frame BIG.TRAIL LITE
frame size S, M, L, XL
color SILK BLUE (BLUE)
  • Air 130mm suspension travel
  • Tapered
brake front Shimano MT-500
brake rear Shimano MT-500
brake lever Shimano MT-200
headset MERIDA M2333 Neck
  • 780mm width
  • 20mm rise
  • 35mm diameter
  • 0° stem angle
handlebar stem size 40mm all sizes
grip MERIDA Comp EC
derailleur rear Sram NX Eagle
shifter front no
shifter rear Sram NX Eagle
  • 30.9mm diameter
  • 0mm setback
  • S: 100mm travel seatpost - M/L/XL: 125mm travel seatpost
seat clamp MERIDA Expert
saddle MERIDA Comp CC
chain Sram NX Eagle
chainguard MRP 1X CS
  • 11-50 teeth
  • 12 speed
bottom braket Sram BB DUB PF MTB 92
  • 38mm inner width
  • 27.5x2.8"
  • folding
  • TR EXO 3C
  • 27.5x2.8"
  • folding
  • TR EXO 3C
  • 110x15mm width front hub
  • 32 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
  • 148x12mm width rear hub
  • 32 spoke holes
  • Centerlock
axle rear JD-QR48R Boost axle 12x148mm
spokes Double Butted Black stainless
fender MERIDA MTB lite-front

weighed at frame size M (w/o pedals)

Bike Frame Geometry Image
Frame Size S M L XL
Tire Sizes 27.5" 27.5" 27.5" 27.5"
Frame Size Cm 39 44 49 54
ST seat tube [mm] 390 440 490 540
TT top tube [mm] 594 616 639 662
CS chain stay length [mm] 427.5 427.5 427.5 427.5
HTA head tube angle [°] 67.5 67.5 67.5 67.5
STA seat tube angle [°] 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5
BD bottom bracked drop [mm] 60 60 60 60
HT head tube [mm] 105 115 125 135
FL fork length [mm] 541 541 541 541
R reach [mm] 405 425 445 465
S stack [mm] 637 647 656 665
WB wheel base [mm] 1123 1146 1170 1194
SH stand over height [mm] 662 699 732 763

Highlights

Lightweight triple butted and hydro­formed 6066 series aluminium with ‘Smart Entry’ cable routing for rattle free running. Fun focussed geometry with long top tube and short stem, precise handling provided by the tapered head tube, Boost axle standard and super short chainstays.

A triple butted and hydroformed 6066 series aluminium frame built to withstand even the harshest trail abuse. Through our special chainstay yoke we achieve huge tyre clearance whilst allowing space for a variety of chain ring sizes.

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.

Our BIG.TRAIL is closely related to our full suspension trail bike range sharing the same long, flat, low geometry. An enduro influenced 67.5° head angle and 130 mm fork combined with extra short 427.5 mm chainstays deliver agile handling. All frame sizes have a 35 mm stem complementing the long top tube and 760 mm wide bars.

650B+ wheels featuring 35-40 mm wide inner width rims and 2.8" tyres which are hugely capable when the going gets rough but also offer loads and loads of up-hill traction, cornering grip, puncture resistance and cushioning, without being draggy or sluggish. Most models offer tubeless ready rims and tyre configurations making a conversion to tubeless incredibly straightforward.

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

Using a tapered head tube with 1 1/8" bearings in the top and 1 1/4" or 1 1/2" in the bottom creates superb stiffness and precise, 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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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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LOCKOUT

The suspension fork and/or rear shock can be locked out by a leaver that is mounted to the top of the fork and/or to the rear shock unit.

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12-148 BOOST STANDARD THROUGH AXLE

Boost standard – wider axle widths; the by 6 mm increased now 148 mm wide rear through axle (12mm axle diameter) allows a shallower spoke angle for stiffer wheels, especially beneficial in 29ers or for MTB wheels that are used in very demanding conditions. The Boost standard also offers greater tyre clearance in the frame.

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15-110 BOOST STANDARD THROUGH AXLE

Boost standard – wider axle widths; the by 10 mm increased now 110 mm wide front through axle (15mm axle diameter) allows a shallower spoke angle for stiffer wheels, especially beneficial in 29ers or for MTB wheels that are used in very demanding conditions. The Boost standard also offers greater tyre clearance in the fork.

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POST-MOUNT DISC

Mounting the disc brake caliper directly saves weight as we do away with the adapter and 2 additional bolts. With less parts, set-up and maintenance are easier.