MEC Silhouette Bicycle - Unisex 6001-261
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MEC Silhouette Bicycle - Unisex

6001-261
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Description

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Decked out with dependable Shimano parts and performance-oriented geometry, the 2019 Silhouette got an end-to-end update. An urban bike, with the same frame as the MEC Shadowlands, the component package was selected to offer the best-possible value. Designed to be your daily commuter as well as your weekend touring rig, this bike will go as far are you legs will let you. Outfit it with a rack and panniers and you’ve got yourself a super eco-vehicle for groceries, wine tours, and getting to your day job.

  • Lightweight 7000-series aluminum frame uses butted tubing to keep the weight low.
  • Carbon fibre fork with aluminum steered tube keeps the weight low and improves comfort by absorbing vibrations.
  • Frame design allows for easy installation of an integrated kickstand.
  • 700 x 32mm Continental tires are built for rolling on roads and dirt roads or pathways or light trail use.
  • Shimano hydraulic disc brakes provide good stopping power, even in wet weather.
  • Wide-range gearing features Shimano Alivio front and rear derailleurs.
  • Shimano Alivio 26-36-48T triple crank and 9-speed 11-34T cassette lets you climb steep roads easily.
  • MEC Ergo Lock-on grips reduce pressure on your hands and won't twist around.
  • Wellgo flat pedals can be fitted with toeclips and straps.
  • MEC Carbon seatpost smooths out the ride and reduces the bike's overall weight.
  • Bikes are covered by MEC's Rocksolid Guarantee and Bike Service Agreement. You can bring your bike to any MEC bike shop for free adjustments and minor maintenance for a year after purchase.
  • MEC bikes are designed in Canada. Everything from the frames to the graphics was developed at the MEC Head Office in Vancouver, BC.

Tech specs

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Weight 10.06kg (Medium)
Ideal for
  • Urban cycling
  • Cycle commuting
Frame MEC tapered 7005 aluminum
Fork Carbon with aluminum steerer
Stem MEC Performance 31.8mm 7°
Seatpost MEC carbon
Headset FSA NO. 23/CC Integrated
Handlebars MEC Performance Low-Riser 31.8mm
Grips/tape MEC Ergo Lock-on
Brakes

Mechanical disc brakes are more powerful than rim brakes, but less powerful than hydraulic brakes.

Shimano BR-MT201 (hydraulic disc)
Brake levers Shimano MT201 Disc
Shifters Shimano Alivio SL
Derailleur (front) Shimano Alivio
Derailleur (rear) Shimano Alivio
Crank + rings Shimano Alivio 48-36-26T
Bottom bracket Shimano BB-ES300
Pedals Wellgo Mountain Flats
Hub (front) Shimano Alivio
Hub (rear)

The hub affects a bike’s rolling efficiency. Internally geared hubs require significantly less maintenance.

Shimano Alivio
Cassette

Cassettes with a smaller range allow you to go faster; a bigger range makes climbing hills easier.

Shimano CS-HG300 9-speed 11-34T
Chain Shimano HG53-9
Spokes DT Champion
Rims Alex MD21
Tires Continental Sport Contact Reflex 700 x 32
Saddle MEC Classic
Made in Taiwan