Ribble Gran Fondo Disc review

The Ribble Gran Fondo Disc is the company's workhorse, designed to eat up the miles on rough roads

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Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Ribble Gran Fondo works well at ironing out the worst of the road buzz but the carbon frame is very stiff and can't deal with the jarring impacts in the same way some other endurance offerings can. Happily, speccing some wider tyres should add a bit of extra cushioning.

Reasons to buy
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    Comfortable frame

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    Great wheels

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    Shimano 105 performs well

Reasons to avoid
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    Poor tyres

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    Would benefit from 28mm tyres

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Ribble's expansive bike collection has gone from strength to strength in recent years, and the newly added the Ribble Gran Fondo Disc sees the more powerful stoppers added to the company's long-distance frame.

Ribble Gran Fondo Disc frame

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