Boardman Road Pro Carbon SLR review

The Boardman Road Pro Carbon SLR which forms part of the Boardman Elite range

Cycling Weekly Verdict

What about comfort? The rear triangle balances the power from below, with more than enough relief from the svelte chainstays for all-day riding. Achieving the fashionable spacers-free look will be tricky, owing to the short head tube. In fact, so low is the Road Pro Carbon SLR’s front end as standard that those with limited flexibility will be forced to steer clear.

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    Aggressively low front end

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When Chris Boardman created a bike brand in 2007, he brought to bear not only his famous name but also a decade of ‘Secret Squirrel’ Olympic squad know-how.

The inaugural range was aimed at the novice, but over time the market changed. As cycling’s popularity grew, the brand produced higher-specced bikes.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.