MATTS J. CHAMPION

 

Kids nowadays ride just as hard as adults, so they need the same high-quality frames and equipment. This a trail-ready machine that’ll take on everything from races to long rides with ease.
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  • *All specifications listed are subject to change without notice. *Recommended Retail Prices are subject to change without notice.

  • Everything a young bike rider needs to progress to being the champion of tomorrow - and nothing they don’t. The MATTS J CHAMPION gets a lightweight aluminium frame with 26” wheels, married to quality components that allow kids all the same advantages offered by our adult bikes, but with finishing kit suited to their needs. A proper suspension fork and hydraulic disc brakes guarantee control on real mountain bike terrain, while a wide-range Shimano drivetrain makes hills easy. Suits heights from approx. 137-150 cm tall.

    Our MATTS J range is designed for the heroes of tomorrow, which is why we put all the know-how gained from years of making adult bikes into lightweight, high-quality machines for kids to enjoy. High-quality components chosen specifically for the needs of children are married to our aluminium frames that are created with the same painstaking attention to detail and quality of finish as the rest of our bikes. That’s the only way to guarantee that young riders get the same enjoyment of cycling, safe in the knowledge that their bike will never let them down. Whatever your age, your level of ability or your size, we have the perfect first MERIDA ready for you. See you on the start line!

    • Lightweight double butted aluminium frame
    • Fast rolling 26” wheels
    • 100 mm air sprung suspension fork with lockout
    • Shimano wide-range drivetrain
    • Hydraulic disc brakes
    • Kid specific finishing kit
    • material: aluminium
    • 27.5x2.25" max. wheelsize
    • 135x9mm axle standard
    • BSA bottom bracket standard
    frame size XS
    color SILK METALLIC MERIDA GREEN (GREEN/RED)
    • Air
    • 100mm suspension travel
    • Lockout
    • 42mm fork offset
    • 27.5x2.25" max. wheelsize
    derailleur (r) Shimano Deore M5120 Shadow+
    shifter rear Shimano Deore M4100
    chain KMC X10
    crank 170 mm-XS
    • 100x9mm width front hub
    • 32 spoke holes
    • Centerlock
    • 135x9mm width rear hub
    • 32 spoke holes
    • Centerlock
    • 17mm inner width
    • material: aluminium
    • 11-46 teeth
    • 10 speed
    spokes Black steel
    • material: aluminium
    • 31.8mm diameter
    • 6° stem angle
    • 60 mm
    • material: aluminium
    • 640mm width
    • 15mm rise
    headset MERIDA M2345
    • material: aluminium
    • 30.9mm diameter
    • 15mm setback
    saddle MERIDA EXPERT JR
    max. weight 135 kg
    Bike Frame Geometry Image
    Frame Size XS
    Tyre Sizes 26"
    ST seat tube [mm] 343
    TT top tube [mm] 555
    CS chain stay length [mm] 430
    HTA head tube angle [°] 70.5
    STA seat tube angle [°] 73.3
    BD bottom bracked drop [mm] 45
    HT head tube [mm] 95
    FL fork length [mm] 490
    R reach [mm] 383
    S stack [mm] 582
    WB wheel base [mm] 1045
    SH stand over height [mm] 636

    To reduce production and delivery times, we are sometimes forced to make last-minute specification changes. Please be aware that those changes might not be reflected on these product pages and images.

    Technologies

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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.

    X-TAPER HEADTUBE
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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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    RACELITE 61 ALUMINIUM

    We use a minimum of 6061 aluminium. The pay back is that it’s possible to make lighter and more advanced frames. We use an additional heat treatment and double-butted wall thicknesses to produce light and stiff frames.

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    TFS - TECHNO FORMING SYSTEM

    Technoforming is a mechanical forming process, shaping the tubes by using negative moulds, at times combined with an internal metal core. 

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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).

    K-MOUNT
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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.