Vaaru Donates Auction Prize In Aid Of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity For Second Year

The Velodrome Challenge

The Velodrome Challenge 2019

Thursday 10 October 2019 will see the third competitive, high-adrenaline velodrome event in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity. After a day packed full of racing on London’s 2012 Olympic cycling track entrants are treated to a fine dining experience courtesy of the Gordon and Tana Ramsay Foundation and an auction full of unique lots.

VAARU Cycles are pleased to donate a custom-painted titanium MPA endurance road bike for the 2nd year. For 2019 we’ve taken it up a notch, fitted with the latest top of the range 12speed Sram Red eTap AXS groupset, carbon Reynolds AR41 X DB  Carbon wheels with Continental 5000TL tyres. It will be fitted specifically to the client and painted or finished to his or her request. Bespoke painting will consist of at least 40-hours work by FatCreations. The MPA has been awarded 10/10 by BikesEtc; this premium titanium frame has double butted tubing, tapered head tube, thru-axle and flatmount braking technology. Ride all day on this endurance machine – it’s the best you’ll get. Just ask last year’s winning bidder!

“If I could only own one bike this would be the bike I’d have!”
James S:  winning bidder GOSH Velodrome 2018.


The Auction Prize

Custom painted VAARU MPA titanium endurance disc road bike kindly donated by VAARU Cycles, Sigma Sport, Upgrade Bikes, Cycling Sports Group and Saddleback.

Frame: VAARU MPA Titanium Endurance Road bike worth £9,000

• Size: to fit winning bidder. 52, 54, 56, 57, 59, 60cm

• Forks: VAARU F:140 full Carbon with custom paint

• Paintwork: FatCreations Custom paint to winning bidders choice up to 40 hours

• Groupset: Full Sram 12spd ETap Red AXS.

• Wheels: Reynolds AR 41 X Carbon wheels

• Tyres: Continental GP 5000 TL 

• Bar: ENVE Full Carbon, width to suit rider

• Stem: ENVE Full Carbon, length to suit rider

• Seatpost: ENVE Full Carbon, 31.6

• Saddle: Fabric Scoop, Titanium Rails

• Bar tape: Fabric

Callum Skinner Vaaru MPA

Callum Skinner, Olympic Gold Medalist and Vaaru Test Team

“It’s fair to say that the MPA has won over a carbon fibre, speed-obsessed track rider!”

For More Information

If you would like more information on this auction prize please contact us and we will be happy to answer any questions that you may have. Alternatively, please visit us on our stand at Lee Valley Velodrome on October 10th 2019.

Terms & Conditions

Terms and conditions: rider height must be between minimum 5’5 (165cm) and 6’4 (195cm). Paint or finish will be on frame and fork. Components will be adjusted to fit rider height. Upgrades can be made by request to VAARU. A paint concept will be provided prior to paint work beginning.

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