Factor Vista Ultegra Di2 review

Fast and composed, the Factor Vista is a truly astounding do-it-all bicycle with the ride quality to match

Factor Vista Ultegra Di2
(Image: © Aaron Borrill)

Cyclingnews Verdict

The all-terrain-busting Factor Vista may have turned the N+1 principle on its head


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    Incredibly fast on all kinds of terrain

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    Sure-footed and agile

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    Best-in-class ride quality

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    Superb build quality and customer experience


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    Could be lighter

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    Polarising aesthetic

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As a company that started out producing high-performance carbon road bikes capable of jousting at the highest level of the sport, the Vista represents a significant but necessary departure for Factor Bikes. Considering the ever-growing gravel curiosity of the modern cyclist - professionals included - it's a niche the company desperately needed to fill. Despite its off-road bias, however, Factor has purposely avoided labelling the Vista as gravel bike choosing to categorise it as an 'all-road' bike instead.

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