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New Arrivals at Merlin Cycles…

This month we have some exciting new bikes, frames and flashy components to hit the shelves at Merlin HQ. Lets check em’ out!

Colnago G3-X GRX RX820 2x Carbon Gravel Bike

This stunning Colnago G3-X carbon gravel bike has been designed for fast gravel riding. A true adventure all day bike to enjoy natural landscapes and explore new paths from your door step. 

You’ll find it equipped with a Shimano GRX RX820 Groupset, Fulcrum Rapid Red 900 and Pirelli Cinturato™ gravel specific tyres 700x40c to match the frame’s enormous tyre clearances.

The geometry offers precise steering with comfort for long days riding is achieved with a lower bottom bracket height and longer wheelbase.

Colnago has added a bumper bash guard to the down tube to protect the carbon from rock strikes which also allows the fitment of a third bottle cage.

Orro Venturi STC Dura Ace Di2 Zipp Limited Edtion Carbon Road Bike

Unveiling the Limited Edition Dream Bike: Designed for anyone wanting the best performance. Hand-assembled in Sussex to perfection, this bike boasts a specification that will leave you in awe.

With a fully integrated front end for a seamless and modern look, it’s aerodynamically optimized to slice through the wind, giving you an unbeatable edge on the road. This is your chance to own a piece of cycling excellence that’s truly exclusive – don’t miss out!

This premium specification Venturi is equipped with a carbon fibre one piece BlkTec R8 handlebar that conceals any control lines from view completely.

The Signature Venturi range is a showcase of speed and aesthetic lustre. Strictly limited edition frames with exclusive tone-on-tone shimmering colourways. The premium paintwork is complemented by a select choice of purposeful drivetrain component options from the three top brands in the field.

The Zipp carbon fibre wheelset with a 55mm depth continues the smoothing of the airflow from the leading edge to the trailing edge capitalising on the aerodynamically optimised front end.

Ridley Falcn RS Disc Frameset with Dream Custom Builds Available – Please email: sales@merlincycles.com

The Falcn RS is the ultimate road bike for any rider looking to push their limits and take their performance to the next level. It’s created for those who demand topnotch quality and want a reliable and efficient speed machine to help them achieve their goals.

With its aero and lightweight carbon frame and responsive handling, the Falcn RS is ready for all your competitive cycling goals. This versatile performance road bike can really handle any kind of road racing, whether it’s a grueling mountain stage or a classic, fast-paced road race. It’s the perfect tool for the Spring Classics races, which are known for their harsh and challenging courses on rough terrain.

With a tyre clearance that can accommodate up to 34mm tires and its reactive handling, the Falcn RS is ready for any challenge you throw at it.

The lightweight frame of 830gr will help you conquer the highest mountains and the exceptional aerodynamics of the frame and the fork will convert every watt into pure speed when you’re in the breakaway.


Renthal Revo-F Flat Pedals

Renthal are proud to introduce the all-new Revo-F flat pedals. Designed from the ground up.

Renthal’s first pedal product is packed with unique features and innovative, patent pending technology.


  • Renthal patent pending axle system allows home servicing, without specialist tools.
  • Forged and CNC machined 6061 aluminium pedal body.
  • High grade chromoly axle.
  • Black or AluGold anodised finish, with contrasting surface textures.

One Up V3 Dropper Posts!

The lightest, longest, smoothest and most reliable dropper post that will fit your bike.

The V3 is the lightest infinitely-adjustable dropper post on the market, it has the shortest total length and stack height of any dropper post, 20mm of adjustable travel, an extended 350-hour service interval, and new ultra-low friction IGUS® bushings and SKF® seals. Plus, save an additional 10g with OneUp’s Titanium Bolt Upgrade Kit.

Whether you ride an XS or XXL, the V3 is the longest post that will fit your bike. It has the shortest stack height and shortest total length of any other post and offers 20mm of adjustable travel. Use the Dropper Post Length Selector to find your perfect post. Easy.

Look Keo Blade Carbon Ceramic Cromo Axle Pedals

The Look Keo Blade Carbon Ceramic cromo pedal weigh mere 110 grams. The ceramic bearing and famous Look Blade technology transfer 100% of your watts through the drivetrain with ease. With the wide, 700mm² contact area, your foot will become one with the pedal, as you become one with your bike.

