eSPRESSO 500 EQ

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  • material: aluminium
  • 700x50C (with fender) max. wheelsize
  • 142x12mm axle standard
  • intube
  • max. 630 Wh
  • eSPRESSO L XS(43L)-S(47L)-M(51L)-L(55L)
  • Coil
  • 63mm suspension travel
  • 700x52C max wheelsize
display Shimano SC-E5000
speed sensor Shimano SM-DUE10
  • 20mm inner width
  • material: aluminium
  • 100x9mm width front hub
  • 32 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 142x12mm width rear hub
  • 36 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 622-50
  • wire
  • reflecting line
  • 622-50
  • wire
  • reflecting line
  • including removeable lever, 6mm allen key
  • 38 teeth
  • Shimano FC-E6100
  • 11-46 teeth
  • 10 speed
chain KMC e10S EPT
shifters Shimano Deore M4100
headset MERIDA CAP w/ wire gateway
  • material: aluminium
  • 31.8mm diameter
  • adjustable
  • 90 mm-XS/S/M, 110 mm-L/XL
stem size 90 mm-XS/S/M, 110 mm-L/XL
  • material: aluminium
  • 660mm width
  • 15mm rise
grip MERIDA EXPERT TK
  • material: aluminium
  • 34.9mm diameter
  • 0mm setback
seat clamp MERIDA EXPERT
lights Herrmans H-Black MR4 E / Spanninga Commuter Glow XE integrated in MERIDA MIK HD carrier
frame lock Abus 5650 LH-3 lock
carrier MERIDA MIK HD Carrier with Spring clip & Spanninga rear light
mudguard Sunnywheel SW-FA311-60E1 (MSB)
kickstand Massload CL-KA98
pedal VP VPE-891

weighed with 700C wheels and at frame size M

Bike Frame Geometry Image
Frame Size XS S M L XL
Tyre Sizes 28" 28" 28" 28" 28"
Frame Size cm 43 47 51 55 59
St Seat Tubes mm 430 470 510 550 590
Tt Top Tubes mm 580 590 600 620 640
Cs Chain Stays mm 478 478 478 478 478
HTA head tube angle [°] 69 69.5 69.5 70 70
STA seat tube angle [°] 75 74.5 74.5 74 74
Bd Bottom Bracket Drops mm 75 75 75 75 75
Ht Head Tube Lengths mm 133 140 155 175 205
Fl Fork Lengths mm 489 489 489 489 489
R Reach mm 409 410 416 424 436
S Stacks mm 640 649 663 684 712
Wb Wheel Base mm 1145 1144 1155 1164 1187
Sh Stand Over Height mm 733 768 802 836 873

HIGHLIGHTS

All models ride 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. However, our 'classic' eSPRESSO frames can also take 650B wheels if needed.

In our eSPRESSO range, you can choose between two frame options. The frame design with integrated battery technology, or the proven semi-integrated battery frame option, so that you can find the ideal bike for your preferences and your budget. Our integrated battery models come equipped with either the super-powerful EP8 or the more economical E6100 motor, while the semi-integrated battery models feature the entry-level E5000 power unit, giving you even more choice to select the perfect eSPRESSO for your needs.

All our eSPRESSO models come equipped with mudguards, lights, lock, rear rack and a kickstand, making them ready for anything from the moment you leave the store.

The MERIDA ‘Energy Guard Twist’ is a two-component battery cover, which offers easy and fast access to the battery while protecting it from outside impacts. The new twist-lock mechanism that is located at the top end of the battery cover allows tool-less locking and unlocking of the protective internal battery cover.

The system weight of a bike is the combined weight of bike, rider and additional luggage. The allowed system weight is 140 kg. As an e-bike is already heavier than a regular bike, and as it also makes it easier to transport larger amounts of luggage, it is imperative to certify a higher overall system weight. All MERIDA e-bikes, as well as all used componentry, go through a rigorous and e-bike specific testing schedule which mimics the higher forces and strains to guarantee the rider the highest level of safety.

We feature internal cable routing on all 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, whilst the cables are protected from moisture and dirt and gives the bike a cleaner look.

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.

Technology

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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.

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.

SMOOTH WELDING
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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.

INTERNAL CABLE ROUTING
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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).

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. 

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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.

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ENERGY GUARD TWIST

Twist lock mechanism that is located at the top end of the 'Energy Guard' battery cover, for easy locking and unlocking of the protective internal battery cover.