Eddy Merckx Strada Ultegra Steel Road Bike
Eddy Merckx Strada Ultegra Steel Road Bike
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Eddy Merckx Strada Ultegra Road Bike
The Eddy Merckx Strada is engineered with a steel frame, carbon forks and modern geometry.
This bike build gives a reliable and stable riding performance while featuring enough flex to absorb vibrations from the road for all-day riding comfort. Shimano Ultegra 2x11-Speed Groupset Reliable and fast, this bike is equipped with a Shimano Ultegra 2x11-Speed groupset that provides gears to get up even the steepest climbs and its powerful caliper brakes control your momentum when needed. And, it rolls upon Fulcrum Racing 5 wheels wrapped in Vredestein Fortezza AllWeather tyres for exceptional rolling speed, stability and grip.
Eddy Merckx High-Quality Steel Construction Eddy Merckx opened his own factory in 1980. His steel Eddy Merckx Corsa's were the absolute pinnacle of racing bikes.
Everybody dreamed of racing a Corsa, which is why Eddy launched the Strada: to reach a big public.
The Strada placed itself just below the Corsa. It was made from Columbus tubes and aimed for the same qualities, but at a lower price point. Those were the keywords of the Eddy Merckx Strada.
When they relaunched Eddy Merckx Steel, they wanted to make a clear link with Eddy's past as a world-class frame builder. That's why they opted to use Strada and Corsa.
Frame: Merckx Premium Steel.
Fork: Merckx Unidirectional HM Carbon.
Drivetrain: Shimano Ultegra, 2x11-Speed.
Crankset: Shimano Ultegra 52/36T.
Cassette: Shimano Ultegra 11-30T.
Brakes: Shimano Ultegra caliper rim.
Wheels: Fulcrum Racing 5.
Tyres: Vredestein Fortezza AllWeather.
Saddle: Fizik Antares R5.
Stem: DEDA Zero 100.
Seatpost: DEDA Zero 100.
Handlebar: DEDA Zero 100.
|Strada Ultegra Road Bike Specification|
|Bike Type||Road Bikes|
|Road Bikes Type||11 speed, Caliper Brakes, Double Chainring|
|Retailer||Chain Reaction Cycles|
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Eddy Merckx Road Bikes
Eddy Merckx is widely regarded as the greatest ever road cyclist, winner of 11 Grand Tours (5 Tour de France victories, 5 Giro d'Italia and 1 Vuelta), all five Monuments, breaking the Hour record, World Championships and countless other achievements. Nicknamed The Cannibal due to his ruthless racing style, after retiring from professional cycling Eddy founded his Belgian bike company in March 1980. Inspired by Ugo De Rosa (of De Rosa fame) Merckx setup his first factory in Meise, and due to the popularity of the brand later moved to Zellik. The brand has a strong tradition of employing former riders, such as Jos Huysmans, Edouard Janssens, and Bob Lelangue, which lends further credibility to the brand as well as providing valuable employment after cycling. Initially bikes were constructed from steel, but this was later surpassed by aluminium as material of choice. After a brief dabble in titanium, a large proportion of Merckx bikes are now constructed from carbon due to it's high strength and low weight properties. In 2008 Eddy retired as CEO, but still provides input as a consultant to the engineers. Famous riders that have competed on Merckx bikes include Erik Zabel, Robbie McEwen, Tom Boonen, Frankie Andreu, Lance Armstrong and George Hincapie - if the bikes are good enough for Eddy and riders of that calibre, then you can guarantee they won't let you down.
For more information on the history of his bike company, please visit their wikipedia page. Alternatively you can view the official website's latest bike range.