2018 Look Tri & TT
"the ultimate in speed and control"
The world's most coveted time trial and triathlon frame, the Look 796 Monoblade. Exhaustively tested at the wind tunnel at Magny Cours in Nevers, France, each tube of the 796 has been shaped and positioned for optimum air flow between the rider and bike IN MOTION. The 796 improves the aerodynamics of the now legendary Look 596 by a whopping 15%. Most importantly, the 796 achieves these real world aerodynamics regardless of wind direction. Rear wheel position has been fine tuned to prevent speed reduction due to rear turbulence backup. And the 1-piece carbon-aero seatpost has been further refined for extra ease of adjustment. Created with 3 separate Monoblocs, the front triangle is integrated with the seatpost and the 2 halves of the rear triangle are mated together using a new flat-carbon surface for even greater road contact and acceleration. Look's time-tested and patented vibration dampening system, via 3 elastomer blocks of differing durometer levels, continues unchanged. The seatpost is reversible +/- 3.2 cm for a perfect tri or time trial fit.
"The previous model, the 596 was far beyond any other TT or Tri bike we've ridden, and we've tested them all. Still, we were stunned by the ride of the 796. It's as secure and controlled as a great road frame yet so fast it just makes you grin with pleasure. The 796 reaches an entirely new level in road manners and all-out speed." - Cycles BiKyle Road Testing
Frameset and i-Pack includes the shock reducing carbon-aero seatpost plus the revolutionary carbon monobloc ZED III crankset that weighs a mere 305 grams. The crankarms are adjustable +- 2.5mm radius via a patented crankarm cam. Fits both regular 130mm or compact 110mm chainrings. Included carbon stem is adjustable for length by rotating the side plates. Height is fine-tuned by a reversible carbon-aero handlebar plus numerous included inserts. Color is red with black contrast and white decals.
Parts kit: Shimano Ultegra Di2 electric with Cosmic Elite 25 wheelset (not pictured) and 25c Mavic Yksion Elite clincher tires, Fizik Tritone saddle, 40cm Look Aeroflat reversible handlebar, Look carbon aero extensions, and Look Keo Blade cromo pedals ..... $10,999.99