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Endurance & Performance

Ribble Endurance SL R Series

The new Ribble Endurance SL R Series sits atop the Ribble Endurance road bikes range and is world class road platform designed for Endurance riding and racing.

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Endurance SL R Series - Shimano Ultegra Endurance SL R Series - Shimano Ultegra
  • Shimano Ultegra R8000 2x11 Speed .
  • Shimano 50-34T x 11-28T Gearing.
  • Shimano Ultegra R8010 Direct Mount Brakeset.
  • Mavic Aksium Clincher Wheelset.
  • Continental Ultra Sport III 25mm.
  • LEVEL 1 6061 Alloy Handlebar & Stem.
  • Ribble SL Carbon Seatpost with 5mm Offset.
  • Prologo Kappa RS Saddle.
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Endurance SL R Series - Shimano Ultegra Di2 Endurance SL R Series - Shimano Ultegra Di2
  • Shimano Ultegra R8050 Di2 2x11 Speed .
  • Shimano 50-34T x 11-28T Gearing.
  • Shimano Ultegra Direct Mount Brakeset.
  • Mavic Aksium Clincher Wheelset.
  • Continental Ultra Sport III 25mm Tyres.
  • LEVEL 1 6061 Alloy Handlebar & Stem.
  • Ribble SL Carbon Seatpost with 5mm Offset.
  • Prologo Kappa RS Saddle.
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Endurance SL R Series - Shimano Dura Ace Di2 Endurance SL R Series - Shimano Dura Ace Di2
  • Shimano Dura Ace R9150 Di2 2x11 speed.
  • Shimano 50-34T x 11-28T Gearing.
  • Shimano Dura Ace R9010 Direct Mount Brakeset.
  • Mavic Ksyrium Elite UST Wheelset.
  • Continental GP5000 700x25mm Tyres.
  • LEVEL 5 Carbon Integrated Bars & Stem.
  • Ribble SL Carbon Seatpost with 5mm Offset.
  • Fizik Aliante R5, Kium Rail, Saddle.
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Whether it’s your favourite or nemesis ride, you visualise it in your head the night before, you know the roads like the back of your hand, every corner, climb and descent it’s as if you were there already… then press start, click in, change down, you're off, the anticipation as you glide out of town and onto the rolling roads up to the foot of the first climb. The head wind doesn’t bother you “tail wind home" you say to yourself.

As the climb draws near you're conserving energy ready ahead of the first challenge of the day, the climb rolls on and you pass a few riders in their own moment of pain and ecstasy, the gradient steepens but you're feeling good, 100m to go that final push out of the saddle and the PB is yours, the first of many today. Then focus your mind for the rewarding descent, the spoils for your effort unfolds in front of you, swooping down it’s as if you’re on rails, the swish of the tyres and the sound of the wind, at one with the machine.


With its impeccable performance, versatility and a multitude of wheel, component and finishing kit options the Endurance SL and SL R Series can be fine-tuned for all riders of all levels of experience and ability.

The serious racer whether Elite or local hero will appreciate the frames stiffness and power transfer. The built-in aerodynamic tech, builds tipping the scales below the UCI weight limit and disc and caliper brake options mean that the Endurance SL R platform offers a performance advantage in all race situations.

The Endurance rider will benefit from the race bike attributes designed into the frame and will also see gain from the comfort-enhancing and fatigue-reducing features ensuring that they can go further, higher and quicker whether all day Epic or Weekend Gran Fondo.

Fitness and Leisure riders can experience the feeling you only get from a high-end race bike but with the geometry and fit required to achieve a comfortable and efficient riding position. The platform's comfort, stability, handling, and braking performance will inspire confidence making the Endurance SL R the perfect partner as you develop your riding ability. Ride further, comfortably with less fatigue, make light work of hills, as you progress to experience longer rides over more challenging terrain.


The SL R frameset is manufactured from a carefully selected blend of Toray’s T1000 and T800 carbon layered to an exacting specification using an advanced monocoque mould technology incorporating an EPS inner core system which ensures complete consistency of the structural integrity of the fibres and resin throughout the frame. This system also eliminates excess material on the inside of the frame.

Aerodynamics have been a major consideration in the development of the new Endurance SL with the new frameset generating up to 28.5% less drag compared to the previous generation.

  1. Truncated aerofoil down tube
  2. Aero fork blade profile
  3. Truncated aerofoil seat tube and seat post
  4. Internal cable routing
  5. Optional aero one piece cockpit enabling all cables to be routed internally and away from the airflow generating over 40% less drag compared to a conventional bar and stem set up (disc brake version has all cables completely hidden and caliper brake just the front brake cable).

Power transfer and torsional stiffness have been taken into account through the tapered downtube, oversize BB area, and box section chainstays ensuring that your power wattage is efficiently transferred to forward motion. The tapered fork steerer, oversize headtube area and fork profile ensure that front end stiffness is taken care for out of the saddle efforts.

