Apollo Trace 45 is a high end commuter bike, designed for the discerning commuter looking to tackle the urban jungle with ease.
A lightweight alloy frame makes this bike nice and easy to ride, especially up hills. The relaxed but sporty geometry gives a comfortable ride whilst still being efficient. The addition of riser handlebars gives superior comfort and a more upright position when compared to a traditional flat or drop bar, giving the rider great visibility and control.
Apollo Trace 45 is only bike in the series to feature a belt drive, this offers the ultimate in quiet and smooth operation and virtually eliminates the need for any home maintenance required on the drivetrain. Paired with a Shimano Alfine 8 speed internally geared hub, the gear changes will be butter smooth and near silent.
Coming equipped with Promax mechanical disc brakes, the Trace 45 is fully equipped for maximum safety and performance. Disc brakes offer significant advantages over traditional V brakes, giving fantastic stopping power and control in all conditions.
The Apollo Trace 45 gives the urban commuter a high quality and low maintenance alternative to the tradition flat bar road bike. Perfectly suited to the serious urban commuter, the Trace 45 will be in it for the long haul.
Butted 6061 alloy frame with smooth welding. Belt drive compatible, integrated head tube, pannier mounts and replaceable derailleur hanger.
Alloy 700c disc specific commuter fork with rack and fender mounts
A-head semi integrated 1-1/8" with 10mm cone spacer
Alloy low riser, bore: 31.8mm, W: 600mm, sweep: 6°
Kraton ERGO comfort grip
4 bolt alloy stem, 31.8mm, S=90mm, M/L/XL=105mm
Forged crank with Gates CDC Mudport 46T chainring L: S/M/L/XL =175mm
German designed eccentric bottom bracket, width adjustable and tension adjustable design with Shimano integrated sealed cartridge
Low profile high impact resin
Internal hub gears
Shimano Alfine 8 speed Rapidfire with Alfine internal gear rear hub
Gates CDC Mudport 24T sprocket for belt drive
Gates CDC Mudport belt
Hayes MX Comp mechanical disc brakes with 160mm rotors
700c U-26 double wall disc specific rims, 32 hole F/V, alloy disc front hub, Shimano Alfine internal 8 speed rear hub
Veetire Speedster 700 x 40c with reflective side walls
Factor Ergotech dual density saddle
Alloy twin bolt micro adjust 27.2mm