Merida Scultura Rival Edition Road Bike Metallic Black/Silver (2022)

$3,400.00

KEY FEATURES Merida Scultura Endurance Rival Edition Merida CF3 Carbon Frame 2 x 12 Speed SRAM Rival Drivetrain SRAM Rival Hydraulic Disc Brakes Fulcrum Racing 800 DB Rims Continental Grand Sport Race Tyres – 700 x 28c   With updated geometry for 2022, the Merida Scultura is the same capable road bike you know and

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Description

KEY FEATURES

Merida Scultura Endurance Rival Edition

  • Merida CF3 Carbon Frame
  • 2 x 12 Speed SRAM Rival Drivetrain
  • SRAM Rival Hydraulic Disc Brakes
  • Fulcrum Racing 800 DB Rims
  • Continental Grand Sport Race Tyres – 700 x 28c

 

With updated geometry for 2022, the Merida Scultura is the same capable road bike you know and love, but now with the most aerodynamic frame ever seen on a Scultura. Comfortable enough for all-day adventures, yet fast and lightweight enough for race day, the CF3 carbon frame boasts the same race-proven geometry as the Reacto range. With the vibration dampening carbon frame and fork, and the slick Continental Grand Sport Race tyres, the Scultura is a great race bike.

Launched to celebrate SRAM’s latest and most affordable road drivetrain, the Merida Scultura Rival Edition offers the best value for money electronic shifting drivetrain. It features the exceptional SRAM Rival 2 x 12-speed groupset with an optimised 48-35T crankset and wide 10-36T cassette. As the new workhorse of the SRAM range, the Rival groupset provides smooth, precise and quick shifting on every ride without breaking the bank. Some riders have even suggested that they don’t notice the difference from models equipped with the mid-range SRAM Force drivetrain. As with all SRAM drivetrains, you receive Hydraulic Disc Brakes that offer increased power and responsive braking for enhanced control and confidence on all gradients, terrains and weather conditions. Merida has equipped the Scultura Rival Edition with the aerodynamic and durable Fulcrum Racing 800 DB tubeless-ready wheels for increased efficiency and better feedback. As a result, you’ll find the Scultura Rival Edition responds to every minute input and provides the perfect amount of feedback so that you can really become one with your bike. To finish, the Scultura Rival Edition features Merida’s nifty wire port which allows the cables to be neatly routed into the frame, leaving the cockpit clean and uncluttered.

The Merida Scultura Rival Edition is the perfect introduction to wireless drivetrains, with SRAM’s new Rival eTap AXS drivetrain offering riders the most affordable electronic drivetrain to date while ensuring a clean, aesthetic cockpit design. When combined with the aerodynamic prowess of the Reacto, the Scultura Rival Edition is a versatile road bike that can go all day and offers the speed needed for when you want to put yourself to the test and lay down the power. As always, Merida has thought of every detail to offer a beautiful looking piece of kit that’ll help you climb any mountain in or out of the saddle.

NEW SCULTURA FRAME FAMILY

Newly updated for 2022, the new Scultura frame family incorporates aero details from the award-winning Reacto aero bike making this generation of Scultura the most aerodynamic ever. Now sharing its geometry with the Reacto, the Scultura takes its proven agility, comfort and lightweight design to the next level.

SRAM RIVAL ETAP AXS WIRELESS GROUPSET

The SRAM Rival eTAP AXS wireless groupset offers the crisp, precise wireless shifting and braking you know and love from the SRAM Force groupset, but at a more affordable price. Have confidence knowing you will get the perfect shift every time with the SRAM Rival eTap, leaving you to focus on what matters.

HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKES

Disc Brakes provide you with better braking performance in all conditions, unlike rim brakes which can be heavily impacted by dust and water, disc brakes maintain control in all conditions. These brakes give you confidence that you’ll stop when you need to and with a hydraulic system you will have greater control and have better feedback through your levers, hydraulic systems aren’t prone to cable stretch and self adjust as your brake pads wear down – meaning you can focus on the riding!

Questions Answered

What do you recommend using the Scultura Rival Edition for?

This is a fantastic mid-level drop bar road bike, featuring a lightweight and stiff carbon frame that ensures it’s as efficient as it looks. While the all-new SRAM Rival drivetrain is a peach and makes the thought of upgrading to a wireless drivetrain practically a no-brainer. We recommend the Scultura Rival Edition for seasoned riders looking to upgrade to a 12-speed drivetrain that demand nothing less than a light and nimble climber.

What makes the Scultura Rival Edition different?

The all-new SRAM Rival eTap AXS drivetrain of course! The Rival eTap AXS Drivetrain offers all the performance of the established SRAM Force drivetrain, albeit with a small weight penalty. If you’re looking for the perfect opportunity to upgrade to your first electronic drivetrain, then it’s hard to beat the value proposition that the Scultura Rival Edition offers.

Who is the Scultura Rival Edition designed for?

The Merida Scultura Rival Edition is for riders looking to upgrade to a wireless drivetrain while still retaining the lightweight, climbing prowess as they look to climb faster and ride further than before It’s particularly suited to climbers and speed demons alike thanks to its wide-range 2 x 12-speed drivetrain and hydraulic disc brakes that mean you can always stop safely. After all, the age-old adage “what goes up, must come down” still applies to riders! If you’re looking to constantly push the boundaries of your riding everyday, especially on longer, mountainous sections, then the Scultura Rival Edition more than fits the bill.

Specifications

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SKU 22MeridaSculturaRival-EditionMetallicBlack/Silver
Season 2022
Click & Collect Yes
Wheel Size 700c
Frame Material Carbon
Fork Material Carbon
Colour Black
Groupset Brand SRAM
Groupset SRAM Rival eTap AXS
Rear Gears 12 Speed
Front Gears Double
Brake Type Hydraulic Disc Brake
Bottom Bracket Sram Pressfit Dub, Presfit 86.5
Brakes Sram ED Rival eTap AXS; Hydraulic disc
Cassette CS XG 1250 D1; 10-36 ATC; 12 GER
Chain SRAM Rival 12s
Crankset Sram Rival eTap AXS ; 48-35 ATC
Derailleur Front Sram Rival eTap AXS
Derailleur Rear Sram Rival eTap AXS; SS
Fork SCULTURA CF3 disc; MAT carbon; 700x30C max. WHS
Frame SCULTURA CF3 V; MAT carbon; 700x30C max. WHS; 100×12/ 142×12 AST; Pressfit 86,5
Handlebar MERIDA EXPERT SL; MAT aluminium; 380mm(XXS) , 400mm (XS-S) , 420mm (M) , 440mm (L-XL)
Headset FSA ACR
Rims Fulcrum Racing 800 DB; 100×12 WHF; 142×12 WHR; 19 IWR; 34 HRI; Centerlock; MAT aluminium; Tubeless ready (tubeless tape and valves not included)
Saddle MERIDA EXPERT SL; V-mount; incl. MERIDA minitool
Seatpost MERIDA TEAM SL; 27.2 DSP; 15 SSB; Carbon; S-Flex
Stem FSA SMR ACR; MAT aluminium; -6 ASD
Shifters Sram Rival eTAP AXS HRD
Tyres Continental Grand Sport Race; 700x28C; fold
Speeds 2 x 12
Weight 9.07kg
Sizing SKUs XS: MERR2265779, SM: MERR2265780, MD: MERR2265791, LG: MERR2265809, XL: MERR2265810

 

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Variants

xxs, xs, s, m, l, xl, xxl, xxxl

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