Merida Silex 700 Gravel Bike 2020

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  • Regular price £1,900.00


At launch it was hailed as our most comfortable and versatile bike ever. With modern MTB inspired geometry - long top and head tubes and a short stem offers nimble, confidence-inspiring handling. The press loved it: “exceptional ride quality” (Cycling Plus), “a highly versatile bike” (IMB), “the best bike of this genre” (Offroad CC). The bike has 5 separate bottle mounting points to allow for many luggage carrying options.

SPECIFICATION

FRAME
  • Lightweight 6066 triple butted and hydroformed aluminium frame with upright gravel geometry and tapered headtube for stable but nimble handling
FORK
  • Silex CF2; Tapered steerer; carbon
WHEEL SIZE
  • 700c
RIMS
  • Merida Expert CX; 19 mm inner width; 24 mm deep; aluminium
SPOKES
  • Double Butted Black stainless
FRONT HUB
  • VP CLK170F; 100x12 mm axle; 32 spoke; centerlock
REAR HUB
  • VP CLK270R; 142x12 mm axle; 32 spoke; centerlock with Merida Expert SL axle including removable lever; 6/4mm allen key
FRONT TYRE
  • Maxxis Rambler; 700x38C; Kevlar bead - folding; TR; EXO
REAR TYRE
  • Maxxis Rambler; 700x38C; Kevlar bead - folding; TR; EXO
GEARS
  • 22
SHIFTERS
  • Shimano GRX810
FRONT DERAILLEUR
  • Shimano GRX811
REAR DERAILLEUR
  • Shimano GRX811
CHAINSET
  • Shimano GRX810; 48-31 teeth
CASSETTE
  • Shimano CS-HG700; 11-34 teeth; 11 speed
BOTTOM BRACKET
  • Shimano Pressfit BB71
CHAIN
  • KMC X11
PEDAL
  • Not included
BRAKE LEVER
  • Shimano GRX810
FRONT BRAKE
  • Shimano GRX810 hydraulic disc - Shimano RT64; 160mm rotor
REAR BRAKE
  • Shimano GRX810 hydraulic disc - Shimano RT64; 160mm rotor
GRIP
  • Merida Road Expert
HANDLEBAR
  • Merida Expert GR; aluminium
STEM
  • Merida Expert CW; aluminium; 31.8 mm diameter; -8 degree rise
HEAD SET
  • Merida M2331
SADDLE
  • Merida Expert CC; V-mount; including Merida minitool
SEAT POST
  • Merida Expert CC; carbon; 30.9 mm diameter; 0 mm layback
TYPE
  • Adventure Bike