NINETY-SIX RC 9000

 

  • 100mm suspension travel
  • material: carbon
  • 29x2.3" max. wheelsize
  • 148x12mm axle standard
  • BSA bottom bracket standard
frame size S, M, L, XL
color METALLIC TEAL (BLACK/GOLD)
  • Air
  • 100mm suspension travel
  • Tapered
  • Remote lockout
  • 44mm fork offset
  • 29x2.3" max. wheelsize
  • 2 piston
  • 2 piston
  • flat mount
headset MERIDA-8151 1-1/8"-1.5" cartridge bearing set
  • material: carbon
  • 740mm width
  • flat
  • material: aluminium
  • 31.8mm diameter
  • -8° stem angle
  • S-60 mm, M/L/XL-70 mm
grip Rock Shox TwistLoc grip
shifters Shimano SL -MT800-IL / Shimano XTR
  • 30.9mm diameter
  • 0mm setback
  • S: 125mm travel seatpost - M/L 150mm travel seatpost - XL 175mm travel seatpost
seat clamp MERIDA EXPERT
saddle SCRATCH M5 PAS
chain Shimano XTR
  • 34 teeth
  • 175mm-M up
  • 10-51 teeth
  • 12 speed
bottom braket BB, BSA 73mm– Ø30mm, Ext. Seal
  • 110x15mm width front hub
  • 148x12mm width rear hub
  • 30mm inner width
  • Centerlock
  • Shimano 12 Speed
  • material: carbon
  • Tubeless ready (tubeless tape and valves included)
  • including removeable lever, 6/4mm allen key
  • 29x2.25"
  • fold
  • TR EXO 120 TPI

weighed with 29" wheels and at frame size M, without pedals

Bike Frame Geometry Image
Frame Size S M L XL
Tire Sizes 29" 29" 29" 29"
Frame Size CM 40 44 47 50
ST seat tube [mm] 400 440 470 500
TT top tube [mm] 576 596 619 643
CS chain stay length [mm] 435 435 435 435
HTA head tube angle [°] 68.5 68.5 68.5 68.5
STA seat tube angle [°] 76.5 76.5 76 76
BD bottom bracked drop [mm] 45 45 45 45
HT head tube [mm] 95 95 105 115
FL fork length [mm] 503 503 503 503
R reach [mm] 433 453 473 493
S stack [mm] 585 585 595 604
WB wheel base [mm] 1126 1146 1169 1193
SH stand over height [mm] 730 731 736 738
No. Item-No. Name Info Pieces Torque NM
2 2136001371 BC - MOUNT 1
3 2298012187 SCREW 4 5
4 2298011164 SCREW 1 5
5 2300015847 BOLT 1
6 2300015836 SCREW 1 16
7 2221002340 BEARING 3803V-2RS 26D*17D*7W 1
8 2221002395 BEARING 3802V-2RS 24D*15D*7W 1
9 2294004882 WASHER 1
10 2294001180 WASHER 1
11 2300015773 SCREW 3 8
12 2300015784 BOLT 1
13 2300015795 BOLT 1
14 2300015803 BOLT 1
15 2181000342 SPACER 1
16 2221002254 BEARING 6800V-2RS 19D*10D*5W 3
17 2294004451 WASHER 3
18 2300015814 SCREW 1 8
19 2300015825 BOLT 1
20 2221002265 BEARING 6801V-2RS 21D*12D*5W 1
21 2294004956 WASHER 1
22 2258005740 CABLE GUIDE 1
23 2300012509 SCREW 1 2,5
24 2300015922 LOCKING SCREW 1 2,5
25 2298010442 SCREW 1 8
26 2300015911 SCREW 1 2,5
27 2294005816 WASHER 1
28 2232002398 BASE PLATE 1
29 2232002376 CHAIN GUARD 1
30 2258004471 CABLE GUIDE 1
31 2311005673 DROPOUT SRAM UDH 1

CATEGORY HIGHLIGHTS

To save weight and further improve the frame stiffness, we have removed the seat-/chainstay pivot point. Instead of a classic bearing, the material properties of the frame allow sufficient flex without having an impact on durability.

Ability to fit two water bottles into the frame without making the bottles difficult to reach. Perfect for long marathon races and extended trail sessions.

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.

An additional fixing point behind the head tube offers the option to attach a spare tube, tool or small spare parts safely and securely.

Selected bolts can be tightened via a TORX 30 key from just one side, without running the risk that the opposite side slips or turns, allowing faster and more straightforward tightening of important hardware components.

Technologies

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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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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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NANO MATRIX CARBON

To protect the integrity of carbon frames, the fibres are bonded together with an epoxy resin with added nano particles, increasing impact resistance by up to 40%.

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AWS

When creating the individual carbon elements, an inflatable bladder is used to ensure there are no wrinkles inside the tube as these can add weight and create weakness. This results in a lighter, stiffer and stronger frame.

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NON-SLIP TIGHTENING

Selected bolts can be tightened via a TORX 30 key from just one side, without running the risk that the opposite side slips or turns, allowing faster and more straightforward tightening of important hardware components.

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P-FLEX

The compliance of the material and the specific shaping of the tubes, allows the frame to flex near the seat and chainstay junction, making a pivot point obsolete. By not fitting a pivot point at the seat and chainstay junction, we save weight as well as add stiffness.

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WIRE PORT

MERIDA designed headsets that allow all control cables to enter the frame through the headset, creating a clean and uncluttered look, without making structural changes to the frame. Depending on the model, the cables are run completely internally (including bar and stem) or semi-integrated where the cables enter the frame underneath the stem.