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Felt DA3 (2012)


Product Category
Brand Felt
Size650c X 47cm, 700c X 51cm, 54cm, 56cm, 58cm
ColorGloss Red & Matte Carbon


Bottom bracketSRAM BB30
Brake leversSRAM BL990 aero carbon fiber
BrakesFelt integrated aerodynamic front U-brake & rear linerar pull w/ cartridge brake pads
CassetteSRAM 11-26T
ChainSRAM 10 speed w/ PowerLock
CranksetSRAM BB30, Red TT 53/39T; 51cm=170mm, 54cm=172.5mm, 56cm-58cm=175mm
FeaturesBayonet The Bayonet is Felt’s patented aerodynamic fork design for time trial, triathlon, and track bikes.  By moving the fork’s steer tube outside the frame we were able to increase front-end stiffness and steering precision, while dramatically decreasing wind drag. It’s the fastest, most aerodynamic fork and steering system in the world.

Wind Tunnel This product directly benefited form advanced computer design work using Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) software from CD-Adapco as well as extensive wind tunnel testing to make them as aerodynamically efficient and technologically advanced as possible.

Internal Cable Routing This indicates the use of flow-through internal cable routing.  It reduces wind drag and prevents contaminants from entering and interfering with the function of brake or shifter cables.

Inside Out InsideOut is a revolutionary internally optimized molding process that completely eliminates excess material, and therefore weight, inside the frame tubes and junctions.  Placing polyurethane inserts inside the frame during the molding process—especially at the bottom bracket and head tube area—and then applying  a precise amount of pressure and heat results in perfectly formed tubes, inside and out.

Modular Monocoque Modular Monocoque Construction (MMC) is an advanced carbon fiber manufacturing technique that allows Felt to mold individual sections of the frameset and then join them together.  The main advantage of MMC is that it allows each section to be optimized to meet the specific engineering demands of that particular section of the frame.

UHC Advanced Ultra Hybrid Carbon Advanced refers to the lightweight, stiff and durable blend of carbon fiber material used in the performance frames bearing the UHC Advanced label.  Because the high modulus materials have a higher fiber to resin ratio, these frames are typically about 20% lighter than UHC Performance frames while remaining equally strong stiff.  UHC Advanced offers the best combination of value and performance.

DuPont Paint Felt’s DuPont point is the highest quality paint offered on Felt products.  Reserved for our top-of-the-line bicycles, DuPont paint offers unparalleled clarity and durability in a multitude of colors.
Fork typeFelt Bayonet3 UHC Advanced MMC carbon fiber monocoque w/ 3KP weave, 1 piece carbon blades, dropouts, crown & external steerer w/ Felt 19mm ACB compression device
Frame typeFelt TT/Tri UHC Advanced MMC carbon fiber w/ 3KP weave, InsideOut internal molding process, Di2 & mechanical internal cable routing, carbon fiber dropout w/ aluminum rear derailleur hanger
Front derailleurSRAM Red braze-on
HeadsetFelt Bayonet3 stainless steel 19mm integrated ACB
Hub frontFelt TTR1 18H w/ low friction Japanese bearings & light weight Felt quick release
Hub rearFelt TTR1 21H Shimano 9/10 speed compatible freehub w/ low friction Japanese bearings & light weight Felt quick release
Rear derailleurSRAM Red
Recommended forTriathlon, Time Trial
Rims typeFelt TTR2 AWS aluminium clincher 38mm deep 18H front, 50mm deep 21H rear
SaddleFelt SL Tri/TT w/ carbon injected base, gel nose, custom waterproof cover w/ extended length Cr-Mo rails
ShiftersSRAM 1090 R2C bar end
SpokesDT Aerospeed bladed spokes J-bend laced radial front, 2x 2:1 drive, radial straight pull non-drive rear; aluminum nipples
StemFelt Bayonet3 integrated 2D forged & CNC machined aluminium
TiresFelt Aero TTR AWS 220tpi clincher, 700c x 23c
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