Wilier produce some stunning bikes, and the 0 SLR sits at the
top of the range as their ultralight flagship.
There's no such thing as an 'ordinary' Wilier, and their build
options are particularly versatile, but this takes things to
another level with Lightweight's brilliant new Meilenstein EVO,
bringing tubeless and high modulus carbon fibre to their classic
With all-carbon wheels weighing in at just 1380g per pair, the
total build weight is going to be around the 6.5kg mark. Quite the
Dura-Ace Di2 provides its usual faultlessly slick shifting, and
unusually for an ultralight frame Wilier run the cables internally
(including via their own smart integrated bar and stem). A
CeramicSpeed BB keeps friction to a minimum with incredibly durable
Selle Italia supply a carbon SLR of their own - this time it's
the saddle, another light weight work of art. The C59 weighs in at
only 61g, quite incredible.
That glorious deep blue paint adds a few grams of weight, but
when it looks that fantastic it seems like an acceptable compromise
(Wilier do also offer a matt black option for those looking to
shave every last gram).
photos by Bobby Whittaker
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