Aimed on the fanatic street rider, the brand new Look 765 Optimum street bike is made for lengthy rides on any street, in any circumstances. This all-new model of the 765 replaces the prior fashions with a totally new, lighter body and fork, contemporary geometry, and up to date requirements.
With clearance for 700x34mm tires, and endurance geometry (greater stack, shorter attain) that places the rider in a extra upright place with fewer spacers, however that’s simply the beginning.
The seatstays use Look’s 3D WAVE Expertise, which makes use of built-in flex zones and particular shaping to scale back vibrations by as much as 20% over their race bikes.
On the backside bracket, there’s a mixture of carbon and glass fibers to reinforce the experience high quality additional, including extra damping with out giving up stiffness. It additionally switches to the T47 backside bracket customary.
Up entrance, cables run underneath the stem right into a ported headset cap, hiding the whole lot contained in the body and fork for a clear look.
Hidden fender mounts on the body, fork, and dropouts allow you to run entrance and rear safety (with minimal if any tire measurement discount mandatory) with out messing up the aesthetics of the bike.
Capturing the wheels now are customary through axles, gone are the Velocity Launch through axles. Whereas they (and we) like these, making the change was a matter of comfort and spare components availability for shoppers.
Video above reveals the tech particulars and options, and the one under places it out on the streets for some using motion.
Accessible now in 4 full builds:
- Shimano Ultegra Di2 – $7,300
- Shimano 105 Di2 – $6,400
- SRAM Rival eTap – $5,500
- Shimano Ultegra 2×11 mechanical – $4,300
The frameset, which weighs in round 1,400g for body and fork, might be out there in two colours for $2,400.