Merida Scultura Comp 904 review

Merida Scultura Comp 904
Cycling Weekly Verdict

As a whole package, it's a very capable bike and a great platform for a budget road racer. Yes, the finishing kit and brake calipers are down at the budget end of things but a compromise needs to be struck somewhere and it wasn't in the frameset. If you are going to struggle to squeeze a pricier ride past the financial controller then this is a solid bike to upgrade.

Reasons to buy
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    Great value for money

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Reasons to avoid
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    Not much

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Assuming you're an avid CW reader, you'll recall we last cast our eyes over Merida back in February, when it launched its new Lampre-Merida WorldTour team stable of bikes.

Knowing it can take a while to go from presentation to production, we decided to get astride its Scultura Comp 904.

Sitting midway in Merida's ‘Road Race' range, the Scultura Comp 904 is one of four options all sharing the same carbon monocoque frame platform.

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