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Vitus Rapide 290

Vitus Rapide 2015


Cross Country

Size / SM, MD, LG

Weight / 11.25

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At a glance

The 2015 Vitus Rapide 290 is an Cross Country Carbon mountain bike. It sports 29" wheels, is priced at £1,799 GBP, comes in a range of sizes, including SM, MD, LG, has RockShox suspension and a Shimano drivetrain. The bike is part of Vitus's Rapide range of mountain bikes.

Where To Buy



  • Frame
    T700 High-modulus HM-UD Carbon
  • Fork
    RockShox Reba, RockShox Reba RL, Solo Air, 100mm Travel, Ø32mm Aluminium Stanchions – Low Friction Anodized, External Rebound & Low Speed Compression to Lock, Tapered Aluminium Steerer, 15mm Maxle Lite Thru Axle
  • Hubs
    Formula, 6 Bolt, 135mm x QR
  • Wheels
    WTB Frequency Race i19 TCS, 29”
  • Wheel Size
  • Spokes
  • Tires
    WTB Nano TCS, Front & Rear: Dual DNA Compond, UST Aramid Bead, 29” x 2.1”
  • Chain
    KMC, KMC X10, 10-Speed
  • Crank
    Shimano XT, Shimano XT FC-M875, 170mm, 38tx24t
  • Bottom Bracket
    FSA, PF30 with shimano reducer
  • Front Derailleur
    Shimano Deore, Shimano Deore FD-M616, 34.9mm Band
  • Rear Derailleur
    Shimano XT, Shimano XT RD-M786 Shadow Plus
  • Shifters
    Shimano XT, Shimano XT SL-M780, Rapid Fire Plus, 10-Speed
  • Brakeset
    Shimano SLX, Shimano SLX BR-M675, Hydraulic Disc, 160mm Rotor
  • Handlebar
    Vitus Riser Bar, 6061 Double Butted Alloy, 720mm Wide
  • Saddle
  • Seatpost
    Vitus alloy, 6061-T6, 15mm Offset, 31.6mm x 400mm
  • Stem
    Vitus, 3D Forged 6061-T6 Aluminium, +/- 7 Degree Rise
  • Headset
    FSA Orbit C-42/48, (No.42/48/ACB), 1.1/8” - 1.5”


Q: How much is a 2015 Vitus Rapide 290?

A 2015 Vitus Rapide 290 is typically priced around £1,799 GBP when new. Be sure to shop around for the best price, and also look to the used market for a great deal.

Q: Where to buy a 2015 Vitus Rapide 290?

The 2015 Vitus Rapide 290 may be purchased directly from Vitus.

Q: How much does a 2015 Vitus Rapide 290 weigh?

A 2015 Vitus Rapide 290 weights 11.25.

Q: What size wheels does the 2015 Vitus Rapide 290 have?

The 2015 Vitus Rapide 290 has 29" wheels.

Q: What size 2015 Vitus Rapide 290 should I get?

The 2015 Vitus Rapide 290 comes in sizes SM, MD, LG. After measuring your height, use the below size chart to find the correct size Vitus Rapide 290 for your height.

Rider Height (cm)Rider Height (in)Frame Size
148cm - 158cm4'10" - 5'2"XS
158cm - 168cm5'2" - 5'6"S
168cm - 178cm5'6" - 5' 10"M
178cm - 185cm5'10" - 6'1"L
185cm - 193cm6'1" - 6'4"XL
193cm - 198cm6'4" - 6'6"XXL