NINETY-SIX 9. 400

 

  • 96mm suspension travel
  • material: aluminium
  • 29 wheelsize
  • 148x12mm axle standard
  • BB92 bottom bracket standard
frame size M, L, XL
color SILK ANTHRACITE (BLACK)
  • Air
  • 100mm suspension travel
  • Tapered
  • Remote lockout
  • 51mm fork offset
headset FSA NO.55E
  • material: aluminium
  • 720mm width
  • flat
  • material: aluminium
  • 31.8mm diameter
  • -6° stem angle
  • M-80 mm, L-90 mm, XL-100 mm
grip MERIDA COMP EC
derailleur (r) Sram SX Eagle
shifter rear Sram SX Eagle
  • material: aluminium
  • 30.9mm diameter
  • 0mm setback
seat clamp MERIDA EXPERT
saddle MERIDA COMP CC
chain Sram SX Eagle
crank size 175mm-M up
  • 11-50 teeth
  • 12 speed
bottom braket Sram BB DUB PF MTB 92
  • 20mm inner width
  • material: aluminium
  • 110x15mm width front hub
  • 32 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 148x12mm width rear hub
  • 32 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • including removeable lever, 6/4mm allen key
spokes Black stainless

weighed at frame size M and 29" wheels without pedals

Bike Frame Geometry Image
Frame Size M L XL
Tire Sizes 29" 29" 29"
Frame Size CM 46 51 56
ST seat tube [mm] 460 510 560
TT top tube [mm] 590 615 640
CS chain stay length [mm] 437 437 437
HTA head tube angle [°] 70 70 70
STA seat tube angle [°] 74.5 74.5 74.5
BD bottom bracked drop [mm] 40 40 40
HT head tube [mm] 100 115 130
FL fork length [mm] 503 503 503
R reach [mm] 429 449 468
S stack [mm] 589 603 617
WB wheel base [mm] 1118 1143 1168
SH stand over height [mm] 787 788 791
Body Height Cm < 183 177 - 190 > 187

CATEGORY HIGHLIGHTS

Lightweight triple butted and hydroformed 6066 aluminium with ‘Smart Entry’ cable routing for rattle free running. Super stiff power transfer and agile handling provided by the tapered head tube, boost axle standard and asymmetric chainstays.

Not just race proven by the MULTIVAN MERIDA BIKING TEAM in their final 2016 season but still competed on by living mountain bike legends like Gunn-Rita Dahle Flesjå and José Antonio Hermida who are looking for lightning fast acceleration, great climbing and descending ability as well as super low weight. 

Rough trails and increased cornering speeds demand precise steering. Our tapered head tube with 1 1/8" bearings in the top and 1 1/2" at the base, combined with a tapered fork, allow this, giving the rider the confidence to push into the next corner that little bit harder.

You will find a NINETY-SIX to match your frame material requirements as well as your budget. We have the latest carbon technology with the superlight CF5 frame, a more budget-friendly full carbon CF4 frame, a carbon front triangle with aluminium rear (CFA) through to a triple butted, hydroformed 6066 aluminium frame.

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

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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RACE LINK

A single-pivot rear suspension system optimised for XC riding and 1x drivetrains. A super light (80 g) carbon rocker and linkage system create a light, efficient rear end, totally eliminating pedal-bob.