The Contessa line is a no compromise group of products for serious female cyclists. These bikes are adapted to rider needs with the same high end equipment found on men's bikes. Whether you're a recreational rider or a racer, there's a Contessa bike for you. The Shimano 105 equipped Scott Contessa CR1 Team 2012 Women's Road Bike offers the perfect balance of performance and comfort. Designed to absorb shock and vibration created by irregularities in the road, this concept results in a very smooth and stable ride, reducing rider fatigue and making any ride more enjoyable.