Merida REACTO 5000

Merida REACTO 5000

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The REACTO 5000 from Merida is a popular bike model that features a Carbon CF3 aero frame with complete cable integration and tire clearance of up to 30mm. Its S-FLEX Carbon seat post combined with wider tires provide impressive comfort while maintaining its aero design. Equipped with Shimano Ultegra brakes and shifters and Merida Expert CW wheels, this bike is top-of-the-line. It has a premium carbon frame, the best brakes in its class, and a high resale value. Overall, the REACTO 5000 is a solid choice for serious cyclists looking for a high-performance bike.

Highlights

  • Premium Carbon Frame
  • Premium Groupset components
  • Best brakes in class
  • Top reviews from the bike magazines

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Description

SRP2600 £
CategoryRace
Wheels28 Aluminum
Frame MaterialCarbon
GroupsetShimano ULTEGRA
BrakesShimano ULTEGRA DI2

Reviews

Cyclist

Matthew Loveridge

VERDICT: Merida's most affordable aero bike retains the pro machine's best qualities

BikeRadar

Matthew Loveridge

Putting the £1,999 / $2,200 Giant TCR Advanced 2 and £2,250 Merida Reacto 4000 head-to-head.

Cycling Weekly

Without doubt one of the most complete bikes available on the market. Speed, comfort, handling and style are all second to none within the aero-bike category. If you want to win races or just be the fastest out of your mates, this is the bike to get.

Pros
  1. Translates every watt into forward momentum
  2. Razor sharp handling
  3. Impressive comfort for an aero bike
Cons
  1. Seat clamp rubber cap keeps sliding up the seatpost

road.cc

Stu Kerton

Not the lightest or most comfortable, but if speed is your main goal then the Reacto delivers

Bikerumor

Cory Benson

Merida’s Reacto aero road bike enters its fourth generation with an all-new carbon frame that through subtle updates is more versatile than ever while still improving on aerodynamics. Originally planned to for its unveiling on the eve of the Tour de France...

Gran Fondo Magazine

The brand new 2021 MERIDA REACTO in review. Aerodynamic optimisation, ample tire clearance and comfort!

Pros
  1. All-round capabilities
  2. High stability
  3. Good vibration damping
  4. Cable routing and level of integration
Cons
  1. Side wind sensitivity of the front end

Cycling News

Graham Cottingham

Accurate handling and well thought out spec will make the Merida Reacto LTD a favourite with riders who want to go fast

Pros
  1. +Effortless straight-line speed
  2. +Scything high-speed cornering capabilities
  3. +Dampening when dealing with large impacts
Cons
  1. -Doesn't come with tubeless tyres as standard
  2. -The rear light is far from reliable

Rennrad-News.de

Jan Gathmann

The Merida Reacto 2021 rolls out just in time for the restart of the WorldTour in its fourth generation. A further refined aerodynamics and more tire clearance is intended to make the Aero-Allrounder more competitive. Here's the info.

Rennrad-News.de

Jan Gathmann

"Those who want to live up to the look and speed craving of the Merida Reacto Team-E, need to squeeze out a few watts from their legs. The competition road bike makes you feel like going fast is even easier than comparable aero-allrounders. Many small details..."

Pros
  1. Aerodynamics provide a noticeable speed advantage
  2. Powerful acceleration and high steering precision
  3. Lightweight for a competition road bike
  4. Responsive steering
  5. Excellent comfort impression
  6. Competition geometry for an aerodynamic riding position
  7. Good detailing on the frame
Cons
  1. Wheels do not quite keep up with the price and performance of the bike
  2. Handlebars with few grip positions
  3. Increased susceptibility to crosswinds requires skill in handling the bike

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Specifications

Frame

Frame
REACTO CF3 IV (material: carbon 700x30C max. wheelsize 100x12/ 142x12mm axle standard BB86,5 bottom bracket standard)
Frame Sizes
S, M, L, XL, XXL
Frame Colors
RED/BLACK (TEAM REPLICA)GLOSSY BLACK/MATT BLACK

Suspension

Fork
REACTO CF3 IV Disc (material: carbon 700x30C max. wheelsize)
Rear Shock

Cockpit

Stem
Handlebars
MERIDA EXPERT CW (material: aluminium 380mm (XXS) 400mm (XS-S) 420mm (M) 440 (L-XL))
Tape/Grips
One-Touch
Saddle
MERIDA EXPERT CC (V-mount incl. MERIDA minitool)

Drivetrain

Rear Derailleur
Shift Levers
Shimano Ultegra Disc
Cassette
Shimano CS-R7000 (11-30 teeth 11 speed)
Chain
KMC X11
Crankset
Shimano RS510 (52-36 teeth 165 mm-XXS/XS, 170 mm-S, 172.5 mm-M, 175 mm-L/XL)
Chainrings
Bottom Bracket
SM-BB71-41B, Pressfit 86.5

Brakes

Front Brake
Shimano Ultegra
Shift Levers

Wheels

Front Rim
MERIDA EXPERT CW (19mm inner width 30mm height material: aluminium Tubeless ready (tubeless tape and valves not included))
Rear Rim
Front Tyre
MERIDA EXPERT CW (19mm inner width 30mm height material: aluminium Tubeless ready (tubeless tape and valves not included))
Thru Axle
MERIDA EXPERT SL (including removable lever 6/4mm allen key)
Front Hub
VP CLK170F / VP 270SB (100x12mm width front hub 28 spoke holes, Centerlock 12-142mm width rear hub 28 spoke holes Centerlock)

Geometry Merida REACTO 5000

SizeXXSXSSMLXL
Seat Tube Angle74.5747473.57373
Head Tube Angle70.57272.573.573.574
Top Tube Length (mm)520536545560575590
Chainstay Length (mm)408408408408408408
Wheelbase (mm)9859839909909991010
Standover (mm)746771792810826853
Stack (mm)517529542557571593
Reach (mm)377384390395400409
BB Offset (mm)707066666666

Customer questions & answers

FAQ Merida REACTO 5000

What material is the frame of the Merida REACTO 5000?

The Merida REACTO 5000 ist crafted with Carbon

What is the recommended price given by the manufacturer Merida?

The SRP Price is our information at 2600 GBP

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