Evolution represents progression in the heritable characteristics that are passed along over successive generations. These characteristics represent the “genes” that are vital to the successor as Evolution occurs. When the evolutionary processes come to life through purposeful innovation, something special is born…
The Aquila Equipe EVO represents the evolution of a platform that is entering its third iteration. Passed down are the genes that we believe are the key ingredients to making a road bike that is unmatched. When we set out to develop this project, we had several goals that we strived to reach.
The previous generation Equipe was a prime example of a bike that is tremendously balanced. It is very light, predictably responsive, had deceiving torsional rigidity and exuded comfort. This combination made for a very purposeful race machine.
Over the past 5 years, bikes have changed at a rapid rate. The advancements that we see today amongst many of the bikes warranted a revision to the Equipe platform. However, we weren’t looking to reinvent the wheel. We were looking to make it better.
Frame: Aquila Equipe EVO, Fork, Seat post
Headset: FSA ACR
Front Derailleur: FD-R8000-F, Ultegra
Rear Derailleur: RD-R8000-R, Ultegra
Shifters: ST-R8020, Ultegra Hydraulic W/SM-BH8020 Calipers
Rotors: ST-800, 160mm/140mm
Cassette: CS-R8000, Ultegra 52-36
Bottom Bracket: Token
Crankset: FC-R8000, Ultegra 52-36T
Wheelset: Mavic Cosmic Elite UST Disc
Tires: Mavic Yksion UST
Bar: FSA Energy ACR
Stem: FSA ACR
Saddle: Prologo Dimension NDR
Tape: Supacaz Sticky Kush
* bike is built as described, some photos may not exactly reflect the complete bike