Sonny Colbrelli's Merida Reacto: the most 'normal' bike ever to have won Paris-Roubaix?

The aero bike that propelled the Italian to victory in the 'Hell of the North' had an all-standard spec except for the bars

Sonny Colbrelli's Paris-Roubaix bike
(Image credit: Bernard Papon - Pool/Getty Images)

This is the Merida Reacto Team that Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain Victorious) rode to victory at Paris-Roubaix with surprising style and judgement yesterday.

But as he raised it high above his head and we got a closer look, it became clear the bike itself was decidedly unsurprising by comparison.

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