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Sensa Trentino SL 105 Road Bike - 2019 - £725 / £744.99 delivered @ Merlin Cycles
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Posted 11th JunPosted 11th Jun
To be perfectly honest, I don't have a clue with bikes. This looks like a deal? What do you all think (remember no bike snobs plz!) Sensa Trentino SL 105 Road Bike - 2019 The Sens… Read more
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phermaster

As someone explained, they are both Shimano. 105 R7000 should be better than Tiagra, details here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shimano#Road_groupsets but essentially in order of the most basic to the most expensive: claris sora tiagra 105 ultegra dura ace One of the main differences apart from the weight is the number of available speeds they offer, the more expensive they are the more gears you have. This is particularly helpful when you need to cycling through hilly routes. A bike with a claris casette might be take more effort than a tiagra one (for example). Then there are other factors such as 11-34 being easier in climbs than 11-32. It all depends what do you want the bike for =) Regarding the "high end" ones, sometimes the difference between ultegra and dura ace is mostly the weight. The typical city cyclist wouldn't really need dura ace unless they are really into racing, bike weight, performance and criteriums. just my opinion!

ClashInDevon

Also another £100 off this weekend, so looks pretty tempting despite the lower grade chainset and brake calipers.

andrewwedlock123

So much better value and worth the extra

SpamJavelin

Yeah but it's £275 more!

andrewwedlock123

Better off with this https://www.merlincycles.com/merlin-cordite-sl-ultegra-r8000-mix-carbon-road-bike-2018-114422.html?source=PHG

Tacx T2500 Booster Ultra High Power Magnetic Folding Trainer - NOW £89 Delivered at Merlin Cycles
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Posted 31st MayPosted 31st May
Give yourself a boost and train like a pro. Generate full strength through high power at low speeds Give yourself a boost with the Tacx Booster. This new cycletrainer with the s… Read more
jaduncan

The benefit of trainers isn't so much a simulation of outside as the ability to generate certain power bands as desired. That's a lot harder on the road due to lights, turns, etc. If you are less into structured training, it's less exciting.

TipsyNurse

I would say to anyone thinking about trying this... try and borrow one first. I used it for a month when I fractured my wrist and couldn't use the brakes out on the road. It is a LOT different to cycling other than the same physical movement. I commute the same way 50km every day - love it. Cycle the same course (there are only four and only one is any good) on Zwift every day and I was dying of boredom after 20km. Also invest in a big fan - you don't realise how sweaty you get until you're static. Plus a turbo tyre - I made the mistake of leaving my Gatorskin on and it ruined that. I only say that because it seems to be a Marmite thing - don't assume that because you enjoy cycling you will enjoy a turbo Those that enjoy it seem to be the ones who have invested in the proper resistance turbos, big screen to show the course... i.e. to make it as close to actual cycling. When you can go actual cycling actually outside.

skipraider

Get one that powers a light bulb, at least you can see where your not going XD

bluewolf87868

get an interactive one much more fun with zwift rouvey or sufferfest

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Shimano SLX M7000 Front And Rear Disc Brake Set £109.99 @ Merlin Cycles
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Posted 30th MayPosted 30th May
Excellent mountain bike hydraulic disc brakes. I quite fancy replacing my SRAM brakes on my new bike I got last year as I much prefer these. Topcashback at 3.15% will drop the pri… Read more
kyegoon221

Always the case, had 3 sets previously and if careful you can easily cut and no need to re bleed, but always use new olive n barb.

Rogier_Arpignot

Yeah you are right, but I think invariably the cables need shortening anyway so you can switch them around then.

basergorkobal

With the new slx and xt groupsets announced I expect to see some bargains for the 11sp versions soon.

Johnmcl7

Just be aware those are US/EU so they're the wrong way round for the UK so they may need re-bled to get working when swapped around.

Rogier_Arpignot

Not much more for XT: https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/shimano-shimano-xt-m8000-brakes-with-olive-2017/rp-prod184442

Shimano 105 5700 Brake Calipers - Black - Pair @ Merlin Cycles - £29.99 delivered
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Posted 28th MayPosted 28th May
I am hoping these will be fine with my 5600 shifters. Shimano BR-5700 105 brake calipers, front and rear set The racers' choice, these 105 brake callipers come in a compact and … Read more
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Be79n

These really are outstanding brakes for the price, I replaced the stock on my Trek Alpha 1.5 with an older version of the 105 with incredible results.

delboy_10

Oos

nuttallacpw

Bargain!

