eSPRESSO CC 675 EQ (EP6)

eSPRESSO CC 675 EQ (EP6)

 

Ready for the city, able to handle the countryside. It's the best of both worlds thanks to extra-grippy tyres, a powerful new EP6 drive unit and well-thought-out spec on our tough, low step-through frame.
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The eSPRESSO CC 675 EQ is able to cut it on the mean streets but also handle the sort of terrain that'd scare a regular city e-bike silly. That's because we've paired our stiff, low-step-through ENERGY CRADLE frame design with tough 650b wheels and off-road-ready tyres for extra cushion and grip. With a SR Suntour suspension fork and the powerful assistance of the new Shimano EP6 drive unit and 750 Wh internal battery, it'll keep you going in comfort all day too. Slick shifts from the Shimano 11-speed drivetrain are matched by a powerful performance from the hydraulic disc brakes. We've also added in the convenience of full guards, a rack, lights, lock and a kickstand.

The eSPRESSO CC range is the rugged sibling of the regular eSPRESSO CITY, with wider and grippier high-volume tyres on 650b wheels. While it's happy working hard in the urban jungle thanks to standard-fit mudguards, lights, lock, rack and kickstand, it's also capable of taking trips along forest trails and gravel tracks for fun. Models with the low step-through ENERGY CRADLE frame design come with either 630 Wh or 750 Wh fully-integrated batteries, while a more economical semi-integrated frame comes with a 504 Wh battery. All come with a refined but powerful Shimano STEPS pedal-assist motor, including the sporty EP801 unit on some models. Smooth and comfortable progress is assured with suspension forks on all models, while powerful hydraulic disc brakes allow effortless and controlled stopping. All have a high system weight of 150 kg which means plenty of capacity for rider and luggage.

  • New, powerful Shimano EP6 drive unit
  • Super low step-through ENERGY CRADLE frame design with internally mounted, high-capacity 750 Wh battery
  • Slick Shimano 11-speed drivetrain
  • Suspension fork and seat post for comfort and control
  • Agile 650b wheels with grippy high-volume tyres
  • Fully equipped with guards, lights, lock, rack and kickstand
model year 2022
  • material: aluminium
  • 27,5x2,25" max. wheelsize
  • 135x9mm axle standard
  • internal
frame size XS, S
  • Coil
  • 75mm suspension travel
  • lockout
  • 27,5x2,4" max wheelsize
motor unit PC-052, Alloy painting
display Shimano SC-EN610
speed sensor Shimano EW-SS301
  • 20mm inner width
  • material: aluminium
  • 100x15mm width front hub
  • 32 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 135x9mm width rear hub
  • 36 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 27.5x2.25"
  • wire
  • reflecting line
  • 27.5x2.25"
  • wire
  • reflecting line
  • 11-51 teeth
  • 11 speed
chain KMC e11S EPT
shifters Shimano Deore M5100
headset MERIDA-8251
  • material: aluminium
  • 31.8mm diameter
  • adjustable
  • 90 mm- XS/S/M/L/XL
stem size 90 mm- XS/S/M/L/XL
  • material: aluminium
  • 660mm width
  • 15mm rise
grip MERIDA EXPERT TK
  • 30.9mm diameter
  • 15mm setback
  • 40mm seatpost suspension travel
seat clamp MERIDA EXPERT
lights Herrmans H-Black MR4 E / Spanninga Commuter Glow XE integrated in MERIDA MIK HD carrier
frame lock Abus 4650 XL
carrier MERIDA MIK HD Carrier with Spring clip & Spanninga rear light
kickstand Atranvelo ED-100-PC
mudguard Sunnywheel SW-FA-311-65(MSB)
pedal VP VPE-891
Bike Frame Geometry Image
Frame Size XS S
Tyre Sizes 27.5" 27.5"
St Seat Tubes mm 380 430
Tt Top Tubes mm 580 595
Cs Chain Stays mm 470 470
HTA head tube angle [°] 70 70
STA seat tube angle [°] 73.5 73.5
Bd Bottom Bracket Drops mm 65 65
Ht Head Tube Lengths mm 170 175
Fl Fork Lengths mm 476 476
R Reach mm 385 399
S Stacks mm 656 661
Wb Wheel Base mm 1113 1129
Sh Stand Over Height mm 403 403
No. Item-No. Name Info Pieces Torque NM
1 A2300000004 SCREW M3x0.5 L6mm 2 2~4
2 A2311000072 RD-HANGER DH-013F 1
3 A2258000079 CABLE PLUG for rear brake 1
4 A2300000468 SCREW M8x1.25 L18.5mm 3 11~12
5 A2300000469 SCREW M8x1.25 L23mm 3 11~12
6.1 A2143000126 BUTTON ON-OFF; for SHIMANO batteries 1
6.2 A2143000097 BLIND PLUG for SIMPLO batteries 1
7 A2164000088 MOUNT for lower battery mount 1
8 A2298000143 SCREW M6x1.0 L10mm 4 6~8
9 A2030000016 MOUNT upper; for battery cover 1
10 A2030000017 MOUNT lower; for battery cover 1
11 A2160000012 O-RING OD6mm ID4mm 2
12 A2221000048 BUSHING for battery cover 2
13 A2300000530 BOLT M5x0.8 L39.5mm 1 4~6
14 A2300000231 SCREW M3x0.5 L8mm 3 2~4
15 A2143000153 BLIND PLUG for drive unit screw holes 4
16 A2161000138 COVER for battery; frame size XS 1
16 A2161000139 COVER for battery; frame size S 1
16 A2161000140 COVER for battery; frame size M 1
16 A2161000141 COVER for battery; frame size L 1
16 A2161000142 COVER for battery; frame size XL 1
17 A2136000071 MOUNT for battery cover 1
18 A2029000001 BUMPER for battery cover 2
19 A2134000061 BUTTON for cover lock 1 3.75~4.25
20 A2136000017 MOUNT for bottle cage 1
21 A2292000028 WASHER OD9mm ID5.2mm H3mm 2
22 A2298000154 SCREW M5x0.8 L12mm 2 3~5
23 A2298000158 SCREW M5x0.8 L25mm 1 3~5
24 A2164000065 MOUNT for SIMPLO ON-OFF 1
25 A2300000568 SCREW M3x0.5 L6mm 2 2~4
26 A2300000204 NUT for fender; M6 1
27 A2300000288 SCREW M6x1.0 L18mm 1 10~12
28 A2363000255 PROTECTOR for step through area 1
29 A2191000138 HEAD SET MERDIA/ACROS-ICR TREKKING 1
30 A2161000143 COVER for drive unit; left side 1
31 A2161000144 COVER for drive unit; right side 1
32 A2143000122 CABLE PLUG for front light 1
SMALL PARTS E6100 see pdf file

