frame size M, L, XL
frame BIG.TRAIL LITE
  • Air
  • 130mm suspension travel
  • Tapered
Hubs JD-QR48R Boost axle 12x148mm
tyres Maxxis Rekon
shifters no / Sram GX Eagle
rear derailleur Sram GX Eagle
  • 10-50 teeth
  • 12 speed
brake lever Sram Code R
brakes Sram Code R
rotors Sram Centerline
bottom bracket Sram BB DUB PF MTB 92
chain Sram GX Eagle
headset MERIDA M2333 Neck
  • 780mm width
  • 20mm rise
  • 35mm diameter
  • 0° stem angle
handlebar stem size 40mm all sizes
saddle MERIDA Expert CC
  • 30.9mm diameter
  • 0mm setback
  • S: 125mm travel seatpost - M/L/XL: 150mm travel seatpost
seat clamp MERIDA Expert
grip MERIDA Expert EC
mudguard MERIDA MTB lite-front

weighed at frame size M (w/o pedals)

Bike Frame Geometry Image
Frame Size M L XL
Tyre Sizes 27.5" 27.5" 27.5"
Frame Size cm 44 49 54
St Seat Tubes mm 440 490 540
Tt Top Tubes mm 616 639 662
Cs Chain Stays mm 427.5 427.5 427.5
HTA head tube angle [°] 67.5 67.5 67.5
STA seat tube angle [°] 73.5 73.5 73.5
Bd Bottom Bracket Drops mm 60 60 60
Ht Head Tube Lengths mm 115 125 135
Fl Fork Lengths mm 541 541 541
R Reach mm 425 445 465
S Stacks mm 647 656 665
Wb Wheel Base mm 1146 1170 1194
Sh Stand Over Height mm 699 732 763
Height in cm 167 - 183 177 - 190 > 187

Highlights

Lightweight triple butted and hydro­formed 6066 series aluminium with ‘Smart Entry’ cable routing for rattle free running. Fun focussed geometry with long top tube and short stem, precise handling provided by the tapered head tube, Boost axle standard and super short chainstays.

A triple butted and hydroformed 6066 series aluminium frame built to withstand even the harshest trail abuse. Through our special chainstay yoke we achieve huge tyre clearance whilst allowing space for a variety of chain ring sizes.

A dropper post is allowing the rider to get the saddle out of the way when the gradient gets steeper, giving him/her more space to manoeuver and control over their bike. The fitted dropper posts featuring internal cable routing and remote levers, creating a cleaner look and allowing easier ‘on the go’ saddle height adjustment.

Our BIG.TRAIL is closely related to our full suspension trail bike range sharing the same long, flat, low geometry. An enduro influenced 67.5° head angle and 130 mm fork combined with extra short 427.5 mm chainstays deliver agile handling. All frame sizes have a 35 mm stem complementing the long top tube and 760 mm wide bars.

650B+ wheels featuring 35-40 mm wide inner width rims and 2.8" tyres which are hugely capable when the going gets rough but also offer loads and loads of up-hill traction, cornering grip, puncture resistance and cushioning, without being draggy or sluggish. Most models offer tubeless ready rims and tyre configurations making a conversion to tubeless incredibly straightforward.

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

‘Boost’ standard front & rear. The extra 6 mm rear hub and 10 mm front hub spacing in comparison with conventional hubs brings the width up to 148 mm / 110 mm and allows for a shallower spoke angle for an even stiffer and stronger wheel. On top of that, the chain line moves outwards – an important requirement for short chainstays.

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

Using a tapered head tube with 1 1/8" bearings in the top and 1 1/4" or 1 1/2" in the bottom creates superb stiffness and precise, confidence inspiring steering.

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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.

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LOCKOUT

The suspension fork and/or rear shock can be locked out by a leaver that is mounted to the top of the fork and/or to the rear shock unit.

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12-148 BOOST STANDARD THROUGH AXLE

Boost standard – wider axle widths; the by 6 mm increased now 148 mm wide rear through axle (12mm axle diameter) allows a shallower spoke angle for stiffer wheels, especially beneficial in 29ers or for MTB wheels that are used in very demanding conditions. The Boost standard also offers greater tyre clearance in the frame.

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15-110 BOOST STANDARD THROUGH AXLE

Boost standard – wider axle widths; the by 10 mm increased now 110 mm wide front through axle (15mm axle diameter) allows a shallower spoke angle for stiffer wheels, especially beneficial in 29ers or for MTB wheels that are used in very demanding conditions. The Boost standard also offers greater tyre clearance in the fork.

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POST-MOUNT DISC

Mounting the disc brake caliper directly saves weight as we do away with the adapter and 2 additional bolts. With less parts, set-up and maintenance are easier.