|Colors||matt black (signal green)|
|Fork||Rock Shox Revelation 130mm travel, Remote lockout, 15mm bolt through, tapered steerer|
|Shock||Rock Shox Monarch RL|
|Derailleur||Shimano XT / XT Shadow+|
|Brake Lever||Shimano XT|
|Brakes||Shimano XT hydraulic disc brakes - 180mm rotors with Ice-Tech|
|Chainwheel||Shimano XT 36-26|
|Hubs||Shimano XT 15mm front and 12mm rear|
|Rim||SunRingle Helix TR (supplied with valve and sealant for conversion to tubeless)|
|Freewheel||Shimano XT 11-40|
|Tires||Schwalbe Nobi Nic 2.25" PSC|
|Handlebar Stem||FSA Afterburner - oversize clamp - 6 degree|
|Handlebar||Merida Pro oversize clamp - 740mm wide - 12mm rise|
|Headset||Big Conoid S-bearing neck|
|Seat Post||PRC Carbon superlite - in line|
|Saddle||Selle Italia SL|
|Head Tube Angle||68||68||68|
|Seat Tube Angle||74.5||74.5||74.5|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||25||25||25|
|Head Tube Length||105||110||120|
|Stand Over Height||707||732||756|
The best of two worlds: externally shaped head tube with bigger diameter at the bottom and weight saving smaller diameter at the top. ‘X-Taper Headtubes’ always come with tapered forks or correct adapters fitted. Result: superb stiffness and precise steering even in the toughest conditions without increasing the weight of the frame unnecessarily.
Due to a large cable exit in the down tube, “Down Tube Exit” additionally puts an end to awkward handling of internally routed cables.
Rear suspension often causes problems with the rear shifting cable (e.g. formation of loops, abrasion/friction, undesired shifting) which are caused by movement during compression. Thanks to a double break via special sleeves (“Double Stop”), MERIDA keeps the defined cable length constant.
This rear end construction features a “floating” shock: The lower mount moves together with the system and offers very sensitive response characteristics. In addition, engineers are able to influence transmission ratio and progression in an optimal way. In practice, a “Float Link” rear end feels like having more travel than it actually does. Finally, the omission of the shock mount in the main frame provides a clean look.
Elaborately shaped frame designs with special inlets and outlets for internally routed brake and/or shifter cables. “Clean” in a double sense: The bike looks uncluttered while the cables are protected effectively from moisture and dirt.
Besides top functionality, MERIDA frames also have to offer a convincing visual appearance. The second welding process during Smooth Welding evens the connecting welding seam – an elaborate concept for a brilliant look without compromises to stability.
MERIDA’s premium alloy represents extremely durable and light aluminium of high-end quality. Triple-butted wall thicknesses result not only in exciting frame designs: First of all, they offer an optimum Stiffness-to-Weight (STW) ratio.
The mechanical TFS process works from the outside to the inside. In contrast, the complex Hydroforming concept shapes the frame by pushing hot oil under hydraulic high pressure from the inside to the outside. Material: Prolite 66 aluminium.
The performance of fullsuspension MTB chassis changes with the frame size? Not at MERIDA – due to the “M.O.R.E Suspension” technology (“MERIDA Optimized Ride Engineering”)! Up to 120 mm travel, this concept marks all of our fullies designed as supported single-pivot constructions. Impressive result: Equally brilliant kinematics and drivetrain-neutrality in all frame sizes.
The friction-free alignment of the brake calliper is considerably eased by direct mounting of the post-mount calliper at the rear dropout. Adaptable to different brake disc sizes thanks to the utilization of differently dimensioned adapters.
The suspension fork and/or the shock unit of your MERIDA bike can be locked comfortably from the handlebar via remote lockout. An ideal feature especially for (racing) bikers who require super-fast switching between open and locked mode.
This torsion-resistant thru axle with a diameter of 12 mm is used for broad 142 mm rear stays. It delights with perceptible increase of stiffness, tool-free wheel mounting and an always ideal brake rotor position.