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 Post subject: Merida Reacto Evo
PostPosted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 3:38 pm 
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Hi

Here is my new bike. Its going to be build up with(its not going to be ready before late winter/spring):
Frame: Merida Reacto Evo
Groupset: DA 9000
Saddle: Prologo X Zero CPC
Stem: Pro Vibe sprint Mark Cavendish edit. 120mm
Bars: have not decided yet but think I will go with Pro Vibe Carbon
Wheels: Fulcrum Racing Speed

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 Post subject: Re: Merida Reacto Evo
PostPosted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 7:29 pm 
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That is an insane frameset!!

You need to slam a 150mm stem, round bars (à la Petacchi/Cipollini) and ride it like you stole it


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 Post subject: Re: Merida Reacto Evo
PostPosted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 8:58 pm 
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And it needs min 50mm deep wheels! Lovely frameset though, can't wait for the build


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 Post subject: Re: Merida Reacto Evo
PostPosted: Sat Nov 22, 2014 11:49 pm 
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Need some help choosing the stem/bars - which of the following would you choose?

Stem/Bars:

1: Zipp Sl Sprint/Zipp SL 70 aero
2: Zipp SL Sprint/Zipp Service Course SL-70
3: Zipp SL Sprint/3t Ergosum team
4: Zipp SL Sprint/New Ultimate Evo
5: 3t ARX ltd./ 3t Ergosum team
6: Deda 35 supealeggera stem/Deda 35 supealeggera Carbon
7: Pro Vibe sprint Mark Cavendish edit./Pro Vibe Carbon
8: Cinelli Ram 2

Is there one of you who can help me regarding my frame. I have searched the www and the only Reactos' I can find where it says EVO behind are those which the "real" team uses. Have I accidentally got one of the "real" team bikes?


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 Post subject: Re: Merida Reacto Evo
PostPosted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 12:56 am 
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zipp aero sl70/ zipp sl stem.
have this combo. not light buy comfy great cable routing.
weight is dissapointing at 255 for 42cm bar. stem at 120gm for 100mm

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 Post subject: Re: Merida Reacto Evo
PostPosted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 10:00 am 
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spartan wrote:
zipp aero sl70/ zipp sl stem. stem at 120gm for 100mm


120g is for the service course SL, OP is considering the sprint SL which is 165g for 100mm stem. I've got the 120mm sprint SL and it weighs 182g but it looks and rides amazingly :D


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 Post subject: Re: Merida Reacto Evo
PostPosted: Sun Nov 23, 2014 12:33 pm 
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I would go for the 3t aeronova ltd with arx ltd\team stem. It is light, comfy and aero, nothing to lose :D

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 Post subject: Re: Merida Reacto Evo
PostPosted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 12:31 am 
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thanks for your input :beerchug:

bought this today:
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and thinking of buying this handlebar to fit on it:
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 Post subject: Re: Merida Reacto Evo
PostPosted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 6:47 pm 
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yosti wrote:
thanks for your input :beerchug:

and thinking of buying this handlebar to fit on it:
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Just bought these myself last month. Lovely bars, and a much nicer postion compared to my FSA Omega compact. The 3T are little more stretched out.

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 Post subject: Re: Merida Reacto Evo
PostPosted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 9:38 pm 
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2099 for the stem? I could have sold you mine for $1500 ;-)

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 Post subject: Re: Merida Reacto Evo
PostPosted: Wed Dec 03, 2014 9:10 am 
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@yosti none of the above, Thompson road for comfort or KFC for a stiff sprinter bar.


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 Post subject: Re: Merida Reacto Evo
PostPosted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:46 am 
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Hi

Well... finish building the bike but due to the frame being to big I had to cut my losses. So now im selling the bastard :lol:

Specs:

Frame: Merida Reacto Evo 56(TT 57,5 c-c)
Groupset: Complete Shimano Ultegra 6800
Wheelset: Shimano RS81-35-cl
Stem: 3T ARX-LTD
Handlebars: 3T Aeronova pro
Sadel: Fizik Arione
Handlebartape: Fizik
Tyres: Continental Grand Prix 4000 s ii
Bottlecage: Merida carbon


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 Post subject: Re: Merida Reacto Evo
PostPosted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:51 am 
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Did you get an accurate weight for the frame, forks and seatpost? Ta

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 Post subject: Re: Merida Reacto Evo
PostPosted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 5:48 pm 
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The weight is about 7-7,5kg with the current specs( haven't got a real scale so the measurements are from my bathroom scale )


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 Post subject: Re: Merida Reacto Evo
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yowza!


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