SCULTURA 4000

 

Our entry model into the new SCULTURA frame family. Based on our lightweight CF3 frame featuring the same race-proven geometry as our REACTO and a solid componentry package. Our 4000 is light, aerodynamically efficient and super comfortable.
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Based around the super smooth and reliable 105 groupset from Shimano and featuring our new SCULTURA CF3 full carbon frame, the SCULTURA 4000 is far from an entry bike to our new SCULTURA frame design family. Similarly to its bigger brothers, it combines a long list of air slicing features and race-proven geometry, adapted from our REACTO family, with low weight and class-leading riding comfort creating an almost unbeatable package.

New for 2022, we are excited to present the 5th generation of our lightweight racer. While incorporating selected aero details from our test and award-winning REACTO aero bike, the new SCULTURA is the most aerodynamic ever. Yet, it remains true to its lightweight, agility and rider comfort focus; in fact it takes these factors to the next level. The new SCULTURA demonstrates outstanding compliance, providing the rider with class-leading riding comfort that will help to keep the body fresh for the final sprint or ascent. The new CF5 and CF3 carbon versions share their geometry with our REACTO, given the rider Team Bahrain Victorious race-proven handling. Available in carbon and aluminium and as either disc brake or rim brake option, our classic road bike combines outstanding comfort with whippet-like acceleration and class-leading climbing pedigree.

  • Lightweight CF3 carbon frame (approx. 997 g - in size M) with new-race proven (identical to REACTO) geometry
  • Shimano 105 11-speed groupset
  • FSA SMR ACR two-piece cockpit
  • MERIDA EXPERT SL handlebar
  • MERIDA EXPERT SL wheelset
  • MERIDA EXPERT CC carbon seat post and DISC COOLER technology
  • material: carbon
  • 700x30C max. wheelsize
  • 100x12/ 142x12mm axle standard
  • Pressfit 86,5
frame size XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL
color TITAN (RACE RED)
  • material: carbon
  • 700x30C max. wheelsize
  • Hydraulic Disc
brake lever Shimano 105
headset FSA ACR
  • material: aluminium
  • 380mm(XXS)
  • 400mm (XS-S)
  • 420mm (M)
  • 440mm (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) Shimano 105
shifters Shimano 105 Disc
  • 27.2mm diameter
  • 15mm setback
  • Carbon
seat clamp MERIDA EXPERT
  • V-mount
  • incl. MERIDA minitool
chain KMC X11
  • 50-34 teeth
  • 165 mm-XXS/XS, 170 mm-S, 172.5 mm-M, 175 mm-L/XL
  • 11-30 teeth
  • 11 speed
bottom braket SM-BB71-41B, Pressfit 86.5
  • 100x12mm width front hub
  • 28 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 142x12mm width rear hub
  • 28 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 17mm inner width
  • 22mm height
  • material: aluminium
  • Tubeless ready (tubeless tape and valves not included)
  • including removable lever
  • 6/4mm allen key
spokes Double Butted Black stainless
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] 435 458 481 501 521 550
TT top tube [mm] 520 535 545 560 575 590
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] 377 383 390 395 400 409
S stack [mm] 517 529 542 557 571 593
WB wheel base [mm] 985 982 989 990 1000 1010
SH stand over height [mm] 721 745 765 782 800 823
No. Item-No. Name Info Pieces Torque NM
1 A2347000026 COVER for seatpost clamp 1
2 A2247000120 CLAMP for seatpost 1 4~5
3 A2136000070 MOUNT for FD 1
4 A2298000198 SCREW M5x0.8 L16mm 2 4~5
5 A2143000095 CABLE PLUG for Di2 1
6 A2143000130 BLIND PLUG 1
7 A2164000071 DISC COOLER rear; for FM160 only 1
8 A2322000037 PROTECTOR for chain stay 1
9 A2143000121 CABLE PLUG for Di2 1
10 A2143000082 CABLE PLUG for mechanical 1
11 A2143000131 BLIND PLUG 1
12 A2311000104 RD HANGER DH-068 for ROAD-RD 1
13 A2311000103 RD HANGER DH-067 for SHIMANO direct mount 1
14 A2300000129 SCREW M3x0.5 L10mm 1 2~3
15 A2164000070 DISC COOLER front; for FM160 only 1
16 A2221000047 BEARING MH-P16 1
17 A2221000053 BEARING MH-P22 1
18 A2029000036 TUBE foam; ID6mm L 400mm 1
19 A2029000037 TUBE foam; ID6mm L 450mm 1
20 A2002000103 THRU AXLE EXPERT SL; L=120mm M12x1.5 TL=12mm 1
21 A2298000059 SCREW M5x0.8 L15mm 4 3~4
22 A2002000142 THRU AXLE EXPERT SL; L=162.5mm M12x1.5 TL=12mm 1
23 A2029000080 TUBE woven; L50mm for size XXS 1
23 A2029000056 TUBE woven; L60mm for size XS 1
23 A2029000057 TUBE woven; L70mm for size S 1
23 A2029000058 TUBE woven; L90mm for size M 1
23 A2029000059 TUBE woven; L105mm for size L 1
23 A2029000060 TUBE woven; L125mm for size XL 1
24 A2054000107 EXPANDER for fork steerer ID 23.6mm 1 6~8

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

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.

X-TAPER HEADTUBE
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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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DI2 READY

Bikes/frames with the symbol ‘Di2 Ready’ are prepared for the installation of Di2 technology with battery mounting in the seat post or within the fork steerer.

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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.

INTERNAL CLAMP
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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.