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Merida Scultura 400 2021 - Road Bike

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Powering our ProTour teams, the Scultura has won stages of the Grand Tours and combines class leading comfort with whippet-like acceleration. Our lightweight aluminium version is made with 6066 series triple butted and hydroformed aluminium tubing with smooth welding. Lightweight aluminium frame with full carbon tapered fork, equipped with a full Shimano 105 22 speed groupset.

Occasionally, without notice, manufacturers change product design and/or specifications.

Specification

Frame:Lite - 6066 series triple butted and hydroformed aluminium tubing with smooth welding. Tapered head tube for precise steering. Press-fit 86 BB, Internal cable routing.
Fork:Scultura Rim CF2; carbon
Headset:Merida M2331 Neck
Stem:Merida Expert CC; 31.8mm diameter; -5 degree rise - Length : 70 mm-4S/3S, 80 mm-XXS/XS, 90 mm-S, 100 mm-SM/ML, 110 mm-L/XL
Bars:Merida Expert SL
Front Brake:Shimano 105 calliper
Rear Brake:Shimano 105 calliper
Brake Lever:Shimano 105
Front Mech:Shimano 105
Rear Mech:Shimano 105; GS
Shifters:Shimano 105
Speed:22
Rims:Merida Comp SL; 17mm inner rim width; 24mm profile
Front Hub:Road seal bearing; 100x9mm; 24 Spoke; Quick Release
Rear Hub:Road seal bearing; 130x9mm; 28 Spoke; Quick Release
Spokes:Double Butted Black stainless
Front Tyre:Maxxis Pursuer; 700 x 25C; Kevlar bead; folding
Rear Tyre:Maxxis Pursuer; 700 x 25C; Kevlar bead; folding
Seat Post:Merida Expert CC; 27.2mm diameter; 15mm lay back; Carbon
Saddle:Merida Comp SL; V-mount
Chainset:Shimano 105; 50-34 teeth chainwheel with 165mm - 4S/3S/XXS, 170mm - XS/S, 172.5mm - SM/ML, 175mm - L/XL length crank
Bottom Bracket:SM-BB71-41B, Pressfit 86.5
Chain:KMC X11
Cassette: Shimano CS-R7000; 11-30 teeth; 11 speed
Pedals:Basic Resin Flats

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Scultura Sizing & Geometry

Merida Scultura Sizing & Geometry

 

FRAME SIZE BODY HEIGHT
XXS (44) 153 - 162 cm
XS (47) 158 - 167 cm
S (50) 163 - 172 cm
S/M (52) 168 - 177 cm
M/L (54) 173 - 182 cm
L (56) 178 - 187 cm
XL (59) > 183 cm

 

FRAME SIZE XXS XS S S/M M/L L XL
TIRE SIZES 28" 28" 28" 28" 28" 28" 28"
FRAME SIZE CM 44 47 50 52 54 56 59
ST SEAT TUBE [MM] 440 470 500 520 540 560 590
TT TOP TUBE [MM] 515 520 530 545 560 575 590
CS CHAIN STAY LENGTH [MM] 408 408 408 408 408 408 408
HTA HEAD TUBE ANGLE [°] 71 71 72 73 73 73 73.5
STA SEAT TUBE ANGLE [°] 75 74.5 74 74 73.5 73 73
BD BOTTOM BRACKED DROP [MM] 66 66 66 66 66 66 66
HT HEAD TUBE [MM] 120 130 140 150 170 190 215
FL FORK LENGTH [MM] 375 375 375 375 375 375 375
R REACH [MM] 376 373 384 386 390 394 401
S STACK [MM] 519 529 542 555 574 593 619
WB WHEEL BASE [MM] 982 983 979 985 995 1005 1014
SH STAND OVER HEIGHT [MM] 697 720 744 762 779 798 826
BODY HEIGHT CM < 162 158 - 167 163 - 172 168 - 177 173 - 182 178 - 187 > 183

Please note, all size information is provided as a guide - if you're unsure or need any further assistance you can call us on 01792 799508 ... we're happy to help!

Road Bike Guide

 

Road Bike Guide

Is a Road Bike Right for Me?

If you’re new to the cycling world, we highly recommend taking a look at our bike buying guide overview or our road bike buying guide to help you decide what type of bike is right for your needs.

When you’re choosing a road bike, there are a few things to look out for which can help you work out the quality and performance you can expect from a particular model.


Usage

What road bike is right for you? There are a few different kinds of road bike, and they all have their specialities. We break down their strengths and usage in an easy to read table below.

Type of Road Bike

Usage

Pros

Cons

Sportive Road

Long distance, training, sportive and endurance riding, as well as rough roads.

Comfortable, relaxed geometry is more accessible for riders new to road cycling.

