Ex-Demo Merlin Cordite Ultegra R8050 Carbon Road Bike This is your chance to own one of our brilliant Merlin Cordite carbon road bikes at a reduced price. This ex-demo bike has had very light use and is in good condition with no significant wear to the drivetrain.
The Merlin Cordite Ultegra R8050 Di2 is our versatile, lightweight carbon road bike which we’ve specifically engineered to perform excellently in sportives, all-day epic rides and even your local weekly crit race. The Merlin Cordite mixes rider-friendly geometry with clever carbon fibre engineering to put you in a neutral position on the bike while isolating you from road buzz and rough road surfaces thanks to its cleverly engineered seatstays that give a little extra compliancy.
The Cordite can be successfully raced too, being particularly light and responsive. To achieve this we combined the Cordite’s compliant features with a large downtube and bottom bracket junction as well as super-stiff square chain stays to create a frame that is not only comfortable to ride but is also very responsive to pedaling input allowing you to accelerate and hold your speed during fast-paced training rides or races.
The Merlin Cordite features Shimano’s excellent Ultegra R8050 Di2 11-Speed electronic groupset which provides flawless digital gear shifting every time and features a Shadow Technology rear derailleur that gives a lower, more aero profile and increased protection from crash damage as well as a great looking chainset evolved from the Dura-Ace R9100 version which is even stiffer and provides more power transfer than its predecessor. Lightweight Shimano RS wheels with Continental Ultrasport 25mm tyres are fast-rolling and give confidence inspiring grip in any weather conditions.
Cycling Weekly Review 9 / 10
"Really comfortable ride without lacking power delivery..." Full review here
Road.CC Review 3.5 / 5
“Competent, easy-to-live-with mile-muncher that's great value for money…” Full review here