The 2016 Bianchi Infinito CV Disc Road Frameset is redefining how we conceptualize race bikes. In stark contrast to the super aggressive, slammed geometries we so often associate with racing, this frameset offers a more relaxed position with a slightly taller head tube and elongated wheelbase for increased comfort while still maintaining efficient power transfer. The Infinito CV Disc is right at home railing corners, conquering cobbles, or meandering scenic roads on your favorite gran fondo and, with international rules set to lift disc brake restrictions in the near future, this bike will soon be legal to race regardless of an event's sanctioning body. The geometry's focus on rider comfort is complemented by Bianchi's strategic use of vibration damping Countervail technology. Countervail, a patented material developed by Materials Science Corporation MSC and Bianchi, is a viscoelastic carbon layer that's sandwiched between the standard high modulus carbon layers to devour vibration and road noise without compromising stiffness. The Infinito CV Disc also enjoys the same Carbon Nano Technology used in the construction of Bianchi's top end, race specific Oltre XR. This process uses nano scaled particles to reduce the microscopic gaps between the resin and the carbon, increasing strength and fracture resistance by a claimed 49% compared to standard epoxy resin. Of course, the added safety of disc brakes means you're that much less likely to rely on the added fracture resistance. The benefits of disc brakes are gaining momentum on the road, and Bianchi's Infinito CV Disc is the latest high level frame to be offered with disc compatibility. The reasons are simple. Disc brakes aren't affected by damaged rims, they don't cause damage to rims, and you can run carbon rims without worrying about the loud engagement and low power braking issues that have plagued wheelset innovation. Sure, you can generate enough power to lock up your wheel with rim brakes, but using a ...