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MEC Silhouette Step-Through Bicycle - Unisex


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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

Weight11.45kg (Medium)
Ideal for
  • Urban cycling
  • Cycle commuting
FrameMEC tapered 7005 aluminum
ForkCarbon with aluminum steerer
StemMEC Performance 31.8mm 7°
SeatpostMEC carbon
HeadsetFSA NO. 23/CC Integrated
HandlebarsMEC Performance Low-Riser 31.8mm
Grips/tapeMEC Ergo Lock-on
  • Shimano BR-MT201 (hydraulic disc)
Brake leversShimano MT201 Disc
ShiftersShimano Alivio SL
Derailleur (front)Shimano Alivio
Derailleur (rear)Shimano Alivio
Crank + ringsShimano Alivio 48-36-26T
Bottom bracketShimano BB-ES300
PedalsWellgo Mountain flat
Hub (front)Shimano Alivio
Shimano Alivio
Shimano CS-HG300 9-speed 11-34T
ChainShimano HG53-9
SpokesDT Champion
RimsAlex MD21
  • Continental Sport Contact Reflex 700 x 32
SaddleMEC Classic
Made inTaiwan


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