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Corratec Dolomiti 105 Mix Road Bike - 2018 - £649.09 @ Merlin Cycles
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Posted 24th MayPosted 24th May
On something of a bike roll this last fortnight (I promise I don't work for Merlin, lol!). 10% off this weekend, including delivery the bike costs £649.09. This 105-mix road bike … Read more
Biker25

Sometimes manufacturers put top notch group sets on poor frames (or vice versa) but not apparently in this case. Weigh's under 9 kg and the reviews are good.

Whitedot

Is the Sensa Trentino SL for about £100 more better value? Full R7000 105 groupset instead of a mix including older parts, Shimano RS100 wheels instead of own brand and about half a kilo lighter. Seems really good value for £745, and all sizes are available.

Dekard97

Sorry, my brain wasn't working last night. Saying that, it rarely does lol

SpamJavelin

I said 'not bad'

Dekard97

Why would it be a bad bike for a beginner? I'd say a bike like this with a relaxed sportive geometry would be perfect for a beginner. I'd suggest looking for some better wheels at some point, but this would be ideal for new or casual riders.

Eddy Merckx Montreal 74 Tiagra *Ladies* Road Bike - £514.09 @ Merlin Cycles
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Posted 24th MayPosted 24th May
Female-specific bike, which looks very, very well specced for the money. Alleged frame weight is apparently 1150 grams if you believe that kind of stuff. Actual price is £549 with… Read more
stealth666

well up until 2000 we had 2 genders... now we have 22.... ;)

kramer2088

As a guy with long legs and a short torso I've always struggled with bike size but think woman's geometry would suit me .

M_z

Erm, can you name any single person that thinks that? Bearing in mind that the vast majority were born before 2000....! What a ridiculous thing to say. (lol)

stealth666

because of age, sure most people today think the world started in 2000.....

M_z

Because of age related memory loss?

Giro Hale Youth / Junior / Kids Cycle Helmet - £19.49 delivered @ Merlin Cycles
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Posted 24th MayPosted 24th May
A good quality, well reviewed "next stepper" helmet for kids for around half of the price at most retailers, and 61% off RRP. Price includes £2 delivery, or free delivery over £20 … Read more
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CharlieBravo

Thanks for the tip, I've reordered with a wee add-on and via TCB :D

sabresonic

That's what I thought, then noticed it was free postage over £20 so I bought some Pedros bike lubricant that they have on sale and a rear nut (that I needed) which came to £21.98! So thanks for posting, I needed a new helmet for my youngest daughter and everywhere else seems to be charging between £30-£40 for this helmet (y)

CharlieBravo

Covers the postage at least! (y)

sabresonic

£2.50 TopCashBack bonus available also on top of the 3.15% you get from Merlin Cycles...obviously no guarantee they will pay out but I've been fairly successful to date, I know others haven't.

Giro Savix Road Cycling Shoes - RRP £115 / NOW £40 delivered at Merlin Cycles
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Posted 23rd MayPosted 23rd May
The Giro Savix road cycling shoes are simple, stylish and functional road cycling shoes which benefit from the innovative use of materials and construction techniques taken from hi… Read more
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PureMAD4

No more at 40

fergee

Just be aware these shoes are very narrow. I bought a pair a few months back and ended up buying a pair of specialised due to them hurting my feet.

n3m3s1s

Yup all stock £70-£90 - out of stock is £40

rodman

oos

Bedrocks

thanks ordered. still a few black and red available

Astute Sealite VT Road Saddle RRP £225 NOW £49.99 delivered at Merlin
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Posted 15th MayPosted 15th May
An exclusive design with a centrally aligned funnel groove, specially shaped memory foam padding over the nose and a water displacing draining top design system, the sea is designe… Read more
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Boobooj

Good prices on a few of these, I opted for a Skylite SR as my current saddle (a selle italia flite ti) isnt quite right for me and hurts my bum after a while. Received and took out for a quick ride of 25 miles - felt more comfy so v pleased so far, it feels a lot more padded than the flite, but will need to do a longer ride at the weekend to see how it fares.

