Look X85 Disc Brake Cyclocross Bike Updated, UCI Approved & in Production
Shown as a prototype at Interbike last fall, the Look X85 disc brake cyclocross bike is ready for primetime, with a fancy UCI approval sticker and all.
Since the show, they moved the brake cable routing to the top of the top tube. The shift cables continue to run under the downtube, which eliminates the need for a pulley wheel near the front derailleur. The fork has plenty of clearance and has ridges similar to the original Ritchey rigid disc fork (It’s Look’s own design, though, not a Ritchey fork).
Weights and pics after the break…
The UCI sticker is top, front for all to see. Brake line guides are molded onto the tube.
Curvy fork and flattened stays should keep it tracking true.
With an Ultegra/FSA build, Easton EC90XC carbon 29er mountain bike wheels and Look pedals, it came in at 17lbs 13oz.