Most Frequently Asked Questions
Stem Bolts: 6 NM | Seat Post Bolt: 6 NM | Thru Axles: 10 NM
Dial in your fit by adjusting the seat height. Hop on the bike and place your heel on the pedal, in whatever shoes you plan on riding in. Pedal forwards or backwards, but do it slowly. If the saddle is too high, you’ll not be able to pedal smoothly without having to rock your hips from side-to-side, overreaching. Move your saddle down 1 to 2cm at a time until this back and forth stops. Pedal around stopping at the lowest 6 oclock spot. You should have a slight bend in your leg.
First we recommend Tubeless. Ventum GS1 bikes are tubeless ready. All you need to do is add the sealant. We recommend Stan’s Sealant.
Tire pressure is specific to the rider and conditions. These numbers are provided as a starting point. 25 PSI - 35 PSI is a good rule of thumb range.
Torque Spec or Mounted Accessories: .12 NM
The Ventum GS1 comes equipped with our Dual-Offset fork. This for has a 2 position front dropout that allows the rider to adjust the fork offset (effective steering geometry) to fine-tune their ride characteristics. The 2-position system comes with 5mm of fork offset adjustment.
Brush out the links with a firm brush (an old toothbrush also works). Re-lubricate the links from time to time with a chain lubricant made specifically for modern bicycles. We like "lite" or "Dry" lubes. Wipe off excess lubricant with a clean, dry rag. Over-lubricating can actually attract new dirt. For a more thorough cleaning, use a chain-cleaning tool. Attach it to your chain for a quick, deep cleaning.
A gravel bike is a drop-bar bike designed to let you ride over many different surfaces. The drop handlebar means you can make good progress on the road –but, with wider tires, lower gearing and stable handling, you can also head off-road and have a stable efficient ride. Designed for multi-terrain rides means you can connect together gravel routes in new ways, taking in sections of gravel roads, forest tracks, trails, byways and your regular road rides. Although it looks similar to a conventional road bike, gravel bike geometry is designed for more stable handling off-road. That normally means a longer wheelbase and slacker angles for the frame and forks. A gravel bike will feature a longer head tube and shorter reach. That all results in more comfort on long rides and also lets you shift your weight around to tackle obstacles and off-road descents. Checkout our series of video’s on gravel riding and technique: https://youtu.be/LsMoQKemuDU
Warranty & Returns
We offer a lifetime warranty for the frame to the original owner which covers against defects in materials and workmanship. All bike purchases need to be registered within 30 days of receipt of purchase to activate the warranty plan. All components are covered by Ventum within 30 days of receipt of the bike. After 30 days, components are covered by the manufacturer’s own warranties. Ventum branded handlebars, paint and decals, stems, seat-posts, forks, and fairings are covered for one year from the date of purchase. Ventum will not incur shipping or labor costs associated with warranty replacement.
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