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Merida Reacto Team-E

Abike that comes painted up in WorldTour team colours needs to deliver the performance to match, and for the most part the Merida Reacto Team-E lives up to its colourful billing.

In truth, the paintjob on this bike most closely matches last year’s Bahrain McLaren team colours. Since then, the team has morphed into Bahrain Victorious and the orange jerseys have changed to be mostly red. Still, the orange paintjob is attractive without being garish, and you’ll simply be going too fast for anyone to notice the now outdated ‘Bahrain McLaren’ written along the top tube.

Speedy by design

The Reacto has always

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