nova Aero wheelset / HG
  • Tyres: WTB Expanse / 700c / 32mm / Tan
  • Bigger tyre clearance than a caliper bike for a comfier ride - up to 36mm, or 32mm with mudguards
  • Longer chainstay for stable handling and confidence-inspiring descents
  • Bolt through axles for climbing stiffness
  • Front and rear mudguard and rack mounts
Features

6061 Double Butted Aluminium Frame

Lightweight, strong and durable aluminium frame with extra-light carbon monocoque fork

Internal cable routing

Internal routing in the front triangle means tidy cables, clean lines, and reduced potential for cable snags

Tapered headtube

Tapered steerer and headtube gives more precise cornering and increases feedback when riding

Plenty of tyre clearance

Clearance for up to 36mm tyres, or 32mm with mud guards

Forgiving angles

A longer wheel base promotes comfort and confidence on the downhills

Build Spec

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Build 
  
Frameset 
Frame:Colibri Al frame
Fork:Colibri Al carbon monocoque fork
Headset:FSA Orbit C-40-ACB headset / 7.8mm spacer
  
Groupset 
Left brake:Shimano 105 [R7020] STI shifter / Hydraulic / Left / 2x
Right brake:Shimano 105 [R7020] STI shifter / Hydraulic / Right / 11x
Calipers:Shimano 105 flat mount calipers
Rotors:Shimano RT66 rotor / 6 Bolt / 160mm
Front derailleur:Shimano 105 [R7000] front derailleur / Braze-on / Black
Rear derailleur:Shimano 105 [R7000] rear derailleur / GS / Black
Chainset:Shimano 105 [R7000] chainset / 172.5mm / 50-34t / Black
Bottom bracket:Shimano RS500 bottom bracket
Chain:Shimano HG601 chain / 11s / 118l
Cassette:Shimano R7000 cassette / 11s / 11-32t
  
Finishing kit 
Stem:Sonder Storc / 100mm
Seatpost:Sonder Seatpost / 27.2mm / 400mm
Saddle:Sonder Zone / 152mm / Black
Tape/Grips:Sonder Reels / Black
Handlebar:Sonder Spitfire / 420mm
  
Wheelset 
Wheels:Sonder Nova I19 Aero wheelset / HG
Tyres:WTB Expanse / Comp / 32mm / Black
Tubes:Vittoria inner tube / Presta / 700c x 28-42mm
  
Weight: 
  
Pedals not included with full builds

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Geometry and Sizing

Sizing

Generally we recommend:
Small
Riders between 5ft 2in and 5ft 7in
Medium
Riders between 5ft 6in and 5ft 10in
Large
Riders between 5ft 9in and 6ft 2in
X-Large
Riders 6ft 2in and over
You can also take into consideration the standover height to ensure you pick a bike that will be a good fit. If you measure your inside leg and ensure there is a minimum of an inch from the toptube to your crotch this will give you enough seatpost adjustment to find your optimum saddle height.
Size Small Medium Large X-Large
ST-Seattube 460 500 540 580
TT-Toptube 532 554 571 582
HT-Headtube 120 145 170 190
HA-Headangle 72 72 72.5 72.5
SA-Seatangle 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5
CS-Chainstay 420 420 420 420
BB-BBdrop 70 70 70 70
FO-Forkoffset 50 50 50 50
WB-Wheelbase 991 1014 1027 1038
SO-Standover 723 754 785 815
RE-Reach 375 390 400 405
SK-Stack 530 554 580 599
Frame Spec

Lightweight, strong and durable aluminium frame. 

Frame weight: S: 1.35kg; M: 1.53kg; L: 1.7kg; XL: 1.9kg
Fork weight: 460g (uncut)
6061 double butted aluminium frame
Carbon monocoque fork with mudguard and cage mounts
Seatpost: ø27.2mm
Headtube: 1-1/8” – 1-1/2” tapered
Spacing: Bolt-thru 12 x 142mm
Bottom bracket: 68mm BSA threaded
Full internal cable routing
Front derailleur type: Braze-on 31.8mm
Flat mount disc brake only. Rear mudguard and pannier rack mounts
Reviews
Kudos
Cycling Plus Award Colibri Bike of the Year 2020

The winning package of versatility, accessible price, value for money and longevity deservedly goes to the Sonder Colibri, a bike that I found myself reaching for time and again.

Click here to get your copy of Cycling Plus 'Bike of the Year' issue.

The Details

Colibri Al 105 in action