eONE-SIXTY 700

The aluminium eOne-Sixty sweet spot. 85Nm Shimano Steps EP8 motor and Shimano 630Wh battery (xs frame size - 504Wh) Marzocchi Z1 fork, FOX Float shock, Shimano SLX 4 piston hydraulic brakes and 12 speed Shimano XT.
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The eOne-Sixty is a hard-hitting enduro-ready ebike that has wowed the press worldwide and become the most decorated, tested and awarded bike in our 50-year history. E-Mountainbike gave it the 'BEST IN TEST' in their 'Best of 2021' eMTB group test, World of MTB also gave it their 'Best of 2021' award and FREERIDE gave the 9000 the almost perfect score of 9.5 out of ten, just to mention a few.

The eOne-Sixty is built around compact Shimano Steps motors, the Shimano design ethos is around natural riding, and the physical design of the motor allows our designers to create very short chainstays which deliver agile and “regular bike” geometry.

To give the e-full suspension bikes precise steering, fantastic ‘rolling over obstacles’ behaviour yet maximum traction, we have combined a 29er front wheel with a 2.5" tyre and a 650B rear wheel, equipped with a slightly wider 2.6" tyre. The perfect combination of precision, playfulness and traction allowing you to feel planted when tackling the most demanding of trails.

Shimano's e-Tube app allows you to tailor power delivery to suit your riding style, and even set two profiles, one for shredding and one for cruising.

  • Aluminium frame
  • Shimano Steps EP8 85Nm motor
  • Shimano 630Wh internal battery (xs frame size - 504Wh)
  • Marzocchi Z1 Air fork and FOX Float DPX2 Performance rear shock
  • Shimano XT 12 speed
  • Shimano SLX 4 piston hydraulic disc brakes

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  • material: aluminium
  • 150mm suspension travel
  • 27.5x2.8" max. wheelsize
  • 148x12mm axle standard
  • intube
frame size S, M, L, XL
  • Air
  • 160mm suspension travel
  • Tapered
  • 51mm fork offset
  • 29x2.6" max wheelsize
motor unit PC-049, battery cover
battery Shimano E8036 630Wh / Shimano E8035 504Wh for XS only
display Shimano SC-E7000
speed sensor Shimano EW-SS301
  • 29mm inner width
  • material: aluminium
  • Tubeless ready (tubeless tape and valves not included)
  • 110x15mm width front hub
  • 32 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 148x12mm width rear hub, 36 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 29x2.5 "
  • fold
  • TR EXO+ 3C MaxxGrip
  • 27.5x2.6 "
  • fold
  • 3C EXO+ TR
  • including removeable lever, 6/4mm allen key
  • 34 teeth
  • Shimano FCEM600
  • 165 mm for all sizes
bottom bracket included
  • 10-51 teeth
  • 12 speed
chain KMC e12T EPT
shifters Shimano SL -MT500-IL / Shimano DEORE M6100 12
rear derailleur Shimano XT RDM8100 Shadow+ 12
headset MERIDA-8152
  • material: aluminium
  • 35mm diameter
  • 0° stem angle
  • GoPro & Supernova mount
  • 40 mm all sizes
stem size 40 mm all sizes
  • 780mm width
  • 20mm rise
grip MERIDA EXPERT EC
  • 30.9mm diameter
  • 0mm setback
  • XS 100mm travel seatpost - S 125mm travel seatpost - M 150mm travel seatpost - L/XL 170mm travel seatpost
  • V-mount
  • incl. MERIDA minitool
seat clamp MERIDA EXPERT clamp
lights LEZYNE E-BIKE POWER STVZO E115, reverse MERIDA Custom Mount / USB REAR Light CG-214RG
mudguard C093-02F + C093-02R
pedal VP VPE-527
Bike Frame Geometry Image
Frame Size S M L XL
Tyre Sizes 29/27.5" 29/27.5" 29/27.5" 29/27.5"
St Seat Tubes mm 415 430 450 470
Tt Top Tubes mm 584 605 626 647
Cs Chain Stays mm 439.5 439.5 439.5 439.5
HTA head tube angle [°] 65.5 65.5 65.5 65.5
STA seat tube angle [°] 75.5 75.5 75.5 75.5
Bd Bottom Bracket Drops mm 17.5 17.5 17.5 17.5
Ht Head Tube Lengths mm 115 120 125 130
Fl Fork Lengths mm 571 571 571 571
R Reach mm 420 440 460 480
S Stacks mm 633 638 642 647
Wb Wheel Base mm 1190 1212 1234 1256
Sh Stand Over Height mm 736 733 739 753

Technology

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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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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.

SMART ENTRY
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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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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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K-MOUNT

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

K-MOUNT
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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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INTERNAL BLOCK

First introduced in our 2015 Ninety-Six, the latest version of the 'Internal Block' is incorporated directly in the frame and prevents the fork crown from hitting the frame in case of a crash or an extreme steering angle. As an extra layer of protection, there are added rubber bumpers on the frame to avoid any frame damage from the fork crown.

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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.