Merida Scultura Disc 5000 Road Bike Pearl White/Black (2019)
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The Merida Scultura Disc 5000 is a carbon frame road bike designed for the everyday rider that wants to get serious with a carbon frame bike. The Scultura Disc 5000 is equipped with Shimano Ultegra hydraulic disc brakes and is the ideal bike for those that want to focus on improving their performance on the road. This bike is built to go fast and handle well, but with a much more comfortable position and feel than one might expect. The proven Scultura CF2 frame is remarkably light and durable. The fibres are bonded together with an epoxy resin and added nano particles to increase impact resistance by up to 40%. While an inflatable bladder is used in construction to ensure there are no wrinkles inside the tube as these can add weight and create weakness. This results in a lighter, stiffer and stronger frame.
While a tapered head tube with 1 1/8" bearings in the top and 1 1/4" or 1 1/2" in the bottom also creates excellent stiffness and precision steering. The cables are hidden internally to give it that neat and tidy look and protect the cables. It is equipped with carbon forks, which provide superb vibration damping and enhance control, the steerer and fork blades are all made of carbon.
The Scultura Disc 5000 uses a Shimano Ultegra groupset, which offers a higher level of quality and performance compared to many comparable road bikes. It comes Di2 ready in case you wish to upgrade to an electronic shifting system. The Continental Grand Sport Race 25mm tyres will improve your ride with excellent comfort, further acting to dampen vibration felt through the bike. It is important that you are comfortable while you ride and the Scultura Disc 5000 makes sure that you are looked after. Feeling comfortable while riding will help you enjoy riding much more and will reduce fatigue to give you an overall better performance.
The Merida Scultura Disc 5000 is an excellent high-performance road bike and really is exceptional value for a carbon frame bike. With a quality Merida frame and a host of Shimano components, you really can’t go past the value of the Scultura Disc 5000. It is perfect for a rider starting to focus on performance without breaking the bank.
Nano Matrix Carbon 2019: To protect the integrity of carbon frames, the fibres are bonded together with an epoxy resin with added nano particles, increasing impact resistance by up to 40%.
AWS 2019: When creating the individual carbon elements, an inflatable bladder is used to ensure there are no wrinkles inside the tube as these can add weight and create weakness. This results in a lighter, stiffer and stronger frame.
NACA Fastback Profile 2019: The aerodynamics are based around a NACA0028 teardrop profile (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) which is truncated. Air moves around the tube as though the missing rear section of the teardrop were still there, saving weight by using less material.
Carbon Fork 2019: Carbon forks provide superb vibration damping and precise steering. All road bikes feature a full carbon fork; the steerer and fork blades are all made of carbon.
X-Taper Headtube 2019: Using a tapered head tube with 1 1/8" bearings in the top and 1 1/4" or 1 1/2" in the bottom creates superb stiffness and precise, confidence inspiring steering.
Internal Cable 2019: Cables are routed through the frame, entering and exiting through smooth sockets. The bike looks neat, whilst the cables are protected from moisture and dirt.
Di2 Ready 2019: Bikes/frames with the symbol ‘Di2 Ready’ are prepared for the installation of Di2 technology with battery mounting in the seat post or within the fork steerer.
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|Bottom Bracket||Shimano Pressfit BB71|
|Brakes||Shimano Ultegra; Disc|
|Brake Levers||Shimano Ultegra|
|Cassette||Shimano CS-R7000; 11-30 T; 11 S|
|Crankset||Shimano RS510; 50-34T|
|Derailleur Front||Shimano Ultegra|
|Derailleur Rear||Shimano Ultegra; GS|
|Freewheel||Shimano CS-R7000; 11-30 T; 11 S|
|Handlebar||Merida Expert SL; 31.8 D|
|Headset||Merida M2331 Neck|
|Hubs||Front:Bearing Centerlock; 100x12 WHF; 28H Rear: VP CLK270R; 142x12 WHR; 28 SPH; centerlock|
|Rims||Merida Expert 22 SL disc pair|
|Saddle||Merida Expert CC|
|Seatpost||Merida Expert CC; 27.2 D; 15 SSB; Carbon|
|Stem||Merida Expert CC; 31.8 D; -5 A|
|Spokes||Double Butted Black stainless|
|Speeds||2 x 11|
|Shifters||Shimano Ultegra disc|
|Tyres||Continental Grand Sport Race; 700x25C; fold|
In September 1972, Ike Tseng (1932–2012) a brilliant engineer and visionary founded MERIDA. While visiting the USA, Ike saw a sign in a bike shop that stated refusal to repair any Taiwanese bikes, due to the unfavourable quality. As a result of this he set out to fulfil his dream of high quality bikes made in Taiwan and formed the MERIDA Industry Company Ltd.
The MERIDA name has three syllables Me-Ri-Da and it is the company’s intention to manufacture beautiful, high quality bikes that enables everyone to reach their destination enjoyably. MERIDA created a world-leading bike factory but Ike still wasn’t satisfied, so in 1988 the MERIDA brand was launched. Ike’s vision is still very much a part of MERIDA, manufacturing all kinds of bikes from children’s bikes to world-class professional road and mountain bikes for the Bahrain- MERIDA team riders. Everybody has a different journey, and everyone can benefit from a MERIDA.
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