The XC550 is a budget priced, racing styled road bike. It is designed with the same attention paid to every detail as the higher quality bikes. This makes it a great choice for anyone who wants to ride on a budget but still want the performance of more expensive bikes. The bike features a lightweight 6061 aluminium frame, carbon fork and seat post, aluminium rims and an XC550 disc braking system. The bike comes with Shimano Sora components and Tektro Auriga Disc brakes.
It has a steel frame and disc brakes. This bicycle is a budget model, but it still has all the features of a steel framed racing bike. It has disc brakes and a lightweight frame. It is not only designed for competition but also to be used and enjoyed by all. It's a nice looking bike, certainly, and comes with a pair of wheelsets that can be used on the road or in the gym. Designed for racing, this affordable bike delivers all the performance you need to hit your goal.
The XC550 features a dual-position stem and wide handlebars that are easy to reach yet comfortable to ride. A full Shimano 105 groupset gives you amazing shifting, and the wheels are designed with disc brakes for better control. The Shimano Altus rear derailleur ensures smooth shifts, and the Suntour Cyclone air spring offers great comfort on long rides.
We rate this bike despite it having mixed reviews, some of the negative feedback seems to be limited to a few unfortunate customers. Many have reported that the customer support is helpful. So if the worst does happen, you're in good hands. It's just too much bike for us to overlook it for our recommendations.