Road Bike Accessories
Road Bike Headsets Headsets are available in a wide variety of sizes (1&1/8, 1.25” and 1.5”) and types (standard, integrated, external and press fit) as well as colours. Type is determined by the headtube of the frame so please check compatibility before purchase. Top caps in many colours, alloy and carbon spacers, star nuts and reducers are also available separately. Merlin Cycles stock headsets and related spares and accessories from BBB, A2Z, Tifosi, Hope, Ritchey, FSA and Cane Creek.
Road Bike Brake and Gear Cables Gear and brake inner cables stretch through time and need replacing if at all damaged. Available individually or as part of a complete inner and outer set for front, rear or both. Outer cable is available by the metre in a range of colours just don't mix brake with gear or vice versa and capping the ends will stop them fraying. Merlin Cycles stock inner and outer gear cables plus all related spares from BBB, Clarks and Shimano.
Road Bike Handlebar Tape Handlebar tape aids comfort by soaking up some of the road vibrations and control by preventing hands slipping from the bars. It's supplied as a two piece set and bar plugs to hold the tape in the end of the bars preventing injuries. Various materials and thickness are available so if you need more comfort choose thicker tape or try gel pads under the tape. Merlin Cycles stock handlebar tape from Arundel, BBB, Lizard Skins, Deda, Fizik, 3T, Cinelli and Zipp.