- De Rosa Merak Evolution Athena R5 2014
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|Black / Green Line||50.5 BR (CTT 47)|
|Black / White Line||50.5 BR (CTT 47)|
|Black / White / Red||50.5 BR (CTT 47)|
|White / Silver / Gloss||50.5 BR (CTT 47)|
|Black / Green Line||52.5 BR (CTT 49)|
|Black / White Line||52.5 BR (CTT 49)|
|Black / White / Red||52.5 BR (CTT 49)|
|White / Silver / Gloss||52.5 BR (CTT 49)|
|Black / Green Line||53.5 BR (CTT 51)|
|Black / White Line||53.5 BR (CTT 51)|
|Black / White / Red||53.5 BR (CTT 51)|
|White / Silver / Gloss||53.5 BR (CTT 51)|
|Black / Green Line||54.5 BR (CTT 54.5)|
|Black / White Line||54.5 BR (CTT 54.5)|
|Black / White / Red||54.5 BR (CTT 54.5)|
|White / Silver / Gloss||54.5 BR (CTT 54.5)|
|Black / Green Line||55.5 BR (CTT 55)|
|Black / White Line||55.5 BR (CTT 55)|
|Black / White / Red||55.5 BR (CTT 55)|
|White / Silver / Gloss||55.5 BR (CTT 55)|
|Black / Green Line||56.5 BR (CTT 56.5)|
|Black / White Line||56.5 BR (CTT 56.5)|
|Black / White / Red||56.5 BR (CTT 56.5)|
|White / Silver / Gloss||56.5 BR (CTT 56.5)|
|Black / Green Line||58 BR (CTT 58.5)|
|Black / White Line||58 BR (CTT 58.5)|
|Black / White / Red||58 BR (CTT 58.5)|
|White / Silver / Gloss||58 BR (CTT 58.5)|
A gorgeous full carbon bike from the Italian Artisan Frame Builders at De Rosa. Complete with Campagnolo 11 speed Athena components, the Fulcrum Racing 5 wheelset, and 3T parts, this bike is pure quality, style and provides great comfort.
Top Features of the De Rosa Merak Evolution Athena R5 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 5 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 you're bike arrives in perfect condition. To find out which size fits you use the size chart below.
Please note only the complete bike in Black/Green Line is shown. Frame images are shown for the remaining colour options available.
Note: Manufacturer may reserve the right to change the specification of that listed or shown on this page.
|Weight (complete bike):|
About Road Bikes
Wiggle has a comprehensive range of road bikes to suit all types of cycling. Including racing bikes and triathlon racing bikes, along with a comprehensive range of ladies road bikes and mens road bikes for competitive racing or leisure cycling. Wiggle’s range of road racing bikes are lighter and faster than other styles of bikes making them the ideal choice for many different cycling activities. Available in standard sizes, Wiggle’s road bikes offer outstanding value for money across our extensive ranges.
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...
The size chart below will get you on the right size bike. Experienced riders may also wish to refer to the geometry chart for more detail.
Getting the Right Fit
At Wiggle we measure each of our bikes to build accurate size charts for our customers. Our qualified team of mechanics then individually check each order, against measurements supplied by you, to ensure the size chosen is correct. Another reason you can have complete confidence when buying a bike from Wiggle!
If you are on the change over between sizes both options will fit. Racers and experienced riders would usually select a smaller size as this offers quicker handing. A larger bike offers more stability and is more suited to new and intermediate riders.
|Height||cm||156 - 160cm||160 - 165cm||165 - 170cm||170 - 175cm||175 - 180cm||180 - 185cm||185 - 188cm|
|ft||5′ 1″ - 5′ 3″||5′ 3″ - 5′ 5″||5′ 5″ - 5′ 7″||5′ 7″ - 5′ 9″||5′ 9″ - 5′ 11″||5′ 11″ - 6′ 1″||6′ 1″ - 6′ 2″|
|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″|
|Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||505mm||525mm||535mm||545mm||555mm||565mm||580mm|
|Seat Tube - Center to Virtual Top||mm||47mm||49mm||51mm||54mm||55mm||57mm||59mm|
|Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||75°||75°||74.5°||74°||73.5°||73°||72.6°|
|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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