Boardman SLR 8.6 Road Bike
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Boardman SLR 8.6 Road Bike
The Boardman SLR 8.6 Road Bike is Boardman’s brilliant new entry level road bike. The all new lightweight 7005 alloy frame shares its DNA with the top of the range Series 9 bikes and as such you get aero inspired tubes and endurance geometry that will enhance your ride experience. Full carbon forks are also weight saving with the added advantage of reducing vibrations from the road surface making this a brilliant option for riders keen to get into cycling and slowly increase the miles they ride. The 16 speed Shimano gear system is reliable, low maintenance and gives you a comprehensive range of gears for tackling all terrains. Combining a great frame with reliable components the Boardman SLR 8.6 Road Bike give fantastic value for money.
- Frame: New 2018 aluminium alloy SLR frame
- Forks: Full carbon fork for better comfort and weight saving
- Gears: 16 speed smooth and reliable Shimano Claris gearing
- Brakes: Tektro R315 brakes for controlled stopping
- Wheels: 700C with fast and reliable Vittoria Zaffiro's to keep you rolling fast
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Boardman SLR 8.6 Road Bike Extra Info
- FREE build
- Unlimited lifetime safety checks
- Lifetime guarantee on frames and rigid forks*
- Performance Cable Cyclecare available
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Height (Inch) Height (cm) Frame Size 5' 4" - 5' 8" 160 - 172 Small 5' 7" - 5' 11" 170 - 180 Medium 5' 10" - 6'2" 177 - 188 Large 6' 1" - 6' 5" 185 - 195 X Large
Size S M L XL Stack 547mm 568mm 589mm 604mm Reach 378mm 387mm 390mm 400mm Seat Tube 515mm 530mm 555mm 575mm TT Top Tube 540mm 555mm 570mm 585mm HT Head Tube 140mm 160mm 180mm 195mm FO Fork Offset 48mm 48mm 45mm 45mm HA Head Angle 72° 72.5° 73° 73° SA Seat Angle 73.5° 73.5° 73° 73° CS Chain Stay 415mm 415mm 415mm 415mm BB Bottom Bracket Drop 68mm 68mm 68mm 68mm Crank Length 170mm 173mm 173mm 175mm Stem Length 90mm 100mm 110mm 120mm Handlebar Width 400mm 420mm 440mm 440mm Seatpost Length 350mm 350mm 350mm 350mm
Approximate Weight (KG): 10.5kg Brake Type: Calliper Brakes Forks: Full carbon fork Frame Material: Alloy Gender: Mens Number of Gears: 8 Wheel Size: 700c Bottom Bracket: FSA Cartridge BB Cassette/Freewheel: Shimano HG50, 8 speed, 11-28t Chain: KMC Z72 Chainset: FSA Tempo Compact, 50/34t, S - 170mm, M/L - 172.5mm, XL - 175mm Frame: 7005 alloy endurance geometry, smooth welds Front Brake: Tektro R315 Front Hub: Alloy, 9mm Q/R Front Mech: Shimano Claris double Gear Shifters: Shimano Claris 2x8 Geometry: Boardman SLR 2018 Grips: Black Velo tape Handlebars: Boardman black alloy, 120mm drop, 75mm reach, Width: S - 400mm, M - 420mm, L/XL - 440mm Headset: FSA No.10, semi-integrated Pedals: 9/16 "trap" pedals Quick Release Front Wheel: Yes Quick Release Rear Wheel: Yes Rear Brake: Tektro R315 Rear Hub: Alloy, 10mm Q/R Rear Mech: Shimano Claris 8 speed Rims: Boardman alloy, front 28h, rear 32h Saddle: Boardman road saddle by Velo Seatpost: Boardman Alloy, 27.2 x 350mm Stem: Boardman Alloy, S - 90mm, M - 100mm, L - 110mm, XL - 120mm Type: Road Bikes Tyre Size: 700x25c Tyres: Vittoria Zaffiro
Boardman SLR 8.6 Road Bike is rated out of 5 by 3.Rated 5 out of 5 by Branston47 from Great Runner This was my first proper road bike and it didn't disappoint! Handle's really great and very speedy + Light Halfords was very helpful, knew the bike inside out and what upgrades would be worth it. Kyle is the man you'd want if you're ever near London, he's fab! Only thing I'd switch is the seat and the pedals really, stock ones are lacking for longer rides.Date published: 2018-09-01Rated 5 out of 5 by Gaaks from Great but... Bought this bike a few days ago before realising there are no toe clips included. According to halford this is due to health and safety, yet they still felt fit to sell me it with out mentioning it. I cannot see any safe notices online so I’m left wondering is the store talking trashDate published: 2018-08-21Rated 3 out of 5 by Mechamick from Nice bike but budget for a wheel upgrade! A nice looking bike, rides really nicely and slightly above average value for money for bikes in this price range. The only low point for me so far is that I had a puncture and the standard tyre proved impossible to reseat on the standard rim whilst at the roadside using a standard cycle pump. The tech at Halfords couldn't sort it either without using a track pump at silly pressure. There appears to be a wheel and/or tyre irregularity on my bike that'll require a wheel upgrade to fix and all Halfords offered was a £10 gift card towards an upgraded pump! This problem may only be on my bike but if you get a similar problem then just spend another £160 on a pair of Campagnolo Khamsin wheels and you'll be sorted! So, I'd recommend this bike, but budget for a wheel upgrade. I can only give a 2 star rating for performance as this bike certainly didn't perform well when attempting to fix a puncture (and we all get those).Date published: 2018-08-07
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