Comfort through road surface impact and vibration absorption is very important in an Endurance bike and the specific shapes and profiles of the seat stays, seat post and carbon cockpit ensure that the Endurance SL is smooth and comfortable over rough road surfaces and long distances.

The SL R frameset has discreet mudguard mounts and tyre clearances for up to 30c tyres ensuring that the Endurance SL R can be ridden in all season and weather conditions.

Custom Colour

You decide the design, we create the bike. Be bold and bright or stealthy as you like. With millions of combinations, you can make a bike unique to you.

Just select customise after choosing your size.

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Endurance SL R Series – Superlight
Using our lightest frameset and some of the lightest available components available, we have created the lightest Ribble bicycle ever put into production. Full carbon Lightweight wheels, a THM carbon chainset and slender Cane Creek EE brakes result in a bike that weighs just 5.4kg. A hill climbing machine.
  • SRAM Red 2 x 11 speed.
  • THM chainset 34/50T, SRAM 11-28T gearing
  • Cane Creek EE direct mount brakeset
  • Lightweight Gipfelsturm Carbon wheelset
  • Level 5 Carbon integrated bars and stem
  • Veloflex Master tubular tyres
  • Selle Italia SLR Tekno saddle
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Endurance SL R Series – Superlight
Endurance SL R-Series Frameset

Our flagship endurance carbon road frameset is the perfect choice for amateur riders and weekend heroes who will appreciate the stiffness, agility and power transfer of this world-class road racing machine.

Frameset includes:
  • Frame & Fork
  • Headset
  • Carbon Seatpost
  • Wedge Seat Clamp
  • Carbon Fork Expander
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Endurance SL R-Series Frameset

To assist you in selecting the correct size simply find you height below. The graphic below illustrates our recommendations so you can be confident that the size you order will be correct.

5' 3" - 5' 5"
160cm - 165cm
5' 5" - 5' 7"
165cm - 170cm
5' 7" - 5' 10"
170cm - 178cm
5' 10" - 6' 1"
178cm - 185cm
6' 1" - 6' 3"
185cm - 191cm
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Sizing &
Ribble Endurance SL R Series
Size XS S M L XL
Rider Height 5'3" - 5'5"
160 - 165cm
5'5" - 5'7"
165 - 170cm
5'7" - 5'10"
170 - 178cm
5'10" - 6'1"
178 - 185cm
6'1" - 6'3"
185 - 191cm
Wheel Size 700C 700C 700C 700C 700C
A - Seat Angle 74.5° 74.0° 73.6° 73.3° 73.0°
B - Top Tube(mm) 520 535 550 570 585
C - Head Angle 71.0° 72.0° 72.5° 73.0° 73.3°
D - Offset (mm) 53 45 45 45 45
E - Head Tube (mm) 110 130 150 170 190
F (mm) 68 68 68 68 68
RC - Chain Stays (mm) 415 415 415 415 415
FC - Front Centre (mm) 581 584 591 598 607
Stack (mm) 498 521 541 562 582
Reach (mm) 382 385 390 396 402
WB - Wheelbase (mm) 982 984 991 999 1007
G - Seat Tube C-Top (mm) 470 490 510 530 550
Frequently Asked
How much does the Endurance SL R Series weigh?

The fully monocoque carbon Toray 800/1000 frame weighs 850g and the matching forks 400g. A full build with Shimano Dura Ace Di2 is approximately 6.8kgs.

What is the warranty on the frame?

The frame carries a 3 year warranty. All other parts have the standard manufacturer's warranty.

What is the tyre clearance?

The SL R Series has clearance for 28mm tyres and 25mm with full length mudguards fitted.

How many bottle cage mounts are there?

There are 2 bottle cage mounts.

What is the maximum rider weight?

We recommend a maximum rider weight of 100kgs (224lbs).

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Does it take mudguards?

Yes, there are mounts for fitting mudguards.

What type of bottom bracket does the frame require?

The BB shell is PF86.

What size seatpost does the SL R Series require?

The semi-aero seatpost is exclusive to the SL R Series and is supplied with the bike.

What type of front derailleur does the frame require?

The derailleur is a braze on.

Can I fit a rack?

No, the frame does not have rack mounts.

What brakes fit this frame?

The frame takes direct mount callipers.

Are the axles quick release or thru axle?

They are standard 9mm quick release axles.

Is the bike supplied with pedals?

Due to the many different systems people use we do not supply pedals with bikes but you can find a great array of pedals here.

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Kevin P
I love this bike. It is exactly what I was looking for after my Canyon Aeroad was totaled in a collision with a pick-up truck in the USA (I live there). Stiff and fast with just enough compliance in the back end for smoothing out the ever present crap roads in PA. Thank you Ribble!!
Fantastic looking bike, rides very well. Disappointed that water bottle holders didn't come assembled, gear changing can be a little loud at times.
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The new Ribble Endurance SL R is a very good bike, a looker with some very sensible design features backed up by good handling and an abundance of speed and comfort - 4/5

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