Why Cycles Releases R+ Version 4

Why Cycles Releases R+ Version 4

The Why Cycles R+ is a do-it-all titanium drop bar bike. Whether you’re on the road, gravel or racing cross, it’s designed to be comfortable enough for long rides but fast enough to race.

The R+ v4 was just released, and there are a few tweaks of note:

Why Cycles R+ V4 Updates

  • Seat tube updated to smaller 27.2mm diameter for better ride quality
  • Tire clearance is increased to 700c x 50mm and 27.5 x 2.1”
  • Improved rear brake flat mount
  • Available in 5 sizes from Small to XXL
  • Revel Gravel Fork 12×100mm
  • SRAM Universal Derailleur Hanger (UDH)

Why Cycles R+ V4 Specs

Wheel Size700c (27.5 compatible)
Axles142 x12mm rear SRAM UDH / 100x12mm front
Rack MountsIncluded
Seatpost Diameter27.2mm, 31.6mm clamp
Seatpost Insertion DepthSM (225mm), MD (265mm), LG (295mm), XL (320mm), XXL (TBD)
Cable RoutingInternal (incl. Dropper)
Rear Brake140mm mount / 160mm max
Brake RotorsCenterlock rotors with internally serrated lockrings only.
Tire Clearance700x50mm, 27.5×2.1
Bottom BracketBSA 68mm English Threaded
Max Chainring50T Round (47.5mm Chainline) / 46T ROUND (45mm Chainline) / OVAL TBD
HeadsetIS42 Upper / IS52 Lower
Front DerailleurNot Compatible
Bottle Bolts4 Total, 3 inside front triangle, 1 under downtube
SizesS / M / L / XL / XXL
Frame WarrantyLifetime Warranty

The R+ is available as a frame and fork for $3,349 USD. Build kits are available too: SRAM Rival ($5,299), Shimano GRX ($6,299), SRAM Red AXS ($9,299). Check them out at WhyCycles.com.