SILEX 600

 

Simple, stylish and hugely capable. The perfect combination of a lightweight aluminium frame with multiple fixing points and a full carbon fork, also with added attachment capability. Get ready for your next cycling adventure.
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Whether you are looking for a capable gravel bike for your next bikepacking adventure, a super comfortable and confidence-inspiring road bike that doesn't shy away from taking off-road detours, or a stylish commuter that can easily tackle even the most pothole littered roads, the SILEX 600 delivers on all three fronts. Equipped with a single chainring setup from Shimano and powerful hydraulic disc brakes, it is ready for pretty much anything you can throw at it.

There's a certain beauty in just riding without watching the time, heading wherever you feel the urge. For those rides, the test and award-winning SILEX makes total sense; our most comfortable and versatile road bike ever. With its modern MTB inspired geometry, long top and head tubes and short stem, it offers nimble, confidence-inspiring handling. While often seen on extended gravel and rough road outings, as well as bikepacking trips, the SILEX also found a strong following in comfort-orientated road riding connoisseurs as well as commuters and city traffic weavers. The more rugged 650b wheeled alternative to the 700c SILEX has managed to obtain multiple test wins as well as comfort awards, and is coming back in the form of the fully loaded and wirelessly shifted SILEX+ LIMITED. The 'classic' 700c SILEX also impressed the press with the 400 securing a test win in Cycling Plus, being certified as having a 'huge fun factor', 'superb riding position' and 'brilliant off-road handling'.

  • Triple butted aluminium frame and full carbon fork
  • 700c wheel for well balanced off and on-road capability
  • Internal cable routing for a clean and easy to load frame
  • Comfort geometry for long hours in the saddle
  • MTB inspired handling for superior off-road capability
  • Three bottle cage positions and bosses for further luggage capacity on the fork legs
  • material: aluminium
  • 700x38C / 650Bx45C max.WHS
  • 100x12/142x12mm axle standard
  • BB86 bottom bracket standard
frame size XS, S, M, L, XL
color GLOSSY BLACK (MATT BLACK)
  • Tapered
  • material: carbon
  • 700x38C / 650Bx45C max. wheelsize
  • hydraulic Disc brake
brake lever Shimano GRX600
headset MERIDA M2331
  • material: aluminium
  • 400mm (XS-S)
  • 420mm (M)
  • 440mm (L/XL)
  • material: aluminium
  • 31.8mm diameter
  • -8° stem angle
  • 80 mm
grip MERIDA ROAD Expert
derailleur (r) Shimano GRX812
  • hydraulic Disc brake
  • material: aluminium
  • 30.9mm diameter
  • 0mm setback
seat clamp MERIDA EXPERT
chain KMC X11
  • 40 teeth
  • 170 mm-XS/S, 172,5 mm-M, 175 mm-L/XL
  • 11-42 teeth
  • 11 speed
bottom braket SM-BB71-41B, Pressfit 86.5
  • 100x12mm width front hub
  • 32 spoke holes
  • centerlock
  • 142x12mm width rear hub
  • 32 spoke holes
  • centerlock
  • 19mm inner width
  • 24mm height
  • material: aluminium
  • Tubeless ready (tubeless tape and valves not included)
  • 700x38C
  • fold
  • TR
  • EXO
  • 700x38C
  • fold
  • TR
  • EXO
  • including removable lever
  • 6/4mm allen key
spokes Black stainless
max. weight 120 kg
Bike Frame Geometry Image
Frame Size XS S M L XL
Tyre Sizes 28" 28" 28" 28" 28"
ST seat tube [mm] 440 470 500 530 560
TT top tube [mm] 548 554 579 600 620
CS chain stay length [mm] 430 430 430 430 430
HTA head tube angle [°] 71 71 71 71 71
STA seat tube angle [°] 74 74 74 74 74
BD bottom bracked drop [mm] 75 75 75 75 75
HT head tube [mm] 160 180 200 220 240
FL fork length [mm] 397 397 397 397 397
R reach [mm] 380 380 400 415 430
S stack [mm] 587 606 625 644 663
WB wheel base [mm] 1027 1034 1060 1082 1103
SH stand over height [mm] 716 744 772 799 826
No. Item-No. Name Info Pieces Torque NM
1 A2300000227 SCREW M3x0.5 L10mm 1 3~4
2 A2300000226 SCREW M3x0.5 L16mm 1 3~4
3 A2302000018 NUT for rear axle M12x1,5 1
4 A2311000062 RD-HANGER DH - 054 for ROAD-RD 1
5 A2240000010 CABLE GUIDE for FD 1
6 A2298000093 SCREW M4x0.7 L6mm 1 3~4

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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PROLITE 66 TRIPLE BUTTED ALUMINUM

Our proven high-end aluminium (6066) is extremely light and durable. Using triple butted wall thicknesses and hydroforming technology, we can tune the aluminium tubes to give the best possible stiffness to weight ratio.

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HFS - HYDRO FORMING SYSTEM

Tubes are inserted into negative moulds and a hot emulsion of water and oil is forced through at pressure, enabling them to be formed into complex shapes.

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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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SMOOTH WELDING

Sometimes called ‘double pass welding’, a second pass over the weld gives a clean organic look to the frame. At first glance, you will be convinced it is carbon.

SMOOTH WELDING
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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.

INTERNAL CABLE ROUTING
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DOWN TUBE EXIT

Ensures that internally routed cables and wires can’t move freely and remain easily accessible for servicing.

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F-MOUNT

‘F-Mount’ equipped bikes have integrated fittings for mud guards (some bikes require model specific mud guards), making fitting fast and simple.

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C-MOUNT

‘C-Mount’ equipped bikes have the fixing points for a rear rack already integrated (some bikes require model specific rear rack), making fitting fast, simple and reliable.