33% off Bianchi Via Nirone 7 Allroad Sora Gravel Bike


Grab this gravel bike for just £699

If you're looking for a gravel bike or even just a comfier winter steed, this Bianchi Via Nirone 7 will be perfect.

Bianchi Via Nirone 7 AllRoad Sora Gravel Bike
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Gravel bikes might seem like a bit of an N+1 dream if you don't live in a particularly good gravel area, but we're seeing a lot of gravel bikes popping up as winter bikes. The shift in popularity is due to a number of great features that gravel bikes boast. 

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Firstly, many gravel bikes offer a much more relaxed riding position to give you more comfort over difficult terrain and longer rides. They also have space for nice wide tyres which not only offer better traction over loose and wet ground, but also a much more cushioned ride on the road that isn't a whole lot slower.

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If you've been doing a lot of road riding over the summer then throwing in some off-road sections during the winter can help to keep the fun in cycling and allow you to explore new roads and link up trails.

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The Via Nirone 7 has a lightweight aluminium frame and a carbon fork. Using the bike as a commuter is also possible as it has mudguard mounts to keep you cleaner on the way into work.

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Shifting is taken care of by Shimano's Sora R3000 9-speed shifters and mechs. They're smooth and accurate, with a lovely low-end gear ratio of 50/34 chainrings and an 11-34 cassette. That should see you up any hill, even with winter form!

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At just £699, this is a great option for giving gravel riding a try.

Bianchi Via Nirone 7 AllRoad Sora Gravel Bike
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About Bianchi

Italian brand Bianchi has a rich history in competitive cycling and is recognised within the bike industry as a high-performance bicycle company that is characterised by product-driven technology, classic Italian design and an iconic global appeal thanks to its distinctive celeste colour. Today Bianchi offers a comprehensive range of bicycles including high-tech ultra-light carbon fibre road bikes, competitive hardtail & full-suspension mountain bikes, city bikes and E-Bikes. Bianchi believes the frame is the heart of the bicycle and is constantly investing in material technology with the aim to produce the best bikes in the world. All frames are designed and developed at Bianchi headquarters in Treviglio (Bergamo, Italy) as well as all graphics and colour combinations including that famous Bianchi Celeste colour.

About Merlin Cycles

Merlin Cycles was initially a mail-order business started in June 1993 by John Moss in the spare bedroom of his house in Whittle Le Woods near Chorley. A few months later the company opened a shop premises in Ormskirk, Lancashire. In 1998 Merlin Cycles moved to larger shop premises in Leyland.

Merlin Cycles spent ten years on the Leyland premises. During this time they began designing their own mountain bikes, including the Rock Lobster steel hardtails and then the Malt aluminium hardtails.

From an original concentration on the UK mountain bike market, recent years has seen the company switch to catering equally for the increasing road cycling market. In 2008 the company moved to their current shop, warehouse and office premises in Buckshaw Village, Chorley.

In 2012 Merlin Cycles began as the sole importer of Dutch-based bike company Sensa. Merlin Cycles now have an exclusive UK deal with Sensa.

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