It's right for you if...
You're after a practical bike that can get you started out with road cycling. The Strela sport is certainly capable of delivering an excellent ride quality, and the components, while not as lightweight or aerodynamic as more expensive components, will not be found lacking in terms of durability.
HYDROFORMED ALLOY TUBING
Aluminium is a trusted frame material that has been used by road cyclists for decades. It is known for being stiff enough for efficient power transfer but also good enough at absorbing road vibrations to prevent unnecessary fatigue. The use of hydroformed alloy tubing accentuates these positive qualities, helping create a ride quality similar to that of a far more expensive bike.
Most of the finishing kit - seatpost, stem, bars - is provided by Sector Components. Sector is the in-house brand of Silverback, so you won't see their products anywhere else, and it means that Silverback can get you a better deal than some other brands. Silverback, as an overall company, won the German Brand of the Year award in 2016 so the quality of their in-house brands should also be trusted.
The geometry of the Strela is relatively relaxed as far as road bikes go. Silverback set it up as an entry level bike as opposed to an aggressive race bike. However, you'll still feel completely in control with the steep-ish head tube angles allowing for a responsive front end.
Why you'll love it
The final word
The Strela Sport makes for a great entry level bike, with potential for you to make your own upgrades on parts. It rides and looks like a more expensive bike, so in terms of value for money, you won't go wrong.
|crankset||Shimano Sora FC-R3000, 50/34t, (XXS/XS: 165mm; S: 170mm; M/L/XL/XXL 175mm)|
|cassette||Shimano CS-HG400-9, 9 speed, 11-25t|
|rear derailleur||Shimano Sora RD-R3000|
|front derailleur||Shimano Sora FD-R3000, Double, Braze-on FD clamp black|
|shifters||Shimano Sora ST-R3000, 2x9 speed|
|fork||Silverback Carbon Fork, Tapered 1-1/8"-1.5" Alloy Steerer|
|rear hub||Shimano FH-RS300|
|front hub||Shimano HB-RS300|
|rims||Sector Alloy Double Wall, 32H, Black|
|tyres||Kenda 700x25c black|
|seatpost||Sector Alloy, Dia 27.2mm (300mm for xxs, 350mm for all other sizes)|
|saddle||Sector Black Steel Rails|
|handlebar||Sector Arc, Butted Alloy, Short Drop Bar System, Dia 31.8mm (XXS:360mm, XS/S: 380mm M/L: 400mm, XL: 420mm, XXL: 440mm)|
|stem||Sector Alloy, 7 degree, Dia 31.8mm. (XXS/XS/S: 80mm, M/L: 90mm, XL: 100mm, XXL: 110mm)|
|frame||Silverback Engineered Custom Butted 6061 Aluminium, Tapered 1-1/8"-1.5" Headtube, Integrated Headset, Semi Smooth welds, 130mm QR dropouts, SB formed stays, Replaceable alloy hanger|
|brake set||Shimano Sora BR-R3000 calipers|
*All specifications listed are subject to change without notice.
|Crankset||Shimano Sora FC-R3000, 50/34t, (XXS/XS: 165mm; S: 170mm; M/L/XL/XXL 175mm)|
|Cassette||Shimano CS-HG400-9, 9 speed, 11-25t|
|Rear Derailleur||Shimano Sora RD-R3000|
|Front Derailleur||Shimano Sora FD-R3000, Double, Braze-on FD clamp black|
|Shifters||Shimano Sora ST-R3000, 2x9 speed|
|Fork||Silverback Carbon Fork, Tapered 1-1/8"-1.5" Alloy Steerer|
|REAR HUB||Shimano FH-RS300|
|FRONT HUB||Shimano HB-RS300|
|RIMS||Sector Alloy Double Wall, 32H, Black|
|TYRES||Kenda 700x25c black|
|Seatpost||Sector Alloy, Dia 27.2mm (300mm for xxs, 350mm for all other sizes)|
|Saddle||Sector Black Steel Rails|
|Handlebar||Sector Arc, Butted Alloy, Short Drop Bar System, Dia 31.8mm (XXS:360mm, XS/S: 380mm M/L: 400mm, XL: 420mm, XXL: 440mm)|
|Stem||Sector Alloy, 7 degree, Dia 31.8mm. (XXS/XS/S: 80mm, M/L: 90mm, XL: 100mm, XXL: 110mm)|
|FRAME||Silverback Engineered Custom Butted 6061 Aluminium, Tapered 1-1/8"-1.5" Headtube, Integrated Headset, Semi Smooth welds, 130mm QR dropouts, SB formed stays, Replaceable alloy hanger|
|BRAKE SET||Shimano Sora BR-R3000 calipers|
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