Kinesis and Upgrade Bikes came together for the Crosslight CSix2 2010 Cyclocross Frame, which is the first all carbon cyclocross frame from the two companies. Apart of Upgrades Advanced Development Program, the collaboration between the two will build off the CSix2 which first released in 2008 – 2009 season, which was rode by Jody Crawforth. Breaking down the Crosslight CSix2 2010 Cyclocross Frame, which uses a carbon monocoque front triangle and carbon rear triangle taken from the first CSix, and adding a new fork specifically designed for the frame.
The Crosslight CSix2 2010 Cyclocross Frame has a somewhat oval shape top tube to resist lateral flexing and comfort, wishbone seatstays, and chainstays for power transfer. For a more sleek look, the cables are run along the top tube, and rear gear cable route helps combat against mud affecting shifting and overall performance. Lastly, the Zero Stack headset helps low end positioning for racers that ride in a lower position. A 54cm Crosslight CSix2 2010 Cyclocross Frame weighs about 1kg, while the forks add another 480 grams. Two colors are available, with a retail price around $1,500 USD, which you will receive frame, fork, headset, mech pulley, and seat clamp. Release date is due in July 2010.