|Height||5'0" - 5'4"||5'4" - 5'8"||5'8" - 5'11"||5'11" - 6'2"||6'2" - 6'5"|
|A | Top Tube Length^||519||532||551||582||596|
|B | Seat Tube Length C-T||500||520||550||580||610|
|C | Standover Height||754||770||798||827||851|
|D | Stack||490||500||528||559||580|
|E | Reach||389||393||399||421||430|
|F | Head Tube Angle||73°||73°||73°||73°||74°|
|G | Seat Tube Angle||75°||74°||74°||74°||74°|
|H | Fork Offset||43||43||43||43||43|
|I | BB Drop||55||55||55||55||55|
|J | Wheelbase*||943||950||965||991||1001|
|K | Chainstay||380||380||380||380||380|
|L | Head Tube Length||100||110||140||170||190|
From racing on the boards of the velodrome, to lane splitting the busy streets of the metropolitan area, this has become my go-to weekend rider, just short of using it as my daily commuter out of fear of having to keep it locked up out of sight.
Frame, Geometry and Build Quality:
Due to the rigid nature of the aluminum frame and the low angle of the head tube, this bike is perpetually challenging me to propel myself forward, whether on a steep ascent, or on a rapidly uncontrolling decline. The 48T chainring in the front doesn't help either, as I furiously have to fight the bike to maintain a slow and steady pace on the leisure rides with my girlfriend. The carbon fork and seatpost helps to absorb some of the bumps in the road. But remember that this is a track bike at heart, so you're going to have to watch for those potholes and avoid jumping off the curbs.
They're cool. I briefly reminisced in the liveliness of 25c tires, but after getting my first friction flat, I swapped the stock tires out with my 28c gatorskins.
The Glaring Design Flaw:
While the aerodynamic design slices you through the air, and makes you look damn good while doing it, it is in hindsight severely limited by the small imperfections of human error. I don't know if my problem is due to the seat tube or the seat post being offset; but nonetheless, when completely clamped down, my saddle sits angled to the left with no convenient way to make any corrective adjustments. At first this only kind of bothered me for OCD reasons, but after enough hours in the saddle, this grew from mildly annoying to moderately infuriating. To anyone else who has this problem, there is actually a pretty simply fix. You can get some metal shims (i.e. those little M5 washers that come with most headsets) and tape them to the inner clamp of the seatpost. This works like a charm, although may or may not become an integrity issue in the future. If anyone has a better option, please let me know.
I sold My Soul to AVENTON.
I am speechless, every time I come to write this review.
Will take it to a bike shop just to have an initial check that everything is thightened properly etc...
The truth is that my experience with Aventon has been bittersweet. Let's start with the delivery, all perfect, on time and a good package, the bike was protected as it should be and that box is incredibly difficult to open. Assemble the bicycle was all right, I take an hour (first time) is not so complicated and the video that Aventon has on YouTube helps a lot, specifically the video of the cordoba. My first ride was an adventure (short adventure) since it is the first time I'm in a fixie, incredibly fast and the design is beautiful. But the problems started in 2 min. I felt a strange noise in the front of the bike. I had no choice but to send it to a mechanic (and yes, it is correct, not certified by aventon) one of the best in my city. The diagnosis was that the fork was loose and not well adjusted to the frame,the headseat and the stem were very loose too. Ok I pay 40 dollars for an small tuneup. But my problems did not end there. The bike now felt firm but after 50 miles I felt a noise coming from the freewheel was very annoying and even more coming from a new bike. Again in the workshop and new diagnosis, the freewheel was in poor condition that made my bike ride quite annoying. Solution, buy another, cheap freewheel like the original is in the bike or one of quality, because of the beauty of this bike and the desire for a pleasant trip I opt for quality at a high price. The mataro still is in the service waiting for the parts, hope this week have a decent bike ride and without much noise so I can enjoy this fast bike. Long history short, it was not what I expected, I thought I would not have any problem for at least 3 to 8 months. Yes, I would choose Aventon again, I believe that their bicycles are a piece of art, but next time I would buy it where they offered the assembly and pay that extra money. I know that what I paid for the Mataro does not ensure quality, so I assume the consequences but I never thought in days assume that consequences
2018 Mataro Fixed Gear Bike
i have put about 100 miles on this bike so far in nyc. i love the bike, only thing ive done so far was replace the cranks with sram omniums, made huge improvement in the ride quality made the bike feel even more stiff than it already was