Fatal.Swan

I could probably live with it for short lightly offroad rides but I don't think I'd want to spend too long offroad on it to be honest. Depends how important the weight saving is to you. If I had a gravel bike I guess I'd put a Charge Knife on it.

roloboy

Is this saddle worth getting for a gravel bike?

Fatal.Swan

It's this one: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Newest-GUB-1158-Road-MTB-Fixed-Gear-Bike-Bicycle-T700-3K-full-carbon-fibre-hollow-out/32513765219.html

alchemistkevin

Any links to the Chinese saddle please

Sensa Romagna Tiagra Road Bike 2018 - £525 @ Merlin Cycles
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Posted 9th MayPosted 9th May
There is a new tiagra groupset just launched so these will sell cheap now, but this looks excellent for the price: Frameset Frame: Alu 7005 Hydroformed Double Butted - Smooth F… Read more
Rhythmeister

Tiagra's not THAT bad, the long cage rear mech gets some play due to the crap jockey wheels but they can be upgraded for a few quid to Chinese alloy ones with sealed bearings (y)

Judosteffer

Great spec for the money. Hot. I've ridden a GT Grade with a Tiagra Groupset for 6500 miles now, wore the chainrings out after 5000 miles. Upgraded the Chainset to 105 5800 as my last one did 16000 miles. 10 speed Tiagra 4700 works fine with an 11 speed 5800 Chainset.

reconka

https://www.merlincycles.com/sensa-fermo-sl-105-cyclocross-bike-2019-137680.html extra £25 and you can get Shimano 105 groupset,

stuartc74

Tiagra is more than fine for sportives and casual cycling.

Boobooj

Most of that isn't true - Horses for courses I guess, but Mechanical disc brakes (aka rubbish disc brakes) aren't a positive as they are a headache to maintain. I have a mech disc brake bike and the discs are always catching and need adjusting, unless these are far superior I wouod avoid like the plague. You don't know which frame is better (the 6000 vs 7000 mix thing doesn't really mean much, the Decathlon one isn't their best aluminium frame and tbh I think it looks naff - the first consideration when picking a frame!), and you dont know which bike is heavier (they are both listed as the same weight of 9.6kg - https://www.sensabikes.com/bikes/road/535/romagna-matt-tiagra) Aksium wheels are certainly better, but as they are rubbish disc brake wheels they weigh more than 2kg anyway. If the wheels on the posted deal are terrible you could always swap them for some shimano rs100 wheels for about 60 quid, although tbh if you're going to do that might as well spend 200 extra and get the 105 version (https://www.merlincycles.com/sensa-trentino-sl-105-road-bike-2019-127474.html?source=PHG) which has the better wheels straight off, presumably better frame, and better groupset. The listed wheel spec can be viewed at https://www.sensabikes.com/supra/wheels/492/ra-comp-10s?number=SU19RALCL30C10 - heavy but hardly terrible. All new bikes must be shipped with a bell by law, lol... And reflectors I believe

Spiuk Synergis MTB Helmet 53-62cm RRP £49.95 NOW £14.99 at Merlin
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Posted 14th AprPosted 14th Apr
Spiuk Synergis MTB Helmet Comfort, excellent ventilation and lightness are the features of this MTB designed helmet, although its features may adapt a wide range of users, from the… Read more
Quilldew

Anyone else read it as "Spunk"? No? Just me then -_-

Chiptivo

Out of stock.

sharkburger

Thanks OP 🔥🔥🔥

Shimano MT7 boa shoes £59.99 @ Merlin Cycles
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Posted 19th MarPosted 19th Mar
Pretty good price for spd shoes equipped with BOA. Pretty light but not the stiffest. Got a pair of these in orange last year and they are very good. Pretty good price if you do… Read more
Jafaman

Wicked colour, I'm thinking Hulk!

fishwibbler

Originally £124 for snotty green? Good reduction, but even at this price, the dragons would say, "I'm out!" And therefore so am I. Heat for the price, judgement reserved for the phlegm-coloured footwear. :p

mcrobbj

Great price pity I bough the mt3's just last week for 50, just remember to go a size up.

steeble

Totally fine, touring shoes so meant for some walking too. I find they are a bit more flexible than my old spds but don't notice it now

1982john

the colour does put me off a little. How are they for walking about in?

