AQUILO
AQUILO
All out racer

Agile, race-primed geometry and incredibly stiff, light tubing guarantee this bike delivers on speed. The ideal race-day machine to give you the edge in the sprint.

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AQUILO TITANIUM ROAD BIKE

All out racer
Van Nicholas Aquilo 3Al/2.5V Titanium
Van Nicholas Aquilo Titanium Front Side Thumbnail
Van Nicholas Aquilo Titanium Front Side Thumbnail
Van Nicholas Aquilo Titanium 3D Sculpted Dropout
Van Nicholas Aquilo Titanium 3D Sculpted Dropout
AQUILO TITANIUM ROAD BIKE
Preset: Shimano 105 10-spd Triple
Size 500, 520, 540, 560, 580, 600 MM
From eur 2,999
Van Nicholas Aquilo Shimano 105 10-spd Triple
Van Nicholas Aquilo Shimano 105 11-spd
Van Nicholas Aquilo Sram Force 1 11-spd
Van Nicholas Aquilo Sram Force 22 11-spd
Van Nicholas Aquilo Shimano Ultegra 10-spd Triple
Van Nicholas Aquilo Shimano Ultegra 11-spd
Van Nicholas Aquilo SE Shimano Ultegra 11-spd
Van Nicholas Aquilo Shimano Dura-Ace 11-spd
Van Nicholas Aquilo Sram Red 11-spd
Geometry
The right size
Van Nicholas Aquilo Titanium Geometry
Frame Size
Seat Tube Length (CTT)
Seat Tube Length (CTC)
Effective Top Tube (Eff TT)
Actual Top Tube (Act TT)
Head Tube Angle (HA)
Seat Tube Angle (SA)
Head Tube Length (HT)
Wheel Base (WB)
Front Center (FC)
Bottom Bracket Drop (BB Dr.)
Chain Stay Length (CS)
Fork Rake (Rake)
Weight Lbs
Weight Kgs
Stack
Reach
Standover
500
500
470
435
520
505
72
75
130
970
575
70
405
43
3.42
1.55
531
376
741
520
520
490
455
531
516
72.5
74.5
140
973
578
70
405
43
3.51
1.59
542
380
756
540
540
510
475
540
525
72.5
74
155
977
582
70
405
43
3.59
1.63
556
380
772
560
560
530
495
550
534
73
73.5
170
978
583
70
405
43
3.7
1.68
572
380
789
580
580
550
515
566
550
73
73
185
989
594
70
405
43
3.9
1.77
587
387
805
600
600
570
535
577
561
73.5
72.5
200
992
594
70
408
43
4.01
1.82
603
388
822
Specifications
Creating a Van Nicholas
500, 520, 540, 560, 580, 600MM
Which frame size
Lifetime Frame Warranty
Engraved head tube
Brushed finish
Optiformed tubing
3D sculpted dropout
Press fit BB
Integrated headset
My Van Nicholas Designer
CRITICS
Van Nicholas in the press
Bicycling Australia
Bicycling Australia

November | 2012

Classic lines, aerospace materials, high tech components; the Aquilo has it all...

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Road.CC
Road.CC

July | 2012

For those of you who've embraced electronic shifting and are after a titanium race bike without breaking the bank we give you...well...

Read more
Ride Magazine
Ride Magazine

May | 2015

Long Term Test. When discussing Titanium bikes amongst peers, the words ’comfortable‘, endurance’ and ‘expensive’ always seem to crop up...

Complete review
FANS
What they say about us
A. Servaas
A. Servaas  - The Netherlands

What a first class bike. I will enjoy many more kilometers on my Aquilo.

M. Harding
M. Harding  - United Kingdom

The Aquilo has become my best bike ever. Having only had carbon bikes before I was quite shocked at the first class ride and how the bike eats up the miles effortlessly with no fuss.

P. Buckley
P. Buckley  - United Kingdom

This bike is a dream to ride. Descends great too!

Nothing looks, Rides, Lasts like a Van Nicholas