eSPRESSO 500 EQ

eSPRESSO 500 EQ

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eSPRESSO 500 EQ

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frame eSPRESSO LITE
  • XS(L)-S(L)-M(L)-L(L)
color MATT-BLACK (NEON YELLOW)
  • Coil
  • 63mm suspension travel
display Shimano SC-E6100
battery lock Abus key
derailleur (r) Shimano Deore Shadow+
derailleur (f) no
shifter front no
brake lever attached
shifter rear Shimano Deore
brake front Shimano MT-200
brake rear Shimano MT-200
chain KMC X10e
crank size Shimano FC-E6100
  • 100x15mm width front hub
  • 32 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 142x12mm width rear hub
  • 36 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 20mm inner width
  • 11-42 teeth
  • 10 speed
  • 622-42
  • reflective stripe
  • 622-42
  • reflective stripe
spokes Black stainless
  • 31.8mm diameter
  • 17° stem angle
  • 660mm width
  • 15mm rise
headset Merida 2346 Neck
  • 30.9mm diameter
  • 15mm setback
saddle MERIDA Comfort
fender Sunnywheel SW-FA 513
carrier Racktime 060889-001-D RT Merida Shine evo
kickstand CL-KA98

weighed at medium size

Bike Frame Geometry Image
Frame Size XS S M L
Tire Sizes 28" 28" 28" 28"
Frame Size CM 43 47 51 55
ST seat tube [mm] 430 470 510 550
TT top tube [mm] 565 580 590 610
CS chain stay length [mm] 475 475 475 475
HTA head tube angle [°] 70.5 71 71 71.5
STA seat tube angle [°] 74 73.5 73.5 73
BD bottom bracked drop [mm] 70 70 70 70
HT head tube [mm] 130 140 155 175
FL fork length [mm] 477 477 477 477
R reach [mm] 385 391 397 404
S stack [mm] 627 638 653 674
WB wheel base [mm] 1101 1105 1116 1124
SH stand over height [mm] 723 757 792 827
Body Height Cm < 160 155 - 170 161 - 180 171 - 190

Highlights

HFS-hydroforming Prolite 66 triple butted aluminium frame based around fast rolling 700c wheels and with commuting and leisure riding in mind. A higher front end and a compact geometry make for a more upright and extremely comfortable riding position. Comes equipped with mudguards, rear rack, side stand, lock and lights.

We feature internal cable routing on all our eSPRESSO models. Cables are routed through the frame, entering and exiting through smooth sockets. Only a clever system for our internal guiding and fixing guarantees reliable and rattle free routing and gives the bike a cleaner look.

In our eSPRESSO range, you can choose between the classic diamond or the extra low step-through (yet super torsionally stiff) frame so that you can find the ideal bike for your preferences. We also offer a variety of different motor and battery combinations in our eSPRESSO range giving you even more choice to select the perfect eSPRESSO for your needs.

Tapered head tube with 1 1/8" bearings in the top and 1 1/2" in the bottom. Combined with a tapered steerer tube (the respective part on the fork) creates superb stiffness and precise confidence-inspiring steering.

‘K-mount’ featuring bikes have fixing points on the chain stays to fit a MERIDA kickstand while ‘C-mount’ equipped bikes have the fixing point for the rear rack (carrier) integrated. ‘F-mount’ equipped bikes have the fixing points for the mudguards (fenders) already integrated.

The whole range rides on fast rolling 700c wheels, ideal for rides on roads, lanes and smooth tracks. We fit tyres with reflective sidewalls and puncture protection that will get you to your destination quickly and safely.

Technologies

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PROLITE 66 TRIPLE BUTTED ALUMINUM

Our proven high-end aluminium (6066) is extremely light and durable. Using triple butted wall thicknesses and hydroforming technology, we can tune the aluminium tubes to give the best possible stiffness to weight ratio.

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HFS - HYDRO FORMING SYSTEM

Tubes are inserted into negative moulds and a hot emulsion of water and oil is forced through at pressure, enabling them to be formed into complex shapes.

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X-TAPER HEADTUBE

Our X-Tapered headtube offers the space for a tapered fork to be fitted. Tapered forks offer superb stiffness and precise and deliver confidence-inspiring steering.

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SMOOTH WELDING

Sometimes called ‘double pass welding’, a second pass over the weld gives a clean organic look to the frame. At first glance, you will be convinced it is carbon.

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INTERNAL CABLE ROUTING

Cables are routed through the frame, entering and exiting through smooth sockets. The bike looks neat, whilst the cables are protected from moisture and dirt.

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SMART ENTRY

Cables, housings and brake hoses are clamped under tension to prevent rattling when the trails or roads get rough. All inlets are completely interchangeable to deal with Di2, hydraulic hoses, brake cable and gear cable housings etc.

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DI2 READY

Bikes/frames with the symbol ‘Di2 Ready’ are prepared for the installation of Di2 technology with battery mounting in the seat post or within the fork steerer.

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F-MOUNT

‘F-Mount’ equipped bikes have integrated fittings for mud guards (some bikes require model specific mud guards), making fitting fast and simple.

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K-MOUNT

Integrated mount on the chainstay to fit a MERIDA kickstand (or any commercial kickstand).

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C-MOUNT

‘C-Mount’ equipped bikes have the fixing points for a rear rack already integrated (some bikes require model specific rear rack), making fitting fast, simple and reliable. 

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CASTING MOTOR BRACKET

Sophisticated shape only possible due to casting technology, creating an integrated appearance as well as an extremely strong connection between the E-bike motor and frame for improved performance and reliability.