Felt VR Advanced 105 (2020)

$ 2,499.00

Availablity: In Stock



Felt’s goal with the VR bikes was to design a bike that will have the responsive handling of a racing bike on paved roads, but versatile and durable enough to traverse dirt and gravel roads simply by installing larger tires.

This combination of performance and versatility offered by bikes like the Felt VR models is the latest direction for road bike design.

Felt VR5 Carbon Frame

The Felt VR5 frame is constructed using Felt’s MMC method, this means that Felt molds major pieces of the frame as a unit, rather than having myriad individual pieces that are then bonded together. 

The carbon fiber used in the frame, and the way that carbon is laid up, works its usual magic, providing a smoother ride than aluminum, filtering out much of the road shock and high frequency vibration that an aluminum frame tends to transmit to the rider, while also offering a stiff platform for power transmission to the road. 

Compared to an aluminum frame the carbon fiber frame’s lighter weight, vibration damping and additional lateral stiffness are all appreciated.

Felt VR5 Components

The shifters and brakes are Shimano's newest 105 R7000 series with full hydraulic brakes, the crankset is an FSA Gossamer Pro with sub compact chainrings.

The 48/32 teeth chainrings are lower than the conventional road compact double combination of 50/34, so that with the wide range 11-34 cassette the gear ratio is a very low 1:1 which is great for the unrelenting SW PA hills.

Head to Head Comparison

Msrp Frameset Components
Giant Revolt Advanced 2 $2,450 Carbon Shimano 105
Felt VR Advanced 105 $2,499 Carbon Shimano 105
Jamis Renegade C2 $2,599 Carbon Shimano GRX
Cannondale Topstone Carbon 105 $2,750 Carbon Shimano 105
Specialized Diverge Sport $2,800 Carbon Shimano 105
Trek Checkpoint SL5 $2,890 Carbon Shimano 105


Specifications

Frame:

Felt Variable Road UHC Advanced + TeXtreme carbon

Fork:

Felt Variable Road UHC Advanced + TeXtreme carbon

Headset:

FSA integrated sealed cartridge bearing

Stem:

Devox Variable Angle

Handlebar:

Devox Road Endurance

Bar Tape:

Felt VelvetGel tape

Shifters:

Shimano 105 ST-R7020 11-speed

Front Derailleur:

Shimano 105 R7000 braze-on

Rear Derailleur:

Shimano 105 R7000 11-speed

Crankset:

Shimano 105 R7000, 50/34T

Bottom Bracket:

Token BB386

Chain:

KMC X-11 EPT, 11-speed

Cassette:

Shimano 11-speed, 11-34T

Brakeset:

Shimano 105 BR-R7070 hydraulic disc

Saddle:

Prologo Dimension Space

Seatpost:

Devox UHC Performance carbon fiber

Wheelset:

Devox Variable Road VR2.1, tubeless compatible

Tires:

Vittoria Rubino Pro G+, folding, 700 x 28c


VR Series Overview