The Teammachine SLR Three.

First Pictures: BMC Announce Lighter, More Aero 2021 TeamMachine Range

Celebrating the tenth anniversary of their premium road offering, BMC have launched the 2021 Teammachine range.

Lighter and aero optimised, the downtube features a greater overall surface with reduced edges and improved lateral stiffness. There is a redesigned fork, new integrated cockpit system, D-shaped seat tube and wider bottom bracket. The build will accomodate 30mm tyres and the entire range is only available in disc build.

The top model, the Teammachine SLR01 ONE, is fitted with SRAM Red and listed as weighing just 6.57kg. The range extends through to the Teammachine SLR TWO, which is fitted with Shimano Ultegra Di2, weighs in at 7.69kg.

BMC say they have used in-house software to create thousands of virtual prototypes to identify the best combination of overall shape and layup. The new Teammachine SLR features a wider bottom bracket contact area provided by a revised downtube shape. On the front end, the headtube, fork and steerer have also been refined “for responsiveness and agility”, say BMC.

The Teammachine SLR01 Four.
The Teammachine SLR01 Four with Shimano Ultegra.

Weight Matters

The bike features a new D-shape seatpost and optimised carbon layups with minimalistic paint to reduce the overall weight. BMC say they have shaved a total of 160 grams or 9% compared to the previous generation Teammachine while still adding aerodynamics. 

Starting from the fork and BMC say they have recalculated shapes, layups and the stealth dropout design to accomplish a lower weight of 345gr while also making the fork stiffer and more aero.

By further developing their Integrated Cockpit System, BMC have reduced the weight of the complete frameset – the frame is listed as weighing in at 820gr (in size M), with a 185gr carbon seatpost. 

The new carbon cockpit, a one-piece stem and handlebar element, weighs 305 grams, 30% lighter than the more traditional cockpit and one of the lightest on the market, say the company. This will be available in six lengths (from 90 to 140mm) and with two computer mounts that are thread adjustable in length and fit most computers.

The new BMC Teammachine SLR 01 One.
The new BMC Teammachine SLR 01 One with SRAM Red Etap.

More Aero

Bringing it all together and BMC say the integrated cockpit, new seatpost, combined with newly designed downtube and fork help create a more aero build and “the ultimate all-round race weapon”.

A crucial element to aerodynamic performance, the fork has been totally reshaped, based on the outcome of the ACE+ software and the learnings of the developments of the Timemachine Road platform. It comes with flatter blades truncated at the back and a stealth dropout design with an integrated thru axle nut.

The Teammachine SLR One
The Teammachine SLR One

Sizing, Models & Pricing

The new Teammachine SLR is offered in the following models: Teammachine SLR 01, Teammachine SLR and Teammachine SLR 01 modules. Sizes 47, 51, 54, 56, 58 and 61cm.




Teammachine SLR01 ONE SRAM Red


Teammachine SLR01 TWO Dura Ace


Teammachine SLR01 THREE SRAM Force Etap


Teammachine SLR01 FOUR Ultegra Di2


Teammachine SLR01 MOD


Teammachine SLR01 MOD




Teammachine SLR ONE SRAM Force AXS


Teammachine SLR TWO Shimano Ultegra Di2


Teammachine SLR THREE Shimano Ultegra


Teammachine SLR FOUR Shimano 105



The Teammachine SLR Three.
The Teammachine SLR Three with Shimano Ultegra.


Teammachine SLR01 Specifications


• Teammachine SLR 01 premium ACE carbon frame with Aerocore design, Tuned Compliance Concept Race

• Teammachine SLR 01 premium ACE carbon fork with Aerocore design, Tuned Compliance Concept Rac

• Teammachine SLR 01 premium ACE carbon D-shape seatpost

Teammachine SLR01 features Integrated Cockpit System (ICS) technology to deliver a completely integrated cockpit and cable routing. ICS technology requires a specific fork design, easily identified by the rectangular steerer.*


47, 51, 54, 56, 58, 61

Frame Weight

820 g

Fork Weight

345 g

Seatpost Weight

185 g


Cockpit Configurations

ICS Carbon Cockpit Superlight Integrated Cockpit System

• One-piece design optimised for low weight and stiffness

• Integrated computer mount (Garmin and Wahoo compatible with provided inserts)

• Handlebar reach/drop: 67/127 mm

• Stem angle: -15 ̊

• Handlebar reach/drop and stem angle are the same for every ICS carbon cockpit

• Bar width & stem length: 400×90 mm, 420×100 mm, 420×110 mm, 420×120 mm

• 305 g (complete cockpit)

ICS2 with RAB02 Bar

• Premium, 2nd generation Integrated Cockpit System stem with internal cable routing and easy fit adjustment

• Two piece system

• Integrated computer mount (Garmin and Wahoo compatible with provided inserts)

• Handlebar reach/drop: 70/125 mm (RAB02)

• Stem angle: -15 ̊ • 185 g (stem)

Technical Details

• Aerocore: aerodynamic featherweight carbon bottle cage system

• Downtube bottle cage

• Seat-tube bottle cage

• Stealth cable management

• Integrated seat clamp

• Easy access Di2 junction box integrated in downtube

• Stealth droputs with dedicated stealth thru-axles.

Frame, Fork and Seatpost

• ICS specific fork with tapered steerer 1−1/8” a 1−1/2”, flat mount disc brake (160 mm only)

• Compatible with electronic groupsets only

• PF86 bottom bracket

• D-Shape seatpost

• Braze-on front derailleur mount

• Replaceable ultra light sandwich rear derailleur hanger


• Front brake: flat mount, 160 mm rotors only

• Rear brake: flat mount, 140/160 mm rotors

Wheels and Axles

• Designed for 25 mm, maximum tire clearance 30 mm (actual measured width)

• Front STEALTH thru-axle:
12×100 mm (diameter/frame spacing)

• Rear STEALTH thru-axle:
12×142 mm (diameter/frame spacing)


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