As we roll into British Summer time in the UK, it’s a great opportunity to spend more time on the bike or just plan some summer rides. We’ve been busy re-stocking some classic products and picking some awesome new ones too – here’s our pick of 10 fresh products at Merlin…
Continental GP5000 S TR
The tyre, used by Tom Pidcock (Team Ineos Grenadiers) to win the 2023 Strade Bianche (30mm version). The Continental Grand Prix 5000 S TR (Tubeless Ready) is the new standard in road tubeless ready technology. Ride faster, more comfortable and with increased puncture protection. Made to make you better.
With a weight of only 23 grams, the Hypercraft is the lightest performance glasses from 100% Eyewear. The frameless design gives you an extended field of vision, while the lightweight ultra-carbon temples ensure optimal support. Its interchangeable glass has ventilation openings on the top and bottom and offers optimal protection against wind and dirt.
Sportful Escape Supergiara
The Sportful Escape Supergiara Jersey brings together lightweight fabrics, cargo room, and a hazy dream pattern in a design that brings our dreams of escape a reality. Made from a polyester fabric the short sleeve jersey is highly breathable and moisture-wicking to help keep you comfortable for the duration of your adventures. Reflective elements help keep you visible through dusk and into the night, while 6 back pockets provide ample storage space for supplies.
Restrap Bar Bag Large
Restrap’s rackless bar bag connects securely to your handle bars for bike packing, touring or commuting. With no mounts or screws, the bag attaches in seconds to any bike. The holster fits up to a 14-Litre dry bag and is secured with a hard-wearing buckle that’s easy to adjust, even whilst wearing gloves. The bag is a hardcase for easy loading and is made from 1000D military-grade cordura and with nylon webbing for extra strength.
Troy Lee Designs A3 Uno MIPS
Troy Lee Designs all-new A3 helmet builds on the success of the TLD A2 helmet to deliver the ultimate in full coverage premium trail helmets.Safety is front and centre with the A3. The helmet is made from EPS and EPP foams for equal protection across high and low-speed impacts. The A3 uses MIPS technology to offer the best protection. The A3 also extends lower than previous TLD helmets, to offer the best lower head coverage.
Sidi Shot 2
The Sidi Shot 2 is a completely new design that sets a new benchmark when it comes to performance and quality. At the core of the Shot 2 is Sidi’s C-Boost SRS carbon sole. The completely new sole brings better power transfer, great comfort, and superb ventilation. All while offering a reduction in weight too. In response to bike fitters wishes for greater cleat position adjustment, the drilling for the cleat on the Sidi Shot 2 now offers an additional 5mm of movement to the rear of the shoe.
Merlin Malt 725 Steel NX
The Merlin Malt 725 MTB is back better than ever! Our new Malt has completely been redesigned to suit todays riding styles. With its 29er wheel fitment and a 67 degree head angle, this do-it-all versatile hardtail is a trail centre destroyer, single track ripper and all-round adventure bike. The geometry is best suited for a 120mm travel fork but will happily take up to a 140mm if you wish to tackle more challenging trails.
See our full range of Mountain Bikes here.
Orro Terra Ti GRX 810
The Orro Terra Ti gravel bike is based on the Terra C and uses the same geometry as well-reviewed carbon models with the elegance and timeless looks that titanium affords. This full titanium frame is made with hydroformed 3.25 titanium with a 6.4 cast bottom bracket shell. Built with bike packing and multi-day riding in mind, this bike comes with mounting points for a pannier rack, mudguards and a multitude of others.
See our full range of Gravel Bikes here.
Colnago V3 Disc 105
When Colnago developed the V3 they thought of all those cyclists who want to get the most out of their investment. Quality carbon and fittings designed to offer an excellent level of performance and contain costs. These make V3 a perfectly balanced bike from every point of view. It blends technical solutions that aim at lightness with aerodynamic details. The lines are clean and essential and it can be fitted with tyres up to 28mm. V3 is available in eight sizes and in a single version with disc brakes. Check out the Ultegra version here.
See our full range of Road Bikes here.
Metroneer London EU700 Plus E-Bike
The Metroneer London Hybrid electric bike eBike is one of the most affordable e-bikes on the market. Exclusive to Merlin Cycles this bike is perfect for all of your daily commutes or exploring new paths. The London EU700 Plus gives you up to 80km in range thanks to its 365w internal battery with a top speed of 15mph (25kph) thanks to 3 assist modes controlled by a LCD Display. Not to mention, it looks like a regular commuter bike, no one will know it’s an e-bike!
See our full range of Electric Bikes here.