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The Genesis Croix De Fer Ti, features Shimano’s all-new GRX groupset which gives you more gearing and terrain options to go further, faster than ever before. The Titanium frame ensures this CDF will remain timeless


Genesis Croix De Fer Ti, Titanium Gravel Road Bike 2020 Clear Titanium


Genesis Croix De Fer Ti, Titanium Gravel Road Bike 2020 Clear Titanium

Season : 2020

Brand : Genesis

Code : VARGN2005SIL

Weight : 20KG

The Genesis Croix De Fer Ti, features Shimano’s all-new GRX groupset which gives you more gearing and terrain options to go further, faster than ever before. Tube profiles are carefully selected and designed to give the new double-butted titanium platform a stiff and efficient pedalling platform, retaining the same connected feel and 'in-saddle' comfort for which the steel CdF is famed.  You'll also find Genesis have kept the mudguard eyelets, rear rack mounts and generous tyre clearances that help enable it to take on many different incarnations.The one bike to rule them all?!

Key Features & Benefits

  • Genesis 3AL-2.5V Double-Butted Titanium frameset, with Genesis carbon fork, ensure a stiff and efficient pedalling platform, the titanium frame ensures this Croix de Fer has will remain timeless.
  • Equipped with pannier rack and mudguard mounts, the CDF Ti is a versatile all-round bike.
  • The new Shimano GRX groupset with hydraulic Disc brakes, provide a great dependable drivetrain with great braking performance whatever the conditions.

Full Specification

  • Frame:  3AL-2.5V Double-Butted Titanium
  • Fork:  Genesis Carbon CX w/ 1-1/2" - 1-1/8" Tapered Steerer w/ 12mm TA
  • Number of Gears:  22
  • Gear Shifters:  Shimano GRX ST-R810 / 2x11 speed
  • Chainset:  Shimano 105 FC-R7000 / 50-34T / XS, 165mm / S, 170mm / M-L, 172.5mm / XL, 175mm
  • Chainrings:  48/31T
  • Rear Cassette:  Shimano CS-HG800-11 / 11-34T
  • Chain:  KMC x11
  • Front Derailleur:  Shimano GRX FD-810
  • Rear Derailleur:  Shimano GRX RD-810 / Medium cage
  • Bottom Bracket:  Shimano BB-R60
  • Pedals:  N/A
  • Rims:  Jalco SR240D / 32h
  • Front Hub:  Formula CL-712 28h12mm TA centre lock
  • Rear Hub:  Formula RXC-142S 28h 12mm TA centre lock
  • Front Tyre:  WTB Riddler 700x37c
  • Rear Tyre:  WTB Riddler 700x37c
  • Brakes:  Shimano BR-R810 hydraulic brakes w/ Shimano SM-RT800 160mm rotors
  • Handlebars:  Genesis X-Race Aero / 8deg Flare / XS, 400mm / S-M, 420mm / L-XL, 440mm
  • Handlebar Tape:  Velo Black Cork w/ VexGel
  • Headset:  Prestine PT-1770 1-1/8" semi cartridge
  • Stem:  Genesis AS-007 / + - 7deg / 100mm
  • Saddle:  Genesis Road Comfort
  • Seatpost:  Genesis Alloy / 27.2x350mm
  • Accessories:  N/A
  • Weight:  Not Available

Road Bike Sizing Guide

Road bikes as the name implies are for road use. There are a growing number of “gravel” or “adventure” bikes which are based on road bicycles, but feature wider and more versatile tyres and disc brakes, so you can also do light trail riding such as towpaths. They are also more pothole resistant!

Sizing is normally in cm, and is a measurement from the centre of the chain-wheel axle (The BB or bottom bracket) and the top of the frame seat tube. Some are measured to the centre of the seat tube where it meets the top tube (otherwise known as the crossbar).

That measurement is on road bikes normally in CM – and no-one really knows why! Some road bikes will use “T-Shirt Sizing” so S, M, L, XL etc. but there will be a geometry chart that then shows the measurement in CM.

What is your height? Your suggested bicycle size
Feet/Inches Centimetres Suggested Size
4'10" - 5'0" 148cm - 152cm XX-Small (47-48cm)
5'0" - 5'3" 152cm - 160cm X-Small (49-50cm)
5'3" - 5'6" 160cm - 168cm Small (51-53cm)
5'6" - 5'9" 168cm - 175cm Medium (54-55cm)
5'9" - 6'0" 175cm - 183cm Large (56-58cm)
6'0" - 6'3" 183cm - 191cm X-Large (58-60cm)
6'3" - 6'6" 191cm - 198cm XX-Large (61-63cm)

If you need any more advice on bike sizing for road bikes please contact us and we can help you make the right choice.

Technical Information

Geometry for Genesis Croix De Fer Titanium Gravel Road Bike

Genesis Croix De Fer Titanium Gravel Road Bike Geometry Chart

Dimensions in mm unless stated

Seat Tube 470 500 530 550 580
Top Tube 524 544 561 582 605
Frame Reach 365 375 385 395 405
Frame Stack 553 572 593 612 633
Heat Tube 115 135 155 175 195
Head Angle 71° 71° 71.5° 71.5° 72°
Seat Angle 74° 73.5° 73.5° 73° 72.5°
Chainstay 430 430 430 430 430
BB Drop 73 73 73 73 73
Wheelbase 1007 1023 1035 1052 1063
Fork Offset 50 50 50 50 50
Fork Trail 69 69 66 66 63
Standover 761 784 808 826 850
Stem 100 100 100 100 100
Handlebar 400 420 420 440 440
Crankarm 165 170 175 175 175


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