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Boardman SLR 8.9 Ltd Edition 2021

With a carbon frame and a 11-speed Shimano 105 groupset the Boardman SLR 8.9 is one of the best road bikes you can buy for £1,000

Lightweight, stiff and comfortable

Offering the perfect platform for all-round road riding the SLR 8.9 combines speed and efficiency with a smooth rolling ride. Featuring a new frame, fork and groupset this versatile bike delivers impressive performance on the road.

Boardman SLR 8.9 Ltd Edition 2021

Smooth Rolling

The careful design and carbon layup of the frame offers a smooth rolling ride without sacrificing stiffness. This means you get a fast, responsive ride that is also comfortable when riding on less than perfect road surfaces.

Boardman SLR 8.9 Ltd Edition 2021

Aero Frame Design

The new SLR 8.9c frame and fork feature a drag reducing aero design that delivers outstanding performance. Using CFD and wind tunnel testing, the tube profiles offer a significant aero boost compared to previous frames.

Boardman SLR 8.9 Ltd Edition 2021

Practical for Everyday Riding

With enough tyre clearance for 28mm tyres and hidden mudguard mounts the Cycle to Work friendly SLR 8.9c can turn its hand to any type of road riding.

Boardman SLR 8.9 Ltd Edition 2021

Shimano 105 11-Speed

Boardman have upgraded the shifting to Shimano’s 11 speed R7000 105. Offering smooth gear changes, reduced weight, ergonomic design and all the trickle-down technology from Shimano’s flagship Dura-Ace groupset, 105 is a fantastic performer.

Boardman SLR 8.9 Ltd Edition 2021

Lightweight

With a total weight of around 8.9Kg the SLR 8.9 is incredibly lightweight for a £1,000 road bike. Combining this with all the other great features make this Boardman bike hard to beat.

The carbon framed Boardman SLR 8.9 is just £1,000. If you’re looking for a high-performance road bike that you will also make a great commuter, then this bike is a great choice.

Boardman SLR 8.9 Range

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