HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About

Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Mon Aug 05, 2013 10:59 am 

Joined: Fri Jan 18, 2013 12:37 am
Posts: 124
Does anyone have any information about the 2014 SLR bikes & framesets? What will be offered, prices & dates etc?

The reviews make it sound pretty good.

I've seen some 2013 framesets at good prices. Has anyone got anything bad to say about them?

Posted: Mon Aug 05, 2013 10:59 am 

PostPosted: Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:42 pm 

Joined: Thu Dec 22, 2011 12:39 pm
Posts: 454
Location: DC
For 2014 there will be two flavors of SLR bikes. The newly introduced SLR01 that will have internal cable routing for both mechanical and electronic. Also, BMC will be adding an SLR02 that should be very similar to the SLR01 but will have external cable routing and probably slightly different carbon lay-up. With this move BMC will be discontinuing their RaceMachine line, probably. I believe the SLR02 will be offered in Ultegra Di2, Ultegra and 105 trims.

I ride the 2011 model and it's phenomenal. Love the ride and for me it's a perfectly balanced bike. Fits me well too. Something worth noting is that BMC is changing their sizing numbers a bit and going with 48, 51, 54, 56, 58 and 61cm. My 2011 is a 53cm with a 55cm top tube. The new 54cm frame size will also have a 55cm top tube.

My Bikes:
BMC SLR01 TeamMachine
Cannondale CAAD8

PostPosted: Mon Aug 05, 2013 11:01 pm 

Joined: Thu Mar 03, 2011 7:07 am
Posts: 91
in Australia the DA bikes are said to be about a month away now. with that long again for SRAM bikes and frames.

no idea about SLR02 dates. there are a few more differences than what's been mentioned but still look like a very nice bike.

2013 SLRs are great, not the stiffest frame in the larger sizes, but this isn't an issue unless you're a sprinter. 2013 bikes are a different layup to 2012 etc and are sub 1000g even in the bigger sizes.

frame size numbering has changed but geometry hasn't. I think theyre using slightly longer axle to crown but with shorter head tubes, given reach and stack is identical. which is a good thing. the geometry is excellent.

PostPosted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 12:39 am 
Shop Owner
User avatar

Joined: Tue Feb 08, 2011 7:56 am
Posts: 202
Location: California
2014 SLRs are not shipping in quantity until OCT/NOV. However, BMC USA got a small shipment of 10 in. I'm a huge fan of the 2013 and the 2014 offers a great ride. IMO, it was a little stiffer but a lot less compliant. I currently ride a 2013 SLR but will probably race a 2014 SLR02 due to cost. In fact, the 2014 SLR02 will offer a "better" frame than the 2013s at a fraction of the cost.

Regarding pricing, the 2014 SLR01 w/ 9000 will sell for 10K. I don't quite remember the other prices.

Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 4 posts ] 

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: addictR1, BdaGhisallo, Bing [Bot], corky, DavidG, Exabot [Bot], jet520, Lightweenie, Mario Jr., MSNbot Media, OrPe, ridebikereadbook, Sleepless, Yahoo [Bot] and 46 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Availability of GP4000S II coloured versions

in Road




Wed Jun 03, 2015 6:46 am

Frankie - B View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Bianchi Specialissma- any geometry or availability info

in Road




Tue Jul 07, 2015 8:15 am

wheelsONfire View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Old (2010-11) SRam Red shifter parts availability

in Road




Mon May 11, 2015 8:14 pm

odin99 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Help me - Component Upgrade on 2014 Cervelo R3

[ Go to page: 1, 2, 3 ]

in Road




Sun Nov 22, 2015 9:32 am

rodebaron51 View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. 2014 Caad10 Black Inc weight?

in Road




Sat Jan 17, 2015 2:40 am

Vicelord View the latest post

It is currently Mon Nov 30, 2015 6:24 pm

All times are UTC + 1 hour

Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by

How to get rid of these ads? Just register!

Powered by phpBB

-10% on AX Lightness        Discunt will be shown / added at the shopping basket. NOT combinable with regular WW discount!
▹ Nasdorowje
▹ Premium Road 38 tubular
▹ Leaf carbon saddle with leather cover
▹ Vial Evo carbon frame "D" with THM Scapula CT fork