Rui Costa's Merida Scultura

Published on April 9th 2016


The Portugese national champ gets to ride one of the lightest production frames around. Subscribe to GCN: Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN store! Sign up to the GCN newsletter: Back in 2015, Merida re-designed their lightweight Scultura - not only in a bid to make it even lighter, but also to add aerodynamic efficiency to the tube shapes. It's enough to make 2013 World Champion Rui Costa make it his bike of choice in 2016. The drivetrain is a mixture of Shimano and ROTOR components, with the Spanish company also providing the power meter. Fulcrum supply the wheels, and FSA offer the bar/stem combination and the seatpost. Topping things off is a Prologo Nago saddle Watch more on GCN... Does crank length matter? ▶︎ Buy GCN winter kit, casual wear and accessories in the GCN Shop: Buy GCN Santini kit - USA: Rest of World: Music: Andrew Britton , David Goldsmith - Chic Junk