Ridley Asteria / Shimano Tiagra Complete Bike - 2012 - $1,297.50

Not content to build women's bikes that were simply shrunken versions of their men's bikes, Ridley rewrote their geometry book for their women's bikes. And the flagship of that fleet is the Ridley Asteria -- featuring everything Ridley's pro teams have come to rely on, like intelligent blends of 30 and 24-ton high-modulous carbon fiber which increase locational strength and reduce overall weight. Or the unique Sharp Edge Tubing which maximizes lateral stiffness while also reducing the bike's aerodynamic profile in the wind. But best of all' The Asteria is built proportionately, just for a woman, ensuring you get the smoothest, most comfortable, and most powerful ride your legs can deliver.Strong and reliable Fulcrum Racing 7 wheelset gives a responsive platform on which to coordinate your attacks Shimano Tiagra groupset is ready for a lifetime of shifting through centuries, fondos, and shop rides with the ladies Compact crankset gearing is perfect for big-ring cruising in the drops or dancing your way up a steep climb - $1,297.50