Mekk Poggio 2.6 review

We put the mid-range Mekk Poggio 2.6 through its paces

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Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Mekk Poggio 2.6 comes with an excellent frame that gives great power transfer while still being smooth over rough roads. However, it is a little let down by the heavy wheels and narrow tyres.

Reasons to buy
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    Excellent frame

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    Great power transfer

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    Smooth over rough roads

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    11-32t cassette helps in the hills

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    Balanced position

Reasons to avoid
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    Heavy wheels

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    Non-series Shimano brakes

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    Narrow tyres

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The Mekk Poggio 2.6 has been redesign for 2016, with the British company going right back to the drawing board. Aimed squarely at the Gran Fondo/sportive scene, this bike sits in the middle of Mekk's endurance bike range.


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James Bracey

James Bracey's career has seen him move from geography teacher, to MBR writer, to Cycling Weekly's senior tech writer and video presenter. He possesses an in-depth knowledge of bicycle mechanics, as well as bike fit and coaching qualifications. Bracey enjoys all manner of cycling, from road to gravel and mountain biking.