Felt ZW40 review

Felt ZW40
Cycling Weekly Verdict

The ZW40 combines a frame and carbon fork that perform well with a thoughtfully chosen groupset and components. It’s even more appealing considering its budget price tag.

Reasons to buy
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    Stable geometry

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    Triple chainring

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    Women's-specific finishing kit

Reasons to avoid
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    Brake levers hard to reach from drops

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Felt's women-specific range opens with the Felt ZW40.

Built using Felt’s aluminium F-Lite tubing, the frame has seen plenty of manipulation to get the best from the material. As a result, the ZW40 rides with a higher quality than its price tag suggests. Over rough lanes the frame was supple enough to give some cushioning, and despite its weight and some flex in the rear end, it still had the positive feel of power transfer.

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