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  • MSRP - $3695.00

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    The Ristretto’s clean lines and exemplary workmanship demonstrate our commitment to substance over marketing fluff. Hand-built quality with incredible rigidity and light weight seldom seen outside the world of imported carbon disposables.

    Optimally-profiled ACMUltra7 zonally-butted 7005 Aluminum tubing and ENVE Carbon 2.0 fork
    Thorough size selection and carefully considered design
    Expertly handcrafted right here in Eugene, Oregon
    Larger head tube with internal Chris King Inset headset
    Co-Motion Design InterChange Dropout, converts from vertical to horizontal for single-speed conversion

    Ristretto Sport Kit Specifications

  • Frame: ACMUltra7 zonally-butted 7005 aluminum tubing
  • Fork: ENVE Carbon 2.0
  • Derailleurs/Shifters: Shimano 105 5700 10spd
  • Brakes: Shimano 105 5700
  • Headset: Chris King
  • Drivetrain: FSA Gossamer Compact 50/34t; 11-28t 10spd Cassette
  • Cockpit: FSA Omega Compact Bar; Gossamer Stem
  • Post/Saddle: Thomson Elite 31.6; Selle Italia Nekkar Flow
  • Wheels: Velocity A23 rims; DT Competition Spokes; Shimano 105 Hubs
  • Tires: Continental GP4000s 700c x 25mm
  • Ristretto Elite Kit Specifications

  • Frame: ACMUltra7 zonally-butted 7005 aluminum tubing
  • Fork: ENVE Carbon 2.0
  • Derailleurs/Shifters: Shimano Ultegra 6800 11spd
  • Brakes: Shimano Ultegra 6800
  • Headset: Chris King
  • Drivetrain: Shimano Ultegra 6800 50/34t; 11-28t 11spd Cassette
  • Cockpit: FSA Gossamer Bar & Stem
  • Post/Saddle: Thomson Elite 31.6; Selle Italia Nekkar Flow
  • Wheels: Rolf Echelon NW *Exclusive to Co-Motion Cycles*
  • Tires: Continental GP4000s 700c x 25mm
  • Ristretto Geometery

    Frame Size46cm50cm52cm54cm56cm58cm60cm62cm64cm
    Seat Tube C-T (cm)42cm46cm48cm50cm52m54cm56cm58cm60cm
    Top Tube Length horiz. (cm)5252.553.554.55657.5596061
    Head Tube Angle72.5°72.5°73°73°73°73°73.5°73.5°73.5°
    Fork Rake454545454545434343
    Seat Tube Angle75°74.5°74°73.5°73°73°72.5°72.5°72.5°
    Top Tube Angle14°9.0°9.0°7.0°5.0°5.0°5.0°5.0°3.0°
    Headtube length (mm)105105125125145165185205225
    Chainstay Length (cm)40.840.8414141.241.241.441.441.4
    BB Height (cm)26.526.526.526.526.726.7272727
    BB drop (mm)727272727070676767
    Standover Height (cm)69.47273.875.576.578.580.582.584.5
    Wheelbase (cm)96.997.297.798.599.2100.8101.5102.1103.2
    Fork Span368368368368368368368368368

    Ristretto Configurator

    Total $

    Opaque PPG Global System Paint Options

    Also known as non-metallic, or solid colors. Strong rich colors for a traditional look.

    Metallic And Mica PPG Global System Paints

    Tiny metallic or mica particles reflect light and add showroom depth and shine.


    House of Kolor Pearlescent Paint Options

    Pearl or opalescent particles in the paint add subtle beauty and a distinctive look to your Co-Motion’s finish.





    • By Karl Wilcox on Friday February 7th, 2014 at 4:57pm

      I own a 64c stock 2012 Ristretto; it is, frankly, the finest frameset I have owned.  I’ve been road racing for 21 years, and in that time (2 seasons in Europe) I’ve been through at least 3 steel road frames (cracked all the frames within 2 years) and at least two aluminum frames (the aluminum frames did not break—just too unyielding on the cobbles).  To be fair, I have never cracked a frame made of the new steels (631, 853 etc.).  I am 6’6” tall and 190 lbs: I am hard on frames.  At any rate, the Ristretto is a pure race frame that is also comfortable to ride on rough surfaces.  It is very intelligently designed, and I marvel at how Co-Motion manages to blend lateral stiffness with superbe vertical compliance.  In short, this is the race bike that we should all be riding.  For all-out hard training and racing the Ristretto performs, and you don’t have to worry about the frame shattering in a crit. pileup.  More to the point, the Ristretto busts all those myths about how aluminum rides harsh: this frame is almost plush, but I can also hammer a crit at 34 mph and never get the slightest wobble.  Lastly, I can ride my 27mm race tires with no clearance issues.  I just cannot think of a better frameset for racing and training—do not hesitate to buy this aluminum frame.

    • By Admin on Friday April 19th, 2013 at 11:37am

      @ Chuck, The Ristretto will take any tire up to 25mm, and some 28mm tires, depending on the manufacturer. The limitation for the Ristretto or any bike that uses a short reach caliper is the brake itself, which needs to be mounted within the range of adjustment of its brake shoes.

      There are other options, such as our Nor’Wester frame, which uses a long reach caliper. Because the caliper has 10mm more reach, tires of 35-38mm can be used, with fender clearance. The Nor’Wester has a special fork that places the longer caliper in the correct location, and the rear brake mount is also farther from the axle than a sort-reach brake mount would be. We have built a few custom “aluminum Nor’Westers”- basically a Ristretto built for the long reach caliper setup. You might also consider on of our ‘cross bikes, like the CX Rex of Lucifer. Lots of big tire clearance there!

      Dwan S


    • By Chuck Oliver on Monday April 1st, 2013 at 4:54am

      I know tire sizes are ‘nominal’ but round numbers what is capacity of this frame?  Looking to build up a nice single speed but have been running larger tires recently and would want fenders….

    • By Tim M on Thursday October 11th, 2012 at 9:50pm

      This is my second second Ristretto and it’s a fantastic machine (the first has been relegated to rain status).  My Ristretto is built up with Dura Ace 7900 and operated flawlessly during this past racing season. The bike is comfortable, fast, looks good and is constructed right here….it’s way cool to see where your frame is constructed.  The bike and purchasing experience was top drawer.

    • By Ethan S.  on Thursday January 26th, 2012 at 1:00pm

      I am a proud owner of a 2011 Co-Motion Ristretto.  The bike is a dream to ride and weighs in at 14.5 lbs built up with Dura Ace 7900, Rolf Prima carbon Tdf 38 tubular wheels and Zipp controls.  This bike has been my choice for races like the Cascade Classic and Mount Hood stage races.  This bike is not just the most comfortable and fastest bike I have ridden but the best looking too.  I had the boys at Co-Motion do a Gloss Black frame with Memphis Blue panels for a striking contrast.

      Thanks for the great bike guys!

    • By brian on Thursday January 26th, 2012 at 12:58pm


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    Options for your Co-Motion Ristretto

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