You can get a Ribble R872 with full Shimano Dura-Ace for just £1850 this week

If there's a better value Dura-Ace bike on the market, we can't think of it

Ribble Cycles has a reputation for producing great value bikes (just check out the Ultimate SL it released last week, for example), but the company's latest bike of the week might be the biggest deal we've seen yet.

For just £1849.99 you can buy a Ribble R872 with a complete Shimano Dura-Ace groupset (and yes, before you say anything, we're aware that the photo above shows an R872 with Ultegra). When you put that up against the something like Colnago's new "entry-level" C-RS bike, which will be available with Shimano 105 for £2,200, it's hard to see how Ribble can be making any money with this deal.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.