De Rosa Merak Evolution Athena R3 2014
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A gorgeous full carbon bike from the Italian Artisan frame builders at De Rosa. Complete with Campagnolo 11 speed Athena components, the Fulcrum Racing 3 wheelset, and 3T parts, this bike is pure quality, style and provides great comfort.
Top Features of the De Rosa Merak Evolution Athena R3 2014
- High modulus frame and full monocoque tapered fork
- Frameset Includes:
- Full monocoque carbon tapered fork
- Aero carbon seat post (with standard saddle rail fitting)
- Alloy aero seat clamp
- Headset bearings
- The Merak Evolution now comes with separate aero post
- Bike Specification:
- De Rosa Merak Evolution Frameset (Black/White/Red, Black/Green line, or Black/White line)
- Campagnolo Athena Carbon 11 speed groupset
- Chorus chain and 12-25 cassette
- Campagnolo Athena compact (50/34) chainset
- Fulcrum Racing 3 wheelset, clincher
- 3T Ergosum Pro handlebars, Arx Pro stem and Pro bar tape
- Prologo Zero degree Ti 1.4 saddle, black/white
- Continental Ultra Sport tyres (700x23c) & Continental Race 28 inner tubes
- Bike weight in 55cm - 7.2kg
|Number of gears:||22|
|Cable Routing:||Internal & External Mix|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
Being responsive and using your power efficiently are key to the design of the Merak Evolution and this comes through in the oversized bottom bracket and headtube areas which transfer every watt of power into forward motion. And of course, like any De Rosa, it looks amazing and will be the pride of your club run!
The De Rosa tuned geometry strikes the perfect balance making it excellent for head down racing or just embarking on an epic sportive ride. Manufactured from Hi modulus carbon fibre, the frame is light, yet stiff. The bike, with its aero Tricolour carbon seat post and head-turning graphics features some of the latest design features, innovations and components. Campagnolo supply the groupset thanks to their Athena 11 speed and Fulcrum supply the wheels which are wrapped with Continental Ultra Sport tyres. With 22 gears available to you, you should find a gear for every cycling occasion or challenge.
Also, the BB30 chainset is a compact and provides lower gearing for better climbing and means even on hillier terrain you shouldn't find yourself longing for a triple.
The Merak Athena is a must for the rider wanting more out of their cycling be it from racing or competing in a sportive event and is a pleasure to ride.
Each Merak is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure your bike arrives in perfect condition.
Please note that the Black/Green Line option is shown with Fulcrum R5 wheels, R3 will be supplied.
Note: Manufacturer may reserve the right to change the specification of that listed or shown on this page.
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About the De Rosa brand
Few bike brands can claim to be as beautifully crafted or as lovingly made as De Rosa – so we're understandably excited about stocking them @ Wiggle.De Rosa is synonymous with everything cyclists know and love about Italian bikes: passion, master craftsmanship, skill and precision. Whether it's the hand-finished steel Neo Primato frameset which catches your eye or the Merak Carbon, all bikes are created with the same close attention to detail by the family-run De Rosa company, which is based in Milan. These are the bikes which Ugo de Rosa dreamt of building as a teenager back in 1947. More than half a century later, his dreams are reality and countless champions have ridden – and still ride – his prestigious bikes. His love and enthusiasm for cycling is reflected in every single bike made. A De Rosa bike is the kind of bike you buy and keep forever...
At Wiggle we measure each of our bikes to build accurate size charts. When you place an order for a bike, we ask for your height and inside leg measurements. Our team of qualified mechanics will check your measurements against the size chart to make sure that the size you choose will fit you correctly.
|Height||cm||156 - 157cm||160 - 163cm||165 - 168cm||170 - 173cm||175 - 178cm||180 - 183cm||185 - 188cm|
|inches||61″ - 62″||63″ - 64″||65″ - 66″||67″ - 68″||69″ - 70″||71″ - 72″||73″ - 74″|
|Inside Leg||cm||66 - 69cm||69 - 71cm||71 - 73cm||73 - 76cm||76 - 78cm||78 - 81cm||81 - 83cm|
|inches||26″ - 27″||27″ - 28″||28″ - 29″||29″ - 30″||30″ - 31″||31″ - 32″||32″ - 33″|
|A. Top Tube||mm||470mm||490mm||510mm||540mm||550mm||570mm||590mm|
|B. Virtual Top Tube||mm||505mm||525mm||535mm||545mm||555mm||565mm||580mm|
|C. Head Tube||mm||110mm||128mm||132mm||137mm||155mm||174mm||194mm|
|D. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||75°||75°||74.5°||74°||73.5°||73°||72.6°|
|F. Bottom Bracket to Fork||mm||568mm||574mm||579mm||582mm||587mm||590mm||600mm|
|Bottom Bracket Height||mm||267mm||267mm||267mm||267mm||267mm||267mm||267mm|
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One pic shows rear deuralier as aluminum finish and another black aluminum, is this a choice?
Are the brake levers black aluminum or carbon?
Please advise stem length on th 55 & 56.5 options?
Is their an option to upgrade crankset tho 53/39?
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