Vitus Bikes has introduced the opening of a US Distribution Middle in Salt Lake Metropolis, Utah, bringing its vary of high quality, inexpensive highway, mountain and gravel bikes to the North American marketplace for the primary time. The model is ready to supply properly spec’d bicycles at smart value factors due to its cost-saving direct-to-consumer mannequin, a few of which now we have had the pleasure of testing within the UK.
Initially, us.vitusbikes.com will promote a restricted vary of Path, All-Mountain, Enduro, E-Enduro and Children’ Bikes, with the intention to increase the providing to further fashions and construct choices all through 2023. Highlights embrace the 2023 Vitus Mythique that launches in the present day, and the 2022 Sommet 297 CRX (reviewed right here).
(December 6, 2022 – Salt Lake Metropolis, UT) Vitus, the practically 100-year-old storied bicycling model, in the present day introduced the opening of its United States operations and distribution heart, headquartered in Salt Lake Metropolis, UT. US customers can now buy choose fashions of Vitus’ Mountain, highway, gravel, youth, and e-bikes bikes by means of us.vitusbikes.com and have them shipped on to their door.
“After I take a look at the Vitus line of bikes, I get giddy. With the ability to supply this preliminary lineup on to US riders is an incredible alternative,” mentioned Brad Howell, US Model Supervisor for Vitus Bikes. “From privateer racers to weekend lovers, Vitus presents one thing for everybody within the worlds of highway, mountain, and gravel driving; we actually have a killer youngsters’ line. If driving bikes fills your cup and spreads a smile throughout your face, then Vitus is for you!
Vitus Bikes have lengthy been obtainable in Europe and liked by riders of all skills and disciplines. In the course of the Nineteen Seventies, Vitus manufactured high-end metal race frames and into the Nineties, performed a pivotal function in pioneering aluminum and carbon fiber frames. Whereas happy with this heritage, the current-day workforce of Vitus engineers, designers, product managers, entrepreneurs, and athletes are pushed by one purpose: to make one of the best bikes for every kind of riders.
Due to Vitus’ consumer-direct mannequin, the model presents riders performance-oriented bikes at accessible value factors. As a substitute of counting on third-party resellers, Vitus’ Salt Lake Metropolis-based workforce of high quality care representatives and skilled mechanics oversee each side of a motorbike’s meeting and high quality management earlier than transport to customers. Bikes are pulled from a US-specific stock in Salt Lake Metropolis and arrive to riders in absolutely recyclable cardboard bins with zero-waste packaging. Vitus additionally presents a 30-day experience assure and a US-based workforce of buyer care representatives are on the prepared for any questions riders might have earlier than, throughout, and after their buy.
Whereas further fashions and mannequin specs will make their manner on-line all through 2023, Vitus will begin by providing a handful of its hottest fashions throughout highway, mountain, and gravel disciplines. Within the mountain class, Vitus will launch with the next bikes:
Path / All-Mountain:
- Escarpe 29 CRX| 150mm Entrance/140mm Rear | $4799
- Full T800 carbon body, Fox 36 & Float DPS Manufacturing facility Collection suspension, Shimano XT 1×12 velocity drivetrain
- Escarpe 29 CRS| 150mm Entrance/140mm Rear | $3899
- Full T800 carbon body, RockShox Lyrik Choose & Deluxe Choose+ RT suspension, Shimano SLX 1×12 velocity drivetrain
- Mythique 29 VR|130mm Entrance/130mm Rear | $1699
- 6061-T6 aluminum body, X-Fusion RC 32 Enhance 29 and X-Fusion O2 Professional R suspension, Shimano Deore drivetrain
- Mythique 29 VRS, VRX, AMP| 140mm Entrance/140mm Rear| $1999, $2299, $2599
- Sommet 297 CRX | 170mm Entrance/170mm Rear| $4799
- T700 carbon fiber entrance triangle, 6061-T6 aluminum rear,Fox 38 & Float X2 Manufacturing facility Collection suspension, Shimano XT 1×12 velocity drivetrain
- Sommet 29 CRS|170mm Entrance/162mm Rear | $3899
- T700 carbon fiber entrance triangle, 6061-T6 aluminum rear,RockShox Zeb Choose &Tremendous Deluxe Choose+ RT suspension, Shimano SLX 1×12 velocity drivetrain
- E-Sommet VRS| 170mm Entrance/167mm Rear | $5399
- RockShox Zeb Choose & RockShox Tremendous Deluxe Choose R suspension, Shimano STEPS EP8 motor with 630Wh inner battery, Shimano SLX 1×12 velocity drivetrain
- Nucleus 24” and 26” Hardtail MTB Bike| $899
- Light-weight 6061-T6 aluminum body, SR Suntour air sprung suspension fork with lock-out, Field 1×8 velocity drivetrain, disc brakes