Product Comparison: Vilano Tuono 2.0 vs Vilano Shadow 2.0


General Specifications
About the Product
Vilano Bikes has updated their perennial favorite Tuono model, and now brings you the Vilano Tuono 2.0! This bike is an awesome entry level road bike for weekend warriors, commuters, and those who want to get out on the road but may be on a tight budget.
The Vilano Shadow 2.0 Road Bike is an inexpensive entry level bike that will get you road riding! Take this bike on your next group ride, try some interval training, or even commute to work on it. Shimano STI shifters offer both shifting and braking in a single unit. The Shadow 2.0 is a lightweight road bike ready for anything.
Brand
Vilano
Vilano
Model
Tuono 2.0
Shadow 2.0
Origin
China
China
Key Specs
Number Of Gears
21
14
Type
Road Bike
Road Bike
Frame Material
6061 Double Butted Aluminum
6061 Double Butted Aluminum
Suitable For
From 5'7" to 5'10"
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Vilano Tuono 2.0 Aluminum Road Bike 21 Speed Shimano
  • Very light all gears work smoothly and for the price I am very happy with the bike.
  • For a road bike it is durable enough to go the distance without costing you more than a car.
  • My first ride I took it out for 10 miles, my second ride I took it out for 30 miles. It is solid, responsive, and light.
  • Great entry level bike! I used this for my olympic triathlon and it did great, no complaints.
  • It is light, fast, looks great, comfortable. The first day I had it I road 7 miles doing errands and it did the job perfectly!
Vilano Shadow 2.0 Road Bike - Shimano STI Integrated Shifters
  • The bike is nice and lite and fun to ride.
  • It's a great bike - it's super lightweight and I feel like it's way speedier than my other bike of which is technically lighter and "nicer".
  • Impressions on quality are great; the frame, crank, and Tourney groupset work perfectly fine and the seating position is pretty comfortable after a little personalizing.
  • The brakes are good and the frame is well designed and it's light for an entry level bike.
  • The frame is very light yet durable and I am easily able to carry it up the two flights of stairs in my house.
Size & Weight
Height
40 in.
39 in.
Weight
41 lbs.
32 lbs.
Width
69 in.
68 in.
Depth
20 in.
24 in.
Components
Pedals
Platform Pedals
Platform w/ Toe Strap
Wheel Size
28 in.
28 in.
Tires
28" x 1.0"
28" x 1.125"
Derailleurs
Front Derailleur: Shimano Tourney / Rear Derailleur: Shimano Tourney
Front Derailleur: Shimano Tourney / Rear Derailleur: Shimano Tourney
Shifters
Shimano A050 SIS Handlebar Mounted
Shimano A070 STI Integrated Brake Lever
Brakes
Alloy Caliper
Dual Pivot Alloy Caliper
What customers say about "Components"
Vilano Tuono 2.0 Aluminum Road Bike 21 Speed Shimano
  • The quick release wheels are great for transport.
  • All of this went simply, and on the first ride down the street, the gears shifted smoothly and precisely.
  • The seat post still has more height to go if I needed to go higher.
  • The rear derailer in notched so that each gear clicks smoothly into place with no chain grinding.
  • The gears shifted smoothly, and the wheels were relatively true straight out of the box.
Vilano Shadow 2.0 Road Bike - Shimano STI Integrated Shifters
  • It's been great so far. I ride city streets, 6 miles uphill and 6 miles back down(average about 8% grade). No flats so far on the stock tires.
  • Lighweight, STI shifters, good quality - and not just for the money. Greatest value/price ratio.
  • Smooth shifting after the tune up, fast, handles nice, best on smooth surfaces!
  • This bike is a really nice ride, the Tourney shifters are smooth and easy.
  • The bike performs flawlessly; shifting, braking, pedals, wheels, everything is superb!
Features
Color
Grey
Silver
Extras
700c 1 1/8" threadless fork
700c 1 1/8" threadless Hi-Tensile steel fork
Handlebar
Alloy 6061 25.4mm
Alloy
Seat
Urban Comfort
Anatomic Comfort
Foldable Design
No
No
Assembly Required
Partially
Partially
What customers say about "Features"
Vilano Tuono 2.0 Aluminum Road Bike 21 Speed Shimano
  • The Vilano is an excellent entry level road bike. I was able to do the minor assembly tasks with no problem.
  • The bike is great. I, definitely, recommend this bike for beginners. Also, assembly was simple.
  • Assembly went quickly as I watched the video mentioned on the box.
  • The bike is half-assembled with you needing to install the handlebar, the shifters to the handlebar, the seatpost, the pedals, the front-wheel, and the front brake.
  • A nice touch is that there are videos online to help aid you with the installation of this bike specifically.
Vilano Shadow 2.0 Road Bike - Shimano STI Integrated Shifters
  • Fits like a glove. Everything else is highly adjustable: handlebars, neck, seat.
  • The seat does not look comfortable, but I was pleasantly surprised that I didn't notice it at all during my rides.
  • Saddle is comfortable enough, and it feels lighter than I'd expected for an aluminum frame.
  • Quite a lot of bike for the low cost. Assembly was a snap, took about 30 minutes to go from box to road.
  • There are no directions for assembly, but wasn't an issue for me and went together easy peasy!
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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