• 120mm suspension travel
  • material: carbon/aluminium
  • 29 wheelsize
  • 148x12mm axle standard
  • BB92 bottom bracket standard
frame size S, M, L, XL
color GLOSSY BLACK/MATT BLACK
  • Air
  • 130mm suspension travel
  • Tapered
  • 42mm fork offset
headset FSA NO.47/50
  • material: aluminium
  • 760mm width
  • 20mm rise
  • material: aluminium
  • 35mm diameter
  • 0° stem angle
  • 50 mm all sizes
grip MERIDA EXPERT EC
derailleur (r) Sram SX Eagle
shifter rear Sram SX Eagle
  • 30.9mm diameter
  • 0mm setback
  • S: 100mm travel seatpost - M/L/XL 125mm travel seatpost
seat clamp MERIDA EXPERT
saddle MERIDA EXPERT CC
chain Sram SX Eagle
  • 32 teeth
  • 170 mm-S, 175 mm-M up
crank size 170 mm-S, 175 mm-M up
  • 11-50 teeth
  • 12 speed
bottom braket Sram BB DUB PF MTB 92
  • 29mm inner width
  • material: aluminium
  • Tubeless ready (tubeless tape and valves not included)
  • 29.5x2.4"
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  • TR EXO 3C
  • 29x2.35"
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  • TR EXO Dual
  • 110x15mm width front hub
  • 32 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 148x12mm width rear hub
  • 32 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • including removeable lever, 6/4mm allen key
spokes Double Butted Black stainless
fender MERIDA MTB lite-front

weighed at frame size L and 29" wheels without pedals

Bike Frame Geometry Image
Frame Size S M L XL
Tire Sizes 29" 29" 29" 29"
Frame Size Inch 16 17.5 19 17.5
Frame Size CM 40 44 48 52
ST seat tube [mm] 400 440 480 520
TT top tube [mm] 572 592 614.4 636.8
CS chain stay length [mm] 435 435 435 435
HTA head tube angle [°] 67.3 67.3 67.3 67.3
STA seat tube angle [°] 75.5 75.5 75.5 75.5
BD bottom bracked drop [mm] 40 40 40 40
HT head tube [mm] 95 95 105 115
FL fork length [mm] 541 541 541 541
R reach [mm] 415 435 455 475
S stack [mm] 607.1 607.1 616.3 625.5
WB wheel base [mm] 1140.7 1160.7 1184.6 1208.4
SH stand over height [mm] 703.2 717.6 744.7 770
Body Height Cm < 173 167 - 183 177 - 190 > 187

CATEGORY HIGHLIGHTS

Carbon front triangle incorporating ‘Nano Matrix’ technology for additional impact resistance paired with a hydroformed 6066 triple butted aluminium rear end. ‘Smart Entry’ cable clamping system for rattle free running. Tapered head tube for precise steering and Boost standard rear through axle for rear end stiffness. Floating rear shock provides 120 mm of travel.

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.

A trunnion mount shock gives our frame designers more flexibility by using a shorter shock with increased stroke. Combined with the ball bearing bushing of the upper mount, shock sensitivity is increased, and the suspension performance can be perfectly tuned.

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.

Based on the already hugely versatile geometry of the former ONE-TWENTY, we have further lowered the standover height to give the rider ample space to manoeuver. We also slackened the head angle and shortened the chainstays by 10 mm resulting in an even more playful bike while offering the perfect compromise between being a great climber and an agile trail bike.

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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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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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.

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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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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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FLOAT LINK REAR SUSPENSION

The lower shock mount moves with the system to deliver sensitive response characteristics. Our engineers can precisely influence the transmission ratio, and progression meaning a ‘Float Link’ rear suspension system appears to offer more travel than the model name suggests.

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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.