Excellent bike although I have had to return it.
Gears- The 11-32 cassette was great for climbing and very fast down hill. No issues at all with the fact that they use sora gears. Better range of gears compared to the Cannondale Synapse. Roubaix gear set up straight from the box was perfect unlike the Cannondale
Brakes - great, much better than the Cannondale synapse I now have
Frame- light and responsive and soaks up a lot of the vibration. Was not overly keen on the black matt paintwork.
Tyres Excellent black belt tyres, no punctures. Cannondale tyres had a puncture on the second run out!
Handlebars - a minor point but did not like the handle bar tape, seems a bit cheep. Cannondale Synapse tape is much better.
Overall a great bike but i had to send it back because of an issue with the crank creaking.
For some reason I could not fit my Brooks saddle to the Roubaix which was a big deal for me. It fits perfectly on the Synapse.