• material: carbon
  • 700x30C max. wheelsize
  • 100x12/ 142x12mm axle standard
  • BB86,5 bottom bracket standard
frame size XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL
color BLACK/BRONZE
  • material: carbon
  • 700x30C max. wheelsize
brake lever Sram ED Force eTap AXS
headset FSA ACR
  • material: aluminium
  • 380mm (XXS)
  • 400mm (XS-S)
  • 420mm (M), 440 (L-XL)
  • material: aluminium
  • -6° stem angle

  • 90 mm-XXS/XS, 100 mm-S, 110 mm-M, 120 mm-L/XL

grip MERIDA ROAD EXPERT
derailleur (f) Sram Force eTap AXS
shifter front Sram Force eTAP AXS HRD
shifter rear Sram Force eTAP AXS HRD
  • Aero shape
  • 15mm setback
  • Carbon
seat clamp MERIDA REACTO Aero
saddle MERIDA EXPERT CC
chain Sram Force chain
  • 48-35 teeth
  • 165 mm-XSS/XS, 170 mm-S, 172.5 mm-M, 175 mm-L/XL
  • 10-33 teeth
  • 12 speed
bottom braket Sram Pressfit Dub, Presfit 86.5
  • 142x12mm width rear hub
  • 21mm inner width
  • 41mm height
  • Centerlock
  • material: carbon
  • Tubeless ready (tubeless tape and valves included)
  • including removable lever
  • 6/4mm allen key
spokes Attached
light rear REACTO light seat post + Battery

weighed with 700C wheels and at frame size M, without pedals

Bike Frame Geometry Image
Frame Size XXS XS S M L XL
Tire Sizes 28" 28" 28" 28" 28" 28"
Frame Size CM 47 50 52 54 56 59
ST seat tube [mm] 470 500 520 540 560 590
TT top tube [mm] 520 536 545 560 575 590
CS chain stay length [mm] 408 408 408 408 408 408
HTA head tube angle [°] 70.5 72 72.5 73.5 73.5 74
STA seat tube angle [°] 74.5 74 74 73.5 73 73
BD bottom bracked drop [mm] 70 70 66 66 66 66
HT head tube [mm] 105 112 128 140 155 176
FL fork length [mm] 385 385 385 385 385 385
R reach [mm] 377 384 390 395 400 409
S stack [mm] 517 529 542 557 571 593
WB wheel base [mm] 985 983 990 990 999 1010
SH stand over height [mm] 746 771 792 810 826 853

CATEGORY HIGHLIGHTS

To offer maximum control and braking performance, the new REACTO comes equipped with disc brakes throughout the range. We use flat mount disc brake standards in combination with our 'Disc Cooling' technology at the front and rear for the best braking performance. A flat mount rear caliper is mounted on the chainstay which is better for dissipating braking forces but also keeps it protected inside the rear triangle.

Our high-performance carbon models with the CF5 frame feature a completely cable integrated Vision Metron 5D ACR carbon cockpit, improving aerodynamics and offering a super clean silhouette and cockpit area. The CF3 models with electronic shifting feature a two-piece aluminium cable integrated cockpit consisting of a Vision ACR SMR stem combined with a MERIDA EXPERT CW handlebar. All three cockpit options provide a very clean, organic and modern appearance.

With aerodynamic optimisation at the fork, seat stays and a cable integrated cockpit the new REACTO offers even better values than its already class-topping predecessor.

The 12 mm bolt through axles for greater wheel stiffness and precise disc alignment when replacing wheels. The custom axle lever is removable and has a 4 mm Allen key included, so, for example, stem and seat post clamps can be tightened and loosened.

All models feature a full carbon fork with a tapered steerer to give precise, confidence-inspiring steering. All SCULTURA Alloy and CF2 carbon models feature a ‘regular’ 1 1/8" to 1 1/2" taper. The high-end SCULTURA CF4 frame has a slimmed down front profile and uses a 1 1/8" to 1 1/4" taper, the new REACTO frames a 1 1/2" to 1 1/4"taper.

A forged aluminium part under the front and/or rear disc brake caliper draws heat away through CNC-milled cooling fins giving 35 % less heat build-up and faster temperature reduction for a stable braking performance.

Comfort has always been a key feature of the REACTO. Many aero bikes suffer from a harsh ride due to the larger tube sections and seat posts. Not so on the REACTO, where our profiled seat post behaves like a conventional seat post providing a significant level of comfort amongst other aero bikes.

Technologies

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X-TAPER HEADTUBE

Our X-Tapered headtube offers the space for a tapered fork to be fitted. Tapered forks offer superb stiffness and precise and deliver confidence-inspiring steering.

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INTERNAL CABLE ROUTING

Cables are routed through the frame, entering and exiting through smooth sockets. The bike looks neat, whilst the cables are protected from moisture and dirt.

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NANO MATRIX CARBON

To protect the integrity of carbon frames, the fibres are bonded together with an epoxy resin with added nano particles, increasing impact resistance by up to 40%.

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AWS

When creating the individual carbon elements, an inflatable bladder is used to ensure there are no wrinkles inside the tube as these can add weight and create weakness. This results in a lighter, stiffer and stronger frame.

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NACA FASTBACK PROFILE

The aerodynamics are based around a NACA0028 teardrop profile (National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics) which is truncated. Air moves around the tube as though the missing rear section of the teardrop were still there, saving weight by using less material.

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DISC COOLER

A forged aluminium component under the front and/or rear caliper allowing heat to dissipate through CNC-milled cooling fins. Tests show that temperatures are reduced by around 35 % and cooling times are shortened, optimising the performance of the brake.

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INTERNAL CLAMP

Designing WorldTour bikes is similar to Formula 1: apparently nondescript details can result in saving split seconds. Integrated seat-post clamping minimises turbulence at the top tube.

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FLIP FLOP HEAD

Aero bikes deliver the best possible aerodynamics, but superb wind-tunnel performance data is useless if the rider can‘t get into the correct position. The ‘Flip Flop’ head allows seat angles to be optimised for comfort.

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WIRE PORT

MERIDA designed headsets that allow all control cables to enter the frame through the headset, creating a clean and uncluttered look, without making structural changes to the frame. Depending on the model, the cables are run completely internally (including bar and stem) or semi-integrated where the cables enter the frame underneath the stem.