VIAL evo Race frameset

VIAL evo Race - a special version of our well-proven, multiple test-winning VIAL evo road frame, developed in cooperation with Benotti!

The VIAL evo Race is based to 100% on our success models, the VIAL evo and VIAL evo D. The Race however sports a more aggressive silhouette and considerably more square-edged, more voluminous downtube. The higher wall thicknesses and strategically placed reinforcements further increase the already "very good stiffnesses" (reference: tests of ROADbike as well as Tour magazine) and that way predestine the frame for heavier respectively more powerful riders and especially also racers. The rider weight limit has been increased by these measures from 100 to an ample 120 kg.

The Race features a shallower but slightly shorter geometry which allows for a sportive as well as also rather relaxed riding position. The other award-decorated properties, such as the balanced handling and the convincing comfort have remained positively untouched for the Race as well. The new rear end with increased tire clearance and boosted stability now allows the use of wider tires without issue as it currently is a trend in racing and that way also prepares the Race for events such as the Ronde van Vlaanderen.

With frame weights in the midst 700 grams class the Race still does not have to fear any rival. Even less so as this is a real world rather than a catalogue figure - with the Race in the sum of its properties being without any competition!

Award-winning-genes for race wins!

Race frameset Ceramic option

The VIAL evo ships with our own high-quality, double sealed ax ball bearings.

As an option the bearings of the headset as well as bottom bracket, can be upgraded to the top-quality CeramicSpeed Coated ceramic hybrid bearings which are specifically tailored to our frame by CeramicSpeed. CeramicSpeed is renowned as absolute Premium-solution on the market. We are the only manufacturer to equip their high-end "Coated" version as standard. Besides a significant increase in smoothness and therewith the saving of valuable Watt, the bearings also score with an improved weather-proofness and longevity as well as a reduction in weight.


The VIAL evo Race is available in different versions for the various shifting groups:

VIAL evo Race - cable port options

1.) Universal For mechanical or Di2-electronic shifting groupsets
2a.) Di2 For Di2-electronic shifting groupsets
2b.) eTap Clean version for wireless shifting groupsets
2c.) EPS For Campagnolo EPS-electronical shifting groupsets
2d.) FSA for FSA WE electronical shifting groupset

VIAL evo Race - drivetrain compatibilities

Universal x x x - x
Di2 - x x - x
eTap - - x - -
EPS - x x x x
FSA - - x - x

Scope of delivery VIAL evo Race

Frame ax VIAL evo Race
Fork 3T Rigida LTD
Headset ax Tapered 1 1/8" - 1 1/4", optional: CeramicSpeed coated Ceramic-Hybrid-bearings
Bottom bracket ax BB386, optional: CeramicSpeed coated Ceramic-Hybrid-bearings
Seatpost clamp ax Aluminium

Specifications VIAL evo Race

Frame sizes S 50, M 53, L 56
Headtube 1 1/8“ upper, 1 ¼“ lower, tapered
Bottom bracket BB386 (inner bearing bore 30 mm, bottom bracket shell width 86 mm) *
Cable routing internal
Seatpost 27.2 mm
Tire clearance 25 mm
* Adapter Adapter for Shimano Hollowtech cranks or Sram GXP cranks available separately; Campagnolo OverTorque cranks compatible without adapter; not compatible with Campagnolo Ultra-Torque cranksets.

Decal and clear coat options

Decal and clear coat options

Decal color options (available at no extra charge) white, carmine red, black
Custom decal colors (subject to surcharge) fluo yellow, fluo orange, fluo pink, fluo green, fluo red, azure blue, pastel green, turquoise, silver grey as well as on request
Clear coat high-gloss (Standard), matt (available at no extra charge)
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