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 FORCE ETAP AXS D1 BRAZE
Rear Derailleur: RD FORCE ETAP AXS D1
Shifters: ED FRC ETAP AXS D1 SJC REAR/RT F0 1800
Shifters: ED FRC ETAP AXS D1 SJD FRT/LFT F0 950
Rotors: DB ROTOR/BOLTS CLX F-160mm R-140mm BLK ROUNDED
Cassette: CS XG 1270 D1 10-33T
Bottom Bracket: BB DUB PF Road 86.5
Crankset: FC FORCE AXS 12 Speed 48-35T
Chain: CN FORCE D1 12S 120LI
Misc: EP POWERPACK 2 BATTERY
Wheelset: Mavic Cosmic Carbone Pro UST
Tires: Mavic Yksion UST
Bar: FSA Energy ACR
Stem: FSA ACR
Saddle: Prologo Dimension Ti-Rox
Tape: Supacaz Sticky Kush
* bike is built as described, some photos may not exactly reflect the complete bike