Boardman SLR 8.9c Road Bike - Grey

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Boardman SLR 8.9c Road Bike - Grey

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BLIMEY, WHAT A CORKER! The Boardman SLR 8.9 Carbon replaces the Road Team Carbon which is road.cc Road Bike of the Year 2017-18, and it's a lot of bike for £1,000. Every so often in this job you review a bike that makes you think, 'I'd happily ride this one day in, day out.' That's not entirely surprising when you're on a 10 grand superbike, but it's less common at the £1,000 mark. The Boardman SLR 8.9 is one of those bikes.

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  • Boardman SLR 8.9c Road Bike - Grey

    Want to ride a bang up to date Carbon road bike but don’t want to break the bank? Then the Boardman SLR 8.9c  Road Bike is the bike for you. With exactly the same aero tube profiles and geometry as the top of the range SLR9.8 this new for 2018 carbon road bikes has an excellent pedigree. Features such as the integrated seat clamp will reduce drag further and yet dropped seat stays underneath you and a full carbon fork both help with maintaining comfort. We’ve not forgotten that most of us ‘feel the need for speed’ though and a stiff bottom bracket area means that the bike responds instantly when you put the power down.  With respected components such as the reliable Shimano Tiagra gears, tubeless ready wheels and Vittoria Rubino tyres you are assured of an extremely competitive package that’s fast and agile enough to race but comfortable enough for longer days in the saddle.

    • Frame: New 2018 Carbon SLR frame
    • Forks: Full carbon forks for better comfort and weight saving
    • Gears: New 20 speed Shimano Tiagra is lightweight, reliable and precise
    • Brakes: Tektro R315 brakes for full control.
    • Wheels: Boardman tubeless wheels and Vittoria Rubino's keep you rolling fast

    Click to find out more about our new Boardman range

    Boardman SLR 8.9c Road Bike - Grey Extra Info

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


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    Size Guide

    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

    Geometry Table

    Size S M L XL
    Stack 546mm 567mm 588mm 603mm
    Reach 378mm 387mm 390mm 401mm
    Seat Tube 485mm 500mm 525mm 545mm
    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 410mm 410mm 410mm 410mm
    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): 9.05kg
    Brake Type: Road Caliper
    Forks: Full carbon fork
    Frame Material: Carbon
    Gender: Mens
    Number of Gears: 20
    Wheel Size: 700c
    Bottom Bracket: Shimano pressfit 86.5m
    Cassette/Freewheel: Shimano HG500, 10 speed, 12-28t
    Chain: KMC X10
    Chainset: Shimano Tiagra 50/34t, S - 170mm, M/L/XL - 175mm
    Frame: Full carbon, C Grade, endurance geometry
    Front Brake: Tektro R315
    Front Hub: Alloy, 9mm Q/R
    Front Mech: Shimano Tiagra double
    Gear Shifters: Shimano Tiagra, 2x10
    Geometry: Boardman SLR 2018
    Grips: Black Velo tape
    Handlebars: Boardman black alloy, 120mm drop, 70mm reach, Width: S - 400mm, M - 420mm, L/XL - 440mm
    Headset: FSA Orbit No.42, 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 10 speed Tiagra
    Rims: Boardman alloy, front 28h, rear 32h, tubeless ready
    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 Rubino
  • Boardman SLR 8.9c Road Bike - Grey is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 4.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Great bike for £1k This is my second Boardman and from what i can see it's a great bike for the price. A few of my friends who ride significantly more expensive bikes commented that it looked good for the price. The seat issued mentioned has been resolved by Halfords/Boardman. Got my first 100 miles in on it at the weekend and it was really nice, quick, comfortable ride. Highly Recommend.
    Date published: 2018-08-06
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Bike! I've had my SLR 8.9c for a month and ridden 500 miles on it so far without any problems at all. It is a very comfortable, well behaved bike and feels faster than the Road Team Carbon it replaces thanks to aero tubing and a stiffer frame. I love that a bike at this price has internal cables and tubeless ready wheels. The ling drop brakes have clearance for big tyres and provide plenty of stopping power. The seat clamp issue mentioned by another reviewer has been acknowledged by Boardman/Halfords and a cure is available. Buyers wanting 105 at the £1k price point can forgo a carbon frame and get the alloy 8.9a which has the 11 speed group set. I am delighted with my bike and wouldn't hesitate to recommend it!
    Date published: 2018-06-11
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poor Really poor! Cheap parts and poor design! Had the bike 1 week and everyday the seat post slipped and I later found out there was no fibre grip on the seat post! Went into store and added the fibre grip but it still didn’t work! The clamp that is supposed to keep the post in position is so poor and does nothing! This is the fourth Boardman I have had in 2 and a half years and i will be returning the bike and getting a full refund
    Date published: 2018-06-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Carbon Upgrade I got this bike as an upgrade to my normal commuting racer, the plan is to use the SLR 8.9c for longer rides and weekend riding. So far I have been very pleased with the bike. The riding position is very comfortable, both holding the brakes and down on the drop bars. The bike is light and fast and deals with the appalling cycle lanes we have to put up with here in Plymouth. There has been a significant improvement in my times to work since using this bike. The gear set is Tiagra which is functional and looks fairly good. They required some adjustment after the first long ride but seem good now. I would have liked to of seen 105's on here for the price paid and I am finding the top gear is less than my old bike but the range is good. The bike looks great and the styling is bang up to date so really pleased. I look forward to many miles in the saddle over the next year.
    Date published: 2018-05-01
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Boardman SLR 8.9c Road Bike - Grey

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