Palta

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When an increasing number of riders break free from the constraints of paved roads and seek the liberty that mixed surface riding provides, we at Basso answer their call with a solution that remains faithful to our tradition and values for the road while optimizing for a new, varied terrain.

While others do gravel, we do Palta…the Basso solution for those wishing to take on adventures without taking route conditions into consideration. The Palta, which in local dialect means mud or dirt, has gained an international following and universal respect thanks to its “specific versatility”. If freedom is the name of the game in the gravel sector then Palta is king as it excels in a variety of applications. Perfectly adaptable to road replacement, gravel racing, cross riding or the epic multiday adventure, the Palta is to the gravel world what the multi-tool is to your saddle bag…but without compromises.
With over 40 years of expertise in developing efficient geometries Basso developed an innovative solution that combines both comfort and performance and ensures fantastic handling in all situations. The specially developed Palta fork stands out and is fundamental to allowing for both great versatility amongst varied terrain in addition to a geometry that provides comfort and efficiency while allowing for near road-like positioning if need be.
New terrain, same philosophy. Beautifully functional, functionally beautiful. Made for speed, made to last, made by Basso.

  • 7 bottle cage bolts for carrying up to three water bottles.
  • Tires up to 42mm
  • 100% Torayca High Modulus Carbon Fiber
  • Front derailleur adapter on request
Basso was among the first to research, develop and employ carbon in its frames. By not only building with carbon but researching new methods and techniques to continually improve performance, reliability and durability the Basso frame is an advanced piece of technology that rivals anything else on the market and rides like only a Basso can. The beauty of such technology is that the fantastic ride quality that derives from such engineering is permanent, making the Basso frame perform equally after several seasons’ use as it did on the first day. Invest in Basso Composite technology, it’ll pay dividends for your cycling future.
Ready to Race. Firstly because we say so… but this Basso frame has also been submitted, tested and approved by the cycling world’s governing body, the UCI. Throw a leg over the Basso and you’ll approve to.
To ensure optimum rigidity and, as a result, better handling along with increased reactivity a tapered headset is included in the design of this frame. The 1 1/8” to 1 ½” headset influences greatly the manuverability and ride feeling that derives from any frame design.
Thru Axel specs:

Front Rear
Length: 125mm Length: 165mm
Thread length: 12,5mm Thread length: 16,5mm
Thread: 1,5mm Thread: 1,5mm
OD: 12mm OD: 12mm
  • Full process quality control
By producing everything in house we can guarantee complete quality control, be agile and responsive regarding design, and ensure a product that represents excellence at 360°.

  • You've chosen the right frame, now build it your way
Choose your frame and then choose how to build it up, piece by piece. Build your dream ride with a fantastic foundation made by Basso and create your personal masterpiece by choosing the components that are the best fit for you.

  • The Basso Warranty service
The Basso logo on the frame serves as a guarantee in and of itself. We take great pride in the quality of our products and stand by each and everyone that leaves our factory, happy to participate in your great cycling experience. That being said we have a 2-year warranty that can be extended for another additional year by simply registering your frame/bike upon purchase.

Palta

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Starting from: 3290 €
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A1 Bike Size XS S M L XL
B Top Tube (mm) 495 510 530 550 565
R Reach (mm) 360 366 375 384 388
S Stack (mm) 505 521 541 559 578
C Seat Tube Angle (°) 75 75 74 73,5 73
D Steering Tube Angle (°) 69 69,5 70 71 71
E Chain-Stay Lenght (mm) 430 430 430 430 430
F BB to Fork Lenght (mm) 580 588 600 605 616
V Drop (mm) 65 65 65 65 65
HT Headtube (mm) 90 105 125 140 160
 

#WeDoPalta

Gravel attracts cyclists for a wide variety of reasons but the Basso Palta attracts gravel riders for largely the same motives: quality craftsmanship, long lasting performance and a ride quality that begs for speed. The same qualities that have made the Basso frames so highly coveted on the road find themselves incorporated into the Palta, although adapted for the versatile nature of gravel. While others do gravel #wedopalta

Specifically Versatile

Gravel takes on several definitions but no matter how you choose to ride the Palta delivers a fantastic riding experience as if it were speficially designed for your particular type of riding for any given day. Compliant enough to smooth out the roughest terrain yet remaining as reactive and efficient as our road specific platforms the Palta leaves even the most demanding cyclist wondering where this frame makes a compromise. Basso, since its inception, creates speed solutions for the road. The Palta maintains that same speed over any terrain, in comfort and control. Versatility has a new name: Palta.

Built Better

Adventure requires the ability to adapt to a wide variety of conditions and the Palta does just that. Ample tire clearance for up to 42mm rubber allows the rider to dial his or her ride perfectly for the road, the rough stuff and everything inbetween. The meticulously studied layup of the 100% Torayca High Modulus carbon fiber used in the Palta’s construction, along with its unconventional gravel shape, leave the rider amazed at just how smooth a reactive and fast frame can be across all terrain.

Adventure Awaits

Ready for any type of riding and any type of ride, the Palta takes on design elements that see it fit for all scenarios. 7 bottle cage bolts for carrying up to three water bottles increases the autonomy of the rider and increases the potential adventures he or she can take on.

Unique Shape

Perhaps the most recognizeable design element of the Palta comes in the form of the fork. Its particular shape is not only pleasing to the eye but also to the senses as the form and carbon layup confer increased handling precision and comfort.

 

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