Eddy Merckx Milano 72 Tiagra Disc Ladies Road Bike - 2017
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Eddy Merckx Milano 72 Tiagra Disc Ladies Road Bike - 2017

 

The Eddy Merckx Milano 72 Tiagra Disc is a great value-for-money carbon fibre ladies road bike that features hydraulic disc brakes and is built ready to meet the demands of long rides in unpredictable weather and difficult conditions. If you’re looking to take your riding to the next level the Milano 72 will not disappoint; with a lightweight carbon frame featuring women-specific geometry and a dependable Shimano Tiagra 4700 groupset the Milano 72 is bound to enhance your cycling performance.  

The Milano 72 takes its name from the hard-fought victory by Eddy Merckx in the 1972 Giro d'Italia. After winning four stages he finished first overall in Milan to reinforce his supremacy as the top tour rider, with Eddy directly influencing the development of the Milano 72 Tiagra you are guaranteed a competitive carbon road bike that has been designed to be comfortable and compliant with a little flex in the seatstays. The user-friendly technology doesn’t end with the frame though; the addition of predictable Shimano BR-RS405 hydraulic brakes provides you with confidence inspiring control even when braking on steep, wet and unpredictable descents.

 

Features

The Eddy Merckx Milano 72 includes a Shimano Tiagra groupset featuring a compact chainset with 50/34T chainrings combined with a wide ratio 11/32T cassette providing a versatile range of gears to help you climb steep hills and stay feeling fresher on longer rides. With specially selected components such as a comfortable women-specific Prologo Kappa Space STN saddle and Deda stem, bars and seatpost Merckx have ensured that all contact points remain comfortable even during your longer rides.

The Milano 72 disc road bike features thru axles for increased stiffness, enhanced steering and no disc rotor rub as well as a pair of lightweight but durable Fulcrum Racing Sport disc specific wheels to complete this capable, confidence inspiring package.

 
Frameset
  • Frame: Carbon Monocoque Disc
  • Fork: Carbon Monocoque Disc
 
Wheels
  • Wheels: Shimano RS170 Disc or Fulcrum Racing Sport
  • Tyres: Continental Ultra Sport II - 25mm
 
Drivetrain
  • Gear/Brake Levers: Shimano Tiagra ST-RS405
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra FD-4700
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Tiagra RD-4700
  • Chainset: Shimano Tiagra FC-4700, 50-34T
  • Cassette: Shimano Tiagra CS-HG500-10 11-32T
  • Chain: Shimano CN-HG54-10
  • Pedals: Not included
 
Components
  • Saddle: Prologo Kappa Space STN
  • Handlebars: Deda Zero1
  • Stem: Deda Zero
  • Brake Calipers: Shimano BR-RS405
 
 

PLEASE NOTE:  All of our bikes are built to order.  This usually takes between 3-8 working days depending on time of year

 

The bike itself is very well reviewed elsewhere and it certainly lives up to the promise in terms of build quality and componentry. I cannot attest to the ride as it will be a very nice present for someone. Merlin Cycles were very easy to deal with and the speed of delivery and information provided so that I could be in when it was delivered was great.