you can’t really call yourself a bicycle geek, unless you own one of the FACTOR Vis Vires Bicycles. really. operating under its parent company, bf1 systems, whom has deep rooted lineage in Formula 1 racing and contributed to supercars like Bugatti and Aston Martin, FACTOR Bikes is the epitome of biking technology. billed as the world’s most technologically advanced road bike, these beautiful pedal-powered two wheelers are rigged with ANT+ ultra-low power wireless technology to capture data accurately and easily using a full system of ANT+ compatible electronics built into the bike frame. the bike comes standard with an integral mount for Garmin Edge bike computer that allows you to capture your heart rate, speed, cadence, as well as power data with inputs from the included ANT+ sensors. flexibility is the name of the game, as the Vis Vires bicycles allow for mix-and-match sensors and accepts displays from any other ANT+ devices supporting the same profile.

two models of Vis Vires will be available for your taking: the Vis Vires Ultegra Di2 and Vis Vires Dura-Ace Di2, which will set you back at £5,999 (US$7,830) and £9,999 (US$13,051), respectively. in short, you will have to be a pretty damn rich geek to be enjoying these technological goodness. other common features include FACTOR Power Crank with internal torque and force measuring circuitry for individual leg performance monitoring, fi’zi:k saddle, full carbon clincher wheels, custom all internal cable routing, and an ENVE Composites Compact handlebar. each bike will comes with an AeroComfort TSA travel bag to protect your bike frame from knocks and vibrations while in transit. the FACTOR Vis Vires Dura-Ace will be available in August 2013, while the FACTOR Vis Vires Ultegra is set to hit the stores in January 2014. see the bike in action in the embedded video after the break.

Factor Bikes Vis Vires Reveal from Factor on Vimeo.

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