Made for comfort and efficiency, this road bike is built on a responsive aluminum frame and fork for a snappy feel. A 2×8 Shimano Claris drivetrain gives you ample gearing to spin up the hills and push on the flats. Tektro Dual Pivot Calipers offer sure stopping power in any weather. Sturdy double-wall rims come with 700 by 28 tires for a fast, smooth ride. If you are looking to enter the world of road riding, the Merit 1 is the perfect first experience.