Eddy Merckx EMX-525 frame and fork

Eddy Merckx Cycles has launched the EMX-525 for the 2013 season, the bike that will be used by the Belgian Topsport Vlaanderen-Mercator Pro Cycling Team.

The aerodynamic carbon-fibre EMX-525 has been designed with electric shifting groupsets in mind and boasts numerous features that are bang up-to-date such as the ‘integrated’ fork that gives the front end a very clean set of lines.

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The stays are asymmetrical to distribute pedalling forces evenly. Also included is an aero seatpost.

Overall, the design is striking with flowing lines matched to angular sections to create a bike that certainly looks different to competitors’ offerings.

It will be available in red/white/carbon and black/white/carbon in sizes 48, 50, 52, 54, 56, 58 and 60cm.

Price for the frame and fork is £2,899.99. A complete bike built with Shimano Ultegra Di2 groupset and Fulcrum Racing Quattro wheelset costs £4,499.99.

Contact: www.i-ride.co.uk

Eddy Merckx EMX-525

Complete bike with Shimano Ultegra Di2