Big Seven 300
|Fork||Suntour XCR Air LOR 100mm travel|
|Derailleur||Shimano Alivio / Deore|
|Shifters||Shimano Alivio rapidfire|
|Brake Lever||Tektro Auriga|
|Brakes||Tektro Auriga hydraulic disc brakes - 180mm rotors|
|Chainwheel||Shimano M4000 40-30-22|
|Hubs||Alloy quick release|
|Rim||Merida Big 7 comp D|
|Freewheel||Shimano HG200 11-34|
|Tires||Maxxis Ikon 2.2" Kevlar bead|
|Handlebar Stem||Merida Comp - oversize clamp - 6 degree|
|Handlebar||Merida Pro oversize clamp - 680mm wide - 12mm rise|
|Headset||BC OV Neck|
|Seat Post||Merida Comp - 12mm lay back|
|Saddle||Merida Sport 5|
|Pedal||XC pro alloy|
|Head Tube Angle||70.5||71||71||71||71.5|
|Seat Tube Angle||73.5||73||73||73||72.5|
|Bottom Bracket Drop||45||45||45||45||45|
|Head Tube Length||100||105||115||125||135|
|Stand Over Height||691||734||766||797||826|
Aluminium is, based on its characteristics, like for example low weight, still a highly popular frame material. Through the mechanical shaping process TFS, modern, three dimensional shapes can be realised. The material used: Racelite 6061. Contrary to HFS (’Hydro Forming System’) we use TFS already on entry level frames to improve appearance and functionality.
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.
Specifically designed brake disc dropout at aluminium frames with inte- grated mounting possibility for HEBIE rear stay kickstands. For optimum torsion stiffness also during tough braking – a perceptible safety plus!
A superbly solid and light alloy originally from the aerospace sector. MERIDA subjects this aluminium to an additional heat treatment. Thanks to double-butted wall thicknesses, it perfectly lends itself to the production of light and stiff frames.
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.
The suspension fork and/or the shock unit of your MERIDA bike can be locked directly by moving a lever. This provides an optimum setup e. g. for rides on bumpy surfaces or for powerful sprints – not only during steeper uphill passages!