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.

 

Technology

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HFS - HYDRO FORMING SYSTEM

‘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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X-TAPER HEADTUBE

Steering precision is vital to safe and confident handling, and the X-TAPER HEADTUBE allows us to significantly boost this precision. A larger headset diameter at the bottom paired with a smaller one at the top helps to deal with the strains modern riding and equipment can put on the headtube, all without adding unnecessary weight. It allows tapered forks to be fitted with ease and delivers precise and confidence-inspiring steering.

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SMOOTH WELDING

This is a process we use to give a nice flat finish to our welds instead of the scaled, 'stack of coins' effect TIG welded joints often have. The welder uses the welding torch to go over the joint twice, helping to smooth out the filler material. It takes a lot of skill to do this, but it delivers strong and smart-looking frames that have the appearance of a carbon fibre frame at first look.

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INTERNAL CABLE ROUTING

On the majority of our frames, we run the gear and brake cables and hoses through the frame. The cables enter and exit the frame through smooth sockets, or we use one of our other systems like SMART ENTRY or WIRE PORT to be routed through. Running the cables inside the frame protects them from the elements, gives a clean and neat look and can offer aerodynamic advantages.

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DI2 READY

Shimano's Di2 electronic shifting system offers fast, smooth and reliable shifting. In particular, in the road world, it has proven itself as the primary choice when top performance is at the top of the agenda. With that in mind, we have a broad selection of performance road frames that are Di2 READY and can accommodate the electrical cable, battery and other little tweaks that the system requires.

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RACELITE 61 ALUMINIUM

We use a minimum of 6061 grade aluminium on all our bikes. It’s particularly well suited to being shaped with our hydroforming and technoforming processes, which allow us to vary the wall thickness to create double-butted tubing and complex frame shapes. It’s also an alloy that welds easily, and once it has been carefully heat treated to maximise strength, it means we can create strong and lightweight bicycle frames for you to enjoy.

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F-MOUNT

Being able to turn your bike into an all-weather commuter that has mudguards and other fittings can be a real plus, in particular when riding on wet and perhaps muddy roads and tracks on a regular basis. To make fitting easy, some of our bikes are F-MOUNT equipped. These integrated fittings mounts make adding mudguards fast and simple. Please note that some bikes require model-specific mudguards.

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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

Similar to our F-MOUNT, where various fixing points for mudguards are part of the frame offering, the C-MOUNT equipped bikes have the fixing points for a rear rack already integrated, making fitting fast, simple and reliable. The C-MOUNTS are an additional feature that improves the day-to-day versatility by adding loading capacity to your bike, ideal for commuting and shopping trips. Please note that some bikes require model-specific rear racks.

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CASTED MOTOR BRACKET

The e-bike motor mount has a sophisticated shape that is only possible to create with casting technology. Casting this piece allows us to create a complex yet lightweight shape that gives an extremely strong connection between the motor and the frame for improved performance and reliability. It also gives the bike and motor a smooth and cleanly integrated appearance.

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ENERGY CRADLE

Our ENERGY CRADLE is a unique cradle-like shaping of the downtube that allows the battery to sit into the downtube in a specifically shaped recess, without adding any cut-outs to the downtube. Paired with an aluminium battery cover, the frame gives the impression of an integrated battery but offers a much stiffer structure for improved handling on our low-step-through frames, without sacrificing battery accessibility.

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WIRE PORT

All control cables like gear, brake and dropper post cable enter the frame through a specifically shaped headset cap, cleaning up the cockpit area while also keeping them out of harm's way. Only the internally routed cable for the rear shock lockout enters the frame directly into the top tube for extra smooth lockout action.

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