To support one of cycling's fastest growing sports we've drawn on our decades of experience building road and off-road competition bikes as well as our work with national and international class riders. The X-22's classic lug construction with Waterford's renowned OS tubeset offers excellent durability, comfort and style.
- Responsive handling - ideal for today's mixed road/trail courses.
- Long top tube geometry to keep your weight well balanced.
- Plenty of ground and tire (700 x 38C) clearance.
- Support for classic, functional cantilever brakes.
Today's 'Cross handling serves a broad spectrum of competors and enthusiasts. Quick, road steering keeps you manueverable on the course yet balanced for road riding. The longer wheelbase provides good tire clearance and excellent vertical compliance with steering geometry supporting long distance riding. The bottom bracket height provides generous ground clearance while keeping the center of gravity low for both cyclocross competion and off-season riding.
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Cantilever brakes offer excellent braking and clearance for 38C tires plus fenders. Rear brake cable bridge is included where size permits.
Generous clearance for mud for cyclocross competition. Room for 38C tires plus fenders for off-season or light trail riding.
OS Tubeset which provides extra stiffness in the bottom bracket area and extra vertical compliance for great ride comfort.
Waterford OS lugset and matching tubeset, including compatibility with 1 1/8 inch steerer tubes.