Eddy Merckx Milano 72 Ultegra Ladies Road Bike - 2017
The Eddy Merckx Milano 72 Ultegra is a great value-for-money carbon fibre ladies road bike that’s built ready to meet the demands of long rides and fast racing. If you’re looking to take your riding to the next level the Milano 72 will not disappoint; with a lightweight, high-performing carbon frame and fork featuring women-specific geometry and a dependable, precise-shifting Shimano Ultegra 6800 groupset this carbon road bike is the perfect choice.
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 Ultegra you are guaranteed a competitive carbon road bike that has been designed to be comfortable and compliant with a little flex in the seatstays while being stiff and responsive in the bottom bracket area to ensure that all of your pedaling energy transfers through the frame.
The Eddy Merckx Milano 72 includes a Shimano Ultegra 6800 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 overcome the steepest climbs you’ll encounter. Specially selected components including a comfortable women-specific Prologo saddle and Deda components means that all contact points remain comfortable even during your longer rides and a durable, but lightweight pair of Shimano RS11 wheels completes this capable package.
- Frame: Carbon Monocoque
- Fork: Carbon Monocoque
- Wheels: Shimano RS11
- Tyres: Continental Ultra Sport II - 25mm
- Gear/Brake Levers: Shimano Ultegra ST-6800
- Front Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra FD-6800
- Rear Derailleur: Shimano Ultegra RD-6800
- Chainset: Shimano Ultegra FC-6800, 50-34T
- Cassette: Shimano 105, 11-32T
- Chain: Shimano CN-HG54-10
- Pedals: Not included
- Saddle: Prologo Kappa Space STN
- Handlebars: Deda Zero1
- Stem: Deda Zero1
- Brake Calipers: Shimano Ultegra BR-6800
PLEASE NOTE: All of our bikes are built to order. This usually takes between 3-8 working days depending on time of year