Sram Red eTap Groupset - Sale Special £899.99 @ Merlin Cycles
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Posted 9th MarPosted 9th Mar
£50 saving over the nearest competitor for the excellent Sram Red eTap groupset, which is a bit naughty calling it a groupset as it's just the gears no brakes like other groupsets … Read more
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sergiup

The WiFli HRD is £1,349 (https://www.merlincycles.com/sram-red-etap-wifli-hydraulic-disc-electronic-wireless-groupset-102547.html) - that's a lot of money, but it's still a 29% saving which isn't to be sniffed at. It's the same price at a fair few stores, for now. I also think the prices for this generation eTap Red will go down a bit more, and whatever comes out as eTap Force (next range down from Red) will hopefully be at a very similar price but there's no real way of knowing. I think that the more unusual combinations such as hydraulic and/or WiFli will go out of stock first, so if you want one then get one now, just în case.

fergee

Recently took the plunge on a Synapse DI2. I did look at the etap version but ended up plumping for di2 as I wanted a 34 on the rear as I’m doing the Fred Whitton in May. I do like the ability to charge without the bike a bonus for etap. For me di2 has been great with faultless shifting. Good price however for a great groupset. How much is it if you add in the hydraulic disc brakes?

Johnmcl7

Assuming it's a flat bar then no, you'd need an MTB groupset instead although handily Sram have recently announced their first MTB electronic drivetrain: http://hub.chainreactioncycles.com/latest-news/sram-axs-launches-e-shifting-dropper-post/

tawse57

Will this fit my 2006 Specialized ladies shopping bike?

jazid

Only short cage RD left, so restricted to cassettes with a smaller largest cog (fine for rolling/flat, but not so for your regular 20-35% rides IMO, but YMMV of course).

Shimano Alivio M325 hydraulic brakeset for commuter / mtb down to £39.99 @ merlin cycles
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Posted 9th MarPosted 9th Mar
Front and rear brake set, a great upgrade to hydraulic braking by shimano rated 10/10 by MBR Note they are set up USA style ie left hand is front brake and rear end (1700mm cable)… Read more
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Bertz99

Good find OP - they have the M2 clarkes (ok with disc) at £10 more - no contest imo The piston self adapts for brake pad wear is why you don't want to press until fitted but with blocks removed (and the reason they come with blocks). Even then - whilst a pain, you can then move the piston back which will force the fluid back into the master cylinder on your handle bars (plastic tyre levers work well here). The real tip is not to throw away those blocks and then if you take the wheel off to insert block back in to make it easier in transit.

whatyadoinsucka

I don’t think so unless you replace your shifter levers as well , these are fully hydraulic brakes so squeezing the lever will push hydraulic fluid into the Caliper to push out the pads onto the rotor where as mechanical use a cable-wire from lever to caliper

sag

Should I be able to replace mechanical disc callipers with these on mtb? Slight concerned as gear shifters are fixed to existing brake levers.

Lefty

Thought shimano we’re extending their product range into crossbows from the thumbnail pic!

CampGareth

They likely won't fit. Disc brakes need special mounting points built into the frame so if your bike didn't come with disc brakes it's probably not got them and they can't be added later. (Note, I'm assuming you have V brakes or something similar by the way you call them rubber blocks)

700 x 23, 2 folding tyres plus 2 inner tubes plus free shipping. £12.50 only white left in stock @ Merlin Cycles
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Posted 21st FebPosted 21st Feb
700 x 23, 2 folding tyres plus 2 inner tubes plus free shipping. £12.50 only white left in stock @ Merlin Cycles
£12.50£2038%
Good reviews, I know 23's aren't everyone cup of tea these days but can't go wrong at the price.
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tightyorky

Blue now back in stock

Pedro88

Ordered, it seems good price

rodman

only white in stock

Kieron_a1

How are the wheela ment to go around, when they are folded?

