REACTO 7000

 

Top components in the form of SRAM's latest Rival wireless groupset and our SL45 wheelset paired with our test and award-winning REACTO frame make the perfect recipe for this top-level aero bike. This bike is made for racing.
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Featuring our MERIDA EXPERT SL45 carbon wheelset and the latest SRAM Rival 12-speed wireless groupset with an integrated power meter, our REACTO 7000 is one of the top aero bikes in our line-up. If you want to win races or just be the fastest out of all your riding friends, this is the bike to get you there. The tyre clearance of up to 30 mm wide tyres and the well-proven MERIDA S-FLEX seat post for maximum comfort and limit fatigue.

Newly launched in 2021, the latest version of the REACTO took the cycling press by storm. A long string of test wins, perfect scores and awards confirm our successful symbiosis of the race-proven DNA of the previous model with the latest trends and technologies. Cycling Weekly calls it 'without doubt one of the most complete bikes available on the market', Cyclingnews 'an utterly brilliant and faultless machine' and Cycling Plus were 'hugely impressed'. From serious racer via enthusiast to the ambitious road rider, the REACTO is a great bike for many people. Its outstanding aerodynamic performance, reduced weight, sharp handling and super quick acceleration makes it the perfect bike for criterium racers and sprinters. At the same time, the class-leading comfort gives it the ability to play out its aerodynamic advantage also on the cobblestones – or the idyllic but potholed littered lanes of your favourite training ride.

  • Lightweight CF3 carbon aero frame (approx. 1,150 g - in size M)
  • SRAM Rival 12-speed eTAP AXS wireless groupset
  • Power meter
  • FSA ACR SMR stem/MERIDA EXPERT CW handlebar combination
  • MERIDA EXPERT SL45 carbon wheelset with Continental 5000S TR 25 mm tyres
  • MERIDA S-FLEX carbon aero post and DISC COOLER technology
  • material: carbon
  • 700x30C max. wheelsize
  • 100x12/ 142x12mm axle standard
  • BB86,5 bottom bracket standard
frame size XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL
color SILK FOG GREEN (BLACK)
  • material: carbon
  • 700x30C max. wheelsize
brake lever Sram ED Rival 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 Rival eTap AXS
shifters Sram Rival eTAP AXS HRD
  • Aero shape
  • 15mm setback
  • Carbon
seat clamp MERIDA REACTO Aero
  • V-mount
  • incl. MERIDA minitool
chain Sram Rival 12s
  • 48-35 teeth
  • Power Meter
  • 165 mm-XXS/XS, 170 mm-S, 172.5 mm-M, 175 mm-L/XL
  • 10-36 teeth
  • 12 speed
bottom bracket Sram Pressfit Dub, Presfit 86.5
  • 100x12mm width front hub
  • 142x12mm width rear hub
  • 19mm inner width
  • 45mm height
  • Centerlock
  • material: carbon
  • including removable lever
  • 6/4mm allen key
light rear REACTO light seat post + Battery
max. weight 120 kg
Bike Frame Geometry Image
Frame Size XXS XS S M L XL
Tyre Sizes 28" 28" 28" 28" 28" 28"
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
No. Item-No. Name Info Pieces Torque NM
1 A2029000035 TUBE foam; ID6mm L350mm 1
2 A2029000028 TUBE foam; ID5mm L400mm 1
3 A2054000107 EXPANDER for fork steerer ID 23.6mm 1
4 A2191000187 HEADSET FSA NO.55R 1.5"/ACR/STD (TH-MR127, TH-MR168) 1
5 A2029000055 TUBE woven; L40mm for size XXS/XS 1
5 A2029000056 TUBE woven; L60mm for size S 1
5 A2029000057 TUBE woven; L70mm for size M 1
5 A2029000058 TUBE woven; L90mm for size L 1
5 A2029000059 TUBE woven; L105mm for size XL 1
6 A2164000060 DISC COOLER front; for FM160/FM180 1
7 A2298000265 SCREW M5x0.8 L16mm 2 6~8
8 A2002000103 THRU AXLE EXPERT SL; L=120mm M12x1.5 TL=12mm 1
9 A2248000035 CLAMP for saddle rail; left inner part 1
10 A2248000031 CLAMP for saddle rail; left outer part 1
11 A2248000034 CLAMP for saddle rail; right inner part 1
12 A2248000030 CLAMP for saddle rail; right outer part 1
13 A2300000259 SCREW M6x1 L45mm 2 10~12
14a A2128000052 COVER for S-FLEX seatpost; with LED light 1
14b A2129000081 COVER for S-FLEX seatpost, w/o light 1
15 A2347000024 COVER for seatpost clamp 1
16 A2247000084 CLAMP for seatpost 1 5~6
17 A2298000059 SCREW M5x0.8 L15mm 4 3~4
18 A2136000053 MOUNT for FD 1
19 A2143000130 BLIND PLUG 1
20 A2143000095 CABLE PLUG for Di2 1
21 A2322000034 PROTECTOR for chain stay 1
22 A2311000104 RD HANGER DH-068 for ROAD-RD 1
23 A2311000103 RD HANGER DH-067 for SHIMANO direct mount 1
24 A2300000129 SCREW M3x0.5 L10mm 1 2~4
25 A2143000131 BLIND PLUG 1
26 A2143000082 CABLE PLUG for mechanical 1
27 A2143000121 CABLE PLUG for Di2 1
28 A2164000061 DISC COOLER rear; for FM140/FM160 1
29 A2002000104 THRU AXLE EXPERT SL; L=162.5mm M12x1.5 TL=12mm 1

