ACTIFLEX is the heart of the Cento10NDR frame, providing an all-new connection between the seat post and seat stays. Using a carefully designed aluminium link and technopolymer dissipater, we can give the rear wheel a few millimeters of travel. The torsional stiffness of the aluminium link remains comparable to traditional monocoque carbon seatstays, despite the various connections involved. This stiffness gives the frame racing performance but at the same time allows the rear wheel to move up and down over bumps caused by imperfections in the road surface. Connected to the link there is a dissipater that stabilises the kinematic movement of the rear triangle. This special technopolymer has amazing mechanical properties, high atmospheric resistance and can function in temperatures from -40°C to +150°C. The dissipater will be made in three different colours for the different levels of density, meaning that ACTIFLEX can be set up perfectly according to the weight of the rider and/or the type of terrain they typically encounter on their bike.
MAXIMUM VERSATILITY WITH THE DUAL BRAKES TECHNOLOGY
Cento10NDR is the first road bike whose frame and fork can be fitted with two different types of brakes: disc brakes with thru-axles and 160 mm rotors or traditional direct-mount calliper brakes with quick releases. This solution expands the available configurations of the Cento10NDR, meaning the frame is always ready for an upgraded braking system. The fork and rear triangle have been designed to accommodate a wide range of tires: up to 28 mm with the direct-mount setup or up to 32 mm if using disc brakes.