Vitus Zenium CR review

Vitus specs the Zenium CR with a full Shimano 105 hydraulic groupset

Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Vitus Zenium CR provides a nice ride, with a carbon frame and fork and 105 hydraulics, at a price that’s good value for a bike with its spec. You’ll probably want to upgrade the wheels though.

Reasons to buy
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    105 groupset for 11 speeds

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    Wide tyres help smooth the road

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    105 hydraulic braking is powerful and effective

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Reasons to avoid
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    Rather lacklustre wheels

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    Highish weight

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Vitus, the in-house bike brand of Wiggle and Chain Reaction Cycles has built up a broad range of bikes. As well as road, that includes a TT bike and a track bike, kids’ bikes and bikes for cyclocross, gravel and city use, plus an e-MTB.

>>> Buy now: Vitus Zenium CR from Wiggle for £1259.99

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Paul Norman

Paul started writing for Cycling Weekly in 2015, covering cycling tech, new bikes and product testing. Since then, he’s reviewed hundreds of bikes and thousands of other pieces of cycling equipment for the magazine and the Cycling Weekly website.

He’s been cycling for a lot longer than that though and his travels by bike have taken him all around Europe and to California. He’s been riding gravel since before gravel bikes existed too, riding a cyclocross bike through the Chilterns and along the South Downs.