Kanzo

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About the Kanzo range
Gravel is the new kid on the block and its popularity is rapidly increasing. Is there a better combination than “discovering” and “cycling”? We don’t think so. Ridley makes a bike that excellently combines both. Coincidence? Not for us. With a gravel bike, you can master any terrain, at your own pace. But why the name “Kanzo”?

Kanzo, or canzo, is a word that dates back to the times of the troubadours, who were singers and poets in the Middle Ages. They traveled widely and experienced all kinds of adventures, which they turned into stories about knights or even love stories. On return to their home villages, they would tell the inhabitants about their adventures using three different genres. The most commonly used of these was a “kanzo/canzo”. Their stories moved entire communities, who hung on their every word.

Just like the troubadours, we want to encourage our Ridley riders to go out and ride their bikes, to discover new places or rediscover what they thought they already knew.

About the Kanzo
The Kanzo is Ridley’s gravel bike that meets the needs of the continuously evolving gravel market. The tire clearance (700 x 47 mm) makes this frame future-proof. By using 650B wheels and tires, you can even raise the clearance to 50 mm for extreme adventure riding. Extra bottle cage mounts on the fork, top tube and below on the downtube give you all the flexibility you need to carry bottles alongside all of your other belongings in your bike bags. By attaching a rear carrier or mudguards, you can turn this bike into a real bikepacking machine effortlessly.

The flex zones in the rear stays offer extra comfort by filtering the vibrations from all the different surfaces you will ride during your adventures. All cables run internally through the frame, which prevents mud and water from ruining your shifting performance.

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Specifications

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