Ceramic For Longer Life

Every component, every ball is meticulously selected to ensure the highest level of quality and performance. The balls are precisely calibrated one by one by a machine, down to the micrometre. They are then ordered according to size in perfectly adapted rings, with the result that every bearing has a totally unique structure.

Lightweight Meilenstein 24 Evo Schwarz Edition Tubeless Carbon Disc Wheelset – 700c

The Meilenstein 24 Evo is the Lightweight elite wheelset. Designed for all-round from training to racing, flats to mountain tops this wheelset still proves its ingenious versatility. The Meilenstein Evo robust construction means it can be also used for Gravel for the first time.

The Schwarz (Black Edition) offers a new stealthly look to this incredible wheelset. From spokes, rim and logos in black, greater durability and lower rolling resistance through CeramicSpeed ceramic bearings

The Lightweight Meilenstein Evo wheelset is not only particularly light at just 1380g, but also particularly stiff. The stiffer the carbon wheel, the more directionally stable it is. The Evo uses high-modulus carbon fibre which, in combination with tubeless technology, guarantee razor-sharp control, unparalleled braking precision and maximum power transfer. 

Cannondale Components

We have a few new Cannondale components to add a bit of flair to your bike…

Cannondale Hollowgram Carbon Seatpost

Everything a full-carbon seatpost should be, light, strong and incredibly functional.

Compatible with round, oval, and both metal and carbon rails.

Specs: 190g, 31.6 diameter, 0 degree offset

Cannondale One Carbon Riser Handlebars

A lightweight carbon MTB riser bar born to rip.

Specs: Material: Carbon Fibre Width 760mm Rise: 15mmClamp Diameter: 31.8mm

Cannondale Cruise Control Handlebars

Cannondale Cruise Control alloy riser handlebar. The Higher rise bar gives you a more comfortable riding position.

This aluminium handlebar with welded cross bar is both comfortable and strong. Handlebar has a back sweep that makes it more comfortable on your wrists and helps you sit more upright on your bike.

Specs: Width: 740mm Clamp Diameter: 31.8mm Handlebar rise: 90mm

Cannondale One Stem

Made from forged alloy, a perfect upgrade currently at 50% off.

Specs: Clamp: 31.8 mm Length: 65 mm Weight: 160g (65mm)

Cannondale Hollowgram Gravel Chainset – 11 Speed and FSA Cannondale One Si Gravel Chainset – 11 Speed

These two 11 Speed Gravel Chainsets are an ideal choice for any gravel enthusiast, with two price points to choose from it’s one to worth considering…

Muc-Off AirMach Carbon Pump

Crafted with precision from high-quality carbon fibre and CNC machined aero grade aluminium, the AirMach Carbon is designed to be lightweight, compact and super-strong. It’s your ultimate riding companion, whatever and wherever you ride.

With an integral pull-out hose and stainless foot stand, this bike pump can quickly and efficiently inflate tyres to a high pressure, and the CNC machined reversible screw on valve head is compatible with both Presta and Schrader valves. 

AirMach Carbon can be stowed in your backpack, or it can easily be attached to your frame with the supplied mounting bracket, so it’s on hand when you need it most.

Tubolito Tubo MTB TPU Inner Tube – 29

Save weight and space on your 29er! With these light, strong and compact tubes you’ll be able to ride without a big bulky tube taking up space in your saddle bag or storage bottle…

This tube features:

  • 61% lighter up to 135g weight saving per wheel
  • 50% smaller packed size
  • 2 x more robust at puncture test
  • Same comfort as a butyl tube
  • Valve length: 42mm
  • Weight: 85g (29″)

And that concludes our Fantastic February Arrivals at Merlin HQ!

  • Alex Cowie

    Outdoor Leadership and Coaching BA (Hons)
    Keen cyclist, runner, and outdoor enthusiast.
    I have been cycling since I was very young and always had a love for the outdoors. I have completed many long distance events including ultra marathons such as the Chester 100, Berkeley Marathons UK and Gravel Century rides.
    I also incorporate strength training into my lifestyle both indoors and outdoors.



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