Felt Bicycles IA FRD - 2018

The IA FRD is the pinnacle of Felt’s history as an industry leader in aerodynamics and performance. Four-time, undefeated winner of the Kona World Championship, the IA boasts incredible aerodynamic efficiency that surpasses everything the c ...(Read More)

Felt Bicycles IA FRD
  • Color: Matte TeXtreme/White
  • Color: Matte TeXtreme/White
$14,999.00
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Matte TeXtreme/White
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51cm
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The IA FRD is the pinnacle of Felt’s history as an industry leader in aerodynamics and performance. Four-time, undefeated winner of the Kona World Championship, the IA boasts incredible aerodynamic efficiency that surpasses everything the competition has to offer. As part of the Felt Racing Development (FRD) line, the IA FRD is crafted from the most advanced carbon fiber and is equipped with the highest-performance components on the market including Shimano's Dura-Ace Di2 electronic drivetrain and Zipp 404 carbon wheelset, making for the ultimate triathlon racing machine. 

Electronic drivetrain systems deliver excellent shifting, easy set up, and solid battery life. Here are some benefits of electronic shifting that you don't want to miss.

Electronic shifting delivers exceptional performance.

Shifting Performance

Electronic shifting systems use powerful servo motors to rapidly shift the chain. Because microprocessors and sensors constantly monitor every aspect of the system, they shift with surgical precision and without chain rub.

Electronic shifting is customizable.

Customization

Many major systems have customizable shifting. Some have the ability to add remote shifters for common riding positions, and some even allow you to change the functions of the shifting buttons.

Electronic shifting is light on the maintenance.

Dependability

Electronic groupsets are responsive and consistent. There are no cables to stretch and wear out, so you get a flawless shift every time. The added bonus is you'll never have to replace a derailleur cable ever again.

Specs

Frame Felt Integrated Aero Tri UHC Ultimate + TeXtreme carbon fiber, MMC with InsideOut construction, BB30 bottom bracket shell, horizontal dropouts with integrated dropout adjusters, fully integrated proprietary braking system, internal mechanical or electronic cable routing
Fork Felt Dagger UHC Ultimate + TeXtreme carbon fiber monocoque construction, 1.125-inch carbon fiber steerer, brake covers, blades, dropouts, and crown; fully integrated proprietary braking system
Headset FSA TH-873-CB integrated, 1.125-inch sealed ceramic ACB cartridge bearings with Felt compression device
Axles Front: QR 100mm
Rear: QR 130mm
Rims/Wheels Zipp 404 NSW carbon
Hubs Zipp Cognition
Spokes CX-Ray - Black
Tires Continental Grand Prix 4000 S II folding, 700 x 23c
Crankset Shimano Dura-Ace R9100
Chainrings 52/36
Bottom Bracket CeramicSpeed BB30 with 24mm bearings
Chain Shimano Dura-Ace,11-speed
Front Derailleur Shimano Dura-Ace R9150 Di2 braze-on
Rear Derailleur Shimano Dura-Ace R9150 Di2 11-speed
Cassette/Rear Cogs Shimano Dura-Ace, 11-28T
Shifters Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 R9160 TT/Tri 11-speed
Handlebars Felt Dagger UHC Ultimate + Nano base bar with Felt ƒ-Bend carbon fiber 3-position extensions
Tape/Grips Felt VelvetGel tape and dimpled gel pads with Felt bar end plugs
Stem Felt Dagger
Brake Levers Shimano Dura-Ace R9160 TT/Tri
Brakes Felt Aero Brake System with integrated cover; Felt Aero Brake System with integrated cover with Felt Super-Slick brake cable with Link housing
Saddle ISM PS1.0 Ti
Seat Post Felt Vibration Reducing Aero Tri UHC Ultimate + TeXtreme carbon fiber with 3T DiffLock Comfort Module internals, 300mm length
Accessories & Extras Carbon assembly paste, aero seat post slot covers, IA CALpac 2.0, Di2 Internal battery charging cables, Dagger stem cover with 1/4-turn Garmin Mount, valve extenders, IA BTSpac storage box

Part Numbers

Option UPC MPN
Matte TeXtreme/White / 51cm 00840075152514 11860051