Merida Scultura Rim 400 Road Bike Purple
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The Merida Scultura packs a punch, combining the aerodynamic prowess of the Reacto with the lighter weight and shorter wheelbase of seasoned climbing bikes. The result is a nimble and lightning-quick road bike ready to climb, descend or just roll through flat sections.
The Scultura 400 Rim model is the perfect model for amateur riders looking to upgrade their current ride. It features the ever-popular 2 x 11-speed Shimano 105 groupset, which offers precise and reliable shifting with excellent control for an efficient and slick performance on the road. The standard 50-34T crankset and optimised 11-30T 11-speed cassette will ensure you have the best mix of climbing efficiency and flat-line speed so you'll always have the optimum selected gear for maintaining 90RPM, regardless of the weather, terrain or fatigue. In order to keep weight to a minimum, and to provide a retro road riding feel, Merida has taken the decision to use rim brakes rather than disc brakes. if you talk to any climbing specialists or retro enthusiasts, they'll tell you that nothing provides the same level of feedback as rim brakes - and they're not wrong! You'll find the Scultura Rim 400 really responds to every input so that you can be one with your bike and really be in cycling nirvana. To minimise rolling resistance, the smooth and durable 700 x 25c Maxxis Pursuer tyres have been specced to give you raw speed and durability. While the tubeless-ready Merida Comp SL Rims will mean small punctures won't prevent you from finishing your ride.
The Merida Scultura Rim 400 Road Bike is the ideal model for amateur riders that love climbing, descending and everything in between. With its nimble handling and optimised running gear, the Scultura Rim 400 makes light work of training rides or morning commutes. Merida has designed the Rim 400 with edgy and innovative technology contrasted against the simplicity of slick rim brakes to provide you with a slick ride that is both efficient and fun. If you're after an enthralling ride with multiple climbs, then look no further than the Merida Scultura Rim 400.
The fork features a tapered steerer, you'll have precise and confident steering. With carbon's special properties you'll gain great lateral stiffness for control and vertical tolerances which enable a more absorbent more comfortable ride. Best of both worlds!
Bolt Through Axles
Through axles enable greater lateral wheel stiffness meaning better control and performance, through axles also provide precise disc brake alignment making removing your wheels easier than ever. While through axles offer a range of performance benefits they also look great offering a cleaner more integrated look than a standard quick-release axle.
Shimano 105 Groupset
Reliable and efficient, the Shimano 105 groupset is a tried and tested groupset proven time and again. Known for its reliability at an affordable price, the 105 is the perfect groupset for those wanting to ride with confidence.
What do you recommend using the Scultura Rim 400 for?
This is a fantastic mid-level drop bar road bike, featuring a lightweight aluminium design that makes it affordable without detracting from the dynamics of the design. We recommend the Scultura 400 as a great upgrade for amateur riders as they look to increase the distance they ride and the feet they climb.
What makes the Scultura Rim 400 different?
The Scultura Range has been designed with a lot of technology from Merida's premium aero performance bike, the Reacto. As a result, the Scultura features the high-end aerodynamic DNA of the Reacto, while still maintaining its place as a light, comfortable and affordable climber.
Who is the Scultura Rim 400 designed for?
The Scultura 400 is for those looking to break their climbing records while still maintaining an affordable budget. It's particularly suited to amateur climbers and speed demons thanks to its wide, optimised gear range while the use of rim brakes keeps weight to a minimum. If you're looking to push the boundaries of your riding everyday, and enjoy riding fast, then the Scultura Rim 400 is the perfect model for you.
|Sizing SKUs||XXS: MERR2250240, XS: MERR2250251, SM: MERR2250262, SM/MD: MERR2250273|
|Click & Collect||Yes|
|Frame||SCULTURA LITE BSA; MAT aluminium; 700x25C max. WHS; 100x9/ 135x9 AST; BSA BBR|
|Speeds||2 x 11|
|Rear Gears||11 Speed|
|Crankset||Shimano 105, 50-34 teeth, 165 mm-4S/3S/XXS, 170 mm-XS/S, 172.5 mm-SM/ML, 175 mm-L/XL|
|Brake Type||Rim Brake|
|Derailleur Front||Shimano 105|
|Derailleur Rear||Shimano 105, GS|
|Cassette||Shimano CS-R7000, 11-30 teeth, 11 speed|
|Tyres||Maxxis Pursuer, 700x25C, fold|
|Rims||MERIDA COMP SL, 17mm inner width, 24mm height, material: aluminium|
|Hubs||Road seal bearing, 100x9mm width front hub, 24 spoke holes, 130x9mm width rear hub, 28 spoke holes|