IB13: Prototype Volagi Viaje Ti Adventure Bike Coming
The upcoming Volagi Viaje Ti takes what’s good about the steel Viaje and amplifies it with titanium.
The Longbow Flex Stay design already provided a good bit of cushion. With titanium, they’re getting about twice the compliance of the carbon Liscio frames.
And they have some new wheels to go along with the new frame…
It keeps the one piece yoke to allow for a larger welding area on the top tube.
The ti version has a claimed 1700g frame weight, the steel is around 2100g.
It comes with their full carbon fork that’s about 420g, and it and the frame have rack and fender mounts.
Retail is $3000 for frame, fork and headset. Should be available in March.
Complete bikes will come with their new Ignite VL wheels. They have a wider flange placement on the hubs and disc specific rims that offer light weight and good stiffness. The rims are 25mm wide but just 19mm deep, so they supposedly offer nice ride compliance and let you run wider tires for additional small bump mitigation. They’re tubeless compatible, and come in at just 1,550g.