Boardman Air 9.6 Ultegra Di2 Mens Road Bike - 2019


Can be purchased using Cycle to work

The Boardman AIR series has a pretty impressive palmares with multiple Olympic medals under its belt. That made it an exciting challenge to develop for the 2019 range – how do you improve one of the world’s best?

Boardman stuck to the same formula which has proved so successful, but have refined the AIR frameset to make it faster and more real-world rider friendly. With a brand new truncated aerofoil down tube and seat tube, developed as part of an extensive Aero R&D process, the 2019 AIR offers an even faster ride – whichever way the wind is blowing. The 2018 AIR frame, combined with the new T10 aero fork which takes a standard external brake, delivers premium performance with everyday usability.

Aerodynamic performance isn’t much use if the frame doesn’t transfer power to the road efficiently too, but with an oversized PF30 bottom bracket shell and new, tapered box-section chainstays, the AIR frameset makes sure every possible watt makes it to the rear wheel.

Combining their high modulus C10 Carbon AIR frame and forks, a Shimano Ultegra Di2 groupset and Knight Composite TLA 50mm wheels, the Boardman Air 9.6 Ultegra Di2 Mens Road Bike offers a high performance package that’s hard to beat. We’ve refined the AIR’s Olympic Gold medal winning DNA with new truncated aerofoil tube profiles, which means the AIR frame and forks deliver maximum speed for your pedalling power.

The aerodynamically efficient frame is complemented by Knight’s T.E.A.M trailing edge technology. Knight have optimised their rims to reduce separation of airflow over the rear edge of the wheel, causing less turbulence as the air hits the frame and the rider. With a broad range of gears and ultra-precise shifting from the Ultegra Di2 groupset, there’s no excuse for not hitting a PB on the AIR 9.6

  • C10 Carbon AIR Frame and T10 Fork
  • Shimano Ultegra Di2 R8050 Groupset
  • Knight Composites TLA 50mm wheels
  • Vittoria Corsa G+ 25mm tyres
Boardman Elite Frame SizeHeight (inches)Height (cm)
X Small 5'6" to 5'8" 167cm to 172cm
Small 5'8" to 5'10" 172cm to 177cm
Medium 5'10" to 6'0" 177cm to 183cm
Large 6'0" to 6'2" 183cm to 189cm
X Large 6'2" to 6'7" 189cm to 200cm
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Brand Boardman
Type Road Bike
Frame Material Carbon
Number of Gears 22
Gearing Brand Shimano
Gearing Type Electronic
Brake Type Rim Brakes
Pedals Included No
Gender Mens
More Information
Eligible for cycle to work Eligible for cycle to work
Bike Frame Size N/A
Primary Colour No
Brand Boardman
Type Road Bike
Frame Material Carbon
Number of Gears 22
Gearing Brand Shimano
Gearing Type Electronic
Brake Type Rim Brakes
Pedals Included No
Gender Mens
Frame C10 High Modulous Carbon
Forks C10 High Modulous Carbon with tapered steerer
Gear Shifters Shimano Ultegra Di2 ST-R8050
Rear Mech Shimano Ultegra Di2 RD-R8050-SS
Front Mech Shimano Ultegra Di2 R8050
Chainset Shimano Ultegra FC-R8000 - 52/36T
Cassette / Freewheel Shimano Ultegra CS-R8000 11-28T
Chain CN-HG601-11
Bottom Bracket FSA PF30 with 24mm Reducer
Pedals Not Included
Brake Type Caliper Brakes
Front Brake Shimano Ultegra BR-R8000
Rear Brake TRP T741R
Wheel Size 700c
Hubs Knight
Rims Knight Composites TLA 50mm Tubeless
Tyre Size 700x25c
Tyres Vittoria Corsa G+ 25mm
Handlebars Boardman Elite Alloy
Stem Boardman Elite Alloy
Grips Boardman Soft Grip Bartape
Headset FSA No.42 1 1/8" - 1 1/2"
Saddle Fizik Antares R7
Seatpost Boardman Elite AIR Carbon
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