Falcon Optimum Road Bike Buyers Guide Review (August 2020)
Falcon Optimum Road Bike
- ✔ Tubular Steel Frame
- ✔ Shimano Tourney 14 Speed Gearing
- ✔ Quill Style Stem
- ✔ Caliper Front & Rear Brakes
The optimum road bike combines sleek ergonomic design with an excellent components list.
It’s possible you’ve ridden a friends road bike and desire something similar that won’t break the bank, or perhaps you’re after a nippy and active commuter for those summertime rides around the countryside. The Optimum has everything you require to get the job done, at a fraction of the cost. The frame is made from robust tubular steel with a racing style and geometry.
The 700c wheels supply that racing feel that the savvy bicyclist seeks, with 700x23c slick tyres to develop as little drag as possible, yet grip like glue when you need it too. When it comes to tailoring on the Optimum, Falcon have gone with a silky smooth Shimano 14 Speed Tourney derailleur system, altered with handlebar mounted shifters you can rapidly and easily downshift for that high slope or take it up an notch to set the pace and reveal what the Falcon’s really made of.
Now, with all this punch and style, the brakes of course need to be reliable and effective, especially when you consider the sort of speeds you’ll be reaching so Falcon have included alloy calliper brakes front and rear, with racing levers attached to the face of the classic road bike ‘drop handlebars’.
Everything has been considered to provide you with the absolute best road bike experience possible, Optimum have taken insight from the more pricer models and have developed a really nimble well priced entry model that will satisfy even experienced riders.