• material: aluminium
  • 700C wheelsize
  • 142x12mm axle standard
  • external
  • max. 504 Wh
frame size XS, S, M
color MATT BLACK/ANTHRACITE
  • Coil
  • 63mm suspension travel
display Shimano SC-E6100
battery lock Abus key
derailleur (r) Shimano Altus RDM2000
shifter rear Shimano Altus rapidfire
  • 38 teeth
  • Shimano FC-E5010
chain KMC e9S
  • 165 mm-XS, 170 mm-S/M/L, 175 mm-XL
  • 100x9mm width front hub
  • 32 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 142x12mm width rear hub
  • 36 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 20mm inner width
  • material: aluminium
  • 12-36 teeth
  • 9 speed
  • 622-47
  • wire
  • reflecting line
  • 622-47
  • wire
  • reflecting line
spokes Black stainless
  • material: aluminium
  • 31.8mm diameter
  • adjustable
  • 90 mm-XS/S/M, 110 mm-L/XL
  • material: aluminium
  • 640mm width
  • 35mm rise
headset MERIDA 2346 Neck
  • 30.9mm diameter
  • 15mm setback
  • 40mm seatpost suspension travel
fender Sunnywheel SW-FA311-60E1 (MSB)
carrier MERIDA MIK Carrier with Spring clip & H-Cargo Light
kickstand CL-KA98

weighed at frame size S without pedals

Bike Frame Geometry Image
Frame Size XS S M
Tire Sizes 28" 28" 28"
Frame Size CM 42 45 49
ST seat tube [mm] 415 450 490
TT top tube [mm] 575 590 605
CS chain stay length [mm] 490 490 490
HTA head tube angle [°] 69.5 70 70
STA seat tube angle [°] 74 73.5 73
BD bottom bracked drop [mm] 70 70 70
HT head tube [mm] 160 170 185
FL fork length [mm] 477 477 477
R reach [mm] 389 394 398
S stack [mm] 651 662 676
WB wheel base [mm] 1140 1143 1153
Body Height Cm < 158 155 - 165 160 - 177

CATEGORY HIGHLIGHTS

In the city/trekking sector, hub gear drivetrains have become more or less the standard. For the model year 2020, we have updated the hub gear frames with slider dropouts for smooth and easy chain tensioning. Furthermore, the dropouts on both frames, hub gear and derailleur drivetrain now have, besides the Racktime interface, standard carrier mounts.

Based on the central position of the battery in front of the seat tube and the low position of the Shimano motor, we were able to achieve an optimum centre of gravity. The low and well-positioned centre of gravity provides the bike with outstanding riding characteristics which are extremely important in particular in wave low step-through frames which have the tendency to chatter and jitter when power is applied.

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. Battery positioned extra low for improved handling. 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.

The outstanding frame stiffness has a strong influence on the riding characteristics of wave low step through frames. The tapered head tube, the large tube diameters, the forged motor bracket as well as the 142x12 mm through rear axle all contribute to achieve a safe and precise riding experience. 

The Shimano mid-mounted motor in combination with the forged motor bracket provides the eSPRESSO CITY with one of the lowest step through heights in the market.

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.