Boardman SLR 8.6 Women's

Boardman SLR 8.6 Women's

Key Features:

  • Hidden weld aluminium frame
  • Full carbon fork
  • Shimano Claris gears
  • Triple-butted 6061 alloy frame
  • Vittoria Zaffiro tyres

Our Verdict: The Boardman SLR 8.6 Women's is a high-performance road bike that offers excellent value for money. With its lightweight frame, carbon fork, and reliable Shimano Claris gears, this bike delivers a fast and comfortable ride. The triple-butted alloy frame ensures stiffness and efficiency, while the Vittoria Zaffiro tyres provide grip and puncture protection. Overall, this bike is a great choice for female riders looking for a quality road bike.

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Searching for a women's road bike that delivers exceptional performance at an affordable price? The Boardman SLR 8.6 Women's is engineered for female riders seeking lightweight speed and efficiency mile after mile.

Built for Efficiency, Comfort and Stability

At the core of the SLR 8.6 Women's is a responsive triple-butted aluminium frame and carbon fork that soak up vibrations and boost power transfer. The geometry provides a perfect blend of speed and comfort thanks to a slightly shorter reach, narrower bars and women's-specific touchpoints.

Shimano Claris shifting ensures seamless gear changes across rolling terrain. Vittoria Zaffiro tyres and powerful alloy brakes deliver confidence-inspiring traction and modulation in variable conditions. With rack mounts for versatility, this bike truly empowers you to seek out new roads and challenges.

Engineered for Female Riders

Every detail of the SLR 8.6 Women's is optimized for female riders. Custom crank lengths, a tailored carbon saddle, and narrower bars enhance comfort, efficiency and control.

This bike is designed to help you find your limit - then surpass it. Accelerate with ease up climbs, carve corners with precision on descents and find your flow mile after mile. Wherever the road takes you, the SLR 8.6 Women's delivers an incredible riding experience.

Take Your Riding to New Heights

Experience the sheer thrill of pushing your boundaries aboard the Boardman SLR 8.6 Women's. Find your flow on this bike engineered to help female riders unlock new distances and achieve their cycling goals. Discover your potential - the open road awaits.

Technical Specifications

  • Frame: Triple Butted 6061 X7 Aluminium with hidden welds
  • Fork: C7 Carbon
  • Headset: FSA no.10, 1 1/8”, Semi Integrated
  • Bottom Bracket: Square Taper 68x118mm
  • Cranks: FSA Tempo Compact, 50-34
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano Claris, double, 31.8mm clamp
  • Rear Derailleur: Shimano Claris, 8 speed, short cage
  • Shifter: Shimano Claris 2x8
  • Front Brake: Tektro R315, long arm
  • Cassette: Shimano HG50, 8 speed, 11-32
  • Chain: KMC Z8
  • Saddle: Boardman SLR Women's
  • Seat Post: Boardman Alloy, 27.2mm
  • Stem: Boardman Alloy, 31.8mm clamp
  • Handlebar: Boardman Alloy, 31.8mm clamp, 75mm reach, 120mm drop
  • Handlebar Tape: Boardman Soft-grip
  • Pedals: Toe strap road, 9/16”
  • Weight: Approx. 10kg
  • Wheelset: Boardman SLR Tubeless Ready
  • Hubs: Formula RB-31 front, RB-30 rear
  • Rims: Boardman SLR Tubeless Ready - 28h
  • Tyre: Vittoria Zaffiro, 700c x 25mm


"I've been using the SLR 8.6 Women's for a few months now and I couldn't be happier. The bike's performance is outstanding, and it's incredibly comfortable to ride for long distances. Highly recommended!" 

"As a beginner road cyclist, I was looking for a reliable bike that wouldn't break the bank. The SLR 8.6 Women's exceeded my expectations. It handles beautifully and the gear shifts are smooth. I can't wait to go on more adventures with this bike!" 

The Boardman SLR 8.6 Women's is a top-of-the-line road bike that offers exceptional performance, comfort, and versatility. Whether you're a novice rider or an experienced cyclist, this bike is sure to impress. With its advanced technology, superior components, and female-specific design, it's a statement of quality and commitment to providing the best riding experience possible. So don't wait any longer – hop on the SLR 8.6 Women's and elevate your riding today!