Not as aggressive or stiff, so serious racers may look for a road race bike.

Road Race

Racing and training.

Lightweight, aggressive geometry for most efficient riding position.

Range limited to tarmac roads and cycle paths.

Aero Race

Road and criterium racing.

Aero dynamically efficient and fast. Stiff frames and aggressive geometry.

Heavier than road race bikes.

Flat Bar Road

Training and commuting. Comfortable, fast city riding.

Upright riding position is great for training and city riding.

Limited options of bikes. MTB-like position not great for racing.

Type of Road Bike / Usage

Pros

Cons

Sportive Road

Long distance, training, sportive and endurance riding, as well as rough roads.

Comfortable, relaxed geometry is more accessible for riders new to road cycling.

Not as aggressive or stiff, so serious racers may look for a road race bike.

Road Race

Racing and training.

Lightweight, aggressive geometry for most efficient riding position.

Range limited to tarmac roads and cycle paths.

Aero Race

Road and criterium racing.

Aero dynamically efficient and fast. Stiff frames and aggressive geometry.

Heavier than road race bikes.

Flat Bar Road

Training and commuting. Comfortable, fast city riding.

Upright riding position is great for training and city riding.

Limited options of bikes. MTB-like position not great for racing.

 

 


Frame Material

The vast majority of road bikes are made from either aluminium alloy or carbon fibre. Alloy bikes can offer higher tier groupsets for a lower price, whereas carbon frames come at a significant premium, but are lighter and give that extra performance advantage.

Aluminium

Aluminium alloy frames
Alloy frames have come a long way recently, using hydroforming and butting to keep the weight low, while keeping stiffness high.

Carbon fibre

Carbon fibre composite frames
Carbon frames have a lighter weight and greater stiffness, while maintaining excellent comfort.


Fork

Road bike forks are made to be lightweight and stiff, giving accurate steering, as well as a comfortable ride. Budget road bikes will have alloy forks, whereas mid-range forks often have mix-material forks, with alloy steerer tubes and carbon fork blades. Carbon bladed forks deliver a more comfortable ride, absorbing road vibrations and flexing slightly in rough roads. Full carbon forks are found on high end road bikes. They are especially lightweight and offer even greater stiffness.


Groupset

A bike’s groupset, or drivetrain, is where the biggest difference in component quality is seen. A complete groupset comprises of the following parts:

  • Chainset (aka Crankset)
  • Bottom bracket
  • Brakes
  • Brake levers
  • Shifters
  • Front & rear derailleur
  • Chain
  • Cassette
 Shimano LogoSRAM LogoCampagnolo Logo
Professional Dura-Ace Di2 Red eTap
eTap AXS
Super Record EPS
  Dura-Ace Red eTap
eTap
Super Record
    Red  
Enthusiast Ultegra Di2 Force eTap
eTap AXS
 
    Force  
  Ultegra   Record
  105 Rival  
  Tiagra Apex Chorus
Entry Sora    
  Claris   Centaur
  Tourney    

 

 

Road groupsets are supplied by Shimano, SRAM or Campagnolo. Having reliable and fast shifting can make all the difference when pushing hard. The majority of road bikes have double chainring drivetrains, while triple chainring setups are usually only found on low end bikes and touring bikes. Road bikes will have 7-12 speeds in the rear, with higher gears meaning more options for smoother riding.


Brakes

Disc Brakes

Disc brakes
Disc brakes offer greater stopping power and modulation. They work as well in wet as dry weather, and don’t require the rims to be replaced periodically. They come at a weight penalty, however.

Calliper Rim Brakes

Calliper rim brakes
Rim brakes are lightweight and easy to maintain. They allow greater aerodynamics for aero road bikes and


Wheels & Tyres

Types of tyres

Road bikes tyres don’t vary as much as mountain bike or even hybrid, but they still make a huge difference to how the bike rides. For a detailed look into road bike tyres, see our guide.

Road tyres have long been offered as either clincher or tubular. Clincher tyres are the standard tyres that fit onto standard rims with a tube holding the air. Tubular tyres are glued to a special tubular rim and are fully encased, doing without a tube.

Tubeless tyres are now a feature of road bikes, delivering a compromise between tubular and clincher tyres. They look the same as clincher tyres, but pair up with special rims to offer a proper seal within the tyres, also doing away with tubes.

Tyre Size

Road tyres are traditionally quite narrow. Nowadays the accepted standard is 25c, but 23c and 28c tyres are very common too. The larger the size tyre, the more comfortable they will be, but they will also be heavier and potentially slower rolling. Sportive and flat bar road bikes will commonly have wider tyres, whereas race and aero road bike will tend towards narrower tyres.

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What's In The Box

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