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An aluminum road bike with a Shimano Claris drivetrain, the Merit 1 was built for all-day rides and fun that keeps going.
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Merit 1

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Made for comfort and efficiency, this road bike is built on a responsive aluminum frame and fork for a snappy feel. A 2x8 Shimano Claris drivetrain gives you ample gearing to spin up the hills and push on the flats. Tektro Dual Pivot Calipers offer sure stopping power in any weather. Sturdy double-wall rims come with 700 by 28 tires for a fast, smooth ride. If you are looking to enter the world of road riding, the Merit 1 is the perfect first experience.

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Frame Custom Formed and Butted AL-6061 Heat Treated Aluminum 700c Endurance Road Geometry
Fork Alloy 1-1/8" Road
Headset Integrated Threaded 1-1/8"
Cranks FSA Tempo Compact Alloy Arm with 34/50 Cho-moly Chainrings
Bottom Bracket Sealed Cartridge Bearing
Front Derailleur Shimano R2000 Claris
Rear Derailleur Shimano R2000 Claris
Shifter Shimano R2000 Claris 2x8 Shifter / Brake Lever
Cogset Shimano HG31 8-Speed (11-32)
Chain KMC Z8.1
Front Hub JoyTech A171DSE Alloy Road 28-Hole
Rear Hub JoyTech F362TSE Alloy Road 28-Hole
Spokes 14g Stainless Steel
Rims Alex AT505 Double Wall Alloy 28 Hole, Tubeless Compatible
Tires Kenda K-193 Road 700x28c Wire Bead
Brakes Tektro Alloy Dual Pivot Calipers
Brake Levers Shimano R2000 Claris Shifter / Brake Lever
Pedals FPD NW-366
Handlebar Kalloy HB-CR21 Road Bend, 31.8mm
Stem Kalloy SA-DB2 Alloy 7 Deg. 31.8mm Bore
Seat Raleigh Road with Steel Rails
Seatpost Kalloy SP-375 Micro Adjust Alloy, 27.2x350mm
Extras Rack and Fender Mounts
Bike size 52 CM 5'4"-5'7" 52 CM 5'4"-5'7" 54 CM 5'7"-5'9" 56 CM 5'9"-5'11" 58 CM 5'11"-6'0" 60 CM 6'0"-6'3"
Seat Tube Length 475.0mm 495.0mm 515.0mm 535.0mm 555.0mm 460.0mm
Stand Over Height 772.0mm 772.0mm 791.0mm 814.0mm 831.0mm 734.0mm
Top Tube Length 530.0mm 545.0mm 560.0mm 575.0mm 590.0mm 515.0mm
Stack 560.0mm 575.0mm 594.0mm 611.0mm 625.0mm 549.0mm
Reach 369.5mm 368.0mm 379.0mm 388.0mm 399.0mm 358.0mm
Head Tube Length 145.0mm 165.0mm 180.0mm 200.0mm 210.0mm 135.0mm
Head Angle 71.0° 71.0° 72.0° 72.0° 73.0° 70.0°
Seat Angle 74.0° 73.0° 73.0° 73.0° 73.0° 74.0°
Wheel Base
Chain Stay Length 420.0mm 420.0mm 420.0mm 420.0mm 420.0mm 420.0mm
Fork Offset 50.0mm 50.0mm 50.0mm 50.0mm 50.0mm 50.0mm
BB Height 72.5mm 70.0mm 70.0mm 67.5mm 67.5mm 75.0mm
Stem Length
Handlebar Width
Crank Length
Seat Post Length