2017 Look 796 Monoblade
Très magnifique! Simply put, the Look 796 Monoblade has exquisite lines, brilliant technology and a decade of evolved innovation.
The 796 Monoblade is the ultimate weapon for competition where aerodynamics preponderate, such as triathlon and time trial. The ultimate goal of Look has always been to optimize performance and bleeding-end technology within the realm of avant-garde style.
Optimizing performance is holistic and means reducing all aerodynamic drag while increasing power efficiency from rider muscle to tire contact patch. It is a multi-dimensional issue that confounds aero-bike manufacturers. For their entire storied history, Look has been deeply involved in industry research of aerodynamics and drag. And as a result, they are at the forefront of Tri and Time-Trial technology. According to the company, the Monoblade is the most aerodynamic production race bicycle ever created.
Integration is key. Nothing on the 796 Monoblade is fortuitous. Everything is about making the bike more aerodynamic, smoother and faster. Every small frame component must be made in house by Look to comply with this. Because all parts are made by Look for this frame, the integration is seamless and gorgeous aesthetics follows precise function.
Showcasing the versatility of the 796 is the AEROFLATBAR. The bar is reversible which allows riders to adjust the height + or - 50mm. The AEROFLATSTEM is designed to be in perfect alignment with the top tube and provide the “thinnest and most aerodynamic frontal attack possible.” It increases lateral stiffness, which enhances performance, while conserving vertical compliance, which enhances comfort.
The Look 796 is uncompromising and one of the finest and fastest bikes on the planet. It’s another example of the incredible innovation and design that makes this French company so enchanting.
Frame: High modulus 1.5K carbon
Fork: Look Monoblade carbon
Rear Stay: Carbon
Fork Axle: QR x 100mm
Brakes: Look Aerobrake2 integrated into the fork, Shimano direct mount under the chainstay
Stem: Integrated Aeroflat stem, 85mm or 100mm
Handlebar: Look Aeroflatbar, 400mm width, 25mm drop
Headset Included: Yes, Aeroset integrated
Bottom Bracket: Look Zed specific 65mm
Crankset: Look Zed 3 Aero
Cable Routing: Internal, electronic or mechanical compatible
Front Derailleur Mount: Braze-on
Front Derailleur Pull Type: Bottom pull
Front Derailleur Swing Type: Bottom swing
Wheel Size: 700c
Max Tire Clearance: 25mm
Brake Type: Direct mount
Seatpost Diameter: Aero
Seatpost Included: Yes, Look Aeropost (internal Di2 battery compatible)
Seat Collar Included: Yes
Rear Axle: QR x 130mm
Sizes: 57cm XS/SM | 60.6cm SM/MD | 64.1cm LG/XL |
Colors: Black White Red, Proteam
Weight: 1350g | 2.98lbs