To reduce production and delivery times, we are sometimes forced to make last-minute specification changes. Please be aware that those changes might not be reflected on these product pages and images.

Technologies

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X-TAPER HEADTUBE

Steering precision is vital to safe and confident handling, and the X-TAPER HEADTUBE allows us to significantly boost this precision. A larger headset diameter at the bottom paired with a smaller one at the top helps to deal with the strains modern riding and equipment can put on the headtube, all without adding unnecessary weight. It allows tapered forks to be fitted with ease and delivers precise and confidence-inspiring steering.

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INTERNAL CABLE ROUTING

On the majority of our frames, we run the gear and brake cables and hoses through the frame. The cables enter and exit the frame through smooth sockets, or we use one of our other systems like SMART ENTRY or WIRE PORT to be routed through. Running the cables inside the frame protects them from the elements, gives a clean and neat look and can offer aerodynamic advantages.

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NANO MATRIX CARBON

NANO MATRIX CARBON is a special kind of carbon fibre where we add extremely tiny, nano-scale particles to the resin that binds the individual carbon fibres together. These then work on a molecular level to protect them from damage. It’s so effective that it can actually increase the finished carbon fibre’s impact resistance by up to 40%, allowing us to build stronger and lighter composite frames that result in a faster and tougher bike.

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AWS ANTI WRINKLE SYSTEM

This is a method we use to manufacture our carbon fibre frames. First, the carbon fibre that makes up the frame is laid around special formers. We then use a bladder to compress the layers against the outside of the frame mould, giving a smooth and wrinkle-free internal finish, removing any voids in between the layers of carbon that can cause potential weak points, resulting in a stronger, lighter frame.

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NACA FASTBACK PROFILE

This is a special kind of tube shape that helps reduce aerodynamic drag while also helping to reduce weight. It’s based around a teardrop profile that was originally developed in the aeronautical industry, but the rearmost portion of the profile is cut short. This reduces the amount of material needed to make the tube, but air still flows around it just as well, giving all the aerodynamic benefits but at a lower weight.

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DISC COOLER

Used on our carbon fibre road and gravel bikes, DISC COOLER is a finned piece of forged aluminium that sits between the brake calliper and frame. The aluminium piece helps to draw heat from the braking system and radiates it away quickly. It reduces the temperatures by up to 35% and helps to keep your brakes working at their best for improved control and performance on long descents and under heavy braking.

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INTERNAL CLAMP

When every second counts, the smallest of details can make the difference between winning and losing, so we look at every aspect of our frames to make them as sleek as possible. By using a seat post clamping mechanism that secures the post with a wedge inside the frame itself, we minimise the turbulence and potential drag while keeping post height adjustment simple, giving a frame that is more aerodynamic and also better looking.

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WIRE PORT

MERIDA designed headsets that enable all control cables from the handlebar to enter the frame through the headset cover, creating a clean and uncluttered look, allowing for a lighter, stronger and more aerodynamic frame structure than with conventional cable ports. Depending on the model, the cables are run completely internally (including the bar and stem) or semi-integrated, where the cables enter the frame underneath the stem.