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Boardman SLR 8.8 Mens Road Bike 2021 - S, M, L, XL Frames 365406

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  • Solid and dependable Shimano Tiagra 20 speed
  • Alloy frame and full carbon fork
  • 28mm puncture resistant tyres

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Boardman SLR 8.8 Mens Road Bike 2021

  • Gears: Shimano Tiagra 20-speed gearing with an 11-32T cassette for excellent range.
  • Frame: Lightweight Alloy with smooth welds for easy handling and clean lines
  • Forks: Full Carbon tapered forks offer low weight and precise steering control
  • Brakes: Tektro flat mount disc brakes for controlled and powerful stopping
  • Wheels: Boardman wheels and 28mm Vittoria's Rubino Graphene 2.0 puncture resistant tyres for a great balance of speed, grip and comfort
The highest spec aluminium road bike in the 2021 Boardman line up, the SLR 8.8 is a versatile and fast bike which will make light work of your daily commute but also keep up with the pack on a weekend group ride.
 
The new 2021 Boardman SLR 8.8 Road Bike uses a triple butted 6061 aluminium frame which has evolved from the first generation SLR 8.8. This redesigned hidden-weld frame can now accommodate 28mm tyres as well as a mudguard or 30mm tyres for more comfort on a summers ride. A redesigned rear triangle offers not only a weight saving over the previous generation SLR 8.8 but also improves comfort and a tapered full-carbon fork offers precise handling and vibration reduction. Tektro flat-mount disc brakes give powerful stopping power in all conditions whilst upgraded Shimano Tiagra gearing offers more gears with a wider(11-32T) range than the 8.8’s predecessor. 28mm Vittoria Rubino Graphene 2.0 Tyres give fantastic grip whilst retaining great speed and a puncture-resistant belt inside the tyre will ensure plenty of worry-free miles.

 
More About The New Boardman SLR 8.8 Road Bike

 
Shimano Tiagra gearing for incredible performance

For 2021 the SLR 8.8 gets Shimano’s Tiagra 4700 drivetrain. Previously reserved for the SLR 8.9 Carbon model, this 2x10 set up gives a high-quality shift feel and a wide ratio cassette to help you find the perfect gear for every hill. The 11-32T cassette ensures that whether you’re loaded up for your commute or out beating your best times on a weekend you will have the drivetrain to optimise your performance.
 
 
Flat mount disc brakes

For this new generation of Boardman bikes, the SLR 8.8 gets upgraded to mechanical disc brakes. Your safety is looked after by Tektro’s MD-C511 flat mount disc brakes which offer incredible stopping power in all conditions. Set up with 160mm rotors front and rear you will come to a fast, controlled stop whatever the conditions.
 
 
The little things that matter

With Chris Boardman as Chairman of the company, Boardman have a wealth of experience to draw on and are always looking at the fine details when developing bikes. Using data from hundreds of bike fits and insight from bike fit experts, they have made simple changes to the touch points of the bikes. They’ve worked to develop a range of saddles using advanced pressure mapping and real-world testing to make sure any saddle on a Boardman bike is going to suit the majority of people riding it. Bar width and crank length are also reduced for different frame sizes to make sure they are suited to the fit needs of real cyclists, not just based on old traditions. These changes also reduce the rider’s frontal area, which has been wind tunnel tested to reduce drag, meaning less effort required for the same speed!


Boardman SLR 8.8 accessories

Shimano PDR 550 Pedals  will give you even more power as cleated pedals enable a much more efficient pedal stroke. To give you confidence to take your new bike anywhere the Kryptonite Evo Mini7 lock and flex cable are lightweight but incredibly secure, the loop cable making sure your front wheel is locked up too. And, to keep you riding all year round SKS Raceblade Pro mudguards will keep you and your bikes clean and mud free


Maintain your Boardman SLR 8.8

If you plan on using your Boardman SLR 8.8 regularly, then we’d recommend our CycleCare services to make sure your new bike stays in top shape. Just like the annual service you’d get done on your car, we’ll check your bike’s components depending on the service you choose, then make any repairs and make sure your bike is safe to ride. On the subject of safety, you’re also welcome to bring your Boardman SLR 8.8 to any Halfords store for unlimited safety checks at any time.

 
Our guarantee

Thanks to our confidence in the high quality bikes we sell, Halfords offer a lifetime guarantee on all frames and rigid forks, so you can ride your Boardman SLR 8.8 safe in the knowledge that it’s built to last.

Boardman SLR 8.8 Road Bike Extra Info

  • FREE build
  • Unlimited lifetime safety checks
  • Lifetime guarantee on frames and rigid forks*
  • Cyclecare available

*Please see our T&C's here

Trading up?
 
Trade up to SLR 8.9c for:
  • Shimano 105 2x11 groupset featuring more gears and a 2-piece crankset
  • Carbon Fibre frame for added compliance, reduced weight and high-end aesthetics

Size Guide

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Height (cm) Inside Leg (cm) Frame Size
170 - 179 74 - 82 Small
177 - 183 78 - 85 Medium
181 - 189 82 - 89 Large
187 - 195 86 - 94 X Large

Geometry Table


Size S (51.5cm) M (53cm) L (55.5cm) XL (57.5cm)
Stack 547mm 568mm 589mm 604mm
Reach 378mm 384mm 390mm 400mm
Seat Tube C-T 515mm 530mm 555mm 575mm
Effective Top Tube 540mm 552mm 570mm 585mm
Head Tube 140mm 160mm 180mm 195mm
Head Angle 72° 72.5° 73° 73°
Seat Angle 73.5° 73.5° 73° 73°
Chainstay Length 415mm 415mm 415mm 415mm
Fork Offset 48mm 48mm 45mm 45mm
 Bottom Bracket Drop 68mm 68mm 68mm 68mm
Crank Length 170mm 170mm 172.5mm 175mm
Stem Length 90mm 100mm 110mm 120mm
Handlebar Width 400mm 400mm 420mm 420mm


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Learn more about our maximum weight limits on adult bikes here.