SCULTURA ENDURANCE 9000

 

Built around the new 12-speed Ultegra groupset from Shimano, our SCULTURA ENDURANCE 9000 is the pinnacle of the range. Fantastic frame compliance, top-end components and comfort-orientated geometry make this bike a dream for long-distance riders.
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The top model of our SCULTURA ENDURANCE line-up, for which only the latest equipment from Shimano, Reynolds and Continental is good enough. The lightweight carbon frame of the 9000 offers class-leading compliance, which, combined with the up to 35 mm wide tyres, provides ultimate riding comfort, even on the most extended outings. WIRE PORT cable integration technology keeps the cockpit clean and reduces air resistance around the front of the bike.

Launched in 2021, our comfort-orientated SCULTURA ENDURANCE was an instant hit with the international cycling press. Besides being given a 'comfort' award by RennRad, it also managed to get a long list of compliments like 'excellent comfort', ‘confidence inspiring', 'lively feel' and 'enjoyable' by reference cycling websites/magazines like Gran Fondo, Cyclingnews, Cyclingtips and Road.cc. Compared to its namesake, the SCULTURA, the ENDURANCE has a more comfort-orientated geometry, plenty of tyre clearance and seamless integration of the latest standards. Firmly established in the MERIDA road line-up, the SCULTURA ENDURANCE finds its place between the SCULTURA on one side and the SILEX on the other. Wide tyres offer plenty of comfort, even on the most pothole littered country lanes, while a longer head tube provides a more relaxed riding position. The SCULTURA ENDURANCE is the perfect choice for more leisure-focused cyclists who want to enjoy long hours in the saddle while being comfortable and relaxed on the bike!

  • Lightweight CF3 carbon frame with comfort orientated geometry and confidence inspiring handling
  • Shimano Ultegra 12-speed Di2 groupset
  • Reynolds ATR carbon wheelset
  • MERIDA TEAM SL 1P cockpit (fully integrated cable routing through handlebar and stem)
  • MERIDA S-FLEX carbon seat post
  • Continental Grand Prix 5000 TR tyres
  • material: carbon
  • 700x35C max./ 700x32C (with fender) max. wheelsize
  • 100x12/ 142x12mm axle standard
  • BB86 bottom bracket standard
frame size XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL
color TRANSPARENT GREEN (SILVER-GREEN)
  • material: carbon
  • 700x35C max. wheelsize
brake lever Shimano Ultegra
  • material: carbon
  • 400mm (XXS-XS-S)
  • 420mm (M)
  • 440mm (L-XL)
  • material: carbon
  • 90 mm-XXS/XS, 100 mm-S/M, 110 mm-L, 120 mm-XL
grip MERIDA ROAD Expert
derailleur (f) Shimano Ultegra Di2
derailleur (r) Shimano Ultegra Di2
shifters Shimano Ultegra Disc Di2
  • 27.2mm diameter
  • 15mm setback
  • Carbon
  • S-Flex
seat clamp MERIDA EXPERT
saddle Prologo Scratch M5
chain Shimano CN-M8100-12
  • 50-34 teeth
  • 165mm-XXS, 170 mm-XS/S, 172.5 mm-M, 175 mm-L/XL
  • 11-34 teeth
  • 12 speed
bottom bracket SM-BB72-41B, Pressfit 86.5
  • 100x12mm width front hub
  • 142x12mm width rear hub
  • 23mm inner width
  • 40mm height
  • Centerlock
  • material: carbon
  • Tubeless ready (tubeless tape and valves included)
  • including removable lever
  • 6/4mm allen key
max. weight 120 kg
Bike Frame Geometry Image
Frame Size XXS XS S M L XL
Tyre Sizes 28" 28" 28" 28" 28" 28"
ST seat tube [mm] 440 470 490 510 530 560
TT top tube [mm] 515 524 538 553 568 583
CS chain stay length [mm] 418 418 418 418 418 418
HTA head tube angle [°] 70.5 71 72 73 73 73.5
STA seat tube angle [°] 74 74 74 73.5 73.5 73.5
BD bottom bracked drop [mm] 66 66 66 66 66 66
HT head tube [mm] 140 152 161 177 197 222
FL fork length [mm] 380 380 380 380 380 380
R reach [mm] 360 366 376 380 389 397
S stack [mm] 539 552 565 584 603 629
WB wheel base [mm] 992 997 1001 1001 1017 1026
SH stand over height [mm] 742 767 785 803 823 852
No. Item-No. Name Info Pieces Torque NM
1 A2247000023 COVER for seatpost clamp 1
2 A2247000120 CLAMP for seatpost 1 4~5
3 A2136000054 MOUNT for FD 1
4 A2300000010 SCREW M5x0.8 L12mm 2 4~5
5 A2143000095 CABLE PLUG for Di2 1
6 A2298000319 SCREW M4x0.7 L9mm 2 3~4
7 A2322000045 PROTECTOR for chain stay 1
8 A2143000121 CABLE PLUG for Di2 1
9 A2143000082 CABLE PLUG for mechanical 1
10 A2311000103 RD HANGER DH-067 for SHIMANO direct mount 1
11 A2300000129 SCREW M3x0.5 L10mm 1 2~3
12 A2164000039 DISC COOLER rear, for FM160/FM180 1
13 A2298000356 SCREW M4x0.7 L8mm 2 3~4
14 A2030000002 MOUNT for fender 1
15 A2164000038 DISC COOLER front, for FM160/FM180 1
16 A2164000089 MOUNT for fender 2
17 A2192000190 HEADSET MERIDA-8151 (MH-P16/MH-P16) 1
18 A2002000120 THRU AXLE EXPERT TR; L=120mm M12x1.5 TL=12mm 1
19 A2029000036 TUBE foam; ID6mm L 400mm 1
20 A2029000037 TUBE foam; ID6mm L 450mm 1
21 A2298000059 SCREW M5x0.8 L15mm 4 3~4
22 A2143000130 BLIND PLUG 1
23 A2143000131 BLIND PLUG 1
24 A2311000104 RD HANGER DH-068 for ROAD-RD 1
25 A2002000119 THRU AXLE EXPERT TR; L=162.5mm M12x1.5 TL=12mm 1
26 A2298000265 SCREW M5x0.8 L16mm 2 6~8
27 A2298000361 SCREW M4x0.7 L12mm 2 3~4
28 A2029000057 TUBE woven; L70mm for size XXS 1
28 A2029000058 TUBE woven; L90mm for size XS/S 1
28 A2029000059 TUBE woven; L105mm for size M 1
28 A2029000060 TUBE woven; L125mm for size L 1
28 A2029000061 TUBE woven; L150mm for size XL 1
29 A2054000107 EXPANDER for fork steerer ID 23.6mm 1 6~8
30 A2298000360 SCREW M4x0.7 L6mm 2 3~4

