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Genesis Datum 10 Bike 2016

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  • Genesis Datum 10: New breed large tyre carbon road bike
  • Full carbon 24/30T monocoque frame & forks
  • Shimano Tiagra 10 speed transmission
  • TRP cable pull disc brakes
  • Fulcrum Wheels
  • 33c Challenge Strada tyres
  • Race ready geometry - go anywhere tyres
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The Genesis Datum is the brand's second carbon-framed model, following hot on the heels of the Zero with the traditional Genesis unconventional twist. It is their most in-demand bike for 2015/16.

The Datum is their large-tyred road disc bike that’ll comfortably sit mile-after-mile on tarmac, but, should the tarmac come to an end, won’t mean turning back or the premature end of the ride. Not necessarily about out-and-out overall speed, but more fun, adventure, exploration and pneumatically-suspended comfort.

Keen not to pigeonhole such a versatile bike, the Datum is really just a bike for riding around and enjoying yourself, across a variety of terrain, both paved and unpaved, albeit fast or somewhat more leisurely. It could be a gravel bike to some, in the same way it could be a fast, comfy road bike to other.

The Datum 10 is the first bike in the range and is equipped with a full 2016 Tiagra groupset (fairly similar to last year's 105!). 

For more information on the ride performance, check out this ace review from Cyclist.co.uk.

Frame and Fork

  • Frame: 24/30T Monocoque Carbon Road Disc w/ Tapered Headtube & Fully Internal Cable Routing
  • Fork: Full Carbon Fork w/ 1-1/2" - 1-1/8" Tapered Steerer
  • Headset: FSA Orbit C-40 / No.42 Integrated
  • Colour: Post Box Red
  • Weight: 9.34kg (Med w/o pedals)

Transmission

  • Shifters: Shimano Tiagra ST-4700
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra RD-4700-GS
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra FD-4700
  • Chainset: Shimano Tiagra FC-4700, 50/34T
  • Bottom Bracket: Shimano BB-RS500, Press-fit 86.5mm
  • Chain: KMC X10FreewheelShimano CS-HG500, 11-32T

Wheels and Braking

  • Wheels Fulcrum Racing Sport DB
  • Challenge Strada 33c tyres
  • Brakes: TRP Hy/Rd-C w/ 160mm rotors & Jagwire KEB-SL Compression-less Outer 

Contact Zones

  • Handlebars: Genesis RandoX Flared (D125/R70mm)
  • Stem: Genesis Road (+/-7GripsGenesis Microfiber Anti-Slip w/ VexGel
  • Saddle: Genesis Road Race
  • Seatpost: Genesis,

 

Showing our 2 Genesis Datum 10 Bike 2016 reviews with an average rating of Excellent. Would you like to write a review?
Review Summary - 5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
January 13, 2017 |
Brilliant distance machine!

I decided to purchase this on the back of the road.cc 15/16 review of this bike (which won the sportive bike of the year in its £3,199 guise). I'm very happy with it. It's exceptionally stiff in the bottom bracket area so it feels efficient when I'm going full gas but it's brilliantly comfortable because of the large volume tires. The extra confidence afforded by the semi-hydraulic disk brakes is also a blessing on pretty awful welsh B roads. I’m also really impressed with the new Tiagra 4700 groupset: it works perfectly. I don’t miss the extra 11th cog and the weight penalty against 105 for someone of my cycling ambition is negligible. The red point job looks stunning too!

October 25, 2016 |
Great bike great value

Great bike, and at the price was the best deal available. It's not as fast as a true road bike, but it takes you much further and faster over the rougher forest type trails. Comfort feels fine both front and back. Recommend to anyone is looking for this type of adventure bike.

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