I had the pleasure of taking my first ride on the Wilier Rave gravel bike, equipped with SRAM Force Xplorer electronic shifting, WTB Resolute tires, and a Deda cockpit. As an avid cyclist, I was eager to test out this high-end bike and see how it performed on the gravel roads and trails in my area.
My first impression of the Wilier Rave was its sleek and modern design. The bike features a matte black finish with blue accents, giving it a stylish and sophisticated look. The Deda cockpit was also a nice touch, with its lightweight and ergonomic design making it easy to handle and maneuver.
As I set off on my ride, I immediately noticed how smooth and responsive the SRAM Force Xplorer electronic shifting was. The shifting was quick and precise, allowing me to easily navigate through the gears as I tackled different terrain. The WTB Resolute tires also provided excellent traction and stability on the gravel roads, allowing me to ride confidently and with ease.
One of the standout features of the Wilier Rave was its handling. The bike felt incredibly agile and nimble, allowing me to easily navigate tight corners and technical terrain. The bike’s geometry also provided a comfortable and stable riding position, making it easy to maintain control and stability even on rougher terrain.
Overall, my first ride on the Wilier Rave was a fantastic experience. The bike’s high-end components and advanced technology provided a smooth and responsive ride, while its sleek design and comfortable handling made it a joy to ride. Whether you’re a serious gravel racer or just looking for a high-performance bike to take on your weekend adventures, the Wilier Rave is definitely worth checking out.