Nerissimo is a bottom indication frameset from Dedacciai, yet bottom doesn’t meant cheap.
The support and flare sell for £1,119.99 (Deda don’t list any US distributors), so a finish bike during this cost is flattering impressive.
frame uses a company’s signature squared-off tubeset, with box section, beefed up
chainstays, slim, block seatstays and a large down tube interconnected with a slim
top tube. Weight only creeps over a kilo mark, during 1,150g.
Up front Deda have
used their Streem fork, which
features on their pricier framesets too. It’s impressively stiff, especially
when we cruise a light 400g weight, helped by full-carbon dropouts.
to other bikes during around a same price, a Deda appears a small underspecced
with a Campagnolo Veloce gearing. That’s no reason to boot it though, as
it offers a remarkably good ride. The beef of your income is going into the
chassis with this package – and what a chassis.
Nerissimo manages a singular attainment of being both brutally fit and
impressively comfortable. The approach a frozen support responds to changes of
direction and pedal inputs never unsuccessful to put a grin on a faces. The Deda
simply revels in speed, be it on a flat, downhill or by a curves.
lowly groupset and Campagnolo Khamsin circle package are undoubted downgrades,
though. These are both equipment we’d be happy with on a bike around a £1,200
mark, yet during tighten to dual grand we’d design more. The Deda finishing pack and
Selle Italia saddle are decent, yet a indolent Vittoria Rubino tyres always felt
like they were holding behind a bike’s loyal potential.
tried switching out a wheels for a set of lightweight CO clinchers and
the Deda started to unequivocally come alive. The Nerissimo is a frameset we’d highly
recommend, yet this finish package is too compromised to be a loyal contender
for a Bike of a Year title.
This bike was tested as partial of Cycling Plus magazine’s 2012 Bike Of The Year underline – review a full formula in emanate 260, on sale Friday 2 March.