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Technologies

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FLEX STAY

By using a specific tube shape and careful design of the seat- and chainstay of our hardtail bikes, we enable them to work like flat leaf springs, absorbing surface bumps and reducing vibrations. This makes the rear end more comfortable, can improve power delivery and has a positive impact on rider fatigue. In particular, on performance bikes that are ridden over long distances and uneven surfaces, this can have a great effect on the overall riding performance and enjoyment.

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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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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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NANO MATRIX CARBON

NANO MATRIX CARBON is a special kind of carbon fibre where we add extremely tiny, nano-scale particles to the resin that binds the individual carbon fibres together. These then work on a molecular level to protect them from damage. It’s so effective that it can actually increase the finished carbon fibre’s impact resistance by up to 40%, allowing us to build stronger and lighter composite frames that result in a faster and tougher bike.

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AWS ANTI WRINKLE SYSTEM

This is a method we use to manufacture our carbon fibre frames. First, the carbon fibre that makes up the frame is laid around special formers. We then use a bladder to compress the layers against the outside of the frame mould, giving a smooth and wrinkle-free internal finish, removing any voids in between the layers of carbon that can cause potential weak points, resulting in a stronger, lighter frame.

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DISC COOLER

Used on our carbon fibre road and gravel bikes, DISC COOLER is a finned piece of forged aluminium that sits between the brake calliper and frame. The aluminium piece helps to draw heat from the braking system and radiates it away quickly. It reduces the temperatures by up to 35% and helps to keep your brakes working at their best for improved control and performance on long descents and under heavy braking.

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INTERNAL CLAMP

When every second counts, the smallest of details can make the difference between winning and losing, so we look at every aspect of our frames to make them as sleek as possible. By using a seat post clamping mechanism that secures the post with a wedge inside the frame itself, we minimise the turbulence and potential drag while keeping post height adjustment simple, giving a frame that is more aerodynamic and also better looking.

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REMOVABLE F-MOUNT

A special, removable piece fitted to the seat stay bridge that can be attached to the bike to allow full mudguards to be fitted easily for protection from water and dirt, but also completely removed to increase tyre clearance and give a clean, sleek look to the bike when full guards are no longer needed. This gives the bike the benefit of full mudguards when required but no unsightly mounts when they are not.

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WIRE PORT

MERIDA designed headsets that enable all control cables from the handlebar to enter the frame through the headset cover, creating a clean and uncluttered look, allowing for a lighter, stronger and more aerodynamic frame structure than with conventional cable ports. Depending on the model, the cables are run completely internally (including the bar and stem) or semi-integrated, where the cables enter the frame underneath the stem.