• *All specifications listed are subject to change without notice. *Recommended Retail Prices are subject to change without notice.

    • material: aluminium
    • 29x2.25" max. wheelsize
    • 148x12mm axle standard
    • BB92 bottom bracket standard
    frame size S, M, L, XL, XXL
    color GLOSSY RACE RED (MATT RED)
    • Air
    • 100mm suspension travel
    • Tapered
    • Remote lockout
    • 51mm fork offset
    • 29x3.0" max wheelsize
    shifter rear Shimano Deore M5100
    • 32 teeth
    • 170 mm-S, 175 mm-M up
    chain KMC X12
    crank size 170 mm-S, 175 mm-M up
    • 110x15mm width front hub
    • 32 spoke holes
    • Centerlock
    • 148x12mm width rear hub
    • 32 spoke holes
    • Centerlock
    • 20mm inner width
    • material: aluminium
    • 11-51 teeth
    • 11 speed
    spokes Black stainless
    • material: aluminium
    • 31.8mm diameter
    • -6° stem angle
    • S-70 mm, M-80 mm, L-90 mm, XL-100 mm, XXL-110 mm
    • material: aluminium
    • 720mm width
    • flat
    headset MERIDA M2331
    • material: aluminium
    • 30.9mm diameter
    • 0mm setback
    saddle MERIDA COMP CC with MERIDA Multitool with saddlebox

    weighed with 29" wheels and at frame size M, without pedals

    max. weight 135 kg
    Bike Frame Geometry Image
    Frame Size S M L XL XXL
    Tyre Sizes 29" 29" 29" 29" 29"
    Frame Size CM 38 44 48 53 58
    ST seat tube [mm] 382 444 483 532 584
    TT top tube [mm] 585 605 625 645 665
    CS chain stay length [mm] 433 433 433 433 433
    HTA head tube angle [°] 70 70 70 70 70
    STA seat tube angle [°] 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5
    BD bottom bracked drop [mm] 65 65 65 65 65
    HT head tube [mm] 95 100 110 125 145
    FL fork length [mm] 506 506 506 506 506
    R reach [mm] 403 422 439 455 469
    S stack [mm] 614 619 628 642 661
    WB wheel base [mm] 1080 1100 1121 1142 1163
    SH stand over height [mm] 688 740 771 816 859

    HIGHLIGHTS

    Besides offering the BIG.NINE in a full carbon version, we also have BIG.NINE LITE and BIG.NINE/ SEVEN TFS aluminium frames in our range. While the LITE features the same race-proven geometry as the carbon models, the TFS bikes offer a more relaxed geometry, through a shorter top tube and a higher head tube, resulting in a more upright riding position and enhanced trail visibility. The TFS frames feature internal cable routing (except the BIG.NINE/BIG.SEVEN 15), smooth welding, tapered head tube, inboard disc mounts, and mounts for fenders, rear rack and kickstand.

    Our classic hardtails are the backbone of our range and showcase the enormous wealth of experience and knowledge we were able to gain in 48 years of bike production and manufacturing. The BIG.NINE and BIG.SEVEN range symbolises the symbiosis between modern frame technology, attention to detail and craftsmanship 'Made in Taiwan'.

    All models down to the BIG.NINE LITE frame level feature a 30.9 mm seat post, the enhanced connection area increases the strength around the top tube/seat tube join and allows the option of fitting a dropper seat post. Models down to BIG.NINE LIMITED allow internal cable routing for the dropper post while the remaining models would require external routing.

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

    Our carbon and LITE aluminium models feature a long 422 mm reach, steep 73.5° seat angle, slack 70° head angle and an 80 mm stem (BIG.NINE – M), affording the BIG.NINE next-generation XC geometry. Aggressive agility meets stable calmness; perfect for today’s demanding courses.

    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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    FLEX-STAY

    The seat and chainstay profile and carbon lay-up schedule are adapted to work like a flat leaf spring, absorbing surface bumps and reducing vibrations.

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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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    DOWN TUBE EXIT

    Ensures that internally routed cables and wires can’t move freely and remain easily accessible for servicing.

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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.