Sensa Trentino SL 105 Road Bike – 2018 £670 @ Merlin Cycles
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Posted 15th FebPosted 15th Feb
Find me a cheaper carbon fork full 105 group set bike ... you won’t. Only got 56cm left, 53cm & 51cm sold out earlier today, I bought the 51cm myself earlier this evening (las… Read more
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markgriff3

For £525 looks decent enough to me , Tiagra is very mid range GS however it’s a solid one tbf... cancelled the sensa in the end and bought a full carbon 105 Genesis for £900... added new carbon post, seat and wheels upgrade and it’s now a cracking fast light bike. Regards sensa I know a few roadies who ride them and all rate them for the money. For £500 ish price point it will be a good bike and plenty good enough for committing

kamikaze1

@bonzobanana Hi, any chance you can give me your views on this one? Sensa Romana Tiagra. https://www.merlincycles.com/sensa-romagna-tiagra-road-bike-2018-106187.html Available for £525. I got my Vitus Road Razer stolen last week (had bought it for 350) and looking for a decent road bike (mainly to commute anyway, dont need anything fancy). Thoughts? Thanks! @markgriff3 How are you liking your Sensa?

rodman

oos now

markgriff3

No need to apologise btw, it was a constructive comment so thanks :))

markgriff3

Thanks :))

Ritchey MTB SPD Pedals £19.99 plus £2 postage @ Merlin or Cliff Bar £1.30 for free postage
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Posted 31st JanPosted 31st Jan
Ritchey MTB SPD Pedals £19.99 plus £2 postage @ Merlin or Cliff Bar £1.30 for free postage
£21.29
Free shipping on £20 spend otherwise £2 postage, so buy a cliff bar (10 flavours) for £1.30 each to get free shipping Ritchey Comp V4 MTB Pedals Lightweight and durable cross cou… Read more
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rodman

This ones or Look x track for a bit more? https://www.edinburghbicycle.com/look-x-track-clipless-pedals

ClashInDevon

Planet X are selling the Wellgo WPD-982 Double Sided Platform / SPD Clipless Pedals for £16.00 delivered, so that looks to be an alternative. Link. Mind you, it's not clear if cleats are included.

marklid

I can't my fault my m520s. Many thousands of miles across 2 sets (different bikes) including a couple of crashes. I think they'd be the only things to survive a nuclear holocaust along with cockroaches.

lukeo44

Agreed. Good deal but I've done thousands of commuting miles on m520s and never had an issue, apart from the cleat bolt on my shoe shopping and trapping me in the pedal, my fault for using a replacement bolt that was too short (:I Needed a change of bib shorts after that

whatyadoinsucka

Yeah I’ve had the m520 and latterly the m540s still going strong ,

Giro Sentrie Techlace Carbon Road Cycling Shoes £99.00 (£199.99 RRP) @ Merlin Cycles
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Posted 22nd JanPosted 22nd Jan
Giro Sentrie Techlace Carbon Road Cycling Shoes £99.00 (£199.99 RRP) @ Merlin Cycles
£99.99£13526%
I noticed these shoes were on offer whilst shopping at Merlin and thought they were a good deal, £99 for a pair of carbon road shoes isn't bad. Not just the yellow and black, ther… Read more
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fergee

Downturn in smoking......legislation Plastic bag waste......legislation Housing stock improvements.......legislation Drink driving.....legislation Seat belts....legislation Corporal punishment......legislation Minimum wage....legislation Without it we would all still be smoking in pubs, driving home drunk and whacking our kids. Anyway are the shoes wide or narrow?

Phworrr-thats-cheap

“Legislation” your living on a different planet m8, get back to your cycling bubble

fergee

Legislation is the way to stop gun crime, not boycotting a single brand as even if they pull out of that market you haven’t stopped demand. Legislation, legislation, legislation. On another note can anyone comment on the fit? I have wide feet

Derek_Lancelot_Shatwell

Thank you (y)

twoquidkev

Velcro works fine, I had some Shimano SPD's for cummuting, they were velcro and they lasted for years with no issues, still work now but I made the change to SPD-SL's so they don't get used now. Laces are in fashion at the moment due to nostalgia and the retro craze, but I'm not sold on them really, I much prefer the Boa dials which I have on my Mavic's. Boa's are the best IMHO but they don't come cheap, defineatley not in your budget range £50-70.

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