Stiff, durable and dependable, that's the Pinerolo AL 1.5 road bike. Kitted out with Shimano Tiagra components and all built on a triple butted aluminium frame which is light, fast and ideally suited for the weekend rider wanting a trouble-free ride.
|Number of gears:||20|
|Wheel Size:||700c (622)|
|Wheelset:||Shimano R500 clincher|
|Warranty:||5 year frame warranty, 12 month parts warranty|
Aluminium alloy is still one of the best materials to make a bicycle frame from and Mekk employs the latest in alloy material manipulation techniques, giving a ride quality that rivals some carbon composite bikes costing twice as much. Mekk aluminium alloy delivers similar stiffness to the best carbon fibre composite materials and in some areas it delivers more.
The trade-off is a little more weight but the gain is a lower price tag and proven durability. Mekk could have spent a lot more money making the A1 Series frames lighter and then passed that cost on to you, but the durable performance would have been compromised and Mekk don’t believe in compromises.
The Shimano Tiagra componetry is dependable and works very well. Shifting is good and delivers the performance you require. Also, the Pinerolo features the Tiagra compact chainset. Couple this with a wide range of sprockets on the cassette, this provides you with a great range of gears choices for all types of road terrain, be it a steep hill, long drag or a flat road. Either-way the compact chainset gives you the best of both worlds - great climbing gearing with good speed gearing also.
The wheels are a mixture of Mavic CXP22 rims on unbranded hubs. Not the lightest set of wheels, but they will provide hours of hassle free riding. They are also wrapped with a pair of Kenda Sport tyres and will provide plenty of grip.
The finishing kit on this bike is thanks to Mekk (stem and seat post) and Ritchey (handlebars and tape) with a Mekk saddle topping it off nicely. The inhouse Mekk components helps to reduce the price to you, yet still offers great components and quality to finish off the machine.
A great choice of bike for the rider wanting to experience cycling for the first time without spending a small fortune. Each Pinerolo is fully built, tested and tuned by Wiggle's team of qualified bike mechanics to ensure you're bike arrives in perfect condition.
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.
MEKK are Passionate about Bikes. Their designers, engineers and test riders are a wide and varied bunch who are into all kinds of cycling. Ranging from top level racing, through Gran Fondo and Club rides, through to those one hour blasts to let off steam and sprint like a lunatic. It is this varied base upon which Mekk is built that allows them to make class leading bikes in every discipline. Their passion, experience, knowledge, and their extensive network of long-term industry business partners results in a range of bikes that offer two things Mekk value highly: Performance and affordability. Mekk bicycles are designed to deliver the things that matter the most. With a Mekk you're getting a high quality performance frame and fork, the heart of the bike, it's what makes a bike great and the most important aspect when it comes to planning out any future upgrades.
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||152 - 160cm||157 - 168cm||165 - 175cm||173 - 183cm||180 - 193cm||190cm|
|ft||5′ - 5′ 3″||5′ 2″ - 5′ 6″||5′ 5″ - 5′ 9″||5′ 8″ - 6′ 0″||5′ 11″ - 6′ 4″||6′ 3″|
|Inside Leg||cm||71 - 76cm||73 - 78cm||76 - 81cm||78 - 83cm||81 - 86cm||83cm|
|inches||28″ - 30″||29″ - 31″||30″ - 32″||31″ - 33″||32″ - 34″||33″|
|A. Seat Tube - Center to Top||mm||480mm||500mm||520mm||540mm||560mm||580mm|
|B. Seat Tube - Center to Center||mm||435mm||455mm||475mm||495mm||515mm||535mm|
|C. Top Tube||mm||522mm||527mm||532mm||543mm||550mm||557mm|
|D. Top Tube (Virtual)||mm||535mm||540mm||545mm||555mm||560mm||565mm|
|E. Seat Tube Angle||Degrees||75°||74.5°||74°||73.5°||73.5°||73°|
|F. Head Tube Angle||Degrees||70.5°||71.5°||72.5°||73.5°||73.5°||74.5°|
|G. Chainstay Length||mm||405mm||405mm||405mm||405mm||405mm||405mm|
|H. Head Tube||mm||135mm||140mm||145mm||150mm||156mm||160mm|
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