Free 2-Day Shipping on Orders Over $50*

Detail Images

  • Boardman Bikes - Cable Routing
  • Boardman Bikes - Dropout
  • Boardman Bikes - Fork
  • Boardman Bikes - 3/4 Back
  • Boardman Bikes - Side
  • Boardman Bikes - Side
  • Boardman Bikes - Logo
  • Boardman Bikes - Bottom Bracket
  • Boardman Bikes - Seat Tube / Seat Stay
  • Boardman Bikes - Elite SLR Endurance 9.8 Road Frameset - 2016 - Gloss Black & Platinum
  • Boardman Bikes - Cable Routing -
  • Boardman Bikes - Dropout -
  • Boardman Bikes - Fork -
  • Boardman Bikes - 3/4 Back -
  • Boardman Bikes - Side -
  • Boardman Bikes - Side -
  • Boardman Bikes - Logo -
  • Boardman Bikes - Bottom Bracket  -
  • Boardman Bikes - Seat Tube / Seat Stay -

Current Color

  • Boardman Bikes - Elite SLR Endurance 9.8 Road Frameset - 2016 - Gloss Black & Platinum

Boardman Bikes Elite SLR Endurance 9.8 Road Frameset - 2016

sale $1599.99 $1999.9920% Off

Free 2-Day shipping on orders over $50*

Select your style & size:

Find your size
|

Note: Actual inseam is not the same as pant inseam.How to measure

Recommended Size

We recommend a size in this bike.

EditMore details

Our size calculator is a starting point for finding the right size for you. To get personal advice talk to one of our fit experts at 1.888.276.7130 or chat now

Select options
  • Select options
    • Gloss Black & Platinum, XXS
      sale $1599.99
    • Gloss Black & Platinum, XS
      sale $1599.99
    • Gloss Black & Platinum, S
      sale $1599.99
    • Gloss Black & Platinum, M
      sale $1599.99
    • Gloss Black & Platinum, L
      sale $1599.99
    • Gloss Black & Platinum, XL
      sale $1599.99
    • Gloss Black & Platinum, XXL
      sale $1599.99
    551

    1 Review

    Details

    Long-mile speed.

    For 2016, Boardman's SLR Endurance line breaks free from its former SLS gran fondo neighborhood and heads over to the SLR's sleek racing high-rise. While lightweight carbon construction means the Elite SLR Endurance 9.8 Road Frameset is bred to race, its more upright geometry gives the bike versatility to cover a wide range of courses, so gone are the days of having to choose between long-mile comfort and race-worthy efficiency.

    We're happy that Boardman is finally broadcasting the SLR Endurance frame's capabilities rather than tucking it away in the SLS line where it tended to be unnecessarily — and unfairly — relegated to sportive duties. The SLR Endurance chassis consists of a targeted lay-up of Boardman's C10 carbon fiber, balancing considerations of stiffness, price, and the ability to erase road noise, chip-seal chatter, cobbles, and gravel road feedback for a ride that's not just limited to well-groomed tarmac.

    The SLR Endurance's post-tarmac pedigree also owes a debt to the frame's geometry, which mirrors the outgoing SLS. Compared to the standard SLR, the endurance model has a shorter head tube and longer chainstays (by about 20 and 5mm, respectively) for a longer, more centered wheelbase that increases stability across less than ideal surfaces. It's also got a higher stack and shorter reach, dimensions that benefit the recreational cyclist or the racer who recognizes the value of a comfortable ride position in events that last longer than 50 minutes spent circling a business park.

    These variations are also good news for those of us whose height means that there's always a gap between sleeves and gloves, tights and booties. The SLR Endurance's geometry means tall cyclists don't have to add a comical expanse of spacers up front in order to accommodate a higher saddle, so fittings are no longer a question of an uncomfortably slammed, track-inspired cockpit or an unsightly spacer stack.

    Finally, while many cyclists would rather just get on with the ride, still many others are as interested in a frame's looks, and Boardman re-worked the paint schemes of its entire line to appeal to the aesthetically minded cyclist. While other frames in the new SLR Endurance line showcase a level of colorful flamboyancy that we don't typically associate with Boardman Bikes, the 9.8 Frameset eschews look-at-me flair in favor of a style that's understated, classic, and timeless.

    • Item #BMB001B

    Tech Specs

    Frame Material
    C10 carbon fiber
    Wheel Size
    700 c
    Fork
    SLR Endurance
    Fork Material
    carbon fiber
    Headset Included
    yes, FSA No. 42 tapered
    Bottom Bracket Type
    PressFit 30
    Cable Routing
    internal
    Front Derailleur Mount
    braze-on
    Brake Type
    rim
    Claimed Weight
    [size medium] 850 g
    Recommended Use
    road endurance
    Manufacturer Warranty
    3 years

    Tech Specs

    • Reviews
    • Q & A

    What do you think about this product?

    Have questions about this product?

    I'm on board, man!

    • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

    This bike is still new to me and I have only put about 85 miles on it so far. Just completed a 50+ mile ride last week and I have to say it is impressive. If you had asked me prior to that if I knew what a smooth ride was I would have said yes, but I was wrong. This is what smooth is. Competitive Cyclist staff were professional and helpful. The bike arrived well packed and protected. I just wish I had known to purchase the Di2 charger ahead of time.

    I'm on board, man!