– Price: $565.99
Next up, we have the 2017 Radio Bikes Astron complete. This bike is more affordable than the Comrad, with the addition of features like the Gyro for those of you who like barspins and tailwhips. The frame has a 4130 chromoly top tube, down tube and chainstays, with a 1020 hi-ten steel rear triangle and integrated headtube with a 75.5-degree head tube angle, 71-degree seat tube angle, 11.6″ bottom bracket height, 7.9″ standover height and 13.2″ chainstay length. you can find an Integrated head tube, gussets on the top and down tubes, integrated seat post clamp and removable brake mounts. The Radio Bikes Pro fork is made from full 4130 chromoly with a 1-piece steerer tube and the bars are full 4130 chromoly with an 8.75″ rise, 29.5″ width, 11-degrees of backsweep and 2-degrees of upsweep.
GRIPS: RADIO “Frequency” grips
STEM: SALT “COMP” top loading stem, 50mm reach
HEADSET: SALT “PRO” int. headset, sealed bearing
CRANKS: RADIO “AM” tubular 3pc crank crmo 170mm, 8 spline
BOTTOM BRACKET: Mid size, press fit, sealed bearing
PEDALS: SALTPLUS “Forum” nylon/fibreglass pedals
CHAIN: SALT “AM” chain, 510h type
SPROCKET: RADIO “PRO” 6061-T6 alloy 25t sprocket
SEAT: RADIO “Century” slim padded seat and post combo.
SEAT CLAMP: integrated seat clamp
FRONT HUB: RADIO “PRO” alloy hub, sb 3/8″s female axle, 36-hole
REAR HUB: RADIO “PRO” cassette hub, fully sealed bearings, 14mm hollow axle, 36-hole
DRIVER: 9-tooth cassette driver, sealed bearing
FRONT RIM: SALTPLUS “Summit” rim, straight double wall, 36-hole
REAR RIM: SALTPLUS “Summit” rim, straight double wall, 36-hole
TIRES: SALTPLUS “STING” tires, 2.30” front & rear
PEGS: RADIO “AM” 35mm x 89mm steel pegs (1 pair)
GYRO: SALT “AM” Rotor with alloy CNC rotor plate, SALT “AM” Rotor cables
LEVER: SALT “MOTO” alloy brake lever
BRAKES: SALT “MOTO XL” alloy u-brake-rear
WEIGHT: 11.34kg (25.00bs) without pegs
The 2017 Astron comes in two colors; Blue Chrome and Black / Red Splatter with a price tag of $565.99. Both colors come with a 20.6″ top tube length only. The Astron is geared toward the intermediate level rider with a medium height. This bike is ideal for ramp riding, but can handle street and dirt riding as well.
The 2017 Astron in Blue Chrome
3/8″ female front hub in black.
The Astron comes with the Radio Bikes Sting tire in 2.30″ front and rear.
Salt Plus Forum nylon pedals.
Radio Bikes Pro cassette sealed hub with a 9-tooth driver.
Radio Bikes Century seat and post combo.
25-tooth Radio Bikes Pro sprocket made from 6061-T6 alloy.
Salt Comp top load stem with a 50mm reach.
The Astron in Black and Red Splatter.
Notice that the black and red comes with polished color parts like hubs and sprocket.
Learn more about the 2016 Astron on the Radio Bikes website
That wraps up the 2017 Astron complete